MASTER CLASSES

Free Virtual Classes for Professionals in Higher Education Administration

As a professional in higher education administration, could you use some inspiration for improving your office's strategy, programs, marketing, or partnerships? Enroll in a virtual master class, featuring guest lecturers from forward-thinking institutions across the country. Master classes are hosted through the Treehouse, a community of higher education administrators, so you'll also have the opportunity to start discussions with some of the most innovative leaders in the field

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Anna Moloney
Director of Marketing at Wisr

INTRODUCTION TO ENGAGEMENT STRATEGY

60 MINUTES | FREE

This foundational class introduces the Wisr Engagement Framework to help your team evaluate the maturity of your current engagement strategy and integrate email, social media, and programming into a cohesive engagement strategy. This class is appropriate for any professional working to engage a constituent population in higher education administration.

Dan Gould
Founder of Dan Gould Consulting; Former Alumni Relations Administrator at Loyola, University of Chicago, and CU Denver

OUTCOME-DRIVEN ALUMNI RELATIONS AND INTEGRATION WITH ANNUAL GIVING

35 MINUTES | FREE

Veteran higher education professional Dan Gould shares strategies for collecting, maintaining, and analyzing alumni data. Additional emphasis is always placed on seamlessly connecting alumni relations efforts with annual giving initiatives.

Available starting January 17, 2019
Akshar Patel
Director of Alumni Engagement & Giving Programs at Illinois Institute of Technology

EMBEDDING ALUMNI INTO THE SUCCESS OF PROFESSIONAL STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS

25 MINUTES | FREE
Alumni are begging to give back; professional student organizations (PSO) work hard to succeed year after year. PSOs are the reason many students get jobs after graduation and are the key to successful professional development on campus. Hear from Akshar Patel about how embedding alumni into the programming of PSOs can help them get engaged with your university and keep PSOs moving in the right direction year after year.
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Gayle Boyer
Former Associate Director of Systems and Content Management at the Oberlin Career Development Center

ENGAGING STUDENTS THROUGH STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIPS

30 MINUTES | FREE

Student engagement is a strategic priority for many offices on many campuses, and career services is a critical focus of this effort. But sometimes career services initiatives get lost in the noise as students are bombarded with invitations and opportunities from multiple offices and departments on campus. In this webinar, we’ll discuss how career services can improve student engagement by building mutually supportive partnerships with key offices and organizations across campus. 

Available starting February 6, 2019
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Heather Hansen
Senior Director of Alumni Engagement at the University of Colorado Boulder Leeds School of Business

GRADUATE ALUMNI: AN UNTAPPED NETWORK READY TO ENGAGE

50 MINUTES | FREE

The needs of graduate alumni and undergraduates are different. Graduate alumni are typically older, more likely to be at an advanced career stage, and often have dual loyalties to both their undergraduate and graduate institutions. Listen as Heather Hanson and Samantha Diebel at the University of Colorado Boulder Leeds School of Business share tips to better understand this cohort, strengthen community, increase loyalty, and boost engagement.

Available starting February 20, 2019
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Gayle Boyer
Former Associate Director of Systems and Content Management at the Oberlin Career Development Center

CONSIDERING CAREER COMMUNITIES

30 MINUTES | FREE

Learn more about an increasingly popular method Career Services departments are using to group careers. In the career communities model, advising, programming, and communications are organized around clusters of related occupational fields.

See how Wisr can create meaningful connections on your campus