higher ed social

a podcast for higher education

About the Podcast

Hosted by Lougan Bishop and Jackie Vetrano, Higher Ed Social is a weekly podcast dedicated to those that work in higher education. In each episode, we dive into the lives and careers of people who help make colleges and universities work. So sit back, relax and get ready for some fun conversation.

Higher Ed Social is part of the ConnectEDU network, the first podcast network for higher education, which brings together brilliant minds in the higher ed space and breaks down silos.

Our Latest Episode

danzel jones & RAs really do leave their residence halls

Danzel Jones is a Massachusetts transplant at West Virginia State University where he works as a graduate hall director while obtaining his master’s degree in media studies. As much as it’s hard to believe, he is a former introvert who believes in helping others overcome their shyness. We talk about his experiences adjusting from undergraduate life to graduate life, his work at West Virginia State and his goal of entering the film industry.

Recent Episodes

danzel jones & RAs really do leave their residence halls

Danzel Jones is a Massachusetts transplant at West Virginia State University where he works as a graduate hall director while obtaining his master's degree in media studies. As much as it’s hard to believe, he is a former introvert who believes in helping...

big news from higher ed social

We've got some big news for our listeners! Take a listen to this short episode and learn about all the great things happening in 2018 for higher ed social. The more things change, the more they stay the same. Links to cool stuff: Meet Our Team ConnectEDU...

kevin piotrowski & jackie fills out the fafsa

This week we’re excited to welcome our first financial aid officer to the show. Kevin Piotrowski is the Assistant Vice President of Financial Aid Systems and Financial Aid Processing at Southern New Hampshire University and has worked in the financial aid...

andy brown & the first episode of 2018

Can you believe it? It's 2018 and our first episode of the year stars Andy Brown, the director of media relations and online content at Kalamazoo College. On the show, we talked with Andy about the work he does and how he got to where he is. We also talk...

three years of higher ed social

Happy 2018! Jackie and Lougan reflect on the awesome things that happened and some of their favorite moments from 2017. Here's to three years of Higher Ed Social! Episodes mentioned:  Bruce Floyd & the Standing Desk Geralyn Williams & Cowboy Bebop Wayne...