Episode Archives

milos topic & we’re still not used to 2019

Milos Topic is the vice president for information technology and operations and oversees facilities at St. Peter's University in Jersey City, New Jersey. He is currently working on his Ph.D. in business administration, which he will finish in the spring. His belief is...

jonathan hardy & not skype for business

Jonathan Hardy is the IT Director for Systems Engineering and Telephone Services at the University of Georgia, where he leads teams on storage, virtualization, database, Office 365, and campus security.  Each day he works with something different behind the scenes. He...

four years of higher ed social

Happy New Year from Higher Ed Social! This week we’re going to share some New Years Resolutions inspired by some of our favorite episodes of 2018. Don’t worry. It’s not like we failed to find a guest this week, and it’s way more than just a recap episode. THERE ARE...

natalie williams & the many bird mascots of the OVC

For our final episode of the 2018 season, we chatted with Natalie Williams from Iowa State University. As the academic coordinator for men's basketball and women's softball, she monitors and supports student-athletes academically to ensure compliance with NCAA...

christine figgener & the sea turtles

Christine Figgener is a marine conservation biologist, a Ph.D. candidate at Texas A&M University and Time Magazine recently recognized her as a '2018 Next Generation Leader.' Christine is credited with helping spark the anti-plastic movement with her viral video...

kyle johnson & mainland amazon prime is better

Kyle Johnson is the Dean for Information Technology & Services at Chaminade University in Honolulu. He grew up in the Carolinas where he started working in higher ed at his alma mater, Duke University. Kyle serves as the chief information officer for the...

jake mclean & the moldy acronym

This week we were excited to talk with Jake McLean, the assistant director of leadership development and service at Monmouth College. We start the show with a discussion of the classic 90’s Disney Movie “Smart House” from episode 138. Jake tells us about his work on...

jackie, lougan & the ice breaker

Rather than sit down and talk with a guest this week (totally on purpose), Lougan and Jackie chat about what’s going on in our respective offices this semester. Lougan has worked on a variety of projects this semester including new commercials, a new podcast and some...