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Using mobile technology to improve communication with students

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Struggling to communicate with today’s students? Join leadership from the University of Oklahoma, Radford University and University of the Sciences for a panel discussion on "Using Mobile to Improve Communication with Students."

We have five (awesome) panelists lined up to help give some background to what challenges campuses face when communicating with students, and what strategies and tools they have in place to overcome them.

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Panelists

rod

Rod Murray
Executive Director, Academic Technology
University of the Sciences

 

gusGus DiStefano
Associate Director, Undergraduate Admissions
University of the Sciences

 

rkelly

Robert Kelly
Applications Administrator
University of Oklahoma

 

jackieJackie McNabb
Director of Web and Mobile Technologies
Radford University

 

malloryMallory Griffith
CRM Administrator
Radford University

Three topics up for discussion:

  • Communication strategies (tactics to consider)
  • Helpful/intuitive tools
  • How platforms can work together when trying to reach unique objectives

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