Elevate 2018 User Retreat
Aug 5-8 Buffalo, NY
We had the pleasure of hosting 100+ attendees at our user retreat in Buffalo, NY this past August. The venue (Hotel Henry) was spectacular, but the face-to-face interactions, networking, learning sessions, and activities were what made the four days so magical. Thanks for a fantastic second year - we can't wait for ELEVATE 2019!

2018  recap video



SUNDAY, AUGUST 5 - Welcome Reception


Riveting sessions, panel discussions, and the opportunity for guests to create their own masterpieces to take home.

Tuesday, August 7 - THEME: THE ART OF TEXTING

Focusing on the industry climate and strategies to overcome challenges we confront daily.

2018 Keynote Speaker

Scott Jaschik, editor at Inside Higher Ed, presents "Higher Ed: Challenged as Never Before." Hear how the economic, political and social changes in society are making the job of recruiting and retaining students more difficult – and more crucial – than ever before. He shares both challenges and strategies for a constantly -changing era.

2018 Keynote Panel

Scott Jaschik moderates as Stephanie Geyer (RNL), Ian Mortimer (Rochester Institute of Technology), Ellen Treanor (Southern Utah University), and Kathy Woughter (Alfred University) discuss challenges and strategies for a constantly changing higher ed era.

2018 Featured Speaker

Joe Madigan, senior associate director of admissions at Florida Southern College presents "Circling the Wagons: A Championship-Winning Approach to Texting." In this session, Joe discusses how FSC earned buy-in from their enrollment management team, various Mongoose Cadence management strategies and metrics, weekly reporting structures, and assigning projects to team members. He also shares successes, struggles, and opportunities associated with new product features.