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This show will be exploring the lives of diverse professionals to showcase how we all "geek out" about something and how it positively impacts our lives. Hosted by Dustin Ramsdell.

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This show will be exploring the lives of diverse professionals to showcase how we all "geek out" about something and how it positively impacts our lives. Hosted by Dustin Ramsdell.

iTunes Ratings

17 Ratings
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Tremendous!

By Reb3LKid - Dec 14 2019
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Dustin is awesome. Hands down the best podcast in the higher ed world! Keep it up!!

High Quality!

By Clifford S - Dec 11 2019
Read more
One of the best produced and most diverse higher ed podcasts out there!

iTunes Ratings

17 Ratings
Average Ratings
17
0
0
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Tremendous!

By Reb3LKid - Dec 14 2019
Read more
Dustin is awesome. Hands down the best podcast in the higher ed world! Keep it up!!

High Quality!

By Clifford S - Dec 11 2019
Read more
One of the best produced and most diverse higher ed podcasts out there!
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The Higher Ed Geek Podcast

Latest release on Jan 13, 2020

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This show will be exploring the lives of diverse professionals to showcase how we all "geek out" about something and how it positively impacts our lives. Hosted by Dustin Ramsdell.

Rank #1: Episode #2: Hing Potter on Civic Engagement

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Our guest this episode is Hing Potter, student affairs professional and civic engagement advocate!

Subscribe and listen via iTunesStitcher, or Google Play.

Find the full show notes at higheredgeek.com/podcast

Check out our sponsor, Swift Kick, and if you mention Higher Ed Geek, you'll get $500 off their speaking fee.

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Nov 08 2017

35mins

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Rank #2: Episode #17: Dr. Brian Bourke on Woodworking & Being Curious

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Our guest this episode is Dr. Brian Bourke, woodworker, and thoughtfully curious higher ed faculty member.

Subscribe and listen via iTunesStitcher, or Google Play.

Find the full show notes at higheredgeek.com/podcast

Check out our sponsor, Swift Kick, and if you mention Higher Ed Geek, you'll get $500 off their speaking fee.

Our podcast is a proud member of the ConnectEDU Podcast Network.

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Mar 07 2018

46mins

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Rank #3: Episode #38: Jordan Weiner on Being a Geeky Professional

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Our guest this episode is Jordan Weiner; another awesome & geeky higher ed professional who works at MIT!

Subscribe and listen via iTunesStitcher, or Google Play.

Find the full show notes at higheredgeek.com/podcast

Check out our sponsor, Top Hat, the teaching app that makes active learning come to life.

Our podcast is a proud member of the ConnectEDU Podcast Network.

Music by pond5.com

Aug 01 2018

44mins

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Rank #4: Episode #61: Karen Costa on Careers in Higher Ed and Digital Education

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Our guest this week is Karen Costa, who speaks with Dustin about her unique career into and through higher ed as well as the work they both do in digital education.

Subscribe and listen via iTunesStitcher, Spotify, RadioPublic, or Google Play.

Find the full show notes at higheredgeek.com/podcast

Our podcast is a proud member of the ConnectEDU Podcast Network.

Music by pond5.com

May 29 2019

34mins

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Rank #5: Episode #57: Tara Gilboa on Teaching, Studying Abroad, and Instructional Design

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Our guest this week is Tara Gilboa, who spoke about her journey across different roles in education and what she's learned.

Subscribe and listen via iTunesStitcher, Spotify, RadioPublic, or Google Play.

Find the full show notes at higheredgeek.com/podcast

Our podcast is a proud member of the ConnectEDU Podcast Network.

Music by pond5.com

Apr 03 2019

34mins

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Rank #6: Episode #32: Spencer Ingram on Career Development

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Our guest this episode is Spencer Ingram; an all around great guy who is a career development disruptor, and imagination advocate!

Subscribe and listen via iTunesStitcher, or Google Play.

Find the full show notes at higheredgeek.com/podcast

Check out our sponsor, Swift Kick, and if you mention Higher Ed Geek, you'll get $500 off their speaking fee.

Our podcast is a proud member of the ConnectEDU Podcast Network.

Music by pond5.com

Jun 20 2018

38mins

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Rank #7: Episode #62: Sadè Abraham on Global Higher Education

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Our guest this week is Sadè Abraham, who speaks with Dustin about her journey from their days in graduate school together to her international experiences all over higher education.

Subscribe and listen via iTunesStitcher, Spotify, RadioPublic, or Google Play.

Find the full show notes at higheredgeek.com/podcast

Our podcast is a proud member of the ConnectEDU Podcast Network.

Music by pond5.com

Jun 12 2019

37mins

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Rank #8: Episode #14: Ricky Meinke on Diversity Work in Higher Ed

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Our guest this episode is Ricky Meinke, proud geek and dedicated diversity professional in higher ed.

Subscribe and listen via iTunesStitcher, or Google Play.

Find the full show notes at higheredgeek.com/podcast

Check out our sponsor, Swift Kick, and if you mention Higher Ed Geek, you'll get $500 off their speaking fee.

Our podcast is a proud member of the ConnectEDU Podcast Network.

Music by pond5.com

Feb 14 2018

53mins

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Rank #9: Episode #40: Karl Turnlund on Geeking Out & Residence Life

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Our guest this episode is Karl Turnlund; a fascinating higher ed professional in residence life who geeks out about everything from Harry Potter, Star Wars, and tarot cards.

Subscribe and listen via iTunesStitcher, or Google Play.

Find the full show notes at higheredgeek.com/podcast

Check out our sponsor, Top Hat, the teaching app that makes active learning come to life.

Our podcast is a proud member of the ConnectEDU Podcast Network.

Music by pond5.com

Aug 15 2018

29mins

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Rank #10: Episode #15: Joanna Schroeder on Writing, Motherhood, and Comics

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Our guest this episode is Joanna Schroeder, proud geek mom, comic book fan, and writer.

Subscribe and listen via iTunesStitcher, or Google Play.

Find the full show notes at higheredgeek.com/podcast

Check out our sponsor, Swift Kick, and if you mention Higher Ed Geek, you'll get $500 off their speaking fee.

Our podcast is a proud member of the ConnectEDU Podcast Network.

Music by pond5.com

Feb 21 2018

48mins

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Rank #11: Episode #35: Morgan Johnson on Geeking Out about Harry Potter

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Our guest this episode is Morgan Johnson; a higher ed professional as well as a huge Harry Potter fan.

Subscribe and listen via iTunesStitcher, or Google Play.

Find the full show notes at higheredgeek.com/podcast

Check out our sponsor, Swift Kick, and if you mention Higher Ed Geek, you'll get $500 off their speaking fee.

Our podcast is a proud member of the ConnectEDU Podcast Network.

Music by pond5.com

Jul 11 2018

29mins

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Rank #12: Episode #65: Steve Robinson on Ending Community College Stigma

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Our guest this week is Steve Robinson, President of Owens Community College and host of the #EndCCStigma Podcast. Steve shares his professional journey and how he got into podcasting in the first place.

Subscribe and listen via iTunesStitcher, Spotify, RadioPublic, or Google Play.

Find the full show notes at higheredgeek.com/podcast

Our podcast is a proud member of the ConnectEDU Podcast Network.

Music by pond5.com

Jul 24 2019

39mins

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Rank #13: Episode #20: Dr. Liz Gross on Social Listening

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Our guest this episode is Dr. Liz Gross, speaker, higher ed professional, and social listening expert.

Subscribe and listen via iTunesStitcher, or Google Play.

Find the full show notes at higheredgeek.com/podcast

Check out our sponsor, Swift Kick, and if you mention Higher Ed Geek, you'll get $500 off their speaking fee.

Our podcast is a proud member of the ConnectEDU Podcast Network.

Music by pond5.com

Mar 28 2018

33mins

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Rank #14: Episode #64: Ryan Catherwood on Work, Life, and Alumni Engagement

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Our guest this week is Ryan Catherwood, a fellow higher ed podcaster and professional who works within the alumni engagement world at Longwood University.

Subscribe and listen via iTunesStitcher, Spotify, RadioPublic, or Google Play.

Find the full show notes at higheredgeek.com/podcast

Our podcast is a proud member of the ConnectEDU Podcast Network.

Music by pond5.com

Jul 10 2019

42mins

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Rank #15: Episode #63: Dave Eng on Games and Learning

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Our guest this week is Dave Eng, who works in a variety of different roles focusing on digital education, game design, and the gamification of learning.

Subscribe and listen via iTunesStitcher, Spotify, RadioPublic, or Google Play.

Find the full show notes at higheredgeek.com/podcast

Our podcast is a proud member of the ConnectEDU Podcast Network.

Music by pond5.com

Jun 26 2019

35mins

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Rank #16: Episode #31: Ali Raza on Higher Ed, Balance, and Geeking Out

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Our guest this episode is Ali Raza; a deep, thoughtful, geeky, and awesome higher ed professional!

Subscribe and listen via iTunesStitcher, or Google Play.

Find the full show notes at higheredgeek.com/podcast

Check out our sponsor, Swift Kick, and if you mention Higher Ed Geek, you'll get $500 off their speaking fee.

Our podcast is a proud member of the ConnectEDU Podcast Network.

Music by pond5.com

Jun 13 2018

1hr 2mins

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Rank #17: Episode #37: Brielle Hayward-Piatkovskyi on Gaming, Science, and the Ph.D Journey

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Our guest this episode is Brielle Hayward-Piatkovskyi; a Ph.D student who geeks out about gaming!

Subscribe and listen via iTunesStitcher, or Google Play.

Find the full show notes at higheredgeek.com/podcast

Check out our sponsor, Top Hat, the teaching app that makes active learning come to life.

Our podcast is a proud member of the ConnectEDU Podcast Network.

Music by pond5.com

Jul 25 2018

36mins

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Rank #18: Episode #30: BJ Mendelson on Digital Privacy

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Our guest this episode is B.J. Mendelson; an author, and digital privacy advocate.

Subscribe and listen via iTunesStitcher, or Google Play.

Find the full show notes at higheredgeek.com/podcast

Check out our sponsor, Swift Kick, and if you mention Higher Ed Geek, you'll get $500 off their speaking fee.

Our podcast is a proud member of the ConnectEDU Podcast Network.

Music by pond5.com

Jun 06 2018

33mins

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Rank #19: Episode #26: Brian LeDuc on Educational Design

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Our guest this episode is Brian LeDuc; education designer, and higher ed hustler!

Subscribe and listen via iTunesStitcher, or Google Play.

Find the full show notes at higheredgeek.com/podcast

Check out our sponsor, Swift Kick, and if you mention Higher Ed Geek, you'll get $500 off their speaking fee.

Our podcast is a proud member of the ConnectEDU Podcast Network.

Music by pond5.com

May 09 2018

49mins

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Rank #20: Episode #12: Amma Marfo on Being a Higher Ed Free Agent

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Our guest this episode is Amma Marfo, speaker, writer, and sort of "higher ed free agent" who works across campuses to support students!

Subscribe and listen via iTunesStitcher, or Google Play.

Find the full show notes at higheredgeek.com/podcast

Check out our sponsor, Swift Kick, and if you mention Higher Ed Geek, you'll get $500 off their speaking fee.

Music by pond5.com

Jan 31 2018

39mins

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Episode #74: Season 4 Premiere!

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This week's episode is the season 4 premiere! We're kicking off this year with a quick teaser for what is to come. Get excited and thanks so much for your support!

Huge thanks to Podcorn for sponsoring this episode. Explore sponsorship opportunities and start monetizing your podcast by signing up here: https://podcorn.com/podcasters/

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Find the full show notes at higheredgeek.com/podcast

Our podcast is a proud member of the ConnectEDU Podcast Network.

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Jan 13 2020

4mins

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Episode #73: Season 3 Finale!

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This week's episode is the season 3 finale! Take a quick listen to reflections from the past year as well as thoughts on what is ahead for next year. We'll be back with brand new episodes in 2020.

Subscribe and listen via iTunesStitcher, Spotify, RadioPublic, or Google Play.

Find the full show notes at higheredgeek.com/podcast

Our podcast is a proud member of the ConnectEDU Podcast Network.

Music by pond5.com

Nov 13 2019

5mins

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Episode #72: Kirsten Brinlee on College Collaboration Networks

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Our guest this week is Kirsten Brinlee, Executive Director of Baltimore Collegetown. Kirsten shares her story and the value her organization gives to the city bringing together higher ed institutions to work better together.

Subscribe and listen via iTunesStitcher, Spotify, RadioPublic, or Google Play.

Find the full show notes at higheredgeek.com/podcast

Our podcast is a proud member of the ConnectEDU Podcast Network.

Music by pond5.com

Oct 30 2019

33mins

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Episode #71: Meg Sunga on Presence, Podcasting, and Lizzo

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Our guest this week is Meg Sunga, host of the Will There Be Food? podcast produced by Presence. Her show explores the varied facets of higher education and student affairs through a fun, genuine, and critical lens.

Subscribe and listen via iTunesStitcher, Spotify, RadioPublic, or Google Play.

Find the full show notes at higheredgeek.com/podcast

Our podcast is a proud member of the ConnectEDU Podcast Network.

Music by pond5.com

Oct 15 2019

41mins

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Episode #70: LIVE! from SDCC 2019

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This week’s episode is the live recording of the panel I was on at SDCC 2019; Career Advice for College Geeks.

Subscribe and listen via iTunesStitcher, Spotify, RadioPublic, or Google Play.

Find the full show notes at higheredgeek.com/podcast

Our podcast is a proud member of the ConnectEDU Podcast Network.

Music by pond5.com

Oct 02 2019

48mins

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Episode #69: Dan Baum on Community College Communications

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Our guest this week is Dan Baum from Anne Arundel Community College. He speaks with Dustin about his journey into higher ed, podcasting, and how he motivates his team to drive outcomes for his institution.

Subscribe and listen via iTunesStitcher, Spotify, RadioPublic, or Google Play.

Find the full show notes at higheredgeek.com/podcast

Our podcast is a proud member of the ConnectEDU Podcast Network.

Music by pond5.com

Sep 18 2019

31mins

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Episode #68: Dr. Mark Salisbury on College Affordability and TuitionFit

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Our guest this week is Mark Salisbury, CEO and Founder of TuitionFit who speaks with Dustin about his career in higher ed and how he came to be working in a unique capacity within the conversation around college affordability.

Subscribe and listen via iTunesStitcher, Spotify, RadioPublic, or Google Play.

Find the full show notes at higheredgeek.com/podcast

Our podcast is a proud member of the ConnectEDU Podcast Network.

Music by pond5.com

Sep 04 2019

46mins

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Episode #67: Dr. Daniel Fried on Adventures in Science Teaching

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Our guest this week is Dr. Daniel Fried, an Assistant Professor at St. Peter’s University who also works on a unique side project teaching science to children in school districts and those who are home schooled.

Subscribe and listen via iTunesStitcher, Spotify, RadioPublic, or Google Play.

Find the full show notes at higheredgeek.com/podcast

Our podcast is a proud member of the ConnectEDU Podcast Network.

Music by pond5.com

Aug 21 2019

36mins

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Episode #66: Samyr Qureshi on Knack, Tutoring, and Being Mission Driven

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Our guest this week is Samyr Qureshi, CEO of Knack. Samyr shares his journey to co-founding this unique peer tutoring company and how he is mission driven in his work.

Subscribe and listen via iTunesStitcher, Spotify, RadioPublic, or Google Play.

Find the full show notes at higheredgeek.com/podcast

Our podcast is a proud member of the ConnectEDU Podcast Network.

Music by pond5.com

Aug 07 2019

27mins

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Episode #65: Steve Robinson on Ending Community College Stigma

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Our guest this week is Steve Robinson, President of Owens Community College and host of the #EndCCStigma Podcast. Steve shares his professional journey and how he got into podcasting in the first place.

Subscribe and listen via iTunesStitcher, Spotify, RadioPublic, or Google Play.

Find the full show notes at higheredgeek.com/podcast

Our podcast is a proud member of the ConnectEDU Podcast Network.

Music by pond5.com

Jul 24 2019

39mins

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Episode #64: Ryan Catherwood on Work, Life, and Alumni Engagement

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Our guest this week is Ryan Catherwood, a fellow higher ed podcaster and professional who works within the alumni engagement world at Longwood University.

Subscribe and listen via iTunesStitcher, Spotify, RadioPublic, or Google Play.

Find the full show notes at higheredgeek.com/podcast

Our podcast is a proud member of the ConnectEDU Podcast Network.

Music by pond5.com

Jul 10 2019

42mins

Play

Episode #63: Dave Eng on Games and Learning

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Our guest this week is Dave Eng, who works in a variety of different roles focusing on digital education, game design, and the gamification of learning.

Subscribe and listen via iTunesStitcher, Spotify, RadioPublic, or Google Play.

Find the full show notes at higheredgeek.com/podcast

Our podcast is a proud member of the ConnectEDU Podcast Network.

Music by pond5.com

Jun 26 2019

35mins

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Episode #62: Sadè Abraham on Global Higher Education

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Our guest this week is Sadè Abraham, who speaks with Dustin about her journey from their days in graduate school together to her international experiences all over higher education.

Subscribe and listen via iTunesStitcher, Spotify, RadioPublic, or Google Play.

Find the full show notes at higheredgeek.com/podcast

Our podcast is a proud member of the ConnectEDU Podcast Network.

Music by pond5.com

Jun 12 2019

37mins

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Episode #61: Karen Costa on Careers in Higher Ed and Digital Education

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Our guest this week is Karen Costa, who speaks with Dustin about her unique career into and through higher ed as well as the work they both do in digital education.

Subscribe and listen via iTunesStitcher, Spotify, RadioPublic, or Google Play.

Find the full show notes at higheredgeek.com/podcast

Our podcast is a proud member of the ConnectEDU Podcast Network.

Music by pond5.com

May 29 2019

34mins

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Episode #60: Ben Nelson on Bringing Liberal Arts into the 21st Century

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Our guest this week is Ben Nelson; Founder, Chairman, & CEO of Minerva. Ben speaks with Dustin about his unique journey to blazing trails within higher education bringing liberal arts into the 21st century.

Subscribe and listen via iTunesStitcher, Spotify, RadioPublic, or Google Play.

Find the full show notes at higheredgeek.com/podcast

Our podcast is a proud member of the ConnectEDU Podcast Network.

Music by pond5.com

May 15 2019

47mins

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Episode #59: Melis Limes aka "The Girl with Beer"

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Our guest this week is Melis Limes aka “The Girl with Beer” who speaks with Dustin about her journey into the craft beer world and how she was able to define her career through digital media.

Subscribe and listen via iTunesStitcher, Spotify, RadioPublic, or Google Play.

Find the full show notes at higheredgeek.com/podcast

Our podcast is a proud member of the ConnectEDU Podcast Network.

Music by pond5.com

May 01 2019

37mins

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Episode #58: Gino Ferrand on Integrating Remote Work

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Our guest this week is Gino Ferrand, founder and CEO of Tecla, where he helps recruit remote talent for companies. We explore his journey and how remote work is changing the way people work, why it is important, and how we works with companies to integrate remote teams.

Subscribe and listen via iTunesStitcher, Spotify, RadioPublic, or Google Play.

Find the full show notes at higheredgeek.com/podcast

Our podcast is a proud member of the ConnectEDU Podcast Network.

Music by pond5.com

Apr 17 2019

30mins

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Episode #57: Tara Gilboa on Teaching, Studying Abroad, and Instructional Design

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Our guest this week is Tara Gilboa, who spoke about her journey across different roles in education and what she's learned.

Subscribe and listen via iTunesStitcher, Spotify, RadioPublic, or Google Play.

Find the full show notes at higheredgeek.com/podcast

Our podcast is a proud member of the ConnectEDU Podcast Network.

Music by pond5.com

Apr 03 2019

34mins

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Episode #56: Eric Olsen on Marketing, Podcasting, and Digital Education

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Our guest this week is Eric Olsen from Helix Education and host of the Enrollment Growth University podcast! This is a really fun chat exploring marketing, digital education, and the future of higher ed.

Subscribe and listen via iTunesStitcher, Spotify, RadioPublic, or Google Play.

Find the full show notes at higheredgeek.com/podcast

Our podcast is a proud member of the ConnectEDU Podcast Network.

Music by pond5.com

Mar 20 2019

1hr 1min

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Episode #55: Melissa Ruiz on Her College Speaking Journey

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Our guest this week is Melissa Ruiz from our good friends at Swift Kick! She speaks about her journey to being a speaker, how her college experience at Rutgers shaped her and what’s she working on now to help expand access to high quality fitness experiences.

Subscribe and listen via iTunesStitcher, Spotify, RadioPublic, or Google Play.

Find the full show notes at higheredgeek.com/podcast

Our podcast is a proud member of the ConnectEDU Podcast Network.

Music by pond5.com

Mar 06 2019

37mins

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iTunes Ratings

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Tremendous!

By Reb3LKid - Dec 14 2019
Read more
Dustin is awesome. Hands down the best podcast in the higher ed world! Keep it up!!

High Quality!

By Clifford S - Dec 11 2019
Read more
One of the best produced and most diverse higher ed podcasts out there!