What’s new this week:
In a piece for The Advocate, Grinnell College Professor Fredo Rivera examines the history of the Wigwood celebration, its impact on Miami, and the city’s growing influence on drag.
Check out this Iowa Public Radio interview with Mark Montgomery and Irene “Tinker” Powell of Grinnell College on their new book, Saving International Adoption: An Argument from Economics and Personal Experience.
This week on Inside Higher Ed’s Call to Action blog, Michael Stoner suggests it’s time to get real about Facebook.
What we’ve been talking about:
Kristine and Teresa teamed up to co-author a post for the Call to Action blog on how, when, and if to push good news during times of crisis.
Erin headed to Massachusetts to present “Finding—and Using—Your Voice: A Communications Toolkit for Advocates” as part of Mount Holyoke College’s Advocacy in the Public Domain event series.
What’s next on our calendars:
Erin will provide media training for participants in NACUBO’s Mentoring Program on Feb. 16 in Washington, DC.
Teresa and Erin will be at the National Conference on Trusteeship for the Association of Governing Boards of Universities and Colleges in San Francisco. They will run the Crisis Management: What is the Role of the Board? Workshop on April 22. Teresa will also facilitate the master class Fake News, Social Media, and Your Institution’s Reputation on April 23.
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Here’s a look at what we were tweeting this week:
Child just got her first ever VM from a college. Note to colleges— NOBODY calls her or leaves her VMs except the orthodontist. She now equates that university with the orthodontist… #fail
— Teresa Valerio Parrot (@tvparrot) February 7, 2018
— TVP Communications (@TVPComms) February 8, 2018
I have stayed in so many campus conference centers and I’m always fascinated by how the reflect the institutional personality. #HigherEd
— Erin A. Hennessy (@ErinAHennessy) February 8, 2018
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