Bridging the Gap

Ambassador Perspective: Rachel Andrade

Posted by Rachel Andrade, Former Pace University Student Ambassador on Aug 20, 2018 4:45:06 PM

Rachel at Apogee's 2017  Customer Technology Seminar, pictured with Rahul Naik of Johns Hopkins University 

Rachel Andrade, here! I am a recent graduate of Pace University NYC and a former OrcaTV student ambassador. During my time at Pace University I majored in Arts and Entertainment Management and minored in Special Events Marketing. In effort to foster a community on a big city campus, I served as an executive board member of the Programming and Campus Entertainment Board (P.A.C.E. Board) for two years; Marketing Director ‘16-’17, President ‘17-’18. As a student leader, I recognized the importance of student engagement and recognition. Understanding these two factors was a vital part of my role as a student ambassador.

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Topics: Social Media, Campus Life Channel, Gen Z, Student Affairs, Millennials, Engagement

How Generation Z is Changing Higher Education

Posted by Sophia White, National Content Coordinator on May 8, 2017 10:00:42 AM

“Generation Z”: the still-mysterious yet wildly important generation that has worked its way into the Higher Ed sphere. While their predecessors, the Millennials, are “the most researched generation in history” according to Vision Critical, we’re still figuring out how Gen Z will behave in the real world, and how their departure from the Millennial mentality will affect Higher Education operations.

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Topics: Social Media, Gen Z, Snapchat, Higher Ed Technology, Video, Millennials

Millennials and Social Media: How to (Actually) Stay Relevant

Posted by Sophia White, National Content Coordinator on Feb 17, 2017 9:40:16 AM

 The 2017 undergraduate lives and breathes social media. Walking around campus, studying in the library, eating in the dining hall, checking out the A cappella show, and (gasp!) even in class, students are checking Snapchat, Instagram, and Facebook. YouTube is the logical next step for the student who’s trying to craft the school’s most stellar Halloween costume, and the computer science student who can’t handle his school’s network speeds will naturally escalate his complaints to Twitter.

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Topics: Social Media, Campus Life Channel, Video, IPTV, Millennials, Higher Ed Trends

Six Proven Ways to Stay Ahead of Higher-Ed Learning and Living

Posted by Cortney Overstreet, Director of Business Development on Jan 17, 2017 9:42:29 AM

 During the past decade, sweeping technological innovations and student demands began rapidly outpacing traditional educational methods. The impacts of these changes have continued to expand and academic and residential networks across college campuses have felt the pressure rise.

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Topics: ResNet, Student Demand, Mobility, Wi-Fi, Internet, Bandwidth, Business Officers, Outsourcing, Higher Ed Technology, IT Officers, Academic Digitization, Student Affairs, Millennials