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The Higher Ed Geek Podcast

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.
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46:27 | Sep 4th

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

36:21 | Aug 21st

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 iTunes, Stitc...Show More
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27:55 | Aug 7th

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 iTunes, Stitcher, Spotify, RadioPublic, or Google Play. ...Show More

39:37 | Jul 24th

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 iTunes, Stitcher, Spo...Show More

42:05 | Jul 10th

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 iTunes, Stitcher, Spotify, RadioPublic, or Google Play. Find the full...Show More

35:00 | Jun 26th

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 iTunes, Stitcher, Spotify, RadioPublic, or Google Play. Find the full s...Show More

37:04 | Jun 12th

Our guest this week is Sadè Abraham, who speaks with Dustin about her global experiences with higher education. Subscribe and listen via iTunes, Stitcher, Spotify, RadioPublic, or Google Play. Find the full show notes at higheredgeek.com/podcast Our...Show More

34:22 | May 29th

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 iTunes, Stitcher, Spotify, RadioPublic, or Google Play. Fin...Show More

47:53 | May 15th

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 iTunes, Stitcher, ...Show More

37:05 | May 1st

Our guest this week is Melis Limes aka ‚ÄúThe Girl with Beer‚ÄĚ 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¬†iTunes,¬†Stitcher, Spotify, Radio...Show More

30:09 | Apr 17th

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 int...Show More

34:05 | Apr 3rd

Our guest this week is Tara Gilboa, who spoke about her journey in education through teaching, instructional design, and studying abroad. Subscribe and listen via iTunes, Stitcher, Spotify, RadioPublic, or Google Play. Find the full show notes at hi...Show More

1:01:38 | Mar 20th

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 iTunes, Stitcher, Sp...Show More

37:57 | Mar 6th

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 exp...Show More

45:29 | Feb 20th

Our guest this week is Anne Trumbore who works with Wharton Online but has a long history working in digital higher education and a unique journey of how she got into the field. Subscribe and listen via iTunes, Stitcher, Spotify, RadioPublic, or Goo...Show More

56:21 | Feb 6th

Our guest this week is another repeat guest of mine from the SAC podcast days, Kevin Forch! It was great to catch up with Kevin and hear more about his story as he has built his career and family out in Nebraska. Subscribe and listen via iTunes, Stit...Show More

42:51 | Jan 23rd

Our guest this week is Dr. Saby Labor, the founder & CEO of Resilient Campus as well as a director of an LGBTQ campus resource center. We speak about her journey and what is grabbing her attention right now. Subscribe and listen via iTunes, Stitcher,...Show More

05:38 | Jan 23rd

In this episode, we give a brief update on the past few months and what listeners can look forward to this season. Subscribe and listen via iTunes, Stitcher, or Google Play. Find the full show notes at higheredgeek.com/podcast Our podcast is a proud ...Show More

07:29 | Oct 24th, 2018

In the final episode of this season, we look forward to what we hope for the show next year and what Dustin will be up to during the break. Subscribe and listen via iTunes, Stitcher, or Google Play. Find the full show notes at higheredgeek.com/podcas...Show More

08:09 | Oct 17th, 2018

We take a look back the first year of the podcast and how much life has changed for Dustin as the host. Subscribe and listen via iTunes, Stitcher, or Google Play. Find the full show notes at higheredgeek.com/podcast Check out www.StudentAffairsFuture...Show More

49:21 | Oct 10th, 2018

Our guest this episode is Craig Bidiman; host of the EduPunx podcast, musician, and advocate for health promotion in higher ed. Subscribe and listen via iTunes, Stitcher, or Google Play. Find the full show notes at higheredgeek.com/podcast Check out ...Show More

41:15 | Oct 3rd, 2018

Our guest this episode is Brian Chaney, Founder & CEO of Smart College Marketing, who is a self affirmed geek and lover of all things higher ed marketing! Subscribe and listen via iTunes, Stitcher, or Google Play. Find the full show notes at highered...Show More

43:51 | Sep 26th, 2018

Our guest this episode is Katy Oliveria, founder of Collegehood Advice, where she helps students make the most of their college experience. Subscribe and listen via iTunes, Stitcher, or Google Play. Find the full show notes at higheredgeek.com/podcas...Show More

27:00 | Sep 19th, 2018

Our guest this episode is Brandon Langford; residence life professional and major Marvel, anime, and music fan. Subscribe and listen via iTunes, Stitcher, or Google Play. Find the full show notes at higheredgeek.com/podcast Check out our sponsor, Top...Show More

47:00 | Sep 12th, 2018

Our guest this episode is Dr. Sylvester Gaskin; higher ed professional with a background in engineering, and a huge aviation geek! Subscribe and listen via iTunes, Stitcher, or Google Play. Find the full show notes at higheredgeek.com/podcast Check o...Show More

51:35 | Sep 5th, 2018

Our guest this episode is Joe Levy, a super awesome higher ed assessment and data nerd! Subscribe and listen via iTunes, Stitcher, or Google Play. Find the full show notes at higheredgeek.com/podcast Check out our sponsor, Top Hat, the teaching app t...Show More

42:23 | Aug 26th, 2018

Our guest this episode is Savanna Kiefer aka the "Dorky Diva" who is a social media manager, blogger, podcaster, and major Star Wars fan! Subscribe and listen via iTunes, Stitcher, or Google Play. Find the full show notes at higheredgeek.com/podcast ...Show More

40:14 | Aug 22nd, 2018

Our guest this episode is Anthony Mandelli; digital marketer at Snowplow Analytics and data specialist who geeks out about blockchain and cryptocurrencies. Subscribe and listen via iTunes, Stitcher, or Google Play. Find the full show notes at highere...Show More

29:48 | Aug 15th, 2018

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 iTunes, Stitcher, or Google Play. Find the full sho...Show More

35:06 | Aug 8th, 2018

Our guest this episode is Tyler Edward Lloyd; the host of the My Peace Corps Story podcast. Subscribe and listen via iTunes, Stitcher, or Google Play. Find the full show notes at higheredgeek.com/podcast Check out our sponsor, Top Hat, the teaching a...Show More

44:30 | Aug 1st, 2018

Our guest this episode is Jordan Weiner; another awesome & geeky higher ed professional who works at MIT! Subscribe and listen via iTunes, Stitcher, or Google Play. Find the full show notes at higheredgeek.com/podcast Check out our sponsor, Top Hat, ...Show More

36:41 | Jul 25th, 2018

Our guest this episode is Brielle Hayward-Piatkovskyi; a Ph.D student who geeks out about gaming! Subscribe and listen via iTunes, Stitcher, or Google Play. Find the full show notes at higheredgeek.com/podcast Check out our sponsor, Top Hat, the teac...Show More

34:53 | Jul 18th, 2018

Our guest this episode is Krista Klein, a proud parent and geeky higher ed professional. Subscribe and listen via iTunes, Stitcher, or Google Play. Find the full show notes at higheredgeek.com/podcast Check out our sponsor, Top Hat, the teaching app ...Show More

29:50 | Jul 11th, 2018

Our guest this episode is Morgan Johnson; a higher ed professional as well as a huge Harry Potter fan. Subscribe and listen via iTunes, Stitcher, or Google Play. Find the full show notes at higheredgeek.com/podcast Check out our sponsor, Swift Kick, ...Show More

36:31 | Jul 4th, 2018

Our guest this episode is Josué Cardona; founder of the Geek Therapy Podcast Network! Subscribe and listen via iTunes, Stitcher, or Google Play. Find the full show notes at higheredgeek.com/podcast Check out our sponsor, Swift Kick, and if you mentio...Show More

46:58 | Jun 27th, 2018

Our guest this episode is Tyler Herrinton; a wedding videographer as well as a podcaster about all things technology related! Subscribe and listen via iTunes, Stitcher, or Google Play. Find the full show notes at higheredgeek.com/podcast Check out ou...Show More

38:24 | Jun 20th, 2018

Our guest this episode is Spencer Ingram; career development disruptor, and imagination advocate! Subscribe and listen via iTunes, Stitcher, or Google Play. Find the full show notes at higheredgeek.com/podcast Check out our sponsor, Swift Kick, and i...Show More

1:02:05 | Jun 13th, 2018

Our guest this episode is Ali Raza; a deep, thoughtful, geeky, and awesome higher ed professional! Subscribe and listen via iTunes, Stitcher, or Google Play. Find the full show notes at higheredgeek.com/podcast Check out our sponsor, Swift Kick, and ...Show More

33:30 | Jun 6th, 2018

Our guest this episode is B.J. Mendelson; an author, and digital privacy advocate. Subscribe and listen via iTunes, Stitcher, or Google Play. Find the full show notes at higheredgeek.com/podcast Check out our sponsor, Swift Kick, and if you mention H...Show More

1:02:18 | May 30th, 2018

Our guest this episode is Tyler Miller; a tenured residence life professional, proud father, and hardcore geek! Subscribe and listen via iTunes, Stitcher, or Google Play. Find the full show notes at higheredgeek.com/podcast Check out our sponsor, Swi...Show More

38:33 | May 23rd, 2018

Our guest this episode is Missy Vetrano; a geek for life, role player, and higher ed admissions professional. Subscribe and listen via iTunes, Stitcher, or Google Play. Find the full show notes at higheredgeek.com/podcast Check out our sponsor, Swift...Show More

48:27 | May 13th, 2018

Our guest this episode is Alfred Day; DC Comics fan, Disney lover, and higher ed professional! Subscribe and listen via iTunes, Stitcher, or Google Play. Find the full show notes at higheredgeek.com/podcast Check out our sponsor, Swift Kick, and if y...Show More

49:30 | May 9th, 2018

Our guest this episode is Brian LeDuc; education designer, and higher ed hustler! Subscribe and listen via iTunes, Stitcher, or Google Play. Find the full show notes at higheredgeek.com/podcast Check out our sponsor, Swift Kick, and if you mention Hi...Show More

39:28 | May 2nd, 2018

Our guest this episode is Ashley Artrip; a higher ed adjacent professional stationed at the intersections of the future of work and education. Subscribe and listen via iTunes, Stitcher, or Google Play. Find the full show notes at higheredgeek.com/pod...Show More

38:36 | Apr 25th, 2018

Our guest this episode is Dr. Emily Sandoval; residence life professional, recent doctoral degree recipient, and proud Buffy fan! Subscribe and listen via iTunes, Stitcher, or Google Play. Find the full show notes at higheredgeek.com/podcast Check ou...Show More

35:51 | Apr 18th, 2018

Our guest this episode is Eugene Frier; a higher ed professional working to bring a new era of Esports to campus! Subscribe and listen via iTunes, Stitcher, or Google Play. Find the full show notes at higheredgeek.com/podcast Check out our sponsor, S...Show More

32:48 | Apr 11th, 2018

Our guest this episode is Kayley Robsham; life coach, former higher ed professional, and authenticity advocate! Subscribe and listen via iTunes, Stitcher, or Google Play. Find the full show notes at higheredgeek.com/podcast Check out our sponsor, Swi...Show More

44:43 | Apr 4th, 2018

Our guest this episode is Jackie Vetrano; podcaster, higher ed marketer, and another fellow ConnectEDU collaborator! Subscribe and listen via iTunes, Stitcher, or Google Play. Find the full show notes at higheredgeek.com/podcast Check out our sponsor...Show More

33:25 | Mar 28th, 2018

Our guest this episode is Dr. Liz Gross, speaker, higher ed professional, and social listening expert. Subscribe and listen via iTunes, Stitcher, or Google Play. Find the full show notes at higheredgeek.com/podcast Check out our sponsor, Swift Kick, ...Show More

33:52 | Mar 21st, 2018

Our guest this episode is Stephen App, fellow ConnectEDU podcast network collaborator and higher ed marketer. Subscribe and listen via iTunes, Stitcher, or Google Play. Find the full show notes at higheredgeek.com/podcast Check out our sponsor, Swift...Show More

38:24 | Mar 13th, 2018

Our guest this episode is Dr. Josie Ahlquist; podcaster, faculty member, keynote speaker, and explorer of how tech influences leadership. Subscribe and listen via iTunes, Stitcher, or Google Play. Find the full show notes at higheredgeek.com/podcast ...Show More

46:00 | Mar 7th, 2018

Our guest this episode is Dr. Brian Bourke, woodworker, and thoughtfully curious higher ed faculty member. Subscribe and listen via iTunes, Stitcher, or Google Play. Find the full show notes at higheredgeek.com/podcast Check out our sponsor, Swift Ki...Show More

37:13 | Feb 28th, 2018

Our guest this episode is Junior Pe√Īa, consumer of diverse cultures and awesomely geeky higher ed professional! Subscribe and listen via¬†iTunes,¬†Stitcher, or¬†Google Play. Find the full show notes at higheredgeek.com/podcast Check out our sponsor, Swi...Show More

48:08 | Feb 21st, 2018

Our guest this episode is Joanna Schroeder, proud geek mom, comic book fan, and writer. Subscribe and listen via iTunes, Stitcher, or Google Play. Find the full show notes at higheredgeek.com/podcast Check out our sponsor, Swift Kick, and if you ment...Show More

53:39 | Feb 14th, 2018

Our guest this episode is Ricky Meinke, proud geek and dedicated diversity professional in higher ed. Subscribe and listen via iTunes, Stitcher, or Google Play. Find the full show notes at higheredgeek.com/podcast Check out our sponsor, Swift Kick, a...Show More

37:13 | Feb 7th, 2018

Our guest this episode is Selena Rodriguez (aka Selenityy), gamer, community builder, and full time Twitch streamer. Subscribe and listen via iTunes, Stitcher, or Google Play. Find the full show notes at higheredgeek.com/podcast Check out our sponsor...Show More

39:20 | Jan 31st, 2018

Our guest this episode is Amma Marfo, speaker, writer, and higher ed free agent! Subscribe and listen via iTunes, Stitcher, or Google Play. Find the full show notes at higheredgeek.com/podcast Check out our sponsor, Swift Kick, and if you mention Hig...Show More

45:10 | Jan 24th, 2018

Our guest this episode is Henah Parikh, Scarlet Knight, professional communicator, and social change agent! Subscribe and listen via iTunes, Stitcher, or Google Play. Find the full show notes at higheredgeek.com/podcast Check out our sponsor, Swift K...Show More

40:24 | Jan 17th, 2018

Our guest this episode is Ariel Tan, current graduate student, residence life professional, and anime fan! Subscribe and listen via iTunes, Stitcher, or Google Play. Find the full show notes at higheredgeek.com/podcast Check out our sponsor, Swift Ki...Show More

40:21 | Jan 10th, 2018

Our guest this episode is Tony Kim; blogger, frequent comic con attendee, and founder of Hero Within! Subscribe and listen via iTunes, Stitcher, or Google Play. Find the full show notes at higheredgeek.com/podcast Check out our sponsor, Swift Kick, a...Show More

57:43 | Dec 20th, 2017

Our guest this episode is Ivy Noelle-Weir, former librarian, graphic novel author, and super awesome nerd! Subscribe and listen via iTunes, Stitcher, or Google Play. Find the full show notes at higheredgeek.com/podcast Check out our sponsor, Swift Ki...Show More

44:49 | Dec 13th, 2017

Our guest this episode is Mia Moore, cosplayer, podcaster, and digital marketer! Subscribe and listen via iTunes, Stitcher, or Google Play. Find the full show notes at higheredgeek.com/podcast Check out our sponsor, Swift Kick, and if you mention Hig...Show More

36:43 | Dec 6th, 2017

Our guest this episode is Megan Elvrum, The Nerdy Girlie and Denver connoisseur! Subscribe and listen via iTunes, Stitcher, or Google Play. Find the full show notes at higheredgeek.com/podcast Check out our sponsor, Swift Kick, and if you mention Hig...Show More

56:02 | Nov 29th, 2017

Our guest this episode is Valerie Heruska, a fun, energetic higher ed professional and coffee lover! Subscribe and listen via iTunes, Stitcher, or Google Play. Find the full show notes at higheredgeek.com/podcast Check out our sponsor, Swift Kick, an...Show More

44:43 | Nov 22nd, 2017

Our guest this episode is Kristen Abell, mental health advocate and higher ed web professional! Subscribe and listen via iTunes, Stitcher, or Google Play. Find the full show notes at higheredgeek.com/podcast Check out our sponsor, Swift Kick, and if ...Show More

38:42 | Nov 15th, 2017

Our guest this episode is Abdul Abad, current higher ed doctoral student and data nerd! Subscribe and listen via iTunes, Stitcher, or Google Play. Find the full show notes at higheredgeek.com/podcast Check out our sponsor, Swift Kick, and if you ment...Show More

35:14 | Nov 8th, 2017

Our guest this episode is Hing Potter, student affairs professional and civic engagement advocate! Subscribe and listen via iTunes, Stitcher, or Google Play. Find the full show notes at higheredgeek.com/podcast Check out our sponsor, Swift Kick, and ...Show More

29:16 | Nov 1st, 2017

Our guest this episode is my good friend, former co-host, and Lead Facilitator at Swift Kick, Tom Krieglstein! Subscribe and listen via iTunes, Stitcher, or Google Play. Find the full show notes at higheredgeek.com/podcast Check out our sponsor, Swif...Show More

01:22 | Oct 13th, 2017

This is a special teaser episode outlining the focus of the show. Weekly episodes premiere November 1st! Subscribe now so you never miss an episode. Music by pond5.com For more geekiness, check out higheredgeek.com