A gathering of the best and brightest coming together to discuss the latest in higher education digital engagement solutions.

Exclusively for StudentBridge Partners

This is a FREE and 100% virtual event featuring “live” and on-demand content. Hear from industry experts on current digital trends and engage in interactive discussion groups.

Our Speakers


The event will open up to registered attendees on June 22 at 9 a.m. ET.

The virtual event site will include on-demand content as well as the following “live” events from 1-3 p.m. ET each afternoon.

Day One

Session 1: 1 p.m. ET

Getting Real: A Candid Conversation About Our Changing Industry

  • Todd Abbott, Principal at GB Strategies, LLC
  • Lesley Vossenkemper, President at Scale-Up Strategies
Session Overview

Join our panel of esteemed higher ed industry insiders for an insightful and inspiring conversation about the biggest trends impacting our industry over the past year and how technology will continue playing a central role in the admissions, recruitment and retention processes in the coming years.

Their discussion will cover the innovations and improvements that emerged in response to the challenges of the pandemic as well as how higher ed priorities, roles and processes will continue evolving to adapt to the modern expectations of engagement.

Break: 1:45 - 2 p.m. ET

Chat Break

Session 2: 2 p.m. ET

Fireside Chat: From Surviving to Thriving in the New Virtual World

  • Jonathan Clues, Founder and CEO of Student Bridge
  • Luke Schultheis, Ph.D., Vice of President of Enrollment at Fairleigh Dickinson University
Session Overview

Last year the COVID-19 pandemic caused mass chaos and panic as campuses around the world were immediately shut down and life as we knew it came to a dramatic halt. Institutions were in the midst of yield season and had to quickly pivot to online learning and virtual events. Some quickly adapted while others waited for a return to normal.

As the British mathematician Peter Hilton wisely explained, “Adaptability to change is itself a hallmark of successful education.” The most successful institutions have not only adapted but have embraced the opportunity to dramatically transform how they attract, interact with and convert prospective students through digital experiences.

Joining forces at the start of the pandemic, Fairleigh Dickinson University partnered with StudentBridge to innovate and optimize their full suite of virtual experiences to engage students from initial search to stepping foot on campus.

Listen in to Jonathan and Luke discuss their digital transformation journey, the results they have seen so far and their plans for innovating in the future.

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