Josie and the Podcast

This podcast is all about social media, empathy, and empowerment in higher ed

Our first Podcast of the Week is Josie and the Podcast – Connecting Tech & Leadership in Higher Ed. In each episode, Dr. Josie Ahlquist, an author, researcher, and speaker, interviews on- and off-campus leaders and new media professionals through the lens of social media and leadership.

Recent episodes include a discussion on the responsibilities of digital influence with Dr. Sara Goldrick-Rab, founder of the Hope Center for College, Community, and Justice; using technology to support student persistence with Dr. Jason L. Meriwether, vice president for student success at Rhode Island College; and a chat about building community in higher ed with Dr. Mary K. Boyd, provost at Berry College.

Alquist, who has served as adjunct faculty at Azusa Pacific University, Loyola Marymount University, Loyola University Chicago, New England College, and is currently an adjunct faculty member at Florida State University, is passionate about helping people learn to view technology through the lens of empathy and empowerment.

Listen to her podcast on iTunes, Stitcher, and Spotify.

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