Valencia College Chat: Reaching an International Audience from Orlando

Since March 1st of 2020, the Valencia College International team has seen nearly 125,000 activities derived from their embedded chat widget. These vital connections between prospective students and the staff who serve them builds the relationships that are the backbone of international recruitment efforts. […]

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YOCE | Humboldt’s focus on inclusion and opportunity

With nearly 2,000 tracked activities on their Conduit platform, Humboldt saw impressive student and family engagement. Attendees clicked around to the various presentations that were scheduled, followed links to important information, and chatted with each other and presenters throughout the YOCE Day event. […]

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Back to the Future: Building Your Modern Admissions and Enrollment Team

This webcast, featuring some of the most forward-thinking minds in enrollment management, will discuss the makeup of the next generation admissions and enrollment staff; including the tough questions about what attributes will make this team work in a post-pandemic world. […]

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Look Inside GW | Weekly Event Series

During the programming of weeks one through four of Inside GW, there were over 2,000 total unique visitors to George Washington University’s Conduit platform. In total, nearly 40,000 activities were tracked on the Conduit platform, from attending events, submitted chats, downloading documents and more! […]

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Students get the FULL CSUF Experience

Experience CSUF was a week-long incoming student experience. Attendees were immersed in the university community through interactive live chats, live virtual presentations, on-demand video libraries in Conduit, as well as breakout rooms hosted in Zoom. […]

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UC Berkeley Virtual Conference for Early Outreach

The strategy of pivoting this impactful conference to a virtual event and portraying the campus feel during every session, even in the virtual capacity, showcases the diversity, accessibility and support of the UC Berkley community. This was clearly demonstrated through the Post Event Surveys that were completed through Conduit after each session. Over 600 students gave feedback to UC Berkeley and the Puente Conference. When asked how they felt about the event overall, 84.8% of the students rated it “Very Good” or “Excellent”. […]

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Visiting With Vikings

Salem State made the decision, that instead of just one big event during the high yield season of the spring that they would expand opportunities for admitted students to connect with different offices and departments within Salem State University. From the beginning of March through mid April, with the possibility of expanding the series, Salem State has run their “Visiting with Vikings” admitted student series. […]

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Conduit + Engage = Yield

The journey from inquiry to enrollment is rarely a straight line. Leveraging Conduit for continuous and consistent engagement with Engage, the Behavioral Intelligence Platform, institutions gain unmatched insight into the activity of their prospects and opportunities to support desired next steps with a combination of targeted digital media, virtual content and virtual events. […]

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Island Time: Preview Event Despite Poor Weather

This year, TAMU-CC utilized their strategic experience coordinating virtual events to bring Island Day to life when families could not come to campus. During virtual events hosted on the Conduit platform, students and families have an opportunity to watch live presentations, student panels, chat with representatives and watch on-demand videos.

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Welcome to Morehouse | Admitted Students Event

Last year, Morehouse College found themselves needing to run their Admitted Student event virtually at the beginning of the pandemic. This year, through their new partnership with PlatformQ Education, they were able to host this two day event on Conduit with all of the bells and whistles to provide an engaging environment for attendees to learn, ask questions, connect, and prepare to become part of the Morehouse community. […]

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So Nice They’ll Do It Twice: Marine Science Preview Event for Eckerd College

Organizing faculty, current students, and staff is always a challenge for in-person events and trying to coordinate that many presenters for virtual experiences can be an even greater feat. Eckerd used all the tools in their toolbelt to put on a successful event by communicating with their strategy team and connecting their faculty with prospective students who are interested in Marine Sciences. […]

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NC State: For the Experience

Organizing numerous faculty, current students, and staff is a challenge for in-person events and trying to coordinate that many presenters for virtual experiences can be an even greater feat. NC State took full advantage of the strategy consulting from PlatformQ Education’s team to develop a structure that would be easy and engaging for attendees and presenters. […]

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Senior Day on the Hill

Senior Day on the Hill provided PVAMU information to first year freshman students and their parents with engaging sessions that included: Welcome & Academic Showcase, Housing Virtual Tour, Student Panel, Parent Chat, Student Life Program, and a Marching Storm Performance!

The marching band at PVAMU is a showcase for the institution and the Marching Storm Performance had everyone singing the rest of the day. Not only did the event create a place for students and parents to ask live questions, but the PVAMU team’s energy and enthusiasm was unmistakable and clearly felt by the viewing audience — even through the screen!, PVAMU helped students and families feel excited and accepted, a part of a passionate and welcoming community. […]

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Everything Old is New Again

Bay Path and PlatformQ Education built out a branded digital environment specifically for the Signature Scholarship Competition Program and each group had a dedicated subpage and breakout room. Students were able to connect and engage with each other in a strategic and direct way utilizing this format. […]

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Spring Forward: Student Recruitment in a Post-Pandemic World

With a year of recruiting in a pandemic under our belts, enrollment leaders have two key challenges; continuing to incorporate virtual engagement at scale while simultaneously planning for a return to in-person programs. Unfortunately, the “when and how” for the latter is still a moving target. […]

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Staff Picks: Top Virtual Events of 2020

With 2020 in the rearview mirror we’re taking a quick look back at some of our favorite uses of the Conduit platform to drive continuous and memorable engagement for a variety of student audiences. From student panels to orientations, and everything in between … here’s a quick look back at our staff picks for 2020! […]

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3 Creative Approaches to Avoid Prospect Zoom Fatigue

In a post-college fair world it can be easy to fall into the trap of continuous effort with mixed results. Zooming from meeting to meeting or waiting patiently for a “visitor” in a virtual booth took up a lot of time this fall; contributing to double digit declines in inquiries and applications. […]

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Strategy, Not Luck – The University of Notre Dame

When the University of Notre Dame sets out to recruit their incoming class, they are keenly aware that the entire family is involved in the process. Parents often have even more questions than their student in learning about an institution and confirming the next steps towards their child’s dream of attending college. This fall, they planned a robust schedule of virtual events that were focused on students and their families. […]

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Changing the Open House Game

The University of South Carolina recognized that due to the COVID-19 pandemic their fall open houses, typically a large driver of prospective student interest, historically serving thousands of students from across the nation, would need to be re-imagined for a virtual format for 2020. Additionally, the team wanted to avoid hosting webinars on platforms with bandwidths that might not accommodate their large audiences.The admissions team was seeking a partner to ensure their content met and exceeded student expectations on a platform that was not only reliable but also unique to the institution. […]

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SAAS: Showcasing Active Alumni Success

As an institution with a focus on entrepreneurship, Babson has no shortage of alumni success stories to share. This creates a unique opportunity to create meaningful and engaging content for prospective students, while also providing alumni with ways to become involved in the campus community from afar. […]

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Bringing the U to You

A University accustomed to needing to cast a wide net during their travel season found themselves, like most other higher education institutions, needing to update their traditional plans for safety and travel restriction reasons. This provided an opportunity to rethink the repetitive admissions information presentations and better utilize the strengths and time of staff while still maximizing outreach and student engagement vital to enrollment metrics. […]

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Re-Imagining New Student Orientation

Like every other institution this past spring, the University of Connecticut had to act quickly to reach and engage their incoming class using virtual tools. In April 2020, UConn hosted “UConn Bound Week”, a virtual event in lieu of their traditional on-campus admitted student programs. […]

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MBA: Making Business Accessible

How Babson College hosted an online open house to drive conversion About Babson College An independent, not-for-profit institution, Babson is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, and the EFMD Quality Improvement System (EQUIS). In the 2018–2019 academic year, more than 2,350 undergraduate […]

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Yield for Maximum Impact

How Stony Brook University Leveraged Virtual Events to Connect with Students About Stony Brook University Stony Brook is one of America’s most dynamic public universities. A center of academic excellence, Stony Brook is an internationally recognized research institution that offers all students a world-class education. Stony Brook is a large, 4-year, public university located in […]

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Mass Personalization at Scale

How the United States Naval Academy Exceeded Parent and Student Engagement Objectives About the USNA As the undergraduate college of our country’s naval service, the Naval Academy prepares young men and women to become professional officers of competence, character, and compassion in the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps. Naval Academy students are midshipmen on active […]

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Setting a Streaming Strategy

How Landmark College leveraged a multi-network approach to cast a wider virtual net About Landmark College While many colleges offer special programs for students with learning disabilities (LD) and other learning challenges, Landmark College is one of the only accredited colleges in the United States designed exclusively for students who learn differently, including students with […]

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Meet the Enrollment Builders

How early adopters are boosting conversion and yield with online engagement The way students and schools connect and engage continues to evolve. These leading institutions have partnered with RNL and PlatformQ Education to align continuous and consistent omnichannel engagement with strategic enrollment planning to maximize conversion and yield at each phase of the process. Conduit […]

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Aligning Data and Insights to Drive Action

How Caldwell University leverages Conduit with RNL and TargetX to maximize ROI About Caldwell University Located in the picturesque town of Caldwell, New Jersey. Recently, Caldwell was voted the third best place to live in all of New Jersey by New Jersey Monthly Magazine. Offering a stunning campus setting, Caldwell University is only a short […]

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Generating Pre-Orientation Excitement

How Towson University ensures smooth arrivals, maximizing orientation success About Towson University Towson University offers students the best of both worlds. TU offers the academic programs and exceptional faculty typical of a large university coupled with the close-knit community and personalized approach of a small college. TU’s wide range of extracurricular activities contribute to a dynamic student experience. Students […]

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Building a Pre-Orientation DVR

How CSU San Bernardino used live and on-demand content to fill their transfer class About California State University San Bernardino California State University, San Bernardino is a preeminent center of intellectual and cultural activity in Inland Southern California. Opened in 1965 and set at the foothills of the beautiful San Bernardino Mountains, the university serves […]

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Boosting Global Yield

How Azusa Pacific leveraged online events to secure 40% of their international class About Azusa Pacific University Azusa Pacific University is located in the San Gabriel Valley community of Azusa, 26 miles northeast of Los Angeles. Situated on 52 acres, East Campus is home to the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and the schools […]

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Building an Effective Graduate International Outreach Plan

How Stevens Institute of Technology built and executed a plan from application generation through enrollment About Stevens Institute of Technology Stevens Institute of Technology is a premier, private research university situated in Hoboken, N.J. overlooking the Manhattan skyline. Founded in 1870, technological innovation has been the hallmark and legacy of Stevens’ education and research programs […]

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Building a Last-Minute Yield Push

How Western Connecticut State University Boosted Yield at a Critical Time About WCSU Western Connecticut State University changes lives by providing all students with a high quality education that fosters their growth as individuals, scholars, professionals, and leaders in a global society. The Challenge Like most institutions, Western Connecticut State University heads in to the […]

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Developing Late Stage Interest and Demand

How the University of Missouri – Kansas City quickly and effectively engaged new prospects with live chat About UMKC UMKC is the largest comprehensive, fully accredited university in the Kansas City area. Their faculty are leaders in their fields — and they’re within reach for their students. Their 14:1 student-to-faculty ratio means professors know their […]

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