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  • News & Events

    How Pepperdine Uses Social Media as an Effective Marketing and Recruitment Tool

    With students and alumni steeped in the digital media realm, colleges and universities must make social media a priority. There are ways to successfully manage and utilize multiple channels in your marketing and recruitment efforts. How? We got the lowdown from Noelle Seybert, Social Media Manager at Pepperdine University.

  • News & Events

    Lights, Camera, Action... #OUTC16 Registration Is Open!

    It’s finally here! The 2016 OmniUpdate User Training Conference website is live and registration is open! Visit for information about sessions, workshops, speakers, and registration. There are also lots of resources to help you plan your stay in Downtown LA. Come be a part of OUTC16. You won’t want to miss it!

  • News & Events

    Meet Our New Digital Marketing Specialist

    There is a new member of the OmniUpdate family! We are excited to announce that we have a new Digital Marketing Specialist who has joined our Marketing department. Please join us in welcoming Kevin Kinder. Originally from Fresno, CA, he is ready to make an impact by applying his social media strategies and communication tactics to help the company reach new heights.

  • News & Events

    Thinking about Blogging? Check Out This Must-Watch Higher Ed Live Episode

    Are staff or faculty at your school thinking about blogging? Or does your school have "rogue blogs" that run outside of your institution's content management system, diverting traffic from your website and presenting challenges for IT support? If the answer is "yes," you should check out the latest Higher Ed Live Special Edition episode.

  • News & Events

    #heweb Is Not Just a Conference, It's a Community

    There are so many reasons I love HighEdWeb. Spending time with our fabulous customers is on the top of the list (especially our dear friend Ed, who we now refer to as the "Dance Machine"). There is a strong bond that connects everyone at HighEdWeb, and it's a bond that stays in place long after the conference ends.

  • News & Events, Technology & Development

    Q&A With Our Working Gadget Winner

    Continuing with our Gadget Challenge series, the Working Gadget winner of our 2015 Gadget Challenge was Nicholas Raia from Farmingdale State College with his Page Comments Gadget. Check out our Q&A with him to get the inside scoop behind his winning submission.

  • News & Events, Technology & Development

    Q&A With Our Gadget Idea Winner

    As previously announced, the Gadget Idea winner of our 2015 Gadget Challenge was Patrick O'Gorman from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine with his Expanded Page Info Gadget. Check out our Q&A with him to get the inside scoop behind his winning submission.

  • News & Events

    Announcing the 2015 Gadget Challenge Winners

    Our 2015 Gadget Challenge resulted in a myriad of practical, creative, and incredible ideas. Contestants had the opportunity to submit ideas or code for gadgets that would be helpful to fellow OU Campus users. They competed for a free pass to OUTC16. The votes are in, the committee’s deliberation is complete, and we are ready to announce the winners. Drumroll please…

  • News & Events

    HighEdWeb 2015: Must-Attend Sessions

    As you start prepping for your voyage to Milwaukee the first week of October for the 2015 HighEdWeb Annual Conference, I encourage you to start mapping out your plan of attack for which sessions to attend. To get you started, I’ll highlight a few sessions from our customers, partners, and staff that I highly recommend you check out!

  • News & Events

    OUTC16 Call for Proposals Now Open

    It's time to submit your presentation proposals for the 2016 OmniUpdate User Training Conference. Don't miss your chance to show off your amazing OU Campus related web projects, impart your wisdom, and connect with your higher ed peers. Presenters receive free registration and workshops. The submission deadline is Friday, September 25, 2015!


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