The EdUp Experience

The EdUp Experience

The EdUp Experience is hosted by Dr. Joe Sallustio & Elizabeth Leiba who's natural chemistry and down-to-Earth approach personally connect you with some of the most complicated topics in Education today. Along with Elvin Freytes, Producer, The EdUp Experience team brings over 60 years of experience in higher education and you will feel refreshed, upskilled, and reskilled after listening! Our goal is to inspire and educate people to pursue a life long learning mindset no matter the path they choose. Learn more at https://www.edupexperience.com/ We make education your business!... Show More

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March 3, 2021 51 min

In this amazing episode of The EdUp Experience, sponsored by MDT Marketing, we have the honor of speaking with Ruby Veridiano, Paris Ambassador, Remake!  Ruby talks to us about the fashion industry - how workers in some countries are exploited, and why sustainable fashion is a necessary piece of education that colleges and universities need to deliver to students.  The fashion industry includes materials/textiles, human resources, ...

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In this amazing episode of The EdUp Experience, sponsored by EvoLLLution, we have the honor of speaking with Brian Kibby, CEO, Destiny Solutions Inc. & OmniUpdate!  We have an EdUp Exclusive for you in this episode - Brian Kibby announces the merging of Destiny Solutions Inc. and OmniUpdate into a new single organization called MODERN CAMPUS!  Brian details the need for Modern Campus and the services the organization will provi...

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This is The EdUp Experience President Series Episode #55. In this episode, sponsored by MDT Marketing, we welcome Dr. Stanton F. McNeely III, President, University of Holy Cross!  Stanton talks to us about the importance of FIT from the student perspective.  In a fascinating exchange, Stanton talks about how institutions trend toward elitism over time as they become more inwardly focused.  The Marianites of Holy Cross, who founded ...

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In this amazing episode of The EdUp Experience, sponsored by MDT Marketing, we have the honor of speaking with Claire Foster, Vice President for Marketing & Public Relations, Regent University!  The job of a VP of Marketing and Communications has never been more important - hear Clair talk with us about how she is managing what has been an unprecedented time for communications.  Clair discusses how the leadership team at Regent...

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This is The EdUp Experience President Series Episode #54. In this episode, sponsored by MDT Marketing, we welcome Carlos Penaloza, Chancellor at Leeward Community College!  The Island of Hawaii has seen ups and downs during COVID.  Carlos talks to us about how they have handled the pandemic, but how his focus is now shifting to sustainable systems and workforce development.  On the sustainability front, Leeward Comunity College is ...

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In this amazing episode of The EdUp Experience, sponsored by MDT Marketing, we have the honor of speaking with Allan Golston, President of US Programs, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation!   Allan speaks very plainly about what must be done within higher education and society to eliminate race, ethnicity, and income as predictors of success for students.  The Gates Foundation looks at creating tangible results tracking economically...

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In this amazing episode of The EdUp Experience, sponsored by MDT Marketing, we have the honor of speaking with Lauren McCaghren, Senior Executive Search Consultant, Greenwood/Asher & Associates, LLC!  Lauren give us the inside scoop on how search consultants work with candidates, and what search committees are looking for in the university leader of the future (post-covid).  Though job movement slowed in the first part of 2020,...

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This is The EdUp Experience President Series Episode #53.  In this episode, sponsored by MDT Marketing, we welcome Dr. Yves Salomon Fernandez, President, Greenfield Community College. Yves talks to us about the challenges and opportunities that exist in operating a rural community college.  She talks about how to bounce back from challenges in order to look into the future - at GCC, it's all hands on deck and when Yves is all i...

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This is The EdUp Experience President Series Episode #52.  In this episode, sponsored by MDT Marketing, we welcome Dr. Shirley M. Collado, President, Ithaca College! Shirley talks to us about how the original financial plan for Ithaca College has not worked.  Simply put, Shirley tells us that CV-19 has completely accelerated the "Ithaca Forever" 5-year strategic plan.  She is working to align the infrastructure of the colle...

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In this amazing episode of The EdUp Experience, sponsored by MDT Marketing, we have the honor of speaking with Rebecca D. Costa, American Sociobiologist & Futurist!  Rebecca talks to us about the future use of facial recognition software in education - there are 52 muscles in your face - and your face could be "read" to determine that you received the content you were taught.  Are we really using ALL of the tools availa...

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In this amazing episode of The EdUp Experience, sponsored by MDT Marketing, we have the honor of speaking with Dr. Jason Altmire, CEO, Career Education Colleges and Universities (CECU)!  Beginning his tenure as CEO and President of CECU on December 1st, 2020, Jason believes he can serve the career college sector well with his "Dead Center" voting record as evidence of his ability to work both sides of the aisle.  With acces...

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In this amazing episode of The EdUp Experience, sponsored by MDT Marketing, we have the honor of speaking with Frank Britt, CEO, Penn Foster!  Penn Foster is the original correspondence school in the United States.  Their focus is on middle-skill income jobs - 'gray jobs', as they market to a student consumer that defines the type of education they want to consume.  As the largest provider of upskilling the middle class in ...

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In this episode of The EdUp Experience, we talk with Jamie Gardner, VP of Workforce Readiness with the San Diego Chapter of the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM). Jamie and Joe have a one-on-one discussing the changes to the field of HR in 2020, which were significant.  With Covid, social unrest, work-from-home, and a myriad of other challenges to employees, HR has never been hotter and more needed.  Jamie also discusse...

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In this amazing episode of The EdUp Experience, sponsored by MDT Marketing, we have the honor of speaking with Dr. Lynn M. Gangone, President & CEO, American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE)!  Teachers are leaving their profession at an alarming rate - which isn't good for your kids.  According to Lynn, no one wants to be a teacher but she is hopeful the pandemic will help us think differently.  There m...

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This is The EdUp Experience President Series Episode #51.  In this episode, sponsored by MDT Marketing, we welcome Dr. Anthony Jenkins, President, Coppin State University! Anthony talks to us about how CSU is student-centered and why a commitment to the finish line is a necessity. In their challenge and support environment, CSU is passionate about providing the best opportunity for the best quality of life. The scholarly work that ...

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In this amazing episode of The EdUp Experience, sponsored by MDT Marketing, we have the honor of speaking with Jerry Sanchez, Esports Consultant!  For many colleges and universities, E-Sports could be the next great revenue stream.  An E-Sports team can help with recruitment, engagement, and retention, of students by creating a community not limited by geography.  It's not just about the E-Sport itself, its about the entire eco...

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On this EdUp Experts episode, Danielle Shelton talks what online teachers can do, to spice up the online classroom! 

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It's time to EdUp! On this EdUp Elites episode, sponsored by Glacier, we hear from Paris Amery, 2021 Student, Western Canada High School!

Paris talks about her enrollment experience, life as a student during Covid, her passion project and her thoughts on the future of education.

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Instagram : @paris.amery

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In this amazing episode of The EdUp Experience, sponsored by MDT Marketing, we have the honor of speaking with Emma Kerr, Paying for College Reporter, U.S. News! Emma talks to us about the importance of including the Liberal Arts whenever the discussion of college ROI is highlighted. She also mentions a report by Georgetown that covers which colleges are providing the best ROI and the findings will surprise you! 

Emma Kerr is the p...

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This is The EdUp Experience President Series Episode #50.  In this episode, sponsored by MDT Marketing, we welcome Dr. Jack Thomas, President, Central State University!  Jack talks about faculty being the heart and soul of the university - they are responsible for providing students with a world-class education!  Students need more counseling and mental wellness services than ever - learn how Jack focuses on building CSUs academic ...

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