back to all Podcasts
EP
May 1, 2024
Live from NAGAP - A Young Professional's Journey Trailblazing a New Role in Graduate Recruitment

Live from NAGAP - A Young Professional's Journey Trailblazing a New Role in Graduate Recruitment

Or listen on:

About the Episode

About the Episode: 

Lesley Mackey, a young professional stepping into a new graduate student recruiter role at Fort Hays State University, chats with the Pulse at the NAGAP Summit in Louisville. Fresh from his first trip to Hawaii, Les shares his journey as a new GEM professional, highlighting the unique challenges and breakthroughs of his new role in graduate recruitment. 

Key Takeaways

  • Role Exploration: Les discusses the intricacies of stepping into a newly created role in graduate recruitment and the challenges of establishing benchmarks without clear enrollment goals.
  • Conference Insights: Insights from NAGAP conference sessions emphasize common challenges faced by small offices in higher education, showcasing varying perceptions of what constitutes a 'small' office.
  • Future Aspirations: The conversation dives into future goals and the proactive steps being taken to define and achieve success in graduate recruitment.


Connect With Our Host:

Mallory Willsea 
https://www.linkedin.com/in/mallorywillsea/ 
https://twitter.com/mallorywillsea 

About The Enrollify Podcast Network: The Higher Ed Pulse is a part of the Enrollify Podcast Network. If you like this podcast, chances are you’ll like other Enrollify shows too!  

Some of our favorites include Generation AI and Confessions of a Higher Education Social Media Manager.

Enrollify is made possible by Element451 —  the next-generation AI student engagement platform helping institutions create meaningful and personalized interactions with students. Learn more at element451.com

Connect with Us at the Engage Summit: Exciting news — Mallory will be at the 2024 Engage Summit in Raleigh, NC, on June 25 and 26, and we’d love to meet you there! Sessions will focus on cutting-edge AI applications that are reshaping student outreach, enhancing staff productivity, and offering deep insights into ROI. 

Use the discount code Enrollify50 at checkout.

Learn more and register at engage.element451.com — we can’t wait to see you there!

People in this episode

Host

Mallory Willsea is the Chief Strategist and Producer of Enrollify — higher ed’s largest and most trusted podcast network - and host of The Higher Ed Pulse.

Interviewee

Lesley Mackey

As relatively new professional in higher education, Lesley W. Mackey finished his bachelor’s degree in Occupational Science (2022) from Eastern Kentucky University. In Summer 2022, him and his husband later found themselves moving to Hays, KS, to work on their respective master’s degrees at Fort Hays State University (FHSU).

Other episodes

Ep. 8:  Ideas Worth Spreading: The TEDxUArizona JourneyPlay Button
Leadership
Ep. 8: Ideas Worth Spreading: The TEDxUArizona Journey

In this episode of Breaking Silos, we dive into the collaborative spirit behind TEDxUArizona.

with
Shane Baglini
Ep. 44: Three Productivity Strategies You Need to Know AboutPlay Button
Admissions + Enrollment
Ep. 44: Three Productivity Strategies You Need to Know About

Mission Admissions is a bi-weekly show hosted by Jeremy Tiers from Tudor Collegiate Strategies. Tune in as Jeremy sits down with leaders in other industries to see what advice, tips and strategies can be applied to the Higher Ed admissions space.

with
Jeremy Tiers
Ep. 45: Harnessing Data and SEO for Higher Ed SuccessPlay Button
Admissions + Enrollment
Ep. 45: Harnessing Data and SEO for Higher Ed Success

About the Episode:In this episode, Allison Turcio chats with Glenn Friesen, a seasoned SEO and data science expert at Cal Poly. Glenn shares his extensive journey from early tech enthusiast to leading digital strategist, emphasizing the importance of analytics and SEO in higher education.

with
Allison Turcio
Episode 29: Rethinking Ads and Monetization in the Age of AI SearchPlay Button
Technology + Data
Episode 29: Rethinking Ads and Monetization in the Age of AI Search

In this episode, Ardis Kadiu and Dr. JC Bonilla discuss Google's recent rollout of AI Overviews in search results and its implications for content discovery, user experience, and online advertising.

with
Ardis Kadiu
Episode #10: From Data to Advocacy: Shaping the Future of Community Colleges NationwidePlay Button
Marketing + Communications
Episode #10: From Data to Advocacy: Shaping the Future of Community Colleges Nationwide

About the Episode: In this enlightening episode, we welcome Dr. Martha Parham, the Senior VP of Public Relations for the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC), to discuss the pivotal role community colleges play in the higher education landscape.

with
Maya Demishkevich

Weekly ideas that make you smarter

Thank you! Your submission has been received!
Oops! Something went wrong while submitting the form.
cancel

Search podcasts, blog posts, people