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Three Critical Higher Ed Data Points—And How They May Affect Your Institution

Three Critical Higher Ed Data Points—And How They May Affect Your Institution

By David Goode and Anthony Juliano

One us is the parent of a high school student, and the other is a college-student parent and adjunct faculty member. As a result, we’re experiencing firsthand the impact of the coronavirus on students and their schools—and the need for adaptation. Suffice it to say, both of us have had to be a little more lenient about how late our kids sleep in and how “early” they go to bed, and we’ve had to be more active in helping them progress with their studies than we were before COVID-19 was in our vocabulary.

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Data As a Difference-Maker in Higher Education Marketing

Data As a Difference-Maker in Higher Education Marketing

It’s an understatement to say that these are challenging times for American higher education institutions. Overall, enrollment has declined for eight years running−and even darker days are coming. Recent graduates and major media outlets are questioning the value of a college degree. And, perhaps most alarming of all, institutions across the nation are closing their doors at an unprecedented rate.

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Augmented Reality adds exciting edge to marketing

Augmented Reality adds exciting edge to marketing

Augmented Reality (AR) is one of the hottest new technologies in the marketing world. It is an enhanced version of reality created using technology to overlay digital information on an image of an object being viewed through a device, such as a smartphone camera.  AR is able to engage your target audience in an unforgettable experience, and it can capture, and more importantly keep, their attention in a unique way.
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Asher Teams with American College of Sports Medicine in Announcing 100 Most Fit Cities

Asher Teams with American College of Sports Medicine in Announcing 100 Most Fit Cities

Asher Agency is a leader in communicating cutting-edge healthcare and fitness news, and each May we are honored to work with the American Fitness Index team at the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) to release the nation’s most fit cities.

Released May 15 this year, ACSM and its partner — the Anthem Foundation — opted to rank the 100 top cities based on 33 evidence-based indicators. In the initial decade of the American Fitness Index, only the top 50 Metropolitan Statistical areas (MSAs) were ranked.

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National Seafood Month Promotes Tasty Heart Health Options

National Seafood Month Promotes Tasty Heart Health Options

 

Asher Agency’s third year of promoting seafood nutrition hit new highs for citizen and media interest in this grassroots “heart healthy” campaign.

The September 30 Charleston SeafoodFEST we coordinated at the Capitol Market was a tremendous success, offering seafood cooking demonstrations, tastes of West Virginia-grown salmon, free Omega 3 testing, educational speakers and a variety of family-friendly activities. Our client, Linda Cornish, president of the Seafood Nutrition Partnership, was on hand to offer remarks and greet community members of all ages who participated.

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