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Student Affairs & Higher Ed Bloggers

A listing of bloggers on higher education, student affairs and related topics. Please add to our list and vote up some of your favorite blogs. Further resources are included at

Pb.log by @paulgordonbrown

Paul Gordon Brown is a scholar, consultant and speaker on the intersections of student learning and development with technology, social media and design. Paul has over 10 years of professional experience in higher education and student affairs, serves as an instructor in the Higher Education programs at Boston College and Merrimack College, and is currently a full time PhD student in the Boston College Higher Education program.

Josie Ahlquist by Josie Ahlquist

Doctoral candidate in Higher Education Leadership at California Lutheran University. Social Media Strategist, Digital Researcher and Online Explorer. Applying digital possibilities to Higher Education communication strategies, leadership capacity and student development identity theory. Leading and living the 'The Art of Doing' philosophy, pursuing a life full of purpose and passion while staying true to my feisty, ambitious, constantly curious and small-but-mighty self.

The Dedicated Amateur by Amma Marfo

Amma Marfo is the thoughtful yet incurably silly Assistant Director of Student Activities for Involvement and Assessment at Emmanuel College in Boston, MA. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies from the University of Rhode Island, and a Master of Education from the University of South Florida. Her research interests include ethical and moral development in college students, the role of social media in identity development and expression, and creating and sustaining “introvert-friendly practices” in student leadership programs.

Saved by Abell by Kristen Abell

Kristen Abell is a web developer at the University of Missouri-Kansas City and has been in student affairs for fifteen years, in a variety of roles. She’s worked primarily in housing and women’s centers at three different universities over that time. She has a bachelor’s degree in psychology, women’s studies and English and a master’s in social welfare from the University of Kansas.

TechKNOW Tools by Laura Pasquini

Laura Pasquini is a higher education professional and doctoral candidate at the University of North Texas (UNT). Over the past ten years Ms. Pasquini has contributed to the field of Student and Academic Affairs. Her research and publication include technology for training and development, pedagogy models with emerging technology, social media guidance, learning and performance innovation, and needs assessment and implementation for education. Laura’s consulting work and outreach includes communication strategy, learning content development, instructional design, organizational improvement, and assessment of formal and informal learning practices.

On the Go with Ed Cabellon by Ed Cabellon

Ed has over 17 years of experience in Higher Education and is a leader in social media and technology integration, education, and assessment. He has worked in various Student Affairs/Student Life departments such as Residence Life and Student Activities, and is Assistant to the Vice President of Student Affairs. Ed is enrolled as a doctoral student at Johnson and Wales University in their Ed.D. in Educational Leadership program. His research interests include digital identity, technology literacy, student engagement and retention through social media, and underrepresented student access to technology.

Beyond WCenter by Heather Shea Gasser

Heather Shea Gasser’s career in student affairs spans 15 years and five different campuses, and involves experience in many different functional areas including sustainability programs, residence life, multicultural affairs, women’s centers, student activities, leadership development, and commuter/nontraditional student services. Heather’s areas of content knowledge include intersectionality, feminist leadership, social change, student activism, and social justice education.

Patrick Love's Life by Patrick Love

Vice President for Student Affairs at NYIT. Musings about running, parenthood, student affairs, higher education, and creating an unreasonable life.

Feminists in Student Affairs by Various

This blog was borne out of a presentation entitled “Wonder women: Leaning in as women in student affairs” that the five of us presented at the 2014 ACPA Convention in Indianapolis. Having formed a feminist mentoring and leadership/book discussion group several years prior, we wanted an outlet to share some of key messages with a wider audience, and presenting seemed like a good outlet.

Society & Social Media by Adam Gismondi

A PhD student at the Lynch School of Education, Adam has focused his research around technology’s impact on college students. In particular, he's interested in issues relating to social media’s impact on college student civic engagement and awareness as well as the development of mobile technologies to augment the undergraduate experience.

This Side of Theory by Stacey Oliver-Sikorski

Associate Director of #ResLife at @LFCollege and #GLACUHO President. Likes: People-forward processes, operational calendars, coffee. Dislikes: Birds and fish.

Friends & Heroes by Teri Bump

Vice President of University Relations & Student Development for American Campus Communities, the first publicly traded student housing REIT. Teri presents nationally on university trends and issues and has delivered educational sessions at NASPA, ACUHO-I, NACUBO, NIRSA, ACPA, NACAS, NASAP, and APPA. Teri is a past ACUHO-I and ACPA Foundation Board trustee and currently serves on the NACAS Education Foundation Board.

Student Affairs & Technology Leadership by Joe Sabado

Joe is currently the Associate Director for Information Systems and Software Development in Student Information Systems and Technology (SIST) within the Division of Student Affairs at UC Santa Barbara.

[non]rebellious by Craig Bidiman

Craig Bidiman is a Higher Education MEd graduate student at UMass Amherst. He earned his undergraduate degrees at Oregon State. Craig currently holds assistantships in the Center for Health Promotion at UMass Amherst, where he serves as a Masculinity Educator and advises the sex positive comedy troupe, Not Ready for Bedtime Players. Craig also holds an assistantship with the UMass Graduate Student Senate, where he manages advertising and social media marketing. Craig is also an avid music reviewer, tattoo and vinyl collector, and professional wrestling nerd.

Daniel Anthony Zepp

Daniel Zepp is an educator, minister, and scholar who specializes on the intersection of masculinity and faith in college men.

The Student Affairs Feature by Various

The Student Affairs Feature highlights one article each week from student affairs professionals. The Student Affairs Feature strives to provide insightful articles discussing topics pertinent to the profession. Each month, articles are compiled into an issue and distributed as an ebook. The Student Affairs Feature welcomes article submissions.

Sit_With_It by Sarah Schoper

the musing of a student affairs faculty member (by @SitWithIt)

Studentlifeguru's Blog by Student Life Consultants is the official blog of Student Life Consultants. Student Life Consultants is a private consulting firm specializing in the development of a wide array of ready-made leadership training tools and resources for college & university student affairs administrators and student leaders alike. The company is owned and managed by Scott and Maureen Helfrich and Justin Schiefelbein and is based out of Brownsville, Pennsylvania.

Social Media in Higher Education by Rey Junco

Rey Junco is a professor and researcher who studies how technology use affects college students. He's particularly interested in using quantitative methods to assess the effects of social media on student development, engagement, learning, and success. This blog is a place where he blogs about the research he's conducting and provides commentary on using technology in educationally-relevant ways.

Gross, Point-Blank by Liz Gross

Pursuing a Ph.D. in Leadership, Learning and Service in Higher Education at Cardinal Stritch University. Her dissertation research focuses on the relationship between college student communication methods (including social media use) and engagement on campus.

Sheri Lehman

Sheri is a forever student energized by social media and technology, leadership, and education. Her strategic, futuristic, and curious nature led to her to an unexpected, but rewarding, career in social media and marketing. Sheri is the first social media specialist at Chapman University, managing the institutional accounts and overseeing campus strategies, guidelines, and education.

Student Affairs Women Talk Tech by Various

Welcome to the Student Affairs Women Talk Tech blog! We are a group of female student affairs professionals working in a variety of fields with a passion for technology. This blog is designed to as a forum for women in student affairs with an interest in technology. We focus on showcasing the women who are doing things with technology in the field of student affairs, and talking about some of the unique issues that face women as we break into a formerly male-dominated area.

Amanda Learning by Amanda McKnight

Amanda Mcknight is a Southern girl raised in Charlotte, NC and a proud North Carolina State University alumna. She is pursuing her Masters of Education in College Student Personnel Administration at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

Double Secret Probation by Ben White

Thoughts on student conduct, education law, and related topics. Ben is the Director of Student Conduct for UC San Diego and oversees non-academic student conduct processes. He has abackground is in athletics and communications.

The Student Leader Collective by Various

Largest community of Student Leaders learning and growing from each other. Creators of #SLchat.