Tuesday, February 27 | 1:00PM–2:00PM ET | Online

Webinar | New to Higher Education: Getting Acclimated

Embrace the excitement of transitioning into academia with this empowering workshop that will help you navigate the language, culture, and landscape of higher education. Hear inspiring stories from experienced veterans and enthusiastic newcomers who will share their journeys to uplift and guide you toward success in your new career. Join us for this two-part webinar series to gain essential insights and skills – and set the stage for a fulfilling and thriving experience in higher education!


Participants will be able to:

  • Navigate the language and landscape of higher education.
  • Develop strategies to start building connections in higher education.
  • Reflect on the cultural differences between higher education and other types of organizations.


  • Sarah J. Buszka

    Senior Relationship Manager, Stanford University
  • James D'Annibale

    Director, Academic Technology, Dickinson College
  • Jodi Ito

    CISO, University of Hawaii System Office
  • Leslie Mojeiko

    Senior Instructional Designer, University of Florida
  • Madeleine Renken

    Title III Instructional Designer, Kaskaskia College

Resources & Downloads

  • Slides

    7 MB, pdf - Updated on 2/27/2024
  • Recording

    Updated on 2/27/2024

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