EDUCAUSE 2014: After Hours in Orlando

Posted on: September 19th, 2014 by Saul Hafenbredl No Comments
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The EDUCAUSE Annual Conference returns to Orlando this year, where the best and brightest minds in higher education will convene to network with peers, discover new approaches and discuss the future of the postsecondary market.

Orange County Convention Center serves as the conference venue, and Orlando’s world-famous attractions provide ample opportunities for conference-goers to unwind after a long day of moving and shaking.

At CB&A, we hold fun and play in high regard, so here are a few suggestions for making... more

2014 Summer Memories Part II

Posted on: September 12th, 2014 by Lauren West No Comments

Part II of our summer memory journey takes us to the waters of Manitoulin Island, the sunflower fields of Wisconsin, the Sapphire Mountains in Montana and even features a nautical love story.

We hope reading our memories allowed you to hold on just a little bit longer to sweet summertime.

Saul Hafenbredl, Account Manager

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My favorite summer memory is an easy choice. After getting married, Elena and I headed west to... more

2014 Summer Memories

Posted on: September 5th, 2014 by Lauren West No Comments

Labor Day has passed, and our white clothes are packed away. We’re not quite ready to give up the warm weather, so we decided to reminisce our favorite summer memories. Enjoy our memories, share yours in the comments and check back for part II.

Olivia Hoff, Account Coordinator

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Paragliding in Switzerland, sunsets in Florence, beachin’ in Barcelona and the Vatican in Rome. This summer I went on a... more

August’s #PRProTips

Posted on: September 2nd, 2014 by Chris Swietlik No Comments

In July, we kicked off our new weekly Vine video series “PR Pro Tips.” Every Wednesday, a different member of the CB&A team shares an insight into how to master the world of public relations. We logged more entries in August and have no plans for slowing down.

If you need a specific tip from a PR pro, let us know if the comments. Remember you can follow us on Vine, Twitter and Facebook to get the latest... more

A is for Apple: The Juicy History of America’s Favorite Back-to-school Treat

Posted on: August 27th, 2014 by Kristina Rozenbergs No Comments

The back-to-school season conjures up many iconic images – a backpack filled with new school supplies, bright yellow school busses and of course, a shiny red apple. Since the sweet treat has become a symbol of teaching and education in many countries, it’s hard to believe that the apple was once considered a dangerous piece of produce to many Americans.

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Unlike the sweet crunch we think of today, the apple historically had... more

SXSWedu PanelPicker 2014 Watch List

Posted on: August 19th, 2014 by Lauren West No Comments

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Launched in 2007, PanelPicker is an innovative online tool that encourages community participation in the SXSW Festival. Since 30 percent of the input in the application process comes from public votes, it is a great way to champion topics that you are passionate about. The remaining input comes from SXSW staff (30 percent) and a group of industry experts on the SXSW Advisory Board... more

Robotics in Education: Not Quite a Takeover

Posted on: August 14th, 2014 by Lauren West No Comments

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The idea of robots taking over the world has been depicted in films, literature and popular culture. With so much attention paid to fantasy scenarios, it can be easy to forget that there are robots actually being used in daily life to make chores easier or solve problems. A recent Fox News article describes robots that clean floors, make flatbreads and even organize calendars.

One robot featured in the article... more

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