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Higher Education Leaders to Share Their Success Strategies at Questex’s Fierce Education Event

Half-day virtual show will recognize Fierce Leaders, Fierce Educators and Fierce Technologists

NEW YORK, Dec. 01, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Questex’s Fierce Education brand, which is dedicated to rethinking higher education in a blended learning world, will host the 2021 Fierce Leaders in Higher Ed half-day digital event on December 8. The event will showcase those higher education leaders, educators and technologists that are embracing innovative ways of teaching, technologies and methods in this new hybrid learning environment.

Attendees will hear directly from nine higher educational professionals, nominated by their peers and selected by Fierce Education, and learn how they overcame the challenges during the past 18 months to better engage students, ensure accessibility and evaluate new business models to attract and retain students.

Speakers include:

Eric Bing, Chancellor, The College of Health Care Professions

Greg Flanik, Chief Information Officer, Baldwin Wallace University

Dr. Kayunta Johnson-Winters, Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Texas at Arlington

Dr. Joe Sallustio, Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, Claremont Lincoln University

Dr. Eva Ponce, Executive Director, MITx MicroMasters Program in Supply Chain Management
Dr. Stefani Boyer, Professor, Professor of Marketing, Bryant University

Dr. Krishna Pakala, Assistant Professor, Mechanical & Biomedical Engineering, Boise State University

Dr. Mira Lalovic-Hand, Senior Vice President and CIO, Rowan University

J. Cody Moyer, Associate Dean, Online Learning and Academic Support, Polk State College

“There are so many terrific stories of educators, leaders and technologies who are embracing innovative teaching practices and new technologies in this new blended learning environment,” said Kathleen Connolly, VP of Fierce Education. “We created this event to recognize these extraordinary individuals and have them share their successes with our audience with the hope that they could use these stories as inspiration to replicate at their institutions.”

To register to attend the 2021 Fierce Leaders in Higher Ed event, click here.

Course Hero is the diamond sponsor of the 2021 Fierce Leaders in Higher Ed event and Harriet Seitler, EVP will be interviewing Dr Michael Baston, President, Rockland Community College. 

Higher education leaders, educators or technologists interested in speaking or sponsoring at future events, click here. To nominate a Fierce Educator, click here, to nominate a Fierce Education Technologist, click here and to nominate a Fierce Education Leader, click here.

About Fierce Education
Fierce Education is the place where higher education leaders, faculty and those driving technology adoption decisions in education can access proven methods and best practices in distance and blended learning. Targeted to higher education faculty; presidents, deans, provosts and chief academic officers; directors of online, distance, e-learning; and CIO, CTO and directors in charge of online education systems, Fierce Education covers the intersection where faculty and student needs meet and highlights the people, products and places. Fierce Education delivers the higher education audience with news, analysis, best practices and data around accessibility, connectivity & equity, assessment & analytics, security & privacy, to the cloud and supporting business continuity in higher education.

About Questex
Questex helps people live better and longer. Questex brings people together in the markets that help people live better: travel, hospitality and wellness; the industries that help people live longer: life science and healthcare; and the technologies that enable and fuel these new experiences. We live in the experience economy – connecting our ecosystem through live events, surrounded by data insights and digital communities. We deliver experience and real results. It happens here.

Media Contact
Kathleen Connolly
Vice President and Market Leader
Fierce Education