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Ball State Achievements wins internationally at GWC!

The Ball State Achievements app won Best Education Project 2016 at the Gaming World Conference in Madrid, Spain beating out numerous other educational projects from around the world. After a few years of use, Ball State Achievements has shown how to effectively use mobile gamification to increase engagement and retention rates in at-risk students.  

Ball State Achievements in the Chronicle

Ball State Achievements is a multi year project designed to increase retention and persistence among a targeted student population. My team was responsible for creating the technology portion of Achievements working closely with numerous others on campus. Check it out! http://chronicle.com/blogs/wiredcampus/how-an-app-helps-low-income-students-by-turning-college-life-into-a-game/57229

Campus Technology 2015!

Campus Technology 2015 was a busy conference for me. I was honored to be named a Campus Tech July 2015 for a second time as Product Manager of Ball State Achievements. I also did my solo presentation “Book to App: Overcoming the Challenges of Disrupting Yourself” and co-presented alongside Scott Reinke about the Achievements program, … View More

Campus Technology Article!

I’m flattered that Campus Technology decided to write an article about my recent presentation at Campus Tech Forum Long Beach! Check it out here!

2015 Campus Tech Forum in Long Beach

I was honored to present twice at the 2015 Campus Tech Forum in Long Beach. It was an honor to be around such inspiring thought leaders like William Rankin and Perry Samson. I gave my presentation titled Book to App: Overcoming the Challenges of Disrupting Yourself. I also got to present Engagement and Retention Through Mobile Gamification … View More

2 Breakout sessions accepted to 2015 Campus Tech Forum Long Beach

I am proud to have 2 breakout sessions accepted for the upcoming Campus Tech Forum in Long Beach: Engagement and Retention Through Mobile Gamification (co-presenting with Scott Reinke). Book to App: Overcoming the Challenges of Disrupting Yourself. The Campus Technology Forum Long Beach 2015 is April 8-9, 2015.

Ball State Achievements NYT mention

Ball State Achievements is currently my primary project. I’ve been quiet about it as my extraordinary Emerging Tech team built out the apps and related material (we did a full beta test in Fall 2013). But, Achievements got a shout out from the New York Times, so I suppose it’s public now. Ball State Achievements … View More

Two great reviews of Be Employed

Josh Ellis of Thrive Wire wrote an upbeat review of the Be Employed app to practice and get better in his post “Nail The Interview By Practicing With This App.” And, Alexandria Jenkins of the Vidette Online (Illinois State University’s News Source) wrote a great article titled “New interactive app allows students to practice interview … View More

Interview on Kids Count Radio

I was honored to be on The Indiana Youth Institute’s Kids Count Radio to talk about my book and app along with Digital Corps alum Jacob Van Brunt. Jacob talks about the experience of getting a job he really wants, not necessarily the one that pays the most. It’s a half hour show. Check it … View More

Thank God for Mondays Interview

I was blessed to be interviewed on Thank God for Mondays hosed by Brother Greg Cellini from Seton Hall University. We spent the entire show talking about my book and app. From the official description: “The purpose of Thank God For Monday is to inspire listeners to take personal responsibility for their professional satisfaction. We … View More