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OHIO employees invited to 'Digital Leadership' presentation

The Division of Student Affairs is inviting all Ohio University employees to a professional development presentation on social media and technology.

Titled “Digital Leadership,” the presentation will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. Thursday, May 22, in the Baker University Center Theatre. During the event, participants will learn strategies on how to navigate and leverage social media and technology to best communicate, educate and lead in today’s noisy world.

Nationally recognized speakers Patrick Love and Tony Doody, both experts in the fields of higher education and student affairs, will lead the presentation.

“We are looking forward to this interactive presentation and learning more about how to better utilize social media and technology within higher education," said Ryan Lombardi, vice president for student affairs. "I have heard great things about Love and Doody’s presentations and look forward to having them on campus next week.”

Currently the vice president for student affairs at the New York Institute of Technology, Love’s career in higher education has included work in student affairs, academic affairs and as a professor. He is the author of “Rethinking Student Affairs Practice” and co-authored “Leadership and Management Issues for the New Century” and “Enhancing Student Learning: Intellectual, Social and Emotional Integration.” His areas of scholarship include organizational culture, leadership and management issues in student affairs, applying theory to practice, spiritual development, and LGBT issues. Love has consulted with or spoke at more than 40 institutions and organizations.

Doody is the director of student life at Rutgers University. He has more than 20 years of experience and oversight in senior leadership positions within the field of higher education in the areas of facilities management and design, leadership development, major events, marketing and communication, and adult learning programs. He has spoken at 10 universities throughout the nation and at eight National Higher Education conferences in the past three years.