2018 Q2 Relevate

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ELEVATING RELATIONSHIPS IN HIGHER EDUCATION

Got College?

Cathy Heinz covers Gen Z’s attitude about traditional higher education with just one sentence: “Who doesn’t know a teen who turns to YouTube to learn how to do something?”

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The Quad

90 percent of Generation Z workers would like to see more female leaders in the workforce, according to BridgeWorks’ “Connecting with Three Generational Segments in the Workforce” report. In addition, 75 percent of male GenZers believe they will be a leader in their companies within five years, while 59 percent of women do.

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Where the Kids Are

Did you know that the average number of social media channels used by Generation Z is five? And, according to Universum Global’s “Getting Ready to Recruit Generation Z— Looking Ahead to the Future Work Force” report, while social is still dominant, LinkedIn use has fallen dramatically since 2015. Who’s taking off?

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Front & Center

Back in 2016, full-service digital agency Primacy asked marketing professionals a simple question: If you had an unlimited marketing budget, what would you do with it? Twenty-one percent of respondents said they would invest their money in emerging technologies, with virtual reality being a prime example. A new overall marketing strategy and total rebrand ranked high as well.

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Q&A with Richard Polimeni

$1.4 TRILLION. That’s the amount of debt that has engulfed families of children attending college. If you ask Richard J. Polimeni, the number is daunting and unrealistic. As the chair of the College Savings Foundation and director of the Education Savings Programs Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Polimeni has a firsthand look at what it takes to make the dream of a college education a reality.

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Habits of the Highly Educated

In 2014, 69% of 25- to 34-year-olds with at least a bachelor’s degree and 45% of high school graduates reported exercising vigorously at least once a week.

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