The Place Makers by MSC U

By T.J. Logan

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EPISODE 14: Higher Ed Return Plans

Speakers: Jonathan Zimmerman (University of Pennsylvania) and Jabir McKnight (Dream Beacon)

EPISODE 13: An Update on COVID and Higher Ed

Speakers: Kelsey Finn (CEO of NACAS) and Clayton Mitchell (Senior Vice President of Real Estate and Facilities at Jefferson)


EPISODE 12: The Role of College Athletics in the New Normal (If That’s A Thing)

Speaker: Michael Cross, Ph.D., Co-Founder, Athlete Viewpoint

EPISODE 11: The Tech Disruption in Higher Ed

Speakers: Samyr Qureshi, Founder and CEO of Knack; and Cooper Jones, Founder and Ceo of Rah Rah


EPISODE 10: The Future of Entrepreneurship & Innovation in Higher Ed

Speakers:  Pete Cramer, Director of Development, Wexford; Mark Long, Director of Incubation Services, University of Florida; and Jabir McKnight, Co-Founder | Director of Campus Recruitment & Business Development at DREAMBEACON


EPISODE 9: The Role of Community College in the Future of Higher Ed

Speakers: Dr. Ed Cabellon, Higher Education Consultant and Dr. Mordecai Browlee Vice President for Student Success at St. Philip’s College


EPISODE 8: A Conversation with Brandon Busteed

Speakers: Brandon Busteed, President of University Partners and Global Head of Learn-Work Innovation at Kaplan


EPISODE 7: The Future of the Student Engagement & Student Affairs

Speakers: Julie Payne-Kirchmeier, CASP and Dr. Josie Ahlquist.



EPISODE 6: The Future of the Spaces Beyond the Classroom

Speakers: Kelsey Harmon Finn of NACAS.



EPISODE 5: Student Perspective on the Future of Higher Ed


EPISODE 4: The Future of Hospitality on Campus

Speakers: Vennie Gore, VP for Auxiliary Enterprises, Michigan State University; David Damon, AIA, Principal, Perkins and Will; and Tim Ryan, Chief Investment Officer, Graduate Hotels



EPISODE 3: Capital Planning

Speakers: RBC Capital Markets and Clayton “Mitch” Mitchell, Senior Vice President, Real Estate and Facilities from Thomas Jefferson


EPISODE 2: The Future of the College Union


EPISODE 1: Student Housing, What Now?