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In this interview we spoke with Nadia Zhiri, a principal with Treanor Architects, a firm specializing in architecture, planning, interior design, historic preservation and graphic design.  Treanor’s portfolio and experience includes work on 175 student life projects at 75 campuses, encompassing over 20,000 beds in residence halls or Greek houses.  Nadia talked to us about an architect's perspective of designing housing to enhance student life.

Direct download: Ep19_NadiaZhiri.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:04am CDT

In this interview, we talked with Jay Morley, Jr., the past president and CEO of the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO), a Washington D.C. based organization serving 2,100 colleges and universities.   Prior to serving at NACUBO, Mr. Morley served in financial and administrative roles at four universities.  Since retiring from his position with NACUBO, he has consulted on a wide variety of assignments for schools, colleges, universities and non-profits.

Direct download: ep18_JayMorley.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:07am CDT

Welcome to “Join the Conversation,” a podcast of the Student Housing Matters blog.  Join the Conversation features interviews with higher education leaders about their institutions and careers in higher education, and their perspectives on the role on-campus student housing plays on a university campus.

In this interview we spoke with Mike Clardy, the director of communications and media relations at Auburn University, about the issue of the "Toomers Corner" tradition and how that impacts student life on campus.

Mike has served at Auburn University for the past 15 years. He has 23 years of experience in higher education advancement, news, social media, integrated marketing and public relations. He serves as Auburn’s primary spokesman and leads the university’s crisis and emergency communications efforts, in addition to web and social media.

Direct download: ep17_MikeClardy.mp3
Category:Join The Conversation Podcast -- posted at: 11:41am CDT

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