Guidebook, NC State University, and the Education Technology Consortium Announce Mobile First for The Modern Campus Summit

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Higher Ed Experts Offer Best Practices for Incorporating Mobile Into a University’s Communications Mix

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Guidebook, the leading mobile app platform, NC State University, and the Education Technology Consortium (ETC) today announced Mobile First for the Modern Campus, a one day summit to be held at the NC State Campus on October 6, 2017.

Higher ed institutions must reach students where they are - on their mobile devices - to attract prospective applicants, establish them as enrolled, and retain them throughout the entire student lifecycle. Speakers at the Mobile First for the Modern Campus will offer guidance on how to approach mobile technology and manage a successful implementation. The day’s events are designed for professionals who manage student programs and activities, admissions and enrollment, teams in charge of digital communications, web and social media strategies, and personnel involved in managing campus-wide technology initiatives.

What: Mobile First for the Modern Campus Summit
When: Friday, October 6, 2017, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm ET
Where: NC State Talley Student Union 2610 Cates Ave, Raleigh North Carolina
Speakers to date:
● Dr. Leslie Dare, Director of DASA Technology Services, Division of Academic & Student Affairs at NC State University
● Justin Hammond is the Director of Marketing and Communications, Division of Academic and Student Affairs at NC State
● Dr. Josie Ahlquist, Digital Leadership Educator, Author, and Speaker
● Dr. Paul Gordon Brown, Higher Ed Scholar, Speaker, and Educator
● Jeff Lewis, Co-Founder, Guidebook
● Chris Trudell, Guidebook Higher Ed and the former Associate Director of New Student and Family Programs at Clemson University.

Download the Mobile First for the Modern Campus app to get up-to-date information on the conference and the ability to network with attendees in advance of the event. Register for the event today. Early bird pricing expires on June 9, 2017.

For more information please visit Mobile First for the Modern Campus

About NC State University
NC State University was founded with a purpose: to create economic, societal and intellectual prosperity for the people of North Carolina and the country. The university began as a land-grant institution teaching the agricultural and mechanical arts. Today, it is a pre-eminent research enterprise that excels in science, technology, engineering, math, design, the humanities and social sciences, textiles and veterinary medicine.

NC State students, faculty and staff take problems in hand and work with industry, government and nonprofit partners to solve them. Its 34,000-plus high-performing students apply what they learn in the real world by conducting research, working in internships and co-ops, and performing acts of world-changing service. That experiential education ensures they leave ready to lead the workforce, confident in the knowledge that NC State consistently rates as one of the best values in higher education.

About ETC
The Education Technology Consortium (ETC) is a gathering of technology enthusiast made up of scholars, university staff, faculty, and education technology vendors dedicated to improving the use of technology throughout higher education. The ETC is dedicated to equipping education professionals a network to successfully utilize technology to best serve contemporary students.

About Guidebook
Guidebook has been making it easy for people to create mobile guides for their organizations since 2011. The world’s most admired companies use Guidebook. So do 80% out of the top colleges in the United States. Guidebook is headquartered in San Francisco and has offices in Raleigh, North Carolina, London, England and Seoul, South Korea. The company is backed by MHS Capital and Mosaic Ventures. Learn more at and follow us at @guidebook. For photos and logos, visit

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