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Higher Education: COVID-19 + What Student Life Looks Like with Mike Poster of St. Ambrose University

Higher education experienced major disruptions in the Spring of 2020 due to the outbreak of the Coronavirus. In this episode, we have the privilege of speaking with Mike Poster, Vice President of Finance of St. Ambrose University. Learn how the private university located in Davenport, Iowa has worked to overcome challenges, what education and student life will look like this upcoming semester, and ways the institution has been able to differentiate themselves through COVID-19.

Show Notes

[02:30]  The impact COVID-19 had on SAU in the Spring of 2020

[03:15]  Higher education affordability concerns have magnified

[04:15]  How student life has changed and the concept of creating family units

[06:30]  Social distancing strategies on campus

[09:00]  Creating continuous connection through technology

[11:20]  Tips for high school students evaluating higher education institutions

[15:00]  Virtual tour offerings and enrollment options

[16:30]  The attraction of smaller institutions amid COVID-19

[19:00]  Bonus! Mike answer questions submitted by other members of the podcast team

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