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As colleges and universities face the impending enrollment cliff, it's critical for marketers to understand the challenges and act as change agents to help their institutions prepare. Lucky for us—Carrie is an expert on how to do this! Tune in to gain actionable advice and learn how marketers can leverage their skills to navigate the enrollment cliff and drive meaningful change within their institutions.


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About the Podcast

Allison Turcio


Allison Turcio

Allison Turcio is Assistant Vice President for Enrollment and Marketing at Siena College. She leads college-wide marketing, market research, and enrollment communications efforts. Her work has won numerous awards and has presented at the American Marketing Association’s Symposium for the Marketing of Higher Education and other conferences. Allison was selected for the Albany Business Review 40 Under 40 and Siena College’s Excellence in Administration award in 2020. She is working on her doctorate degree at Northeastern University and holds a master’s in Communications and bachelor’s in English.

Dr. Carrie Phillips


Dr. Carrie Phillips

Dr. Carrie Phillips is the Chief Communications & Marketing Officer at UA Little Rock where she is charged with telling the university’s incredible story. She considers herself part creative and part analyst but fully curious to solve challenges in higher education. Carrie earned her doctorate from Texas Tech University where she studied how regional public universities are using marketing efforts to mitigate the enrollment cliff. Prior to joining UA Little Rock, she worked 14 years at Arkansas Tech University where she led a brand study, the first comprehensive brand campaign and oversaw collateral development for the current comprehensive campaign. Carrie is a member of the American Marketing Association and holds the Professional Certified Marketer credential. She is also chair-elect of the District IV Cabinet for CASE and a member of UCDA.  Finally, she is a puppy mom to Eleanor Belle—a 10-pound maltipoo.

The Application with Allison Turcio

The Application is a podcast designed with higher ed enrollment marketers in mind. Hosted by Allison Turcio - Assistant Vice President for Enrollment and Marketing at Siena College - each episode will bring together some of the best minds in higher ed to offer actionable takeaways to help YOU level your enrollment marketing game. Catch new episodes every other Tuesday wherever you get your podcasts. 

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