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Join Dr. Dustin York (an Associate Professor whose specialties include digital transformation, branding, and the future of higher education) and Pamela Bryan Williams (a Chief Strategist for Learning Design and Development) from Maryville University for an invigorating conversation around how higher education can reimagine its core products, experience, and marketing for the lifelong learner.

The duo sits down with Zach to discuss the future of learning design and development and how the Maryville team is thinking about, wrestling with, and overcoming the threats and challenges present in higher education today. 

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About the Podcast

Zach Busekrus

Host

Zach Busekrus

Zach is the Founder of Enrollify. He thoroughly enjoys building new brands, developing and executing content marketing strategies, and hosting podcasts. When he's not working on Enrollify, he enjoys discussing life's quandaries over coffee (or a good bourbon) with friends, building Sponstayneous (his travel brand side hustle), trying out new HIIT workouts, and adventuring across the globe with his wife!

Dr. Dustin York

Interviewee

Dr. Dustin York

Dustin York, EdD, teaches as an associate professor of the graduate and undergraduate communications programs at Maryville University. His PR experience spans the agency, corporate, and political realms; York has worked for major clients including Nike, PepsiCo., and Scottrade Financial Services and as the public relations consultant on a 2008 political campaign. York’s doctoral dissertation examined the relationship between speakers’ nonverbal communication and audiences’ recall of spoken information. His method increased information recall by 22 percent and was published in Entrepreneur magazine and PR Daily. In 2016, he was included in St. Louis Business Journal’s 30 Under 30 list. At Maryville, York has facilitated the launch of a student organization that tackles public relations projects for one client per semester. Clients have included the St. Louis Library and Safe Connections, an organization in St. Louis working to end domestic and sexual violence. He also serves as the faculty advisor to Pawprint, Maryville’s online student newspaper, and Saints Talk, a student sports podcast. https://online.maryville.edu/business-degrees/faculty/dustin-york/  

Pamela Bryan Williams

Interviewee

Pamela Bryan Williams

Strategist, Designer, Educator. With more than 25 years of teaching experience, Bryan Williams’ focus has always been unique, believing that relationships and innovation are key to educational access and opportunity.  As the learning landscape has shifted to complement traditional learning through upskilling and reskilling, personalizing the learning experience for individuals and companies has become a priority. Having managed the design and development of over 1500 fully online courses, Bryan Williams’ is passionate about enabling student success,  minimizing barriers to learning, and creating inclusive learning environments. Through innovative technology, immersive learning, and proven support systems, she partners with academic programs, non-profit organizations, and nation-wide companies to enable learners to achieve new goals. Pam has been a frequent presenter and panelist for local, regional, and national conferences, often sharing innovation strategies for the “everyday designer” and focusing on the essentials of authentic learning through storytelling, scenario development, and company-specific simulations.

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