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Room 308

Stop taking your school so seriously

Tuesday, Oct 23 4:15 - 5:00

Presented by Melissa Dix and Bonnie Willison

Is it time for schools to lighten up? Considering the sheer volume of messaging the average 17 year old receives from colleges, we think so. Come see examples of how Beloit College has infused humor in to their digital messaging, showing students that there’s a lighter side to higher ed.



Melissa Dix

Director of Digital Media and Creative Services

Melissa Dix, Director of Digital Media and Creative Services, has been evangelizing digital at Beloit College for 13 (lucky) years. At Beloit she's done the web, communications and marketing and most recently - enrollment. Her background also includes six years with Motorola, managing and collaborating on web development projects spanning manufacturing, e-commerce and mobile commerce; and two years as a developer for Full Audio, an online, subscription-based music software startup in Chicago.

Bonnie Willison

Campus Videographer and Photographer

Bonnie Willison is a videographer and photographer for Digital Media and Creative Services at Beloit College. Apart from making use of the usual camera gear, she has been known to incorporate turtles, dogs, LED light strips, and balloons into her projects. Bonnie helps supervise a student media team called The Collective.