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RNL National Conference

Jul 7-Jul 8, 2021 Virtual Enrollment, Student SuccessRegister Now

RNL National Conference

Join us in virtual Paris for the
35th Annual RNL National Conference

July 7-8, 2021

 

The RNL National Conference has gone virtual once again for 2021! Even though the event will be entirely virtual, attendees will still receive a vibrant conference experience full of great strategies, new innovations, and good times all while being virtually immersed in Paris, France.

Who should attend?

  • Presidents, provosts, and chancellors
  • Chief enrollment officers
  • Chief academic affairs and student affairs officers
  • Directors of admission
  • Directors of financial aid
  • Deans with responsibility for student retention
  • Campus marketing professionals
  • Campus retention teams

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Registration Fees

$399 per person (1-2 registrants)

$299 per person (3+ registrants)

Bring a team to spark discussion and create momentum for implementing new strategies.

Register Now

Why attend the RNL National Conference?

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Dr. Stacy Young, president of Montcalm Community College, explains why she has attended the RNL National Conference for the past 15 years and brought a team of 12 people to last year’s event.

RNL “Swag Box” for attendees

Even though the conference will be virtual, we want to give our attendees a taste (literally) of that in-person conference experience. Register by June 22 and you’ll receive an RNLNC Swag Box with delicious snacks and great gifts, delivered to your door.

Conference agenda

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All sessions at the virtual RNL National Conference will initially be broadcast online on July 7-8 at the times listed below, and then available on-demand after the conference concludes.

More details about the conference sessions will be posted in the coming weeks. Please note that this schedule is subject to change.

All times below are Central Time (CT). If you have any questions, please contact us.

Session topics include:

  • Undergraduate enrollment
  • Graduate and online enrollment
  • Campus marketing
  • Financial aid management
  • Student success
  • Strategic enrollment planning

Wednesday, July 7

9:00 – 10:00 a.m.
Connect Over Coffee, Exhibit Area Open


10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Opening Conference Keynote:
Dr. Bertice Berry

Dr. Bertice Berry has been stirring academic and corporate audiences to action for over 25 years. An accomplished sociologist, Dr. Berry has expertise in several areas including statistics, race relations, and gender in addition to being an entrepreneur, comedian, and author of 11 bestselling and critically acclaimed books.

Dr. Berry draws greatly from her own compelling personal journey, going from one of seven siblings in a single-mother household…to winning a scholarship to Jacksonville University…to earning her PhD in sociology from Kent State University by the time she was 26. Afterwards, she launched her teaching career there, quickly gaining a reputation for her transformative lectures.


11:00 – 11:15 a.m.
Break


11:15 – 11:45 a.m.
Breakout Sessions (Choose from 5 sessions)


11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
Lunch (Optional Paris bike tour: Classic Paris Part One)


12:45 – 1:15 p.m.
Breakout Sessions (Choose from 5 sessions)


1:15 – 1:30 p.m.
Break


1:30 – 2:00 p.m.
Breakout Sessions (Choose from 5 sessions)


2:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Exhibit Area Open


3:00 – 3:30 p.m.
Breakout Sessions (Choose from 5 sessions)


4:00 p.m.
Paris Inspired Mixology Event

Registration Fees

$399 per person (1-2 registrants)

$299 per person (3+ registrants)

Bring a team to spark discussion and create momentum for implementing new strategies.

Register Now

Thursday, July 8

8:00 – 9:00 a.m.
Connect Over Coffee


9:00 – 9:45 a.m.
Keynote Session


9:45 – 10:30 a.m.
Exhibit Area Open


10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Conference Keynote:
Americus Reed II

Professor Americus Reed II brings 25 years of research, teaching, and consulting experience in leveraging deep social psychological analysis on the topic of “Identity,” the complexity of how a person, organization, brand, or service creates self-expression, and how these factors interface with various domains of business. He engages his audiences by infusing creativity and humor with science and data.

Professor Reed has authored more than 50 articles, book chapters, and cases, and he has been featured on CNN, CNBC, Forbes, the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, and NPR. He co-founded Persona Partners, a consulting firm that focuses on strategies to create “Identity Loyalty,” and he has consulted with organizations such as Americhoice, the Philadelphia Eagles, the Department of Education, NIKE, and the American College of Physicians on the marketing and development of products associated with health and fitness.


11:30 – 11:45 a.m.
Break


11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
Lunch (Optional Paris tour: Classic Paris Part Two)


12:45 – 1:15 p.m.
Breakout Sessions (Choose from 5 sessions)


1:15 – 1:30 p.m.
Break


1:30 – 2:00 p.m.
Breakout Sessions (Choose from 5 sessions)


2:00 – 2:15 p.m.
Break


2:15 – 2:45 p.m.
Breakout Sessions (Choose from 5 sessions)


3:00 – 3:30 p.m.
Wrap Up


3:30 p.m.
Adjournment

OPENING KEYNOTE: Dr. Bertice Berry
Speaker, author, sociologist

 

Dr. Bertice Berry has been stirring academic and corporate audiences to action for over 25 years. An accomplished sociologist, Dr. Berry has expertise in several areas including statistics, race relations, and gender in addition to being an entrepreneur, comedian, and author of 11 bestselling and critically acclaimed books.

Dr. Berry draws greatly from her own compelling personal journey, going from one of seven siblings in a single-mother household…to winning a scholarship to Jacksonville University…to earning her PhD in sociology from Kent State University by the time she was 26. Afterwards, she launched her teaching career there, quickly gaining a reputation for her transformative lectures.

Dr. Bertice Berry will deliver a moving, inspiring, and entertaining keynote address at the 2021 RNL National Conference.

CONFERENCE KEYNOTE: Americus Reed II
Professor of Marketing, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

 

Professor Americus Reed II brings 25 years of research, teaching, and consulting experience in leveraging deep social psychological analysis on the topic of “Identity,” the complexity of how a person, organization, brand, or service creates self-expression, and how these factors interface with various domains of business. He engages his audiences by infusing creativity and humor with science and data.

Professor Reed has authored more than 50 articles, book chapters, and cases, and he has been featured on CNN, CNBC, Forbes, the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, and NPR. He co-founded Persona Partners, a consulting firm that focuses on strategies to create “Identity Loyalty,” and he has consulted with organizations such as Americhoice, the Philadelphia Eagles, the Department of Education, NIKE, and the American College of Physicians on the marketing and development of products associated with health and fitness.

Americus Reed

Take a live interactive bike tour of Paris

 

Join in the fun with fellow conference participants to explore Paris in real-time from your home (or couch!).

Hear hilarious stories, discover beautiful sites, and interact in real-time with your Parisian guides as they bike around the City of Lights.

July 7: Classic Paris, Part One

  1. Ile Saint Louis – Saint Louis Island
  2. Notre Dame Cathedral
  3. Love Lock Bridge
  4. Louvre Museum
  5. Royal Palace – Palais Royal

July 8: Classic Paris, Part Two

  1. Place de la Concorde – Guillotine Square
  2. Petit and Grand Palais
  3. Alexander 3rd Bridge
  4. Eiffel Tower and Champ de Mars

Registration Fees

$399 per person (1-2 registrants)

$299 per person (3+ registrants)

Bring a team to spark discussion and create momentum for implementing new strategies.

Register Now

Take advantage of the 3 “Ps” of RNLNC 2021

 

RNLNC 2021: Progress

PROGRESS

Our presenters will share the innovations, insights, tactics, and technologies that will help you evolve your approach to enrollment and student success in a fluid higher ed environment—staying ahead of the expectations of students and on track to reaching your goals. Plus our innovation sessions will keep you informed of all the latest breakthroughs.

PERSONALIZATION

More than ever, students expect true personalization in their interactions with you. Our presenters will share how you can use technological innovations to personalize at scale and make every student feel like their journey to your institution was tailored just for them.

RNLNC 2021: Personalization

RNLNC 2021: Paris

PARIS

Enrollment management is a blend of art and science, and no other city brings art and science together like Paris. Sessions will take place in Parisian locations, we’ll tour world-famous locations in and around the city, and we’ll send you a bit of French hospitality in our RNLNC Swag Boxes! We look forward to wishing you bienvenue!

Become a National Conference Sponsor

The RNL virtual conference will bring top industry experts, proven solutions, and data-driven research to life via a fully interactive web platform, including a virtual expo where you will have unparalleled access and brand exposure to a highly targeted audience of higher education leaders and innovators.

Sponsor visibility and attendee engagement extends well beyond the event—educational sessions and virtual expo available on demand 12 months post-conference.

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2021 RNL National Conference Sponsors

 

Platinum Sponsor

 

Emsi provides colleges and universities with labor market data to build a better workforce and nurture strong economies, businesses, and graduates.

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Gold Sponsors

 

Mongoose

ThankView logo

 


Silver Sponsors

 

Allied Pixel

 

 

 

CampusReel

 

 

 

Hiya logo

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Bronze Sponsors

 

Bay Path University

 

 

 

Gigg

 

 

 

Othot

 

 

 

Conduit by PlatformQ Education

 

 

 

LeepFrog

 

 

 

StudentBridge

 

 

 

 

EnrollmentRX

 

 

 

 

 


 

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