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Scott M. Helfrich
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Scott M. Helfrich is a managing partner of Student Life Consultants and has been a full-time higher education professional for the past 10 years. He has presented nationally and internationally on topics ranging from student activities, student government, residence life & housing, and college student mental health. He has been published in the Journal of College Student Development, Student Leader Magazine, Programming and has been a consultant, training module developer, and writer for various college and universities and higher education organizations. Scott is currently a doctoral candidate (ABD) in the higher education program at the Pennsylvania State University. His blog can be found at and he can be followed on Twitter @studentlifeguru.

Blog Entries by Scott M. Helfrich

25 HigherEd News Sources to Follow on Twitter

Posted November 21, 2010 | 19:53:42 (EST)

There are literally thousands of higher education organizations and blogs that provide news updates related to the global college and university community. Obviously it would be impossible to be a member of every organization and / or subscribe to every higher education publication and news source.

Yet, it is...

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Five Lessons Institutions of Higher Education Need to Learn

Posted July 29, 2010 | 13:24:55 (EST)

Recently there has been much discussion related to budget cuts, accountability, and what institutions of higher education need to learn for the future in order to survive and thrive. These are very critical and timely questions, given the current status of the economy, and its impact upon institutions of higher...

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