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Webinar: Difficult, but doable: Enrollment Management and Marketing in a Pandemic
Thursday, April 23, 2020, 2:15 PM - 3:15 PM CDT
Category: Professional Development

Throughout the country, colleges are trying to figure out how to recruit (and retain) students in a time of closed campuses and social distancing. Many are adding online workarounds: virtual tours, live events, and more. Hear from four Missouri enrollment managers and marketers as they share trends they're currently seeing, as well as innovative strategies.

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Presenters

Matt Huber
Districtwide Director of Enrollment Management
St Louis Community College
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Matt Huber is currently the Districtwide Director of Enrollment Management at St. Louis Community College.  Prior to his role in St. Louis, Matt was the Director of Admissions at HACC, Central Pennsylvania's Community College having spent the beginning of his higher education career in various positions within admissions at Doane College, Upper Iowa University, and Shepherd University.

A native of the Midwest, Matt graduated with a Bachelor of Music Education from the University of Missouri - St. Louis.  He holds a Master's degree in Higher Education Administration from the University of Nebraska – Lincoln, and is currently completing his dissertation for a Doctorate of Education (Ed.D) from Northeastern University in Boston.

Jessica Gamarra
Admissions Coordinator
Metropolitan Community College–Penn Valley
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Jessica M. Gamarra is an Admissions Coordinator with Metropolitan Community College. Metropolitan Community College (or MCC) is a multidistrict community college which spans throughout Kansas City. Jessica started with MCC in 2014 with the Maple Woods Campus before transitioning to the Penn Valley Campus. As an Admissions Coordinator for MCC-Penn Valley,  she assists students with the enrollment process from initial inquiry to enrollment, explore academic programs, understand degree requirements, and connect students with the resources available to meet their goals. She hopes to grow in MCC and continue to work with community college students as they reach their educational goals.  Jessica and her husband (Alvaro) are about to celebrate their son (Raphael) 2 year birthday in August.

Carrie Greer
Director of Admissions
Jefferson College
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Carrie Greer enrolled as a student at Jefferson College in fall 1999 and loved it so much that she never left. She began her career as the Faculty Secretary in 2002. Carrie moved to Student Services in 2006 where she served as a recruiter and as an academic advisor before becoming the Director of Admissions in January 2020. Carrie earned her Associate of Arts Degree from Jefferson College, and her Bachelor's Degree in Communication and Master's Degree in Adult and Higher Education from the University of Missouri - St. Louis. Carrie is a proud third generation community college graduate and she loves witnessing the transformative effects that education can have on someone's life. Carrie resides in Jefferson County with her husband and three year old twins (who make working from home a true adventure).

Jordan Schreiber
Director of Student Recruitment
Ozarks Technical Community College
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Jordan Schreiber has served as the Director of Student Recruitment at Ozarks Technical Community College since October 2018. Before moving into the director role, she worked as an admissions representative for OTC for 2.5 years. She has also taught philosophy and religion courses as an adjunct instructor since 2014 and is a proud graduate of OTC. When she isn’t helping students get enrolled at OTC, she enjoys hanging out with her pups (and new coworkers) Puggy, Poptart, and Pancake.

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All participants are welcome. If you need special accommodations please contact MCCA Professional Development at [email protected].

About MCCA Webinars

MCCA's free webinars bring experts in the field of higher education and workforce development to a screen near you. We focus on timely and relevant topics, so you're bound to find something of interest to your organization. Past webinars are archived via the MCCA Digital Repository for streaming on-demand. 


MCCA has developed a webinar series, Adapting to COVID-19: Higher Ed and the Transition to Online Learning, for college and university faculty and staff to learn tips, tricks, and best practices for this accelerated transition to teaching online and working remotely. Thought leaders are from a range of institutions and businesses and will share their strategies and experiences. This webinar series is provided to all at no cost.


Contact: MCCA Professional Development, [email protected]