Melissa Ezarik

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United States

As managing editor of University Business since 2005, Melissa Ezarik is involved in editorial planning, feature and column article assignments and editing, and writing news stories, feature articles, and the Sense of Place department page -- with architecture/construction and facilities management of campus buildings as main editorial beats. Other writing specialities include education leadership, finance, and career/workplace issues. Find me on Twitter, @MelissaEzarik (also tweeting under @EdGateways, our new community college leadership pub, and @universitybiz).

Articles by Melissa Ezarik

University Business, May 2015

While it can be risky for people with physical disabilities to navigate between facilities outdoors, tunnels on campuses such as Wright State U allow for smooth building-to-building movement.
Addressing need-to-know and curious-about questions related to pedestrian passageways and maintenance tunnels below campus
“Excuses” campaign messaging appears on buses, a billboard, bar coasters and coffee sleeves, as well as on radio and the web.
Park University’s “Excuses” campaign pokes fun at students' excuses for not attending college
Let there be light—and trees and plants: The walkway connecting University of Regina’s Riddell Centre, which contains the student union and the main food service hub, and the Education Building, home to four academic programs, is an inviting space with plenty of daylighting.
Nearly 100 percent of main campus buildings connected by enclosed walkways
The future East Parking Complex and Dining Commons at Morehead State University
Morehead State University has four new facilities on the way for fall 2016 openings
Wright State University has nearly two miles of tunnels beneath its Ohio campus

University Business, April 2015

Student success has evolved from a concept focused mainly on academics and graduation to a host of other goals
Charitable giving in higher education is expected to grow in the U.S. by 4.8 percent in 2015 and an additional 4.9 percent in 2016. (Click to enlarge)
Contributions from individuals/households, estates, corporations and foundations are all expected to increase in both years

University Business, March 2015

Infinity Hall at the University of Florida is billed as the nation’s first entrepreneurial-based academic residential community.
William Jessup University opens 40,000-square-foot residence hall
College and university presidents had nearly 600 op-ed pieces published in print and online in 2014, according to a report.
Leaders tackle big-picture pieces and hot-button issues

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