Ed Cabellon

Ed Cabellon has 17 years of progressive experience in higher education administration and is a leader in social media and technology integration, education, and assessment. He currently serves as the Director of the Campus Center at Bridgewater State University and is enrolled at Johnson and Wales University in RI pursuing an doctoral degree in Educational Leadership. His research interests include the use of social networking in higher education, retention of first-generation students through social networking, and discovering high-impact technology practices among university administrators.

Since 2007, Ed has spoken at over 75 universities and associations including the University of Kentucky, the University of Arizona, the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA), College Student Educators International (ACPA), EDUCAUSE, the Auxiliary Organizations Association, and South by Southwest Education and Interactive.

Ed believes that understanding one's digital identity and gaining literacy in technology should be part of the core curriculum in a 21st century education; that every enrolled college student should have access to high speed internet while matriculated; and that the most powerful learning happens when it is peer to peer.