ARCS Virtual Workshops 2020-21

Overview and Training Sessions for ARCS members

Missed a past webinar? View all of the previously aired virtual workshops below.


Twitter Basics: Learning by Doing   

In-depth, 30-minute training session on how to manage a Twitter account for your ARCS Chapter. Trainer: Ingrid Benirschke-Perkins, ARCS National Communications Committee Member

Who should watch? All chapter members with marketing responsibilities who wish to improve their social media usage. 

Recorded 2020.05.12


The Key to Connection: LinkedIn   

In-depth, 30-minute training session on how to manage your LinkedIn page and use the ARCS Foundation National LinkedIn group to your advantage. 

Who should watch? All chapter members with marketing responsibilities who wish to improve their social media usage. 

Recorded 2021.04.29


 

One post, 3 ways: Tips and Tactics for Facebook    

In-depth, 30-minute training session on how to manage a Facebook account for your ARCS Chapter. Learn how to use Facebook Creator Studio to post updates, stories, and boost your content.

Who should watch? All chapter members with marketing responsibilities who wish to improve their social media usage. 

Recorded 2021.04.14


Create a New Page - Hosted by Caron Ogg, Oregon, IS Committee Member  

A 30-minute in-depth training to explore content management via our Drupal platform. Participants are asked to watch existing videos on this topic and submit questions about specific issues prior to the webinar. Learn to create a new page that focuses on your chapter.

Who should watch? Chapter Website Admins, Chapter Communication Chairs, anyone with Content Management experience

Recorded 2021.03.18


Scholar Database - Hosted by Due Dintelman, Utah, IS Committee Co-Chair  

This 30-minute webinar will focus on how to ensure the scholar database is up to date, how to get reports on scholar lists, both current and alum 

Who should watch?  Chapter University Relations Chairs, Scholar Relations/Scholar Outreach Chairs, Chapter Data Admins, anyone who wants to learn about the Scholar Database

Recorded 2021.03.04


Edit a Landing Page - hosted by Caron Ogg, Oregon, IS Committee Member  

A 30-minute in-depth training to build on previous content management trainings.  

Who should watch?  Chapter Website Admins, Chapter Communications Chairs, anyone with Content Management experience. 

Recorded 2021.02.18


ARCS Website Mosaico Mailing – hosted by Caron Ogg, Oregon, IS Committee Training Specialist

  • Creating Mosaico mailings (Mosaico mailings are “responsive”, i.e, look good on mobile devices. )  
  • Learn how to use building blocks to create good-looking emails.
  • Add images, buttons, etc.

Who should watch?  All chapter members who want to learn how to create attractive, engaging newsletters, event announcements and other communications to send to your people in your chapter's database.

Recorded 2020.10.22.


ARCS Resources to Maximize Chapter Social Media - hosted by Rebekah Lee and Samantha Kilgore of ASG 

Join the ASG Communications Team to discover how to maximize your chapter's social media presence and further ARCS Foundation's brand of STEM support. 

Who should watch? All chapter members with marketing responsibilities that wish to improve their social media usage. 

Recorded 2020.09.18.


Using the ARCS Website for Mailings – hosted by Lynne Brickner, Los Angeles/Utah, IS Committee Member

  • Different types of mailings (CiviMail vs Mosaico, bulk email vs smaller mailings)
  • Setting up and managing groups of people to receive your mailings
  • Create, send and monitor a CiviMail mailing
  • Managing your lists (unsubscribes, “on-hold”, etc.

Who should watch?  All chapter members who want to learn how to use their chapter database effectively for mailings.

Recorded 2020.09.15.


Website Content Management Overview –  hosted by Caron Ogg, Oregon, IS Committee Training Specialist

  • Overview of pages, menus, publishing options
  • Creating articles
  • Creating/updating scholar pages
  • Overview of editor in articles (how to insert images, links to videos)
  • Where to find ideas and help

Who should watch?  All chapter members with marketing responsibilities who want to learn about using the website to create interesting, attractive public webpages.

Recorded 2020.08.25.


Creating and Managing Events on the ARCS Website –  hosted by Sue Dintelman, Utah, IS Committee Co-Chair and Diane Might, former IS Committee Chair and ARCS Event Specialist

  • Simple calendar events
  • Free events
  • Paid events with meals
  • Price sets
  • Profiles

Who should watch?  All chapter members with responsibilities for planning Chapter events who want to take advantage of the functionality of the ARCS website for managing registrations.

Recorded 2020.08.11.


Database Management on the Website - Hosted by Beth Wainwright, Pittsburgh, IS Committee Co-Chair

  • CiviCRM Basics - CiviCRM Menu, Contacts, Scholars, Awards, Groups, Smart Groups, and Tags)
  • Drupal Basics - Users VS Contacts, My Profile “reports” (views)
  • Other Website Functionality  - Document Library, Email (quick overview of CiviMail, Mosaico), Events, PATS’s Portal

Who should attend?  All chapter members with responsibilities for maintaining their database of members, scholars, donors, university partners, and potential members and donors.

Recorded 2020.08.03. Watch the recording of the session here. 


President’s Website Overview

  • What can your chapter do with the website?  (Overview of the document library, contact management, mailings, events, Pat’s Portal, scholar awards, contributions, memberships)
  • What should chapters do on the website? (enter current members, current scholar awards, post one article per month)  Discuss option to use scholar import

Who should attend?  All Chapter Presidents, especially new incoming presidents. Other chapter members interested in a short overview of the website are welcome.

Recorded 2020.07.14. Watch the recording of the session here.