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Category Archives: Blog

Learner of the Week: Christine Bennett

Meet your classmate Christine Bennett, a Director of Digital Marketing and Marketing Analytics in Practice learner in the Digitial Marketing Specialization.  Where are you from? I grew up just outside Los Angeles but moved to the San Francisco area for university and the start of my career. I’ve always felt more at home in the outdoors, so […]

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Wie die Digital Marketing Spezialisierung meinem Berufsweg geholfen hat.

Von Manuel Feldmann, M.A., PR-Referent FJS Ich begann im Mai 2015 mit der Digital-Marketing-Spezialisierung, angeboten von der University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign, und ich kann sagen, dass diese mir bis heute sehr geholfen hat. Warum? Das möchte ich im Folgenden kurz darstellen. Ich habe neben Schule und Studium mehr als 10 Jahre im Journalismus gearbeitet. […]

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Learner of the Week: Kristel Silang

  Hometown: Philippines Course: Digital Marketing Capstone What is a fun fact about you? I don’t like ripe mangoes and halo-halo even though I’m from the Philippines. What do you do for a living? Content Marketing for a fintech startup and a freelance writer Why did you decide to start the Digital Marketing specialization? I […]

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Meet Illinois Community Ambassador Manuel Feldmann

Meet our Illinois Community Ambassador Manuel Feldmann! As a member of our team, Manuel moderates our Digital Marketing Book Club and produces engagement strategies to better communicate with learners via social media. Additionally, he is a blogger on our website and creates content for our YouTube channel. A true binge learner, a top 2% influencer […]

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Illinois Community Ambassador Showcase: Mariana Pinto Veiga

This week, we are highlighting our very first Illinois Community Ambassador. Mariana joined the team in June 2016, and since then has been a vibrant member of our ambassador team.

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5 Steps to Make Your Online Course Sticky

A guide to driving engagement and increasing enrollment in your online course. By Natalie Papazian, Manuel Feldmann and Professor Vishal Sachdev With the explosion of online education, learners are finding they have more options than ever to choose from. For universities, this means a number of things. Although having an accredited university name can help […]

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15 Reasons to Love the Digital Marketing Specialization

This year, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign celebrates its 150 year anniversary! Although a majority of our digital marketing learners are not alumni of the university, we wanted to find a way our learners could celebrate this accomplishment with us. Therefore, we asked our learners what they loved about our Digital Marketing Specialization, and here […]

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An Online Book Club for Digital Marketers

Dive deeper into digital marketing topics with the Illinois Digital Marketing Book Club! In the Book Club, you will get the opportunity to gain a further understanding of various digital marketing topics through short readings and intellectual discussion with your peers. The Digital Marketing Book Club is hosted through Facebook Groups, providing a close space […]

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Learner of the Week: Padmaja Duvvuri

  Hometown: Navi Mumbai, India Current course enrolled in: Digital Marketing Channels: The Landscape What is a fun fact about you? I love to paint and click photographs and give them apt captions. What do you do for a living? I’m an entrepreneur by profession. I own multiple businesses. I have an IT company in which the […]

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How the Illinois Digital Marketing Specialization Boosted my CV

Illinois Community Ambassador Manuel Feldmann discusses his experience with the Digital Marketing Specialization. I started with the Digital Marketing Specialization from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in May 2015, and I can say in advance that this has helped me a lot in my professional life. I have worked for more than 10 years […]

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