Video Creativity in Holiday Greetings

Humor, snow (natural and otherwise) and animals make appearances in holiday videos.

December 21, 2018
The University of Virginia's new president gets help for his holiday card

Many colleges send out videos to celebrate the holiday season. Here are some of those of note this year.

The University of North Carolina at Asheville drew inspiration from Robert Frost.

At the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, the theme was the rush toward finals and final projects as the holidays and a break draw close.

The University of Virginia's new president got instant reaction to a text for help with his holiday card.

Clackamas Community College took a holiday song much debated these days and rewrote the words.

Ohio State University's veterinary medicine college focused on a tour led by four-legged beneficiaries of the college's work.

Hamilton College's president recreated James Corden's "Carpool Karaoke."

And George Mason University focused on the idea of giving.

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Scott Jaschik, Editor, is one of the three founders of Inside Higher Ed. With Doug Lederman, he leads the editorial operations of Inside Higher Ed, overseeing news content, opinion pieces, career advice, blogs and other features. Scott is a leading voice on higher education issues, quoted regularly in publications nationwide, and publishing articles on colleges in publications such as The New York Times, The Boston Globe, The Washington Post, Salon, and elsewhere. He has been a judge or screener for the National Magazine Awards, the Online Journalism Awards, the Folio Editorial Excellence Awards, and the Education Writers Association Awards. Scott served as a mentor in the community college fellowship program of the Hechinger Institute on Education and the Media, of Teachers College, Columbia University. He is a member of the board of the Education Writers Association. From 1999-2003, Scott was editor of The Chronicle of Higher Education. Scott grew up in Rochester, N.Y., and graduated from Cornell University in 1985. He lives in Washington.

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