Reaching Prospective Students Through Social Media

Reaching Prospective Students Through Social Media
by Jason Boucher ·

There are many ways for a university’s communications department to connect with students using social media, but how do we … Continue reading »

Friday Night Football – A Modern Mobile Marketing Marvel

Friday Night Football – A Modern Mobile Marketing Marvel
by Randy Vaughn ·

Down here in Texas, we love our football. Of course we cheer our kids whether they are on the gridiron, … Continue reading »

Twitter for Educators: A Beginner’s Guide

Twitter for Educators: A Beginner’s Guide
by Peter Baron ·

Are you new to Twitter? Do you have colleagues that you’d like to introduce to the tool? Maybe you’re looking for more buy-in across your school’s community? Then we encourage you to download this free resource put together by Amber Coggin from the Mobile County Public Schools. She’s done a nice job of answering many of the most commonly asked questions. Continue reading »

Teens & Social Media: 5 Highlights of Pew Study

Teens & Social Media: 5 Highlights of Pew Study
by Josh Loftin ·

This week, the Pew Center released an in-depth report about social media use by teenagers that included some surprising and encouraging trends. Anyone who works with (or markets to) the high school demographic should consider the report a must-read. Continue reading »

Make Your Tiny Avatar Work for You

Make Your Tiny Avatar Work for You
by Liza Fisher Norman ·

I’m on Twitter a lot, as anyone who follows me knows. Hootsuite is my go-to app to view and compose tweets as well as to interact with numerous independent schools on topics of branding and marketing. Continue reading »

The Multi-Dimensional Power of Professional Development through Social Media

The Multi-Dimensional Power of Professional Development through Social Media
by Scott Rocco ·

The use of social media as a professional development tool in the educational world is finally taking hold. As it progresses, those using it need to understand that it is not a one-dimensional environment for learning. Continue reading »

2013 UNH Commencement Goes Social

2013 UNH Commencement Goes Social
by Jason Boucher ·

The department of New & Emerging Media at The University of New Hampshire wanted to create a website where anyone interested in this year’s graduation activities could visit and see all things social media related. Along with our web designer, we created a mash-up that includes a controllable webcam looking out onto Memorial field, where the 2013 commencement ceremonies will take place. Continue reading »

Social Media Etiquette During Tragedy

Social Media Etiquette During Tragedy
by Jason Boucher ·

Social media can be our best friend during a tragedy by helping us collect the information we’re looking for fast, … Continue reading »

Student Involvement Sparks Growth in Twitter Followers

Student Involvement Sparks Growth in Twitter Followers
by Rob Johnson ·

At La Salle College High School, we’ve been seriously involved in Social Media since about 2010, with a growing buy-in from … Continue reading »

Social Media Lessons From A State Basketball Title

Social Media Lessons From A State Basketball Title
by Josh Loftin ·

The Wasatch Academy Tigers second state championship in basketball (ever) provided a much-needed late-winter jolt to the school’s campus. The impressive season-long run by the boy’s team also energized alumni, parents and even former faculty members, providing a prime opportunity to connect further with audiences who may normally offer passing interest. Continue reading »