Tag: social media

During the event on Saturday

During Saturday’s Commencement, which begins at 11:30 a.m. at the Kress, there will be participant posting on Twitter using #GBGRAD. Also, graduating social media intern Rory Mileham will be completing his final internship task Saturday by taking over the University Snapchat account to document an inside look at Commencement. Those interested in following this behind-the-scenes glimpse can seek out the University Snapchat account (username: uwgreenbay), and watch the account’s Snap Story. To see all (or most) of the social media references to Saturday’s extravaganza in one place.

Social media specialist Richter will share tips for analytics

UW-Green Bay social media specialist Jena Richter will share tips on “Social Media Analytics” in a session from 3 to 4 p.m. next Wednesday, May 6, in Wood Hall Room 327. She’ll repeat the session at 9 a.m. Thursday, May 7, in IS 1129E. Richter will focus on Facebook and Twitter social media analytics. The program is recommended for student employees/interns, staff, and faculty with administrative access on Facebook and a healthy basic knowledge of social media. Questions may be directed to Richter at richterj@uwgb.edu. Please RSVP at http://uwgreenbay.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_6nxDOaqkYr4Hmmx.

UWGB alumnus and rising star Gazdik heads for Bellingham

Paul Gazdik, Brown County’s emergency management director for the past two years, will leave in May for a similar job in Bellingham, Wash. Appointed to the local job while only 27, Gazdik achieved prominence for his creative use of social media and marketing to increase community awareness. Gazdik is a UW-Green Bay graduate previously featured in our alumni publications.

In the news: Social media’s Richter weighs in for story on Super Bowl ad

UW-Green Bay Social Media Specialist (and newly engaged person) Jena Richter was interviewed Monday for a WBAY, TV 2 news story about a controversial Super Bowl ad. Many on social media reacted negatively to an insurance company spot featuring a young child who says he won’t be able to experience certain things in life because he died in a preventable accident. “Most people were just kind of upset their fun evening was interrupted with this depressing commercial,” Richter said, discussing social media reaction to the ad. Reporter Ellery McCardle also interviewed a mother who lost her young son to drowning, who said the spot carried an important and timely message about accident prevention. Full story.

Please participate: Social media survey closes Feb. 4

UW-Green Bay social media specialist Jena Richter is asking for your help in completing a short survey on your University-related social media use. Richter is hoping to assess which areas of the University have a social media presence, who’s responsible for each, and whether that individual or individuals would be interested in participating in a listserv and/or monthly meetings about UW-Green Bay social media. She hopes to move toward a more unified and strategic social media presence for the University while increasing communication about social media between herself and the various departments. All faculty and staff are encouraged to participate — even if you’re not responsible for your area’s social media presence, you may be able to help shed light on who is. See survey.

It’s #gbreunion time! Show up, have fun, hashtag away during Alumni Reunion Days

Alumni Reunion Days are here! This two-day celebration of Phoenix pride begins today and runs through the end of the day Saturday, giving alumni, friends and family members a chance to celebrate all things UW-Green Bay. Interested alums can still sign up for the event — look for the Alumni Reunion Days registration table in the Alumni Rooms of the University Union from 3-9 p.m. today and 7:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m. Saturday. If social media is your thing, use the #gbreunion hashtag to document all the fun of the weekend’s events. Our news release has more info.