Tag: social media

UW-Green Bay Snapchat is now seeing global buzz

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In recent days UW-Green Bay has been receiving a lot of attention — globally, even — about its innovative practice of sending snaps on Snapchat to admitted students. It began with local coverage by WBAY, and has spread rapidly from there, including Seventeen, NPR and Good Morning America. Check out some of the buzz: Hip UW-Green […]

We were on Good Morning America!

Some of the Snapchat stories we are following: UW-Green Bay notifies students of acceptance on Snapchat, Fox News, Dec. 2 We’ve officially reached peak millennial: UW-Green Bay a US university is accepting students via Snapchat, Irish Examiner, Dec. 2 Hip UW-Green Bay sends college acceptance notices on Snapchat, Mashable, Dec. 1 UW-Green Bay’s Acceptance “Letters” […]

What’s rising? The “hip” Phoenix, of course

UW-Green Bay has been receiving national coverage thanks to a story originally covered by WBAY highlighting UWGB’s new practice of sending a snap on Snapchat to admitted students. Most recently, the story has received coverage by global, multi-platform media company, Mashable and could be seen on Mashable home page under the “What’s rising.” This project which was a dream […]

Show your LifeatUWGB

Christina Trombley is hosting the LifeatUWGB Instagram account this week showing students and other followers how the University supports students and giving a behind the scenes peek at life at UWGB as Assistant Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Services. If this looks like fun to you, LifeatUWGB coordinator Jena Richter Landers is looking for more hosts […]

Accepted students discover admission in a Snap

Students admitted to UW-Green Bay for fall 2017 are receiving news of their admission in an additional and unique way this admissions cycle. Any applicants that provide their Snap (formerly known as Snapchat) handle in the application process receive a snap from UWGB congratulating them from the UWGB Snap account. Each batch of snaps are […]

‘Searching for Romeo’ cast member running LifeatUWGB Instagram account

Guinevere Casper, a sophomore English and theatre major and cast member of “Searching for Romeo,” is this week’s volunteer host of the LifeatUWGB Instagram account. Each week a different Phoenix hosts the account to show life at UWGB. This week, Guinevere is taking Instagram-users behind the scenes of the musical, which opens on Thursday. Buy […]

Know a student ‘Hired before Graduation’?

It is that time of the semester again… Social media specialist Jena Richter Landers asks that members of the campus community help her spotlight December graduates who have jobs lined up for after graduation. If you are aware of, or are a student with post-grad employment already secured, please contact Jena with those students’ names. […]

Summer ‘grammers’ wanted

The volunteer-hosted LifeAtUWGB Instagram account (https://www.instagram.com/lifeatuwgb/) is looking for summer hosts to showcase life on campus. The ideal host is any Phoenix “on campus” (exceptions are made for those studying abroad), and include: summer student employees, students on summer travel programs, staff members with lively roles over summer, etc. Hosts run the account for a […]