UW-Green Bay Continuing Education and Community Engagement will be hosting the Social Media Strategies Summit on August 21, 2019 at the Holiday Inn & Suites in Manitowoc from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. The fee is $119, and includes a full day of instruction/materials, breakfast and lunch. Four dynamic speakers including Prof. Phillip Clampitt (Communication), Lisa Cruz, President of Red Shoes Inc., UW-Green Bay alumna Noelle Marr, Account Executive/Social Media Specialist at Leonard & Finco PR and Jason Prigge, Co-Founder, Vagabond Creative and #CoolestCoast. Session topics will include Strategic Social Media, Crisis Communication & Social Media, Owning a Brand and Advertising on Social Media. For more information on the sessions/speakers and how to register, please visit the website. If you have any questions, please contact Melissa Schleicher at email@example.com or at 920-663-7337.
In honor of Teachers Appreciation Day and Week, students and alumni shared shoutouts for UW-Green Bay faculty members on social media. The Marinette Campus post even turned into a caption contest! See all of the great things they had to say:
In celebration of National Haiku Poetry Day observed yesterday (April 17, 2019) UW-Green Bay put out a call to the University community, alumni and friends to share their
#uwgbhaiku. Dean Chuck Rybak (College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences) shares the history and some insight on the ancient expression. His spontaneous haiku:
The sun has returned
Traveler back on the beach
Where she built a life
Chancellor Miller took to the UW-Green Bay Instagram account last week, Thursday, March 28, 2019, answering questions posed by followers of the account. The chancellor fielded nearly 50 questions from more than 40 participants. Questions ranged from “Is a hot dog a sandwich?” to “Where did you grow up?” and much more! See the Instagram story.
Prof. Phil Clampitt (Communication) was recently featured as a social media expert in an article addressing a controversial Facebook post published by the Oconto Police Department. “If anything can be misunderstood it will be misunderstood in the worst way. The ‘so what’ to that is to figure out how to respond to it,” said Prof. Clampitt in the article. Read the full story.
Despite overall demographic trends, UW-Green Bay has seen steady enrollment growth, thanks to initiatives such as College Draft Day, where high school students can go to Lambeau Field and learn about the many aspects of college, and Instagram acceptance, in which admitted students can receive a direct message to their Instagram account notifying them they’ve been accepted. Check out the story.
Sophomore international student Chau Pham is hosting the LifeatUWGB Instagram account showing life at the Marinette Campus. Pham is from Hanoi, Vietnam and has shared a photo from an art class and a video of a fellow international student playing piano among other images. Follow along. Are you or someone you know willing to share a glimpse at their life at UW-Green Bay? Students, staff, faculty and administration from all campuses are encouraged to apply at bit.ly/LifeAtUWGB.
“Apparently, getting a college acceptance letter in the mail, on a real piece of paper with an envelope and actual stamp, is about to become a relic,” reports a news station in Philadelphia. “At the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, you will now find out you’ve been accepted on Instagram. Watch it here.
Here’s more media on UW-Green Bay sending out acceptance letters via Instagram.
Making statewide news this week is a story about UW-Green Bay now announcing prospective students’ acceptance into one of the four UW-Green Bay campuses by Instagram, as well as traditional methods. Fox 11 was the first to report on the story.