Posts by: Jenny Mackintosh

Social Media and Time Management

I’m currently poring over Ivan Walsh’s second iteration of free eBooks on social media. One that stood out for me is Amber Naslund’s “Social Media Time Management” (pdf), which I’m now reading through for a few new ideas. When we sit down to consult with a school on their social media strategy, one of the […]

TWTRCON SF 10: Key Takeaways

Last Thursday, I had the opportunity to attend TWTRCON SF 2010, much due in part to Anne Weiskopf, Dean Elmore and Kat Cornetta (thank you!) I’d like to share with you some takeaways I gathered from some of the great sessions I attended during the one-day conference. Please feel free to reach out to me […]

Guest Post: How BU Student Health Services Wellness Education Uses Social Media

The following is a guest post from Michelle George of Student Health Services’ Wellness Education program. We asked her to give some insight into how she uses social tools to help promote Wellness programs (including GTK). Here’s what she had to say! At Student Health Services Wellness Education, we use social media quite regularly. We […]

Social Media Communicators Meeting 09/21/2010: Fall Introductions, Video Production Discussion, Upcoming Events

The Social Media Communicators group met on Tuesday, September 21 to introduce everyone at the meeting (new year, new members), as well as follow up on interest in a video production seminar. All members present discussed the tools they were using for video production, and what they would like to gain from it. Sarah Evans […]

Live chat with Dean Elmore and Tom O’Keefe (@BostonTweet)

On Wednesday, Sept. 8th at 1 pm ET, we’ll be on UStream LIVE with Dean Elmore and @BostonTweet talking about how to make the most of what Boston has to offer, or “A BU Student’s Guide to Boston.” We will solicit questions via Twitter with the hashtag #buchats, as well as Facebook and on UStream […]

Boston University is now on Foursquare

As we had mentioned in our last Social Media Communicators meeting, we have been in talks with Foursquare about getting BU on board. We’re happy to announce that today, our official page has been launched:

Live UStream chat with Hardin Coleman and Joan Salge Blake

Join registered dietitian and Sargent clinical associate professor Joan Salge Blake and School of Education Dean Hardin Coleman tomorrow on UStream for a live chat about nutrition and education. At 11:00 am on Wednesday, September 1, they will be live on UStream, talking about the effects of health & good nutrition on education, as well […]

How the University of New Haven is using social media to connect with prospective students

I’ve recently been following #CampusChat, a weekly discussion on Twitter put on by SmartCollegeVisit. The participants are mainly parents and higher ed-related organizations and services, and recently #CampusChat has been inviting schools to be represented in the discussion. Gil Rogers is the Associate Director of Admissions and Enrollment Technology at the University of New Haven […]

Weekly Roundup: Week ending 8/27/2010

Below are some articles that caught our interest this past week: – The Burden of Information (New Marketing Labs, 8/24) – The State of the GeoSocial Universe (Mashable, 8/24) – Make Shareability a Priority (Chris Brogan, 8/25) – Are You Using Social Media as Social Proof? (Social Media Examiner, 8/27) – Choosing Goals for Social […]

Higher Ed/Social Media webinar this Friday, 8/27

Radian6 is organizing a webinar for 2 pm EDT tomorrow. The topic is Social Media in the Higher Ed Classroom. Registration is free, and a couple of us here in the PR office will be listening in. Read the description on the landing page to see if it sounds interesting to you.