#UMWSocial Circle is the university’s social media think tank – a mix of students, faculty and staff who are both interested in collaborating on social projects and run the multitude of social accounts at UMW.
We meet during the academic year to share social news, tips and trends and discuss upcoming campaigns – all towards enhancing UMW’s social media impact.
Fall 2015 Meeting Schedule
Join us on the following Tuesdays at 9 a.m. for coffee and conversation:
Campaign Central, September 1
Introducing UMW’s 2015-16 hashtag campaigns and discussing how to set your campaigns up for success by integrating them with off-line platforms and partnering with key constituents.
Platform Focus: Snapchat & Yik Yak, September 22
Roundtable discussion of Snapchat and Yik Yak including how they are being used at UMW, how you can get involved and best practices.
Picture Perfect, October 6
An illustrative boot camp on all things related to photography – taking and editing pictures, covering events, handling permission and copyright issues, and campus resources. Bring your phones, iPads, cameras and laptops!
Platform Focus: Twitter, October 22
Intensive workshop on all things 140 characters and less! Think best practices, metrics and a Twitter bio boot camp.
Guest Speaker: Mark McClure ’96, November 10
A 1996 alum of Mary Washington, Mark will visit campus to talk about his work in social media with Major League Soccer.
Platform Focus: Instagram, December 1
This roundtable and workshop is all about squares. What does a good Instagram look like? How do you know if you’re doing it well? Join us and find out.