Social Media

Tweeting the Big Picture

Three social media trends colleges and universities should adopt

Just because your institution maintains a Facebook page and a Twitter account does not mean that you’re utilizing social media channels to the maximum benefit of your college or university. While establishing a platform for the university as a brand, attracting prospective students and faculty, and reaching out to students on the channels of their choice are all great uses of social technologies, there’s far more—and broader reaching benefits—to social media than simply posting news and campus happenings.

Student Services Pulse Check

The experience students have on campus is what will keep them coming back, both while enrolled and after. But even if they love their classes, that joy can be overshadowed by frustration dealing with student services offices. The new report “Making the Grade: Optimizing the Higher Education Student Experience” from Oracle checks in on how administrators and students think higher education institutions are doing. The good news: 60 percent of students surveyed say their school meets their customer service expectations.

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New LRS iPad App Revolutionizes the Electronic Wait List Industry

Long Range System, LLC (LRS) introduces a new mobile notification system, the iQueue™ Wait List App, designed for the iPad and available in the Apple App Store. By merging an existing LRS paging system, proven successful in the restaurant industry, with iQueue’s modern capabilities, the most effective guest notification system on the market has been developed.

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Hey, Auburn University Football Fans - We Have You Covered

New Wi-Fi Network to Provide Connected, Interactive Experience for Thousands of Visitors and Sports Fans

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CampusTours Releases HTML5 Device Optimized Virtual Tours

CampusTours Inc. released the first in a series of tours based on the company’s new AnyTour 3.0 virtual tour and interactive map platform.

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With The Lure Of Free Lattes, SMU Urges Students To Watch Safety Videos

An interesting tweet popped up on my feed today from @SMU. The message for students: watch a Youtube video and win free lattes.

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At Auburn University, Other Colleges Some Students Turn Dorm Rooms Into Plush Living

As college students across the nation settle into fall campus life, some are demanding and getting more than classic bare-bones dorm decor and comfort.

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Utah’s Neumont University Cries Foul Over Negative Online Reviews

Neumont’s suit raises many questions about anonymous comments.

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