At Saint Michael’s, we believe social media’s role is to capture our vibrant community, and the many conversations that color it, in the online space and help further the dialogue. The Office of Marketing and Communications, and Assistant Director of Marketing for Social Media Christian Camerota, oversee the college’s official social media presence.
If you or your department are interested in utilizing a social networking site, or would like to find out more about how to contribute to or participate in our efforts, please review the options below and contact Christian at email@example.com or extension 2447.
Our social media platforms include:
We have an eclectic mix of official bloggers at Saint Michael’s and work hard to keep it that way. Our bloggers are students, professors, athletes, and professionals. They study abroad, volunteer, innovate and tell stories. In short, they do their best to provide firsthand accounts and advice about life in our community.
Check them out!
Saint Michael’s maintains formal accounts on each of these platforms designed to keep users informed of current college events, disseminate important news, gather information and, most importantly, to interact with current and prospective members of our community. In addition, many departments and clubs maintain their own individual profiles, as well.
Find Saint Michael’s College on:
Formspring is a Q&A platform that allows users to submit and answer questions. Formspring questions can be submitted at any time. Account managers are sent an email notification when a question is waiting in the queue. Users expect that the questions will be answered within 24 hours.
YouTube is the most popular online and free video sharing website. YouTube works best for those who have the technical resources to consistently produce good-quality, short videos. Departments that have the resources to produce video can create a playlist within the Saint Michael’s channel.
LinkedIn is a business-oriented social networking site, mainly used for professional networking. LinkedIn helps users exchange knowledge, ideas, and opportunities with other professionals. The Saint Michael’s community is encouraged to create both groups and jobs for others in the Saint Michael’s community. Please contact Allison Sherman, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Flickr is a photo-sharing website and online community. This is an effective tool for programs that have a steady supply of visually distinct events and activities. If you are interested in sharing your photos in these accounts, please contact Allison Sherman, email@example.com. If you have a personal Flickr account, please consider tagging appropriate photos with the official Saint Michael's College hashtag: #smcvt.
Foursquare, Facebook Places, Gowalla, SCVGR, etc are geo-social, location based services. They allow users to “check in” from their mobile device and typically users choose to share their location with their friends and followers on other social networking sites. Saint Michael’s is currently reviewing how to best use these tools.