ACUI Region 1 Conference Reflection from a commuter student
I was asked to put together a webinar for ACUI to explain how Twitter can be used in the Student Union. I’ve been thinking about how @BSUCampusCenter uses it to engage with students and the community:
We’ve been using this Twitter account for over two years and we’ve certainly grown the number of followers. While I know it’s not a numbers game (as Twitter can often be, but don’t let the temptation get you), it’s important to assess what kind of presence Twitter has on campus and who uses it. Do students rely on it for information? If not, where do they go for information?
How do you use Twitter in your student union?
CUAD-MOD: #CUAD Tuesday, August 23, 2011 -
Join the College Union and Activities Discussion (CUAD) Tuesday at 3pm EST (search #CUAD on Twitter) to talk about Campus Traditions. Every school has traditions and annual events unique to their institution, as well as more common ones (Welcome Week, Homecoming, SpringFest, etc.). Share ideas on…
Earlier this week, I attended a webinar that shared perspectives from two campuses that have implemented a Tobacco-Free Policy (University of Missouri and University of Kentucky). They shared some fascinating facts and figures:
The first fact alone, I found pretty surprising. But reading on, I could see how this may seem attainable with more restaurants and event bars going smoke-free.
Ultimately, they recommend the following for successful implementation: