Social Media Day

Social media aren’t “new” any more.
Get on the bandwagon.


  • Date: Monday, Oct. 24
  • Location: Legacy Hall Multipurpose Room (Campus Map)
  • Check-in: 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. Visit with Mandi Peterman of the Office of Admissions.
  • Session 1: 9:30 - 9:55 a.m. "Twitter: From Start to Finish in 140 Characters" | Bradley Wilson, Ph.D.
  • Session 2: 10 - 10:25 a.m. "From Ghosts to Leaders: The New World of Snapchat" | A.J. Lopez 
  • Session 3: 10:30 -  10:55 p.m. "Optimizing Your YouTube Channel" | Mitzi Lewis, Ph.D.
  • Winner of #msuhomework Instagram contest announced
  • Lunch break: 11 a.m. - noon
  • noon - 12:55 p.m. Virtual tour of new mass communication building and introduction to program | Jim Sernoe with Rachel Johnson, Kara McIntyre, Megan Piehler, Nizhoni Terronez, Avery Whaite
  • Session 4: 1 - 1:25 p.m. "Social Media for Journalists: How to Utilize It, and Why It Matters" | Orlando Flores, Jr. and Chris Collins, Times-Record-News
  • Session 5: 1:30 - 2 p.m. "Building a Better Community" | Ann Arnold-Ogden
  • Closing: 2 - 2:25 p.m.


Theme: "Homework"

Deadline: Oct. 23, 2016 at midnight Wichita Falls time

Students who take a photo and post it on their PUBLIC (not private) Instagram using #MSUHomework will be eligible to win an MSU prize. Winners will be announce at 10:55 a.m.


There is no cost to register. Pre-registration is not required. The event is open to the public. For college students and faculty, the talks coincide with class times so people can come and go as their schedule allows.


Send an email to Dr. Bradley Wilson with #msusmday in the subject line.

Or, on-site, contact conference assistants Garrett Hutchinson or Justin Marquart.


in cooperation with the Division of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management
and the Office of Public Information and Marketing