155 attend second Social Media Day

Reporting by Conner Floyd, Tré Jones, Tyler Manning, Ivy Martinez, Avery Queen and Abena Tobin To stress to high school and college students at an early age the importance of social media in life and in future job opportunities, the mass communication department hosted a series of sessions … [Read more...]

Business leaders spend time discussing role of social media

Fifteen representatives. More than 10 organizations. Three news stations. One community. One goal: to discuss how individuals and businesses could effectively use social media. Representatives from various organizations in Wichita Falls conducted a panel on Sept. 25 in the Wichitan newsroom, hosted … [Read more...]

Social media connects students to campus

With more than 6,000 student on the campus, administration alongside student organizations work to get information out to students through emails, web word alerts and D2L notifications, but for students that live in the digital age, social media is crucial for students to stay connected to event on … [Read more...]

Social media changes the career landscape

Online personas have reshaped every aspect of modern life, including professional identities and job searches. Social media gives an employer a window into an applicant’s activities outside of a business setting, and is increasingly being used as a screening tool.Blake Muse, mass communication … [Read more...]

Social media: beyond the dark side

With literally hundreds of outlets — from Twitter to Facebook to YouTube to Instagram college students and officials have found social media as a new way to broadcast, advertise and connect.However, last fall, some students took to social media, specifically Yeti — a way to share photos and videos … [Read more...]

Networking: If you’re not doing it, you should be

They’re freshly graduated, degree in hand, ready to take on the world, but not a clue of where to start. Now imagine the same scenario, except this time, an opportunity is waiting for them. This is the power of networking.            Founded in 2002, LinkedIn is a social networking site, designed … [Read more...]

Social Media: Be mindful of what you post

Social media is a big thing to our generation. We have to document everything we’re doing, where we’re going, and what we’re eating.As the marketing chair for the University Programming Board, I have definitely had to step my social media “game” up. I am a private person and don’t like exposing too … [Read more...]

Shipley joins instagram

#FollowTheLeader -literally. This semester, Social media novice and University president Suzanne Shipley joined the Instagram community with four Instagram posts and 52 followers in just a few short weeks. Shipley, said, "I don't have the photo talents, but to me it's a non planned, … [Read more...]

Digital presence can make, break job searches

For students graduating this May, finding a job is on the forefront of their minds. The Career Management Center prepares students for those careers.Employees helps students by critiquing resumes, conducting tailored mock interviews, loaning business professional outfits to students, as well as … [Read more...]

Build a positive social media presence

When I first started using Twitter six years ago, I never imagined that it would influence the world as much as it has. I never imagined that for any social media network, really. I figured it would be like all of the other trends—it'd be popular for a few months, create some waves in the community, … [Read more...]