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Lopez: Unlock social media success with organization and planning

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Nick Lanier, Reporter

October 4, 2018

As part of Social Media Day on Oct. 1, sponsored by the mass communication department, students learned how to create a plan and execute a conversation online, and how this assists greatly in achieving success on the web. “Organization and planning help out immensely when putting information out there,” AJ Lopez III, digital marketing a...

Be skeptical of social media sites

Markell Braxton-Johnson, Columnist

April 17, 2018

Here’s a hard reality we all must accept: Our favorite social media platforms–from Snapchat to LinkedIn–don’t care about our personal data. And by “don’t care,” I mean they only care insofar as they can leverage our data to further their business agenda. There are some who think when...

155 attend second Social Media Day

About 155 people attended the second annual MSU Social Media Day Sept. 25, including students from seven area high schools. Photo by Shea James

The Wichitan

October 2, 2017

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 througho...

Social media connects students to campus

University social media coordinator A.J. Lopez gives a presentation on Snapchat on Social Media Day, Oct. 24. Photo by Dewey Cooper

Cortney Wood

May 11, 2017

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...

Coordinator: ‘We try to be ahead of everything’

A.J. Lopez III, social media coordinator for student affairs and enrollment management, talks about his normal day-to-day activities as his role as Social Media Coordinator in an interview with a Wichitan reporter. Photo by Rachel Johnson

Kara McIntyre

April 6, 2016

About the jobWhat does your job entail?"We monitor all of the social medias and everything on campus. We try to be ahead of everything and educate the students, faculty, and staff on social media in general and new things coming out or new features. The big one was about a month ago when Instagram de...

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