About UConn Social

#UConnSocial is the in-house social and digital media team at the University of Connecticut. We oversee the daily content management of the flagship University social accounts as well as provide strategic direction, consultation services, and offer training for all university-wide social accounts. #UConnSocial is supported by a strong network of student Social Media Content Producers.

Meet Our Team

Emily Zangari on March 28, 2019. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

Emily Zangari

Social Media Manager

North Dakota transplant, but a lover of all things New England. Adopted into the Husky family after years in professional hockey social. When she's not glued to her phone, you can find her watching football (#Skol!), hiking with her pup, or on the hunt for the best Mexican food on the east coast.

Lucie Turkel

Student SMCP

Lucie Turkel is a junior pursuing an Individualized Major in Comparative Literary and Cultural Studies. In addition to working as a Social Media Content Producer, Lucie writes music journalism for the Life section of The Daily Campus and is the social media chair of Pi Beta Phi sorority. Lucie has worked as a social media marketing strategist for both Ali Fee PR in New York, NY and Peak Wellness in Greenwich, CT. She has also done a curatorial internship at the International Center of Photography Museum in New York, NY. She loves going to concerts and hanging out in New York City.

Amanda Rizza

Student SMCP

Amanda Rizza is a senior pursuing a degree in Communication with a minor in Psychological Sciences. She has worked as a marketing communications intern for Henkel Corporation at the North America headquarters, and is also the Public Relations Vice President of the Gamma Phi Beta sorority on campus. During her free time, she enjoys drinking coffee and watching videos on YouTube!


Alexis Angelini

Student SMCP

Alexis Angelini is a fourth-year student studying English and Communication. When not working as a Social Media Content Producer, Alexis is heavily involved on campus. She currently serves as the President of UConn Yoga Sangha, the Marketing Director of Her Campus UConn, as well as a Peer Educator in S.H.A.P.E. Her love and interest for social media is reflected in her experience, as she has worked with brands such as Aerie, Rent the Runway, Hallmark, Neutrogena, The Economist, Uber, etc. Her social media experience has helped start-ups to Forbes-featured businesses to Fortune 500 companies with their social media.