UConn Social Media Day 2019 #uconnsocialday

Social Media Day 2019

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Professional Headshots - Room 320

12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.

Lunch with an Influencer

Sarah Merrill of @BigKidProblems

SU 331

1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

1:1 Social Media Consultations

1:30 p.m. - 1:50 p.m.

Opening Remarks

SU 331

Student Track

2:00 p.m. - 2:20 p.m.

Professional Branding

What does your online presence say about you? Social media is a powerful tool that can be used to establish your personal brand while building a professional image. We’re bringing in an industry leader to explore the various ways professional branding on social media not only enhances your online presence--but how it can also help you foster valuable connections and stand out in your industry.

Matthew Necci '03 (CLAS)

Partner, Halloran Sage

SU 331

2:30 p.m. - 2:50 p.m.

Student Social Media Roundtable

Students from across campus, and from all disciplines have had their fair share of professional social media experience. In a roundtable, UConn students discuss how they’ve found success on social media, both professional and personally.

Kailey Townsend '19 (CLAS), Alexis Angelini '20 (CLAS), Ama Appiah '19 (CLAS)

SU 331

3:00 p.m. - 3:20 p.m.

How Employers Use Social Media to Screen Potential Hires

Think hiring committees don’t look at your social profiles? Think again. Your online footprint is the first impression you'll give most employers, and your social presence could hinder your chances at landing your dream job. Learn from an industry leader on how to tweak and polish your social presence to make you desirable and hirable.

Heather D'Amico

Senior Director of Social Media, Travelers

SU 331

3:30 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.

The Fundamentals of Fan Engagement

Dan Orlovsky

NFL Analyst, ESPN

SU 331

4:30 p.m. - 4:50 p.m.

Professional Branding (Repeated)

What does your online presence say about you? Social media is a powerful tool that can be used to establish your personal brand while building a professional image. We’re bringing in an industry leader to explore the various ways professional branding on social media not only enhances your online presence--but how it can also help you foster valuable connections and stand out in your industry.

Matthew Necci '03 (CLAS)

Partner, Halloran Sage

SU 331

5:00 p.m. - 5:20 p.m.

Student Social Media Roundtable (Repeated)

Students from across campus, and from all disciplines have had their fair share of professional social media experience. In a roundtable, UConn students discuss how they’ve found success on social media, both professional and personally.

Kailey Townsend '19 (CLAS), Alexis Angelini '20 (CLAS), Ama Appiah '19 (CLAS)

SU 331

5:30 p.m. - 5:50 p.m.

How Employers Use Social Media to Screen Potential Hires (Repeated)

Think hiring committees don’t look at your social profiles? Think again. Your online footprint is the first impression you'll give most employers, and your social presence could hinder your chances at landing your dream job. Learn from an industry leader on how to tweak and polish your social presence to make you desirable and hirable.

Heather D'Amico

Senior Director of Social Media, Travelers

SU 331

Faculty/Staff Track

2:00 p.m. - 2:35 p.m.

Faculty Social Media Lounge

Social media is a common and important communication tool for the University, as well as its faculty and staff. It allows you to connect with researchers in your field, it can help establish you as a thought leader in your industry, and it’s a space to share and pitch your work. Learn some social media best practices while learning some industry tricks during the Faculty Social Media Lounge.

Anne Oeldorf-Hirsch

Assistant Professor, Department of Communications

SU 310

2:45 p.m. - 3:20 p.m.

The Nuts & Bolts of Social Media

Have you always wanted to jump on the social media bandwagon, but didn’t quite know where to start? This session dives into the nuts and bolts of social media. From each platform’s use, to how to sign up, to breaking down the lingo, to knowing what to post, this session will get you up and social in no time.

Dr. Sherry Pagoto

Director, UConn Center for mHealth & Social Media

SU 310

3:30 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.

The Fundamentals of Fan Engagement

Dan Orlovsky

NFL Analyst, ESPN

SU 331

4:30 p.m. - 5:05 p.m.

Faculty Social Media Lounge

Social media is a common and important communication tool for the University, as well as its faculty and staff. It allows you to connect with researchers in your field, it can help establish you as a thought leader in your industry, and it’s a space to share and pitch your work. Learn some social media best practices while while learning some industry tricks during the Faculty Social Media Lounge.

Marie Shanahan

Associate Professor, Department of Journalism

SU 310

5:15 p.m. - 5:50 p.m.

The Nuts & Bolts of Social Media

Have you always wanted to jump on the social media bandwagon, but didn’t quite know where to start? This session dives into the nuts and bolts of social media. From each platform’s use, to how to sign up, to breaking down the lingo, to knowing what to post, this session will get you up and social in no time.

Hannah Davis

Social Media Specialist, UConn Foundation

SU 310