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Nominations open for ISU Social Media Awards

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Nominations are now open for a new awards program that will recognize the best uses of social media on the Illinois State campus.

University Marketing and Communications’ #RedbirdProud Social Media Awards will honor faculty and staff members who manage social media accounts for the University. The inaugural award winners will be announced in mid-April, recognizing outstanding social media efforts during both the fall 2014 and spring 2015 semesters.

Nominations are now open for awards in five categories:

  • Best overall use of social media (academic unit)
  • Best overall use of social media (non-academic unit)
  • Most innovative use of social media
  • Most improved social media (unit)
  • Best new social media account (created within past year)

Self-nominations are encouraged. The deadline for nominations is 5 p.m. Friday, April 3.

Questions? Contact UMC Online Communications Coordinator Ryan Denham.