Host Ashley Hennigan and a round table of social media pros, group managers and students present tips, tricks and trends for admitted student Facebook groups. Guests include Courtney Mallam, Print & New Media Specialist, with Krista McNamara, eAmbassador at Glendon Campus of York University, Tim Nekritz, Director of Web Communication, with Heather Casey, Media Intern at SUNY Oswego, and Ma’ayan Plaut, Social Media Coordinator at Oberlin College.

Taken from the live broadcast, March 5, 2013.

Topics discussed during the LIVE broadcast include:

  • Management
  • Groups vs. Pages
  • Content
  • Tracking and ROI
    … and more


At Oswego, student video blog “Alyssa Explains It All” uses FB group and other incoming student questions for two episodes:

Glendon’s eAmbassador Sarah Yu shares her experiences from high school to encourage participation in upcoming events:

Oberlin 2017 students have discovered
and are setting up a penpal network:

Glendon maps social connections made on Facebook using a visualization platform called Gephi


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