People & Communities
2013 #casesmc Twitter Chats

When: 2-3 p.m. Eastern on the second and fourth Tuesdays of every month
Where: Twitter, using the #casesmc hashtag

Join your colleagues in a bimonthly conversation on the latest issues in social media and advancement. Chat topics are co-moderated by members. If you're interested in co-moderating a future Twitter chat, email Meredith Barnett, online communications specialist, at

2013 Twitter Chats

Dec. 10, 2013: Instagram Strategy
Co-moderators: Carrie Phillips, director of new media at Arkansas Tech University, and Brent Passmore, director of communication services at Eastern New Mexico University

Nov. 12, 2013: Creating Internal Social Media Guidelines
Co-moderator: Alexa Biron, social media and special projects manager at the University of Connecticut

Oct. 22, 2013: Social Video Storytelling
Co-moderator: Jon Gabriel, senior communications specialist at the University of Central Florida School of Business

Oct. 8, 2013: Integrating Social Media and Websites
Co-moderator: Danielle Stapleton, associate director of new media at Southwestern University

Sept. 24, 2013: Social Media and Student Recruitment
Co-moderator: Olympia Friday, assistant web manager at Delaware State University

Sept. 17, 2013: Google Hangout Chat on Social Media Beyond Communications
Moderator: Keith Hannon, associate director of media strategy at Cornell University
Panelists: Lori Sparger, director of advancement at Purdue University; Ben Schwartz, associate director of online communications at Boston College; and Stephanie St. Martin, social media manager at Boston College

Sept. 10, 2013: Engaging with the Class of 2017 on Social Media
Co-moderator: Meg Bernier, assistant director of editorial services and social media at St. Lawrence University in Canton, N.Y.

Aug. 27, 2013: Transparency on Social Media
Co-moderator: Sheri Lehman, marketing and social media specialist at Chapman University

Aug. 14, 2013: Career Centers and Advancement on Social Media
Co-moderator: Erika Fields, web content communications director at the Center for Work and Service at Wellesley College

July 24, 2013: The Big Stuff
Co-moderator: CURRENTS staff

July 10, 2013: Fundraising, Data Mining and Social Media
Co-moderator: Keith Hannon, associate director of media strategy at Cornell University

June 25, 2013: Difficult Conversations in Social Media
Co-moderator: Katie Young, alumni relations associate at the Greenhill School Alumni Association in Addison, Texas

June 12, 2013: Social Media Outreach for Niche Audiences
Co-moderator: Mike Barzacchini, director of marketing services at Harper College 

May 28, 2013: Year-end Successes and a Look Ahead
Co-moderator: Mike Nagel, associate director of advancement communications at Phillips Exeter Academy 

May 15, 2013: Is Facebook Losing Its Cool?
Co-moderator: Josh Loftin, director of communications at Wasatch Academy 

April 10, 2013: Preview of the 2013 Social Media and Community Conference

March 27, 2013: Alumni Volunteers
Co-moderator: Shane Dunn, MIT Sloan School of Management

March 12, 2013: Millennials and Fundraising
Co-moderator: Chandra Towler, client communications specialist at Big Fish  

Feb. 26, 2013: Social Media and Integrated Marketing
Co-moderator: Jessica Krywosa, director of social media at Hamilton College

Feb. 12, 2013: Being Human on Social Media
Co-moderator: Tonya Oaks Smith, communications director for the University of Arkansas-Little Rock's Bowen School of Law

Jan. 23, 2013: Connecting Alumni with Social Media
Co-moderator: Katie Blaha, alumni and special events coordinator at the McDonogh School

Jan. 9, 2013: New Year's Resolutions
Co-moderator: none

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