People & Communities
2016 #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

2016 Twitter Chats

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Dec. 20: Best social ideas of 2016 

Nov. 29: Social ads 
Moderator: Christen Gowan, associate director of media relations and social media at Union College 

Oct. 25:  Alumni advocacy & engagement
Moderator: Erin O'Neil (@erinlauraoneil), alumni officer, student & young alumni programs at McMaster University

Oct. 11: Lessons from election season
Moderator: Parks Smith (@RVAParks), director of alumni relations at Longwood University

Sept. 13: Instagram best practices  

Aug. 30: Tool swap
Moderator: Meaghan Downs (@writemegwrite), editorial associate for social media at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Aug. 16: Young alumni advisory councils
Moderator: Rebekah Josefy (@bekahjo09), coordinator of former student programs for The Association of Former Students at Texas A&M University

July 12: Digital wellness for students, faculty and staff
Moderator: Josie Ahlquist (@josieahlquist), digital leadership researcher & student affairs educator

June 28: Social media budgeting
Moderator: Stephanie St. Martin (@stephstmartin), brand awareness manager at Ariel Group

May 24: Superstar social customer service
Moderator: Katie Halberg (@katiehalberg), director of social media engagement at Wright State University

May 10: Stepping up your Snapchat game

April 26: Giving days 
Moderator: Kelli Gemmer (@kelligemmer), media specialist at Florida State University's College of Education

April 10: #casesmc recap and debrief  

March 22: Content/social media strategy
Moderator: Ma'ayan Plaut (@maayanplaut), #casesmc Conference co-chair and manager of social strategy & projects at Oberlin College 

March 8: Strategic storytelling 
Moderator: Candace Nelson (@candace07), senior writer and social media community manager at West Virginia University

Feb. 23: Institutional leaders on social media
Moderator: Daniella Nordin (@daniellanordin), digital engagement manager at Skidmore College

Feb. 9: Empowering and educating students about social media
Moderator: Alexandra Simone (@reeltake), social media strategist at Ramapo College of New Jersey

Jan. 26: Live streaming video
Moderator: Kimberly Davis (@Kimmiedeeday), social media manager at the University of Arizona

Jan. 12: Student philanthropy
Moderator: Kathryn Graf (@thekatiebells), director of alumni relations at Daemen College in Amherst, New York

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