SPOTLIGHT: U. Houston’s & Northwestern’s Athletics Scholarship Viral Videos

When you have exciting news to share with your students, do you stop to think “maybe we should tape this?”  A number of college athletics teams are capturing moments such as when they are able to offer their students scholarships.  Below are two examples of capturing these moments and sharing them with the internet.  What makes these special is their raw in-the-moment quality.

Here Head Coach Tony Levine of the University of Houston surprises a Kyle Bullard and his mother wight he announcement of a full scholarship… all caught on hidden camera.

Similar in concept, James Montgomery is offered a scholarship at Northwestern:

past-spotlightsThis is a post from my ongoing effort to highlight interesting examples of social media efforts by colleges and universities every Monday.  Check out past examples here.  Have an example to share?  Tweet me.