SPOTLIGHT: Western Illinois University’s #UnSelfie Campaign

Some graduate students at Western Illinois University decided to turn the concept of the selfie on its head.  They created the UN-selfie campaign to highlight people doing good deeds in the university community.  Faculty, staff and students got involved by tagging tweets and photos of people and social good with the hashtag #WIUnselfie.  Check out their introductory video below. This is a post from my ongoing effort to highlight interesting examples of colleges and universities doing social good through the use of social media.  Check out past examples here.  Have an example to share?  Tweet me.

SPOTLIGHT: George Washington University’s #ItsOnUs Campaign

Last year, the White House initiated the “It’s On Us” campaign to help bring awareness and seek a solution to on-campus sexual assault.  It also proactively seeks to change the cultural attitudes on campuses that lead to environments where sexual assault is permitted. The George Washington University heeded this call to action and created a series of videos featuring campus administrators, faculty, coaches, athletes and student leaders.  Take a look at their campaign video below. It’s On Us: The George Washington University from The George Washington University on Vimeo. GWU also created a toolkit… Read More