Transcript of the 2017 Commencement Speech for Western Nebraska Community College: It Only Takes A Tweet
The following is a transcript of the speech I gave as the 2017 commencement speaker at Western Nebraska Community College. It was an honor to be asked to speak with these graduates and their friends and family and a memory I won’t soon forget. Many thanks to President Holcomb for inviting me and to Nina Grant for all of her work in organizing the event and keeping me organized. Titled, “And It Only Takes A Tweet,” the following is my congratulations and advice to the class of 2017.
I am immensely grateful to be hosted by the staff and students in residence life at the University of Dayton today. I will be giving two talks: one to the professional staff that outlines some of my research as well as tips for engaging students online, and a second one to the student staff members about digital reputation. I’m particularly excited about this presentation because it will be the first one I’ve given after having completed a full draft of my dissertation. I have noticed that as my research has evolved, I… Read More