University Marketing and Communications recognizes the best uses of social media on the Illinois State campus through the annual #RedbirdProud Social Media Awards. The program honors faculty and staff who manage social media accounts for the University.
The awards recognize outstanding social media efforts during both the fall and spring semesters. Nominations (including self-nominations) are accepted in five categories:
Best overall use of social media (academic unit)
Best overall use of social media (non-academic unit)
Most innovative use of social media
Most improved social media (any unit)
Best new social media account (created within past year)
Nominations for the 2016–2017 awards are now open! Winners will be announced at the #RedbirdProud Social Media Awards event in the Alumni Center on Thursday, April 27 at 10:00 a.m. The Social Media Workshop will follow. If you have not received an invitation and would like to attend the workshop, please email Van Miller.