Post Tagged with: "office of communications"

With Social Media Efforts, GU Engages Students

The Office of Communications, which runs Georgetown’s official accounts on sites such as Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and Flickr, has begun to expand the university’s social media platform and marketing techniques this semester in order to include more student-generated content. “A bigger initiative that we’ve had [is] to refocus on student-generated[Read More…]

by November 7, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News

Social Media Policy on Tap

While some universities are increasing scrutiny of employee social media use, Georgetown has not yet implemented any formal restrictions. Instead, it trusts in the judgment of staff and faculty. “We’ve never policed or restricted social media activities before,” Communications Officer Rob Mathis said. “It’s not because we directly say we[Read More…]

by October 4, 2013 0 comments City News, News

Concern with Accountability in Brown Investigation

It’s standard procedure for news media to arrange interviews with Georgetown athletes, coaches and athletic administrators through the sports information office. That practice is for the protection and privacy of these individuals, and we have always tried to honor it. However, it should not be employed to shelter the Athletic[Read More…]

by October 4, 2013 0 comments Opinion, Sports

GU Ups Online Presence

Amid grumbles that Georgetown has been slow to utilize 21st-century technology, the university has ramped up efforts to maximize use of social media in the past year. In March 2012, the Office of Communications created a cross-campus, collaborative Social Media Working Group to develop a unified institutional identity to grow and organize[Read More…]

by February 1, 2013 0 comments Campus News