Illinois State

is a Shorty Award finalist!


Illinois State University, the state's first public university

www.IllinoisState.edu - 14,405 followers

Finalist in BN College chosen by the community

4 nominations in Education

1 nomination in Bncollge

The Shorty Interview with Illinois State

How do you make your tweets unique?

@IllinoisStateU doesn't just share press releases. We share stories, about our people, our history, and our achievements.

Why should we vote for you?

The Shortys recognize the best in social media. When it comes to higher ed Twitter feeds, @IllinoisStateU is among the best.

What is one of the biggest misconceptions of Twitter?

That it's just like Facebook.

Hashtag you created that you wish everyone used?

#RedbirdProud. It is used a LOT, but of course we wish everyone used it.

View Illinois State's complete Shorty Interview

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Biography

Illinois State University is Illinois' first public university, founded in 1857. At Illinois State, we devote our resources and energies to creating a supportive and productive campus community for all—students, faculty, staff, alumni, retirees, contributors, and visitors. Illinois State University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission of The North Central Association.

Recent Nominations

February 18, 2014

I nominate @illinoisstateu for a Shorty Award in #bncollege because...ISU is amazing! #redbirdnation

February 18, 2014

I nominate @IllinoisStateU for a Shorty Award in #bncollege because...Reggie the Redbird!

February 18, 2014

I nominate @illinoisstateu for a Shorty Award in #bncollege because it's the best school in the nation, go Redbirds!

February 18, 2014

I nominate @IllinoisStateU for a Shorty Award in #bncollege because... I LOVE ISU

February 18, 2014

I nominate @IllinoisStateU for a Shorty Award in #bncollege because... it makes the midwest cooler.

February 18, 2014

I nominate @IllinoisStateU for a Shorty Award in #bncollege b/c we have a sense of humor & reverence 4 the history of our town name: Normal

February 18, 2014

I nominate @IllinoisStateU for a Shorty Award in #bncollege because they remind me why I'm proud to be a Redbird!

February 18, 2014

I nominate @IllinoisStateU for a Shorty Award in #education because...the faculty and students are exceptional!

February 18, 2014

We nominate @IllinoisStateU for a Shorty Award in #bncollege bc its the best place to get up to date campus info (like snowdays!)

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About the Shorty Awards

The Shorty Awards honor the best of social media. Millions of people participate in The Shortys to recognize individuals and organizations producing great content on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, YouTube, Foursquare and the rest of the social web. The 6th annual ceremony will be held in New York City and livestreamed on the web on April 7, 2014.

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