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BU COM

is a Shorty Award winner!


Boston University's College of Communication

www.bu.edu/com/ - 5,452 followers

Winner in BN College
Finalist in BN College chosen by the community

2 nominations in Bm College

1 nomination in My Com

1 nomination in Education

Campaign Video by BU COM

The Shorty Interview with BU COM

What's the wildest experience you've had via social media?

Our #bathroomaggeddon live tweet session when one of our advisors got accidentally locked in the staff bathroom was pretty hilarious!

How much time you spend online?

A ridiculous amount is a time measurement, right?

What is the weirdest or most inappropriate place you've ever made a social media post from?

I don't feel comfortable answering that :)

Which family member do you wish was on Facebook? Which do you wish wasn't on Facebook?

Grams and Grams. It's awesome and scary all at the same time.

View BU COM's complete Shorty Interview

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Biography

Established in 1947 as the School of Public Relations, the Boston University College of Communication (COM) now offers undergraduate and graduate programs in Emerging Media Studies, Media Ventures, Journalism, Film and TV, and Mass Communication (Advertising, Public Relations, Comm. Studies). Located in the heart of Boston, COM continually strives to educate and engage with our students across all media. They are the innovators, influencers, storytellers, and investigators who continue to re-write the digital age, while defining their own narrative.

How do you or your organization use social media? What makes your use unique?

Using their wit, character and charm - a direct reflection of their student, faculty, staff and alumni populations, @comugrad uses it's social media presence to keep a tight knit COMmunity informed. Usually by injecting humor, banana costumes or other ridiculous props into their social engagements. Through a variety of channels, the student-centric team is dedicated to sharing their stories with current, past and future stakeholders. The #myCOM campaign (with the cornerstone #COMinaDay video) has cemented them as a contender in the shorty award voting.

Recent Nominations

October 1, 2014

Wow. Just wow. MT @comugrad On a roll. An Emmy, a Telly and a Shorty award. via @bostonia bu.edu/bostonia/2014/…#EGOT?

August 26, 2014

Congrats @comugrad on your #ShortyAward win, it's great to see such active #engagement via @bostondotcom bo.st/1mW60XE

August 26, 2014

Shout out to @comugrad for winning a Shorty Award! Congratulations to @DeanSaboSays and the entire team! #proudtobu #COMlife

August 26, 2014

CONGRATS to my alma mater @comugrad and @DeanSaboSays for winning a Shorty Award! You guys are #TheBest

February 18, 2014

I nominate @comugrad for a shorty award in #bncollege because our students are incredibly talented.

February 18, 2014

I nominate @comugrad for a Shorty Award in #bncollege bc COM is obvs the best

February 18, 2014

I nominate @comugrad for a Shorty Award in #bncollege because they asked me to.

February 18, 2014

I nominate @comugrad for a Shorty Award in #bncollege because every class inspires me to write better stories and take better photos.

February 18, 2014

I nominate @comugrad for a Shorty Award in #bncollege because all the COM professors are #awesome

February 18, 2014

I nominate @comugrad for a Shorty Award in #bncollege because I really miss bacon-wrapped bread how's that @Blandam90

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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 7th annual ceremony will be held in April 2015 in New York City and live streamed internationally.

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