Eric Dybala | @edybala The power of social media as a common means to build networks and replace traditional community building has rapidly found new homes in our Universities. Universities have begun to use social media, and just recently began using social media effectively.
They have moved past just having a website and began engaging in the land of twitterdom. Utilizing Twitter as well as other channels to maintain connections to alumni, hunt for prospective students, and promote the advances of their research departments.
It is with these considerations that Social Media Delivered is proud to present the Top 20 Universities using Social Media. Follow these Universities and let us know what you think about them.
|University of Texas at Dallas
Official Twitter Page of the News Center at The University of Texas at Dallas
Located in Richardson, Texas near Dallas, UTD has multiple twitter accounts and an Undergraduate and Masters program dedicated to them.
|Harvard Business School
News from and about HBS. Harvard Business School -- for a lifetime of leadership. This is an official Harvard Business School-managed account.
Always ranking as one the best schools to attend, Harvard features an upbeat and contemporary website featuring blogs for their faculty and live feeds of all twitter channels.
The official Twitter feed of Columbia University in the City of New York.
A leading business school, Columbia features an MBA program that focuses on utilizing Social Media as a Strategy for Marketing.
|Johns Hopkins University
Johns Hopkins University: Research, Medicine, Engineering, Applied Physics Lab, Nursing, Public Health, Arts&Sciences, Peabody, Education, SAIS, Carey.
Johns Hopkins University: Their mission is to educate students and cultivate their capacity for life-long learning, to foster independent and original research, and to bring the benefits of discovery to the world. We think they are doing it well and in interesting ways.
|San Jose State University
Welcome to the official San José State University Twitter account, managed by Teresa Ruiz in Public Affairs. Follow us for SJSU news, updates, events and more!
Powering the Silicon Valley and Social Media. Consistently ranked as one of the West's top public universities offering bachelor's and master's degrees.
|University of Texas at Arlington
The University of Texas at Arlington
Another outstanding Texas University offering an undergraduate degree and related coursework in Communication Technology.
|Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
The official twitter account of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
MIT is well known for their technological focus and also boasts appx. 100,000 followers from all of their twitter accounts.
Duke's official hub for campus news and events, scholarship and administrative updates. Tweeted by the Office of News and Communications.
You can use Duke’s various accounts to learn about events, athletics, news, and other important happenings in the community. Some of Duke’s coolest features in social media include Duke University Office Hours, which allows you to interact with Duke faculty through the web, and Duke University On Demand, which has Duke videos available to watch online.
Official University of Notre Dame Twitter Account www.nd.edu www.facebook.com/notredame www.youtube.com/user/NDdotEDU twitter.nd.edu
The Fighting Irish have something better than the rest and that's the Irish Edge. Notre Dame not only has an impessively engaged social media community, but they embrace technology by trying new teaching methods and tools - like making iPads a part of their course materials.
Syracuse University men's basketball news and updates from The
Syracuse is the second-most influential college on Twitter, and has even been touted as a case study for foursquare presence in higher education. Syracuse alumni were able to take advantage of homecoming weekend activities through Twitter and Facebook, engaging even those who weren’t able to be on campus. The school continues to innovate in social media, relying on talented students in the School of Information Studies and other programs."
Baylor University, News, Media, Education, Research, Academics, Events, Faith, Nation
Not only one of the most influential accounts twitter but they also boast 76,000 likes on their facebook page.
|Ohio State University
The Ohio State University -
In January 2011, Ohio State’s Athletics Department broke the record for collegiate followings on Facebook, with over 700,000 "likes." Ohio’s presence extends to Twitter as well and students have their own social media organization created to discuss and develop social media for personal and professional use.
|Arizona State University
Official Twitter of Arizona State University
Ca-caw! Arizona fans who weren't in the know can now study social media as a profession through the Cronkite New Media Academy that features social media and web design.
Stanford University is one of the world's leading research & teaching institutions. Official twitter feed by http://digitalinterns.stanford.edu
Stanford has an amazing Klout score of 70. Follow Stanford University to see why they are so influential.
From day one, we make our students ready for whatever the future holds. Read some of their stories at www.ithaca.edu/ready.
With fun engaging tweets like: Smell that? It's Brewed Justice, and it's happening tonight at 7 in Emerson Suites, it's hard not to follow Ithaca college.
Located on four campuses in Boston, Medford/Somerville & Grafton, Mass., and Talloires, France; recognized among the premier research universities in the U.S.
Completely focused on Social Media. Tufts takes their online presence seriously, but also adapts to the needs of their students. Some favorite interactions include @TuftsDining, which tweets menus every day.
|Kansas State University
Welcome to the official Twitter site for Kansas State University news and editorial services. Stay up-to-date with news, events and emergency notices.
Online and informed: When it comes to social media, professors say the pros outweigh the cons for journalists.
This is the official home page for Butler University
We love dogs here at SMD and so does Butler. They even have a twitter page dedicated to their mascot, a bulldog.
Located in Houston, Rice University is consistently ranked one of America's best teaching and research universities.
Located in Houston, Rice University is consistently ranked one of America's best teaching and research universities. Conducts First-of-its-kind research in social media.
The official Twitter account for Texas A&M University. We are the Aggies, the Aggies are We! Gig'em!
Gig'em. The Aggies have an astounding 15 twitter feeds to keep in touch with there students, alumni, scout out new athletic talent and more. Check out #Aggielife as well for some great info about whats happening.