1. K-State home
  2. »Division of Communications and Marketing
  3. »K-State Today
  4. »Research and Extension to host session on social media and land-grant universities...

K-State Today

October 18, 2011



Research and Extension to host session on social media and land-grant universities on Wednesday

By Elaine Edwards

Join K-State Research and Extension staff for a session on social media and land-grant universities from 1:30-5 p.m. Wednesday in Forum Hall at the K-State Student Union.

The session, "From the Outside Looking In: Four External Perspectives of Social Media Possibilities for an Engaged Land-Grant University," is offered as part of K-State Research and Extension's annual conference. The session will also be available online. Panelists will discuss how land-grant university faculty and staff can foster a new model for engagement using social media.

Featuring:

  • Jim Langcuster, news and public affairs specialist, Alabama Cooperative Extension System
  • Jeff Caldwell, news and features editor, Meredith Corporation, Des Moines, Iowa
  • Eli Sagor, extension educator, forestry, University of Minnesota Extension
  • Dan Toland, communications specialist, Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (via technology)

This session is sponsored by a development fund grant by the Association for Communication Excellence and K-State Research and Extension.

If you have any questions, please contact Elaine Edwards at elainee@k-state.edu.