Highlights from June 2016

Media Coverage Sampling:

Monthly Summary:

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Media Hits:

KTBS.com • USA •Jun 30 • 12:16 am
BestColleges.com Names Top Colleges in Georgia for 2016

Artdaily.org • USA •Jun 29 • 11:05 pm
Solo exhibition of paintings by Beijing-based artist and animator Zhang Gong opens at Klein Sun Gallery

Macon Telegraph • USA •Jun 29 • 08:56 pm
Miller to coach GMC golf

The Union-Recorder • USA •Jun 29 • 05:04 pm
Bobcat professional baseball update

LaGrange Daily News • USA •Jun 29 • 02:23 pm
Kelsey named sole finalist in city manager search

The Union-Recorder • USA •Jun 29 • 01:30 pm
Miller new GMC golf coach

Albany CEO • USA •Jun 29 • 12:06 am
ASU President Appoints Interim Provost, Other Key Positions

The Union-Recorder • USA •Jun 28 • 04:00 pm
GC baseball’s Cook assigned to AZL Dodgers in Arizona Rookie League

The Union-Recorder • USA •Jun 27 • 04:00 pm
GC softball takes slot in final national poll

The Union-Recorder • USA •Jun 27 • 03:00 pm
Bobcat baseball alum rejoins Ottawa Champions

CovNews • USA •Jun 27 • 09:36 am
New coach brings new spark to Oxford’s soccer program

Henry Herald • USA •Jun 26 • 11:45 am
School Notebook: Cadets earn leadership credentials, awards for Dutchtown High

Bryan County News • USA •Jun 25 • 07:30 pm
College report graduations, honors lists

The Union-Recorder • USA •Jun 24 • 05:55 pm
Cook named to NCBWA All-America first team

Gwinnett Daily Post • USA •Jun 24 • 04:44 pm
Georgia Gwinnett College to create volunteerism program, welcome new provost

The Union-Recorder • USA •Jun 22 • 05:47 pm
Bobcat assistant takes head women’s soccer coach position at Emory Oxford

The Valdosta Daily Times • USA •Jun 22 • 09:00 am

Dr. Kelli Brown striking right chords at VSU

The Union-Recorder • USA •Jun 21 • 06:19 pm
Bobcat baseball alum signs with Tucson Saguaros

The Union-Recorder • USA •Jun 20 • 04:00 pm
Georgia College recruiting volunteers to help with move-in

Georgia Trend • USA •Jun 20 • 12:54 pm
Reaching for the Stars

The Union-Recorder • USA •Jun 20 • 10:45 am
Georgia College program exposes minority males to teaching profession

Brazil Business Today – EIN News • BRA •Jun 19 • 07:54 pm
How to Improve the College Math Curriculum

The Valdosta Daily Times • USA •Jun 19 • 06:45 am
Brown ready to lead VSU

Coastalcourier.com • USA •Jun 18 • 07:00 pm
Allenhurst student earns graduate education award

The Union-Recorder • USA •Jun 18 • 06:15 pm
Former Bobcat reliever inks deal with Garden City Wind

The Des Moines Register • USA •Jun 17 • 05:43 pm
UI announces new director of public safety

Global Atlanta • USA •Jun 17 • 05:34 pm
65 Gilman Scholarships Offered to Georgia Undergrads for Summer Study Abroad

Press-Citizen (AP) • USA •Jun 17 • 04:07 pm
UI to appoint Beckner to UI director of public safety

The Union-Recorder • USA •Jun 17 • 04:00 pm
Students, teachers apply skills at STEAM Institute

TheGazette.com • USA •Jun 17 • 02:57 pm
University of Iowa chooses new public safety director

The Budget Savvy Bride • USA •Jun 17 • 07:57 am
Elegant Southern Wedding with Dessert Reception

The Union-Recorder • USA •Jun 15 • 10:00 pm
Bobcat tennis’ Hass, Graff earn All-America Honors

The Sylvester Local • USA •Jun 15 • 01:07 pm

Students named to Georgia College 2016 Spring Dean’s List

The Walton Tribune • USA •Jun 15 • 12:00 am
6 students honored for achievement

Moultrie Observer • USA •Jun 14 • 01:30 pm
Bobcat Baseball All-American signs with Los Angeles Dodgers

Macon Telegraph • USA •Jun 13 • 06:21 pm
Georgia College star signs with Dodgers

The Union-Recorder • USA •Jun 11 • 02:00 pm
Health department hosting Community Cares Fair

The Union-Recorder • USA •Jun 11 • 08:00 am
First Presbyterian turns 190

The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education • USA •Jun 10 • 12:35 pm
Six African Americans Named to New Administrative Posts in Higher Education

The Union-Recorder • USA •Jun 8 • 09:45 pm
Bobcat baseball alum continues pro career, picks up win in historic game

Macon Telegraph • USA •Jun 7 • 04:26 pm
Georgia College’s Cook earns All-America honors

The Union-Recorder • USA •Jun 7 • 04:00 pm
Bobcat golf alum narrowly misses cut for US Open

The Chronicle of Higher Education • USA •Jun 5 • 09:41 pm
Appointments, Resignations, Deaths (6/10/2016)

The Joplin Globe • USA •Jun 5 • 08:00 am
Achievements: Area students honored (June 5)

The Union-Recorder • USA •Jun 4 • 09:00 am
GC golf alum Bryan Fox takes US Open local qualifier

The Union-Recorder • USA •Jun 3 • 05:25 pm
County school system earns two GOSA grants

Jackson Progress-Argus • USA •Jun 3 • 04:43 pm
Colleges announce graduates, honors lists

AccessWDUN • USA •Jun 3 • 02:01 pm
University of North Georgia’s new provost is now on the job

The Union-Recorder • USA •Jun 1 • 07:30 pm
Three GC members inducted into Peach Belt Hall of Fame

Macon Telegraph • USA •Jun 1 • 04:20 pm
Peach Belt Hall inducts three from Georgia College

Television Hits

Highlights

This biggest story this month was on traxonthetrail.com, a website built and run by a Georgia College professor that tracks music played by the presidential candidates as well as music written about them. This story has seen a lot of traction this year both on television and in print news outlets. It’s highlighted above the break.

13WMAZ • USA •Jun 22 • 04:48 pm
College group tracks music on campaign trail


WGXA.TV • USA •Jun 14 • 08:18 pm
PBC Player Of The Year Cook signs with the Dodgers

WGXA.TV • USA •Jun 15 • 09:24 pm
Young Bobcats getting acclimated to college life

WGXA.TV • USA •Jun 23 • 09:29 pm
High amount of homeowners can benefit local economy

 

Feature Stories:

 

Video Releases:

 

Social Media:

The images below show our total social media activity (Twitter and Facebook) for the month of June. After a busy May, activity has dropped due to the summer being in session. This is in line with historical trends.

Facebook Overview:

 

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The image below is from Facebook’s insights to the Georgia College Facebook page’s posts for the month. We had significant activity spikes during our two summer Orientation sessions. Our most popular post was our video featuring current students’ advice for new students was highly popular. The video received more than 6,500 views and was shared 55 times.

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We used #gcsu20 to encourage our incoming students to share their memories from Orientation and beyond. This hashtag will be used throughout their four-year journey at GC (from Week of Welcome to Senior Picnic), with the intention that by the time they walk across the stage at Commencement, we will have access to a digital memory of their time at GC.

 

On Instagram, we had two Student Ambassadors conduct an Instagram Takeover of our account for each orientation session.

 

Social Media Highlights for June:

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