With social media, Williams engages in conversations with current and prospective students, faculty, and staff, as well as alumni, families, colleagues, fans, and friends, strengthening connections and extending the community found on the Williams campus to the world.
In addition to maintaining the college’s official social media presence, we provide advice and consultation to college departments, faculty and staff; hold training sessions that cover the basics as well as more specific platforms; and maintain a content schedule that tells the Williams story from different perspectives.
Our Work in Social Media
The Williams College Office of Communications maintains several active accounts, including Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram and Flickr. We keep a social media directory of active social media profiles of Williams offices, organizations, and groups. Our
Advice and Consulting
Wondering how to use Snapchat? Want to design a content strategy for your Facebook presence? Want to use Twitter to promote your research, but don’t know where to start? We’d love to help. Contact Shannon O’Brien, the college’s social media strategist.
If you’re on campus and thinking about developing a social media presence for your office or department, take a look at the college’s social media guidelines to get an idea of where to begin.
Check out the college’s social wall to see what is happening around campus and in the community.