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Spring Symposium on Social Media  

This guide provides resources to enhance understanding and encourage use of social media.
Last Updated: Jun 8, 2016 URL: Print Guide RSS UpdatesEmail Alerts

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Panel Discussion on Social Media

On May 4, 2016 Career Services, Counseling, the Library, and Social Media departments gathered with a student and faculty member to form a panel to discuss the use of social media. 

The panelists were:

  • Jasmine Briggs (Career Services)
  • Lakeyia Dickerson (Student Development; Honors Program alumna)
  • Marc DiPasquale (Social Media Coordinator)
  • Bonnie Lafazan, JD, MLS (Director, Woodbridge Campus Library)
  • Adam Rosen, PsyD (Director, Counseling Services)
  • Amy Soricelli (Assistant VP, Career Services)
  • Syleeca Thompson (Professor, School of Business)

The panel was moderated by Amanda Piekart (Library) and Matthew Regan (Library).


Social Media Activities

Social Media Trivia at the NYC Campus. Contact librarian Lily Sacharow to learn more.


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10 Apps Every College Student Needs

What are 10 apps that every college student needs? Check out this poster to find out.

Hover over parts of this poster and click the links to learn more.

This poster was featured in the White Plains Campus Library and was created by librarians Jessica Kiebler or Jim Leftwich for their #YourNextFavoriteApp presentation.


Social Media Symposium Calendar

Continue the conversation! The panel discussion is over, but there are many opportunities to continue to learn about social media throughout May and June--and beyond. This calendar will be updated regularly to provide you an insight into learning opportunities at Berkeley College (and elsewhere) to help you learn more.

May 1 through May 31- Woodbridge Campus (Library)

Book Display on Social Media

See what books and movies are available on social media. Check one out today!

Contact: Bonnie Lafazan (Director, Woodbridge Campus Library)

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May 9 at 1:30pm – White Plains Campus (Library Think Tank)

#YourNextFavoriteApp: 10 Apps Every College Student Needs

Social media for better grades? Let us show you how! Come learn about the ways social media apps can help you get organized, get better grades and have more fun in school!

Contact: Jessica Kiebler (Reference/Instruction Librarian)

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May 10 at 3pm – New York City Campus (43rd Street Student Center) 

Social Media Trivia

Social Media Trivia presented by the Library and Student Development

Contact: Lily Sacharow (Reference/Instruction Librarian)

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May 10 from 12-2:30pm  – New York City Campus (Room B201)

LinkedIn Hands-On Workshop

Tweak your LinkedIn profile with the help of an experienced writing tutor and Career Services counselor. A photographer will be available to take headshots for LinkedIn profile. Presented by the Academic Support Center and Career Services. 

Contact: Patianne Stabile (Director, Academic Support Center)

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May 11 at 1:30pm – White Plains Campus (3rd Floor Student Lounge)

DocuDiscussions: Social Media & Generation Like

Are you obsessed with getting likes? Are you always sharing what you love online? Come join our discussion as we watch clips from the documentary “Generation Like” and discuss how “likes” have changed the world.

Contact: Jessica Kiebler (Reference/Instruction Librarian)

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May 14  – New York City Campus

Alumni Institute on Using LinkedIn and Resume Writing

Open to all--alumni and current students! Work on your resume and perfect your LinkedIn profile!

Contact: Amy Soricelli (Assistant VP, Career Services)

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May 24  – Woodbridge Campus

Social Media as an Information Source

Part 1 of a two-part workshop series on using social media.

Contact: Bonnie Lafazan (Director, Woodbridge Campus Library)

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June (Date TBA) – Dover Campus (Student Center)

LinkedIn Workshop

Career Services sponsored workshop on developing your LinkedIn profile.

Contact: Dylan Dell (Career Counselor)

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June (Date TBA) – Woodbridge Campus

Mental Health Effects of Social Media Use

Sponsored by the Library and Counseling departments.

Contact: Bonnie Lafazan (Director, Woodbridge Campus Library)

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June 10 from 8:30am - 1:30pm – Woodland Park Campus

National Security and Social Media: The Power of Information and Knowledge

Following recent worldwide security threats and events, social media has emerged as a powerful tool in addressing national security concerns. The presenters will discuss the impact of social media on the collaborative process of public and private partnership information and knowledge sharing.

Contact: Lenore Molee (Dean, School of Professional Studies)

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June 14 – Woodbridge Campus

Social Media: Tech Tools and Tips to Protect Your Privacy

Part 2 of a two-part workshop series on using social media.

Contact: Bonnie Lafazan (Director, Woodbridge Campus Library)

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June 29 at 12pm – Woodland Park (Location TBA)

Building Interactive Communities: Social Media and New Media

Learn about podcasting, blogging, and all the ways sharing builds interactive communities.

Contact: Matthew Regan (Information Literacy Coordinator)



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