UT Tyler Office of Marketing and Communications

UT Tyler Facebook Application Now Available to All Students

November 19, 2010

Media Contact:
Hannah Buchanan
Public Affairs Specialist
Marketing and Communications
The University of Texas at Tyler

The University of Texas at Tyler “Schools on Facebook” application is now available to prospective students, the university community and alumni, Charlie Hutchins, assistant vice president for enrollment management, marketing and customer service, announced.

The application (http://apps.facebook.com/uttyler/) allows prospective students, current students, faculty, staff and alumni to connect via Facebook.

UT Tyler launched the application to admitted students in April, current students this past summer and alumni this fall as a way to enhance admissions marketing, student engagement and alumni involvement.

“This provides UT Tyler with a private Facebook community to engage with prospective students, current students and alumni,” said Hutchins.

The UT Tyler Student Communication Team monitors communication, answers questions and populates content. Student organizations also benefit through the usage of calendars, reminder memos and event invitations within the application.

For more information, contact Hutchins, 903.566.7054 or CHutchins@uttyler.edu.

One of the 15 campuses of the UT System, UT Tyler offers excellence in teaching, research, artistic performance and community service. More than 80 undergraduate and graduate degrees are available at UT Tyler, which has an enrollment of more than 6,400 high-ability students at its campuses in Tyler, Longview and Palestine.

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