Student Stories

SMM Certification Lands New Internship for Alyson Skelton

Alyson Skelton is a student at Belmont University and earned her SMM Certification at the end of the fall 2019 semester.  Alyson’s website, Simply Sustainable Life, promotes sustainable change.  She states, “[It] is an online destination for anyone looking to live more intentionally & responsibly. This is a place
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Student Story: Brook Swiger

“I took Belmont’s Social Media Marketing course as a non-traditional student. I was placed in a position as the social media manager at my place of work and prior to that new position, I had no experience with more than a few personal social media accounts. I had no idea
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Student Story: Amber Bear

“The Social Media Magnet taught me skills that I will be able to apply in future internships and jobs. Learning how to work MailChimp and Google Analytics was the most helpful tool I gained from this class. Helpful instructions were given and guided us on how to use these while
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Student Story: Margaret Hovis

“Coming into this class in January, I wasn’t quite sure what to expect. I knew I would be creating a blog, just because I have friends who have previously taken the class and told me about this aspect of the class. But I never really realized all that goes into
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Student Story: Chase Ballard

As a marketing major, I have learned many conceptual frameworks that have helped me visualize and understand how value is created and delivered to consumers. The Social Media Magnet was the first class that provided me with an opportunity to apply this knowledge to the digital marketplace of the 21st
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Student Story: Kat O’Neill

It is critical for new marketing graduates to have an understanding of the ever-evolving social media landscape. The Social Media Magnet allows students to not only learn about modern digital marketing but also to put their knowledge into practice. The functionality and practicality of this platform makes it truly unique. Learning
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Student Story: Josh Snyder

The Social Media Magnet not only let me participate in the most innovative project of my college career, but it has equipped me with a wealth of knowledge about digital marketing in the current business landscape. Having the ability to learn about the hub and spoke model, and then implement
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Student Discovers Importance of Passion When Building a Brand

Katie Barnes was a Social Media Magnet university student in the spring of 2020. Katie’s practicum was called Third Culture Kid Support and was all about sharing her experience as a kid growing up in a culture different from her parents so that others in her shoes could relate, and
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Katie Learns Valuable Skills Through Practicum

Year after year, we hear consistent feedback from students on how much they enjoy the live practicum aspect of our curriculum because of how much experience they gain from it. This year, the reviews from students were no different. Katie Kuhnash is a recent graduate of Belmont University and took
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