University Social Media

LHU uses social media as another channel to provide information and news about the university, as well as engage with our followers. Social media is a great tool for us to reach different audiences and establish new relationships. 

Below is a list of social media policies that allow us to use our channels in the most effective ways possible.

Social Media Policies

Although social media allows for fast and easy conversation, it also has raised questions and concerns regarding communication behaviors. Lock Haven University supports the use of social media and offers guidelines for connecting through such channels with stakeholders of Lock Haven University. The following policies will provide guidance on effective and safe communications.

  • Use of University brand assets: Use of University brand assets by non-University entities or with non-University products or services without institutional approval is prohibited. Permission for use of brand assets can be granted by contacting the Office of University Relations. University brand assets may not be used when the use:
      1. Conflicts with University policies;
      2. Is considered to contain obscene, indecent, or profane material;
      3. Adversely affects the University’s reputation;
      4. Promotes discrimination based on a person’s age, creed, color, national origin, race, handicap, religion, gender, or sexual orientation;
      5. Promotes illegal activities;
      6. Endorses or implies University support of any kind, be it professional, political, etc.
  • Confidential information about Lock Haven University and all related affiliates should never be posted on social media.
  • All posts on social media channels must be completely accurate and transparent. In the event that information is posted is incorrectly, corrections will be posted. Any posts that are threatening, obscene, abusive, or otherwise unacceptable will be immediately removed.
  • Administrator(s) contact information should be sent to the Division of University Relations to be kept on file.
  • Opinions of administrators shall not be posted through University social media platforms. All administrators will use professionalism when acting on behalf of Lock Haven University.
  • Attention should be given to copyrighted materials as well as the use of photographs or graphics. Use of the aforementioned materials should be accompanied by written permission.

Contact Us

Executive Director of Communications and Community Relations

Elizabeth Arnold
McCloskey Suite, Durrwachter Alumni Conference Center
 (570) 484-2293

Director of Multimedia Communications

Tyler Rumsey
McCloskey Suite, Durrwachter Alumni Conference Center
 (570) 484-2323

Communications Specialist

 Julie Stellfox
 McCloskey Suite, Durrwachter Alumni Conference Center
 (570) 484-2280

 

 

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