PSU news by
Penn State's student blog

Topics

About

Tell @Forbes Why @penn_state Is #MyTopCollege

OK, Penn State. The Whiteout lost the Traditions Tournament to either Ohio State or Wisconsin, so let’s bounce back and win something cooler. No excuses.

You may have seen tweets including this headline’s Twitter lingo circulating recently, like…

That’s because Forbes is trying something new this year — in addition to its normal annual rankings of American universities, it is using social media to gauge school spirit levels all over the country.

The best way to show Forbes that our school spirit is tops is to simply tweet @Forbes mentioning something specific to Dear Ol’ of which you are proud. The tweet can have a photo, fun fact, quirk…anything, really, so long as it’s State-specific.

It’s quite simple to make your tweet count for the competition. Just make sure it:

– mentions @Forbes and @penn_state,
– uses #MyTopCollege,
– and isn’t trolling.

You can also use Facebook or Instagram, if those are more your style. There is, obviously, no shortage of reasons why Penn State should be your top college. And judging by the prevalence of Penn State’s social media, we should #[email protected] with ease.

Forbes will publish its top college rankings on July 30, and some of the fun facts submitted via social media will wind up in the issue of the magazine that will include the list. Forbes has an impressive reach, with a magazine circulation approaching 1 million, Twitter following of 3.28 million, and a Facebook like count of 1.2 million. Right now, San Diego State leads the mentions with 92, followed by Boise State, Vermont, Colgate, and Claremont McKenna.

Everybody, Claremont McKenna has about 1,300 students. This should be cake. Go flood @Forbes’ mentions, and let’s see how many different things we can dig up of which we can be proud. We got you started with some easy ones.

About the Author

Tim Gilbert

Former Managing Editor of this site, now just makes lots of #content for it from the Phyrst’s Table 69. Senior from Philadelphia. First-generation Penn Stater. I might go to law school after this, but I might not, too. “For the Glory” is in my email signature because I’m a douche. [email protected] is my email if you want to tell me why I suck. Alternatively, you can call me out on Twitter @OlGilb.

Comments

More by Tim

Penn State’s New Academic Mark Is Just Awful

My brain is not able to understand how a team of people supposedly proficient in this industry gathered, looked at this new mark, and said, “Yes, this will do!”

Penn State Hoops To Host DePaul In Inaugural Gavitt Tipoff

James Franklin To Throw First Pitch At Yankee Stadium On April 28

Athletics

North Dakota Interested In Playing Against Penn State Hockey In Nashville

North Dakota is working towards an agreement that will see its hockey team play against Penn State in Nashville during the 2020-21 season.

Former Cal Swimmer Says She Emailed Sandy Barbour About Sexual Harassment Claims

Max Sauve Commits To Penn State Hockey

Penn State Women’s Volleyball Releases 2018 Schedule

Penn State Hoops Alumnus Joonas Suotamo’s Journey To Becoming Chewbacca Featured On ESPN’s ‘E:60’

Student Life

Penn State Love Stories: A Chance Meeting On A Service Trip

When Abby Wilt went on a service trip to Nassau, Bahamas, she had no idea she’d meet the love of her life.

10 Questions With 2019 Class Gift Director Tom Beeby

Career Services To Launch Integrated Career Management & Recruiting Platform

Plans Submitted For New KFC In State College

Developers have submitted preliminary land development plans to build a new KFC restaurant at 1780 S. Atherton St. in State College.

State Theatre Recognized As A State College Historic Site

As it approaches the 80th anniversary of its opening, the State Theatre has been recognized as a State College historic site.

Penn State Love Stories: A Chance Meeting On A Service Trip

When Abby Wilt went on a service trip to Nassau, Bahamas, she had no idea she’d meet the love of her life.

Be the first to know

  • Top posts and the best Penn State stories

Thank you for subscribing.

Something went wrong.

10 Questions With 2019 Class Gift Director Tom Beeby

Tom Beeby will serve as the 2019 Class Gift Executive Director.

Send this to a friend