What is #UVUSOCIAL? It's a unique opportunity to learn about the increasingly pivotal role of social media in branding today. Social media empowers us to engage brands on a level like never before. This creates both an opportunity and a challenge for PR practitioners. Just as social media revolutionizes how we interact with brands, learning to use social media effectively is ever more important to brand management. So join us for an amazing opportunity to learn about social media branding from local expert, Cory Edwards, director of social media & corporate reputation at Dell Computers.


About the Speaker: Cory Edwards: Cory Edwards, director of social media & corporate reputation, at Dell Computers will be speaking about Social Media Branding.

  • Cory is responsible for managing Dell’s global social media and online reputation & relations initiatives.
  • Prior to Dell, Cory led various corporate communications efforts at Symantec and Connect PR.
  • He earned his MBA at Arizona State University and his B.A. in Communication with an emphasis in Public Relations from Brigham Young University.


Speaker: Cory Edwards, director of social media & corporate reputation at Dell Computers Cost: FREE! Open to UVU students and the general public. Event date & time: November 16, 7-8:30pm Room: SC 206A on the Utah Valley University main campus in Orem, UT Campus Map link: http://www.uvu.edu/maps/


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Sponsors: The event is sponsored by the Utah Valley University College of Humanities and Social Sciences, the Department of Communication, and the Utah Valley University Public Relations Student Society of America.

Contact: Dr. Kushin .:. mkushin@uvu.edu