August 2021 Social Media Recap

Golden Flashes, we are back! August was an exciting month full of events as we celebrated Summer 2021 commencement and kicked off the Fall 2021 Semester. Check out some of our best-performing posts from the month!



The top post on Instagram this month featured an image of fireworks that lit the sky after Kent State’s annual BlastOff event to kickoff the semester. The post received 2,332 likes, which also makes it our second most-popular photo in our “Photo of the Week” campaign of all-time! 


Another notable post accumulated 2,187 likes. In this post, we featured a timelapse of the Class of 2025 participating in the tradition of creating the “K” formation for a class photo.



We continued to share a lot of important information. Our top-performing post was an announcement that the university will be requiring the COVID-19 vaccine effective December 20. 


Another top-performing post celebrated the kickoff of the fall semester. In this image, the Class of 2025 formed a “K” for their class photo after attending Convocation.



Our top tweets are actually the same as Facebook! The best-performing post on Twitter was our vaccine requirement announcement. This tweet generated more than 420 likes!


The Class of 2025 photo that welcomed our newest Golden Flashes also performed well! 



Be sure to follow us on TikTok @kentstateu! This month our top-performing video on TikTok featured Flash training for an exciting in-person semester. 


Our video featuring some of the coolest places on campus also performed well. 


As we started off the Fall 2021 semester, we welcomed many new faces to campus and got to experience a handful of in-person events. Throughout this month, we also welcomed 2,724 new followers across our platforms! 

Be sure to follow all of our social channels to keep up with the latest news and updates. 

Have a great semester, Golden Flashes!

POSTED: Monday, September 13, 2021 - 10:45am
UPDATED: Monday, September 13, 2021 - 11:52am
Olivia Fossesca