July 2018 @ #UWMSocial

By Taylor Strickland, Digital Communications Intern

As the summer heats up, so does our social content! Let’s take a look at all the hot, hot, hot posts we’ve put up this month.


We were so #PantherProud to share Gabriel’s story, and we weren’t the only ones! This video earned a reach of 5,219, with 1,979 views, 35 likes, 2 comments and 4 shares.

Childhood photo foreshadows UWM architecture grad's future

A childhood invention lead recent grad Gabriel Yeager to UWM School of Architecture and Urban Planning (SARUP). While in school, he landed an internship at the downtown Milwaukee business improvement district, which led to a job offer there before graduation. Panther Proud!

Posted by University of Wisconsin Milwaukee on Monday, July 30, 2018

UWM prides itself on our ability to be inclusive and diverse, so earning a ranking for affordability and diversity for LGBTQ students was an honor! It earned us a reach of 5,936, with 114 likes, 4 comments and 9 shares.

We're #PantherProud to announce that we've been ranked as one of the Best and Most Affordable Online Colleges for LGBTQ Students in the United States! 🏳️‍🌈

Posted by University of Wisconsin Milwaukee on Thursday, July 19, 2018

Our Panthers do amazing things for us, so we like to give them a little Monday motivation once in a while to remind them why they’re working so hard. Their appreciation showed through a reach of 4,714, with 70 likes, 2 comments and 12 shares.

Happy #MotivationalMonday, Panthers! Remember that whatever it is you're working toward is worth fighting for, and there is no obstacle too big for you to overcome. We're rooting for you always! 🖤💛

Posted by University of Wisconsin Milwaukee on Monday, July 23, 2018


We were obsessed with this gorgeous shot of the Skyline Music Series from Kadish Park! Just take a look at that sunset ☀️ Looks like we weren’t the only ones because this post earned itself 933 likes!

Warm weather calls for ice cold treats, and we knew Northpoint Custard wouldn’t disappoint! Our favorite flavor earned us 1,140 likes.

The breathtaking beauty of the Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum was almost too much to take in! We were excited to check out some of the amazing work our UWM students and faculty had created for their “Look Here!” exhibit, and our followers were pretty excited too. In fact, they were so excited that they gave this post 1,005 likes.


Our own Jesús Aguilar was up for Final All-Star, and we were right there to encourage our Panthers to get those votes in! The Panthers were there for him and gave him 54,773 impressions, 15 retweets and 154 likes.

Milwaukee has always had our heart, but hearing that our grads are set up for success in our city made our whole month! Class of 2019 was so thrilled they gave us 10,512 impressions, 19 retweets and 97 likes.

You guys… when Vogue says your city is cool, it means your city is pretty dang cool! This post earned us 8,130 impressions, 17 retweets and 59 likes.

Overall, though the month was filled with heat and sun, we loved all the cool content we were able to put up! Let’s hope August treats us just as well.