Administration

SCF Facebook Gets More Than 10,000 Likes

(Bradenton, Fla., October 17, 2012) — State College of Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) Facebook has surpassed 10,000 likes on  www.facebook.com/StateCollegeofFlorida.

Recognizing the ever-increasing use of social media, SCF uses Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Flickr to connect with students and the community. The college has concentrated on building a community on Facebook since it is the most commonly used online social network among adults.  According to a 2012 report by Noel-Levitz, 46 percent of college-bound juniors and seniors have visited a college's Facebook page and 69 percent of those "liked" a college's page.

Working with Captivation Media Group, Sarasota, Fla., SCF has reached out to Facebook users and expanded the activity on the page. The college provides valuable information via Facebook including upcoming college events, enrollment information, career preparation tips and more.

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