What I Love About My Job

Beyond all the marketing strategies and ROI, sometimes the best outcome of social media communication is just a simple connection. Early this week, a man from Kenya posted a message to UM-Flint’s BSN students on the university’s Facebook Page.

Post from Kenya

This simple post offers a glimpse into the impact of our Nursing students’ work in Kenya. In this case, social media didn’t allow us just to make a connection, it became a tool for learning about connections being made out in the world.

I don’t think I can say enough about how this post made my Monday. For someone on another continent to be so moved to share a note and photo like this–well, there just aren’t words. Moments and connections like these are what makes all the work worth it.

Alaina Wiens