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Jay Blossom, publisher of In Trust magazine and vice president for communication at the In Trust Center for Theological Schools, recently presented a workshop entitled Social Media and Institutional Conflict at the 2015 ATS Presidential Leadership Intensive Conference. The following was created as a supplemental resource for the workshop participants. Click here to view this information as a PDF.

Social media resources

Jay Blossom,
Publisher, In Trust magazine
Vice President for Communication
In Trust Center for Theological Schools



Seminary communication plan

Social media in the news

Communication tips for presidents

Tools for managing/using social media

  • Pocket enables you to save articles to read later, even without an internet connection.
  • Bloglovin’ allows you to follow all of your favorite blogs in one place.

Helpful podcasts

After the Jump” podcast: The presenter runs successful design blog Design*Sponge, but her insights are applicable to any industry:

For your social media manager

Social media/marketing blogs:

Tips, articles, information:


Questions? Contact Monika Salden, Membership and Social Media Manager, at 302-468-4857 or

Image: Diagram of a social network, by Katharine Willis.

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Closing the Trust Gap


The current and very troubling condition of trust is a clarion call to action. But despite the dismal data showing pervasive organizational distrust, every organization can assess their current level of trust, learn and adopt a proven trust building framework, and then develop a meaningful and long-lasting plan of action. This webinar details the knowledge and practical next steps to strengthen workplace culture as a result of closing the trust gap.

In Trust Center Resource Grants


An In Trust Center Resource Grant offers member schools a chance to explore innovation at their institutions through a matching grant opportunity of up to $15,000. Listen to this 30-minute information session, including Q&A, as we provide details on eligibility requirements, funding priorities, application process. Previous grantees are eligible to apply as long as they are not within our current funding cycle.

Conflict + Crisis: Navigating the Shoals, Part 2 – A Deeper Dive


Presenter Donna Alexander, President & CEO of Advoxum Global Strategies, offers best practices for navigating conflict and crisis. She examines the crucial elements of defining conflict and crisis, identifying, and prioritizing affected stakeholders, utilizing effective communication strategies, and ultimately, executing a plan of action. Click here to view.

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