#HWSDay Social Media Kit

We need your help to spread the word about #HWSDay and the Senior Giving Challenge! For one day only, we’ve compiled everything you will need to get the message out. So whether you’re new to social media, or just need a quick refresher, check out our social media toolkit below.

Having trouble finding the right words? We can help! Copy and paste one of the sample posts below:

– Happy #HWSDay! 

– The HWS Senior Giving Challenge ends tonight at midnight! Have you given? #IGave #HWSDay

Change Your Facebook Cover Photo: 

Choose a thumbnail below, and then right click to save the image and upload it as your Facebook Cover and Profile photos. 

Post a photo to Instagram or Twitter:

Choose a thumbnail below, and then right click to save the image and post your #HWSDay or Senior Giving Challenge photo on Instagram or Twitter. 

Post photos. Win prizes. #HWSDay


  • Accounts must be public
  • All posts must use #HWSDay
  • Must be following HWS on Twitter and Instagram (@HWSColleges)
  • Must like HWS on Facebook.
  • Participants can submit any photo taken during the past year.

Get Inspired

Want free Ice Cream?

Share your #HWSDay photos! If the Colleges receive 200 submissions by 12 p.m., there will be free ice cream on the Quad!

Become the #HWSDay "MVP"!

Participate in all 10 categories for a chance to win an iPad and the coveted #HWSDay MVP trophy!

More ways to Win!

Don't forget, prizes for "best" photos in each category will also be awarded throughout the day, and the Top 10 photos will appear in This Week In Photos!

Winners will be contacted via email by the Office of Communications.

Best Photo of Seneca Lake
We love the lake! Take the best shot of Seneca Lake and you will win an Amazon Echo Dot!

Best Campus Photo
Snap the best photo of campus and you'll win an HWS "Swag Bag" full of items from the College Store.

Best Selfie/Groupie
The winner of this category will be able to take their selfies to the next level as the owner of a brand new selfie stick and an HWS T-Shirt!

Best Show of HWS Spirit
Show off your HWS Pride to win the #MyHWSMonday Instagram takeover!

Best #dogsofHWS Photo
It wouldn't be #HWSDay without our four-legged friends! The winner of this category will win an HWS Sweatshirt along with an HWS dog collar!

Best Photo with a Campus Sculpture
Take an awesome photo with a sculpture on campus to win an HWS long-sleeve shirt!

Best Gearan Center Photo
Share your best shot of the #GearanCenter to win an HWS T-Shirt and water bottle!

Best Academic Photo
Take the best classroom classroom or academic photo and you can win an HWS sweatshirt!

Best #HWSAbroad Photo
Share your favorite photos from study abroad for a chance to win an #HWSDay care package!

Best Throwback
Reminisce on your college glory days—whether it was 20 years ago or last year—by sharing your favorite throwback photo, and win a gift basket of HWS goodies!