Patriots' Gronkowski visits Emerson

December 07, 2012


New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski’s visit to an Emerson College social media class on December 6 is making headlines. Students in part-time faculty member David Gerzof Richard’s class creatively tweeted to @RobGronkowski numerous times under the class Twitter handle @SocialEmerson and using hashtags #ESM (for “Emerson Social Media”) and #SpikeOurProf. The Pats player, who has more than 378,000 followers on Twitter, responded to Gerzof Richard who also actively reached out on social media. “Gronk” talked about the dos and don’ts of using Twitter as a celebrity, and how he interacts with fans. Two students also performed a song for Gronk before he signed autographs and posed for photos.

Boston Herald, BostInno, FOX 25, Universal Hub, and other outlets are reporting on the visit.