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Read: Communicating with Your Campus During the Coronavirus Crisis Using Mass Notification

Communicating with Your Campus During the Coronavirus Crisis Using Mass Notification

Organizations that leverage mass notifications can take advantage of a number of benefits that will help keep students and staff informed about ongoing COVID-19 developments, expectations and when campus operations will return to normal.

Read: 18 Students Evacuate School Just Before Tornado Flattens Building

18 Students Evacuate School Just Before Tornado Flattens Building

An emergency alert sent to the teachers’ cell phones about the tornado outbreak saved their lives.

Read: UNL Improves Cell Coverage with Verizon Small Network Pole Installation

UNL Improves Cell Coverage with Verizon Small Network Pole Installation

Verizon’s small cell technology poles provide network coverage to smaller, densely populated urban areas, such as college campuses.

Read: 2019 Survey Results: More Campuses Plan on Investing in Emergency Notification

2019 Survey Results: More Campuses Plan on Investing in Emergency Notification

CS’ latest survey finds that overall demand for emergency notification solutions has increased to 57%, compared to 51% in 2017

Read: S.A.F.E. Emergency Mobile Alerts Platform Now Free to All Mass. Schools

S.A.F.E. Emergency Mobile Alerts Platform Now Free to All Mass. Schools

The developers of Massachusetts Alerts will donate its emergency alerts platform to schools for enhanced protection during a life-threatening emergency.

Read: Butler Community College Plans for a $6M Security Upgrade

Butler Community College Plans for a $6M Security Upgrade

The college is calling the upgrade a “digital transformation,” which includes adding security cameras and a safety app on campus.

Read: Univ. of Miss. Partners with Baron to Promote Weather Safety on Campus

Univ. of Miss. Partners with Baron to Promote Weather Safety on Campus

The university will implement Baron Threat Net on campus to track storms, pinpoint their location and send students alerts.

Read: Penn State Under Fire for Not Sending Text Alert After Off-Campus Shooting

Penn State Under Fire for Not Sending Text Alert After Off-Campus Shooting

Students turned to social media to voice frustration with Penn State for not sending text alerts about a shooting that was two miles off campus.

Read: UPDATE: Hawaii Employee Who Sent False Alarm Had Job Performance Issues

UPDATE: Hawaii Employee Who Sent False Alarm Had Job Performance Issues

The Jan. 13 emergency notification blunder in Hawaii highlights the importance of proper systems, training, policies and procedures on campus.

Read: University of Texas to Send Text Alerts for Off-Campus Crimes

University of Texas to Send Text Alerts for Off-Campus Crimes

Following a recent bout of crimes near the Austin campus, UT Police are asking Austin Police to inform them of all crimes that occur within a specific area.

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