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SMS Text Message Alerts for Colleges and Universities

SMS text message alerts are an important means that colleges and universities are using to communicate with their students in today’s world. Today’s university students are among the most technologically aware in our society. Using SMS text message alerts is one way to speak students’ language.

SMS text message alerts first began to be used after some attacks by gunmen at U.S. colleges and universities. One such emergency arose at Virginia Tech several years ago. University administrators began to realize that it may become essential to be able to contact thousands of students within just a few minutes.

Now, many colleges and universities have established an emergency SMS text message alert system to contact their students in case of any sort of campus emergency. Continue Reading

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