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Security On Campus, Inc. Endorses Notification Technologies Like e2Campus to Better Protect College Students From Crimes

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Instant notifications effectively protect students 24 hours a day by delivering safety-related messages wherever students are located

Leesburg, VA

Omnilert LLC, makers of the e2Campus notification system, today announced that the national non-profit campus safety organization, Security On Campus, Inc., has endorsed notification technologies like e2Campus to better protect college students from crimes. Instant notifications effectively protect students by delivering safety-related messages wherever students are located, 24 hours a day. Research shows many students now carry cell phones and other mobile devices with them wherever they go. Catherine Bath, Executive Director of Security On Campus, is scheduled to be interviewed live on CBS’s The Early Show this Friday, February 10th at a little past 8:00AM ET. During the interview, Catherine will be discussing the newest technologies like e2Campus to help keep students safe.

“e2Campus is a practical way to protect students on or off campus by issuing a Clery Act Timely Warning,” explains Catherine Bath. “It is the most effective way to reach a broad base of students when a crime occurs that can involve additional victims. The Clery Act is more than just a requirement to report crimes. It is intended to help protect students everyday by raising the awareness of crimes committed on campus.”

e2Campus works by enabling college administrators and public safety officers to send an instant alert to all students cell phones and email addresses the minute an event occurs. Since the notifications are sent to students cell phones using Short Message Service (SMS) text messages, the alert reaches students wherever they are located on campus or off campus. For instance, if a student is walking across campus at night and learns that a crime was recently committed and the criminal is at large, then that student can take immediate actions to protect his/her safety.

About Security On Campus, Inc.
Security On Campus, Inc. is a unique 501(c)(3) non-profit grass roots organization dedicated to safe campuses for college and university students. It was co-founded in 1987 by Connie & Howard Clery, following the murder of their daughter at Lehigh University. Security On Campus is located in King of Prussia, PA and can be reached at 610-768-9330 or online at www.SecurityOnCampus.org.

About e2Campus
e2Campus is a 100% web-based universal notification system that enables school officials to self-administer and send time-sensitive messages for a fraction of the cost and complexity of existing mass notification systems. There is no software to install, no hardware to buy, and no additional phones lines needed. A school can setup a secure notification system in minutes to send routine, urgent or emergency notifications to their entire campus community or sub-groups, such as branch campuses, dorms, faculty, students or administration only. e2Campus instantly and simultaneously sends mass alerts to a subscribers mobile phone (via SMS text message), Blackberry, smart phone, wireless PDA, pager, e-mail account, and relevant web page. To learn more, visit www.e2Campus.com.

About Omnilert, LLC
Omnilert, LLC is a leading provider of universal notification systems for sending time-sensitive information to mass audiences. The self-service, web-based system enables a single person to communicate timely information to thousands of people anywhere, anytime, on any device. It is ideal for announcing school closings, game cancellations, weather warnings, terrorist alerts, and marketing promotions. The system is built around a reliable text-messaging system that sends content directly to a mobile phone, as well as an email address, web page, pager or wired phone. Omnilert Text and Voice solutions are sold under the names e2Campus, Amerilert, RainedOut and through resellers. The privately held company is located in Leesburg, VA and online at www.omnilert.com.


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