Students, staff and faculty will now get instant alerts of closings, delays, early dismissals, and other important news sent directly to the palm of their hand
Omnilert LLC, makers of the e2Campus notification system, today announced that The Universities at Shady Grove (USG) has recently adopted e2Campus. USG students, staff and faculty will now get instant alerts and emergency notifications in the palm of their hand. e2Campus enables school officials to send instant alerts of school closings, delays, early dismissals, and other important news directly to registered subscribers email accounts and mobile phones via SMS text messages.
”Once students sign up, the alert goes right to their cell phones the minute the news happens,” notes Russell Schlosburg, IT Coordinator for USG. “It is a really convenient system.”
Besides snow delays and closings, e2Campus will be used to communicate important information during any potential emergency, such as homeland security advisories, tornado warnings, crime watches, power failures, or other events.
USG is a unique model for delivering quality higher education matching the needs of a diverse and growing community and the marketplace. Currently, seven of the University System of Marylands (USM) 11 degree-granting institutions collaborate to offer their top upper level undergraduate and graduate degree programs, as well as special workforce education and certificate programs, at one convenient location in Montgomery County. Participating institutions include: Bowie State University; Towson University; University of Maryland, Baltimore County; University of Maryland, Baltimore; University of Maryland, College Park; University of Maryland Eastern Shore; and University of Maryland University College. To learn more, visit www.shadygrove.umd.edu.
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.