April 16, 2010
Campus alerts go beyond text messaging
Three years after Virginia Tech massacre, MSNBC looks at how US campuses are using emergency text messaging services.
Three years after the massacre of 32 students and faculty at Virginia Tech, campuses around the country have beefed up their emergency notification systems, some with more sophisticated and varied programs than others.
... Campus Safety magazine polled "campus protection officials" last spring and found that 87 percent said their schools currently use text messaging for emergency alerts, and that an average of 48.9 percent of students sign up for such programs.
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