What Students Want From Texting

What Students Want From Texting

There’s a lot you want your students to do: complete their college applications, finish their FAFSA forms, submit their housing registrations, etc. But have you thought about what your students want from you? Here are a few things students want, along with some tips to help you help them.  Students want the right answer. Let’s […]

Texting Takeaways from the 2017 AACC Convention

Texting Takeaways from the 2017 AACC Convention

It wasn’t easy to pull ourselves away from New Orleans’ famed alligator and crawfish dishes, but it was certainly worth it. When we weren’t eating everything in sight, we were taking in new ideas at this year’s American Association of Community College Convention. We spoke with community college administrators from around the country to learn about their communication […]

Are You Sending Too Many Emails?

Are You Sending Too Many Emails?

Email is out. You know it, we know it, students know it. Michigan State University recently found out exactly why email stopped working with their students, leading university administrators to rethink their entire communication strategy. Students at MSU Were Receiving over 400 Emails Each Semester The project at MSU was simple: administrators across departments used colorful sticky notes to […]

Download the New Signal Vine Mobile App

Download the New Signal Vine Mobile App

It’s easier than ever to text students while you’re on-the-go. Now, you can download the Signal Vine mobile app on your iOS or Android device and log into your Signal Vine account right in the palm of your hand. Use the mobile app to: Write text messages Text your students on the fly without giving out your […]

6 Questions Your Team Has About Texting

6 Questions Your Team Has About Texting

You’ve read the research, seen the demo, and now you’re ready to start texting your students. The only problem? The rest of your team isn’t on board yet. Come to your next team meeting prepared to handle these frequently asked questions: 1. Does texting work? 2. Is text messaging easy to implement? Yes! Implementing a texting […]