5 Reasons to Switch to a Robust Texting Platform

5 Reasons to Switch to a Robust Texting Platform

Higher education text messaging solutions are still relatively new, which means there aren’t too many really robust options to choose from. To make your job of choosing a texting platform easier, we’ve pulled together the top five things you need to stop doing with your current solution and the top five things to look for […]

4 Questions Your Boss Has About Texting Students

4 Questions Your Boss Has About Texting Students

You’ve known for years that your institution needs to be texting students, but getting your boss on board has been a challenge. Sound familiar? Below are four questions that every boss asks about texting. Use these to guide your texting conversations so you can give your boss answers he or she will love. 1. Is texting FERPA […]

How Do You Communicate with Students in an Emergency?

How Do You Communicate with Students in an Emergency?

Emergencies happen. You can never be 100% prepared for an emergency at your institution, but you can have a plan in place for keeping your students updated. Last week, there were incidents at the University of Texas and Colgate University in which emergency communications failed when students needed them most. The Chronicle of Higher Education […]

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 […]

Busting 5 Higher Education Myths

Busting 5 Higher Education Myths

We’re back and ready to bust more myths! Let’s investigate five myths in higher education and see if they’re true or totally debunked. 1. Most students graduate in four years. Many people think of colleges as being two-year or four-year schools. You’d think that students at a four-year school only attend for four years. Makes sense, right? […]