Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Colleges: Plug Into Clubs

Recent research suggests that participation in extracurricular activities may increase students' sense of engagement or attachment to their school, and thereby decrease the likelihood of school failure and dropping out. 

Text message communication is one method college clubs can use to connect with student members.

SendTree allows university clubs to send one group text message to all of their students members. By investing in a technology that directly engages students on their mobile phones, university clubs can provide different types of support for their members.


Text Important News to Students: 

  • Reminders - scheduling dates, meetings, & activities
  • Campus events - Social, cultural, and educational campus activities geared toward members
  • Attendance - use SendTree to gain more participation and attendance (no more out of sight out of mind!)
  • Off-campus- notify students via email and text about off-campus opportunities

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