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SUNY Schenectady
Dean of Student Affairs
Martha Asselin

"Regroup is a great tool for communicating in the event of a campus crisis. It ensures business continuity should we need to close due to an emergency. I am very impressed!"

University of Alabama
Associate Registrar
Denny Savage

Hinds Community College
CIO
Russell Wood

Southeast Community College
Assistant Campus Director
Paula Young

York Technical College
Director of Info. Services
Ron Scott

Mass Notification & Emergency Management Blog

Video: How Regroup Helps Students at Stevenson University Keep Track of Assignments

Posted on Jul 23, 2014 in Customers, Mass Notification & Emergency Management Blog, News and Events, Regroup Use Cases, Videos

Ellucian Live is one of the premier conferences for higher education professionals and at this year’s event, Sarah Newman with Regroup caught up with Steve Engorn, Director of Computer Information Systems at Stevenson University. In this recorded interview, Mr. Engorn discusses how the university first implemented Regroup close to three years ago to solve a problem they had: How to reach out to incoming freshman in their very first computer literacy course that was also in an online environment. This posed a real challenge as not only were...

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Regroup Further Enhances its Robust Emergency & Mass Communication System

Posted on Jul 21, 2014 in Emergency Notification, Mass Notification & Emergency Management Blog, News and Events, Regroup Updates

Regroup is happy to announce new enhancements to our robust, easy to use Emergency & Mass Communication System. The features mentioned below will be available on or before Monday July 21st, 2014. Messaging Update Regroup’s newest release brings an increase to our messaging throughput. Text/SMS messages will now go out at 7,000 per minute, and will come from the telephone number 30890. You can also use the 30890 number to text into Regroup to join a group or initiate a notification. Text-to-Speech and Custom Voice alerts will...

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Results of Natural Disaster & Extreme Weather Preparedness Poll Show Many Organizations Not Truly Prepared

Posted on Jul 15, 2014 in Emergency Preparedness, Mass Notification & Emergency Management Blog, News and Events

Regroup recently hosted an interactive webinar, “Extreme Weather: Best Practices in Preparedness and Communication” with Meteorologist Cheryl Nelson, an official Ambassador with NOAA’s National Weather Service’s Weather Ready Nation. In this webinar, over 600 attendees were polled to help them determine if their organization is really prepared for a natural disaster or severe weather event. In this article we highlight several of the key results and you can view the free webinar recording here. While the results of the poll...

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Free White Paper: 12 Questions to Ask Vendors When Evaluating Emergency Notification Systems

Posted on Jul 14, 2014 in Emergency Notification, Mass Notification & Emergency Management Blog, News and Events

With the increased demand for effective emergency communications, the industry has experienced such rapid growth it almost seems like every day there is a new emergency notification provider claiming to offer the perfect solution. When so many providers appear to offer a similar service, it can be quite daunting to determine which provider will really be the right fit for your organization’s emergency communication needs. The purpose of this white paper is to help you cut through a salesperson’s hype by knowing the fundamental questions...

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HHS Awards Over $840 Million to Improve Emergency Preparedness of Public Health & Healthcare Systems

Posted on Jul 9, 2014 in Emergency Preparedness, Government Grants, Mass Notification & Emergency Management Blog, News and Events

In a press release on July 1st, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HSS) announced that for FY 2014 it has awarded over $840 million to continue improving emergency preparedness of state and local public health and health care systems. “Community and state preparedness is essential to the health security of all Americans,” said Nicole Lurie, M.D., assistant secretary for preparedness and response (ASPR). “Events in the last few years have demonstrated how critical it is for health systems across the country to be ready and...

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