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Paige Altieri

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Get the Updated Acronym & Emoji Guide

Posted by Paige Altieri on March 24, 2017

The Essential Guide to Acronyms and Emojis is back and better than ever! See the best of the new iOS 10.2 emojis to use with your students. Enjoy! 

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Topics: Text Acronyms, Texting, Emojis

#TextingTuesdays: How To Personalize Your Texts

Posted by Paige Altieri on March 21, 2017
Welcome back to another episode of #TextingTuesdays! This week,  Sahil Mehra shares how to personalize text messages. The more personalized a message is , the higher the outcomes will be. Watch it now! 
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Topics: TextingTuesdays, Platform

Last Chance to Register: Webinar on Engaging First-Year Students

Posted by Paige Altieri on March 3, 2017

Signal Vine kicked off 2017 with a new webinar series focused on texting best practices, new ideas and strategies, research, and customer success stories. The next webinar is on March 8th, featuring The University of New Mexico. Don't miss your chance to register! Space is limited. 

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Topics: webinar

8 Tools Everyone Who Works in Higher Education Should be Using

Posted by Paige Altieri on February 24, 2017

There are thousands of resources out there for people who work in higher education. We know it can be stressful to sort through and find what works best!

We went ahead and gathered a list of 8 tools that you should be using if you work in higher education. We have found that these tools help most when connecting with students, staff or alumni. Below, you'll also find great resources that will help you stay educated about what's happening in the world of higher ed. 

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Topics: Higher Education, Tools

#TextingTuesdays: Signal Vine's Integration with Salesforce

Posted by Paige Altieri on February 21, 2017
Welcome back to another episode of #TextingTuesdays! This week Hunter Watts, a Product Development Associate at Signal Vine, will review  Signal Vine's integration with Salesforce.
Watch this episode as Hunter explains how our Salesforce integration works:
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Topics: TextingTuesdays

Meet Our Mascot: Squiggle the Silkie Chicken

Posted by Paige Altieri on February 9, 2017
It's conference season for Signal Vine, which means a lot of traveling for our team! As we pack our most valuable items and double check our plane tickets, there's one thing that never gets left behind - our mascot, Squiggle the silkie chicken. Keep reading to see where Squiggle is headed next!
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Topics: Signal Vine

#TextingTuesdays: 4 Step Implementation Checklist

Posted by Paige Altieri on January 31, 2017
Welcome back to #TextingTuesdays! This week,  Peter Murray, our Enterprise Sales Manager, expands on four crucial steps to implementing Signal Vine.

Step 1: Develop a strategy for texting.
Step 2: Train your staff.
Step 3: Collect students' phone numbers.
Step 4: Respond to your students.

Watch the video now! 
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The 2017 Student Communications Landscape

Posted by Paige Altieri on January 19, 2017
You know that students are no longer using traditional forms of communication (phone calls, voicemail, email)... but what are they using? Take a deep dive into how students are communicating today with  the 2017 Communications Landscape infographic.  
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Topics: Higher Education, Facts, Texting

#TextingTuesdays: A Big Thanks From Signal Vine's CEO!

Posted by Paige Altieri on January 17, 2017
It's hard to believe that we're almost a full month into 2017! In this week's #TextingTuesdays video, CEO Brian Kathman shares his thoughts on the past year. Tune in to hear Brian talk about Signal Vine's feature in The New York Times, our work with  Michelle Obama's Reach Higher program, and our partnership with the state of Texas. 
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Text Your Way to College (New York Times Recap)

Posted by Paige Altieri on January 13, 2017

A recent op-ed by David L. Kirp published in The New York Times examines how texting programs can nudge students towards better educational choices. Kirp focuses particularly on the use of texting interventions to reduce summer melt and to encourage students from all socioeconomic backgrounds to apply for college. 

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Signal Vine combines text messaging with student data to deliver personalized information, prompt timely action, and ultimately improve outcomes for education organizations, nonprofits, and government programs.

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