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Internal campus email is a thing of the past

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In order to connect with e-mail, you actually have to know the recipient's e-mail address.

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Announce emails, clog inboxes and are usually unrelated. Students have thousands of unread announce emails. Alumni block their universities as a result of the spam.

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Campus .edu e-mails expire after graduation. This forms a disconnect between the community.

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Campus events are shared via email blasts. It is annoying for students to sift through the heaps of unread mail to find the weekly event email.

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Campus jobs/career opportunities are also shared via email blasts. Students rarely even notice this e-mail.

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Conversations in group email threads are very difficult to follow.

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Video content cannot be shared via e-mail, even though that is the most followed medium for campus news.

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Campus email newsletters are one directional. What if students or alumni have questions back to the university?

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What if a student wants to ask a public question ? Is he to cc the whole university?

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What if there is an emergency? An email will go unnoticed. There is no instant notification system on campus. That alone is a big problem.

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All students, alumni and the administration connected in one directory.

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A public noticeboard with filtering options based on profile information to target relevant audiences

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Accounts do not expire. The user label is automatically changed from ‘student’ to ‘alumni’ upon graduation

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A social event feed which simply displays all event related information as well as the RSVP list.

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A job feed where an interested party can click a button and go into a direct chat with the creator of the job ad

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Group chats are far easier to follow and participants to share rich media instantly.

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Gradchat allows video sharing on the Noticeboard or even within individual and group chats.

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Official Gradchat accounts allow university administration to respond to announcements, general posts or even instant messages.

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Students, alumni or the administration can post public posts on the Noticeboard.

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Push notification announcements allow the administration to reach all students instantly regarding important information.