Casper College uses Twitter to alert students and faculty to school shooting

Originally posted on Twitchy:

Colleges and universities learned from the communications failures during the Virginia Tech massacre, and many have established emergency plans that use various forms of technology to warn students of a security risk. This morning, Casper College in Casper, Wyo., faced a shooting on campus and used Twitter as one avenue to alert the community and communicate with students and faculty during the crisis.

A Casper College instructor notes how he and students got word of the shooting:

Political science instructor…

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