Stevens Institute of Technology Launches Android App

5/25/2011

Hoboken, NJ – Now available for download, the free Stevens App gives Android users access to the latest news, sports schedules, weather, campus maps, photos, videos and more.
 
Current students, faculty and staff members, as well as alumni, parents and prospective students can connect to Stevens via the app. Currently, more than 3.73 % of all non-Stevens IP sites come from mobile devices including the Android and iPhone.
 
The Stevens iPhone and iPad App launched last May and has been downloaded by 2517 iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad users in 25 countries who stay connected to and find out what is happening at the University via this technology.
 
"So far more than 2500 Apple users have been able to access Stevens news – and share it – on mobile devices. The Android app is an extension of our services for the Stevens community," says Michael Schinelli, AVP for Marketing and Communications. "This App streams real-time information from sites across our University. After you download the app, connect with us on Facebook, become a fan, and tell us what you think of the app and any additional functionality you'd like to see."
 
Stevens’ social media presence has seen dramatic increases over the last year with the University Facebook page reaching almost 4600 members. Close to 500 people follow the Stevens’ Twitter account and YouTube traffic is up with more than 14,600 channel views and 58,500 upload views. 
 
Everything you want to know about Stevens Institute of Technology is now at your fingertips.
 
Developed in partnership with Straxis Technology, the Stevens Android app includes:
·         Campus News - The latest headlines from University News, Academic News and Athletics
·         Athletics - Stories, scores and more on the Ducks
·         Events - Upcoming campus events and other events of interest to the Stevens community
·         Polls - Share your favorite things about Stevens
·         Checklists - To-do lists for Undergraduate and Graduate applicants
·         Campus Map - Find campus buildings and explore Stevens
·         Multimedia - Campus photos to use as wallpaper and the Stevens YouTube channel – EdwinAStevens70
·         Weather - Current conditions and the seven-day forecast.
·         And much more…
 
About Stevens Institute of Technology
 
Founded in 1870, Stevens Institute of Technology, The Innovation University™, lives at the intersection of industry, academics and research.  The University's students, faculty and partners leverage their collective real-world experience and culture of innovation, research and entrepreneurship to confront global challenges in engineering, science, systems and technology management.
 
Based in Hoboken, N.J. and with a location in Washington, D.C., Stevens offers baccalaureate, master’s, certificates and doctoral degrees in engineering, the sciences and management, in addition to baccalaureate degrees in business and liberal arts.  Stevens has been recognized by both the US Department of Defense and the Department of Homeland Security as a National Center of Excellence in the areas of systems engineering and port security research. The University has a total enrollment of more than 2,350 undergraduate and 3,600 graduate students with almost 450 faculty. Stevens’ graduate programs have attracted international participation from China, India, Southeast Asia, Europe and Latin America as well as strategic partnerships with industry leaders, governments and other universities around the world.  Additional information may be obtained at www.stevens.edu and www.stevens.edu/news.