Stevens Institute of Technology Launches iPhone App

9/20/2010

HOBOKEN, N.J. - Now available for download in the App Store, the free Stevens App gives iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad users access to the latest news, sports schedules, weather, 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 70% of all non-Stevens IP traffic from mobile devices to Stevens sites come from iPhone, iPod and iPad.

Preview the Stevens iPhone Application now: Click here

Developed in partnership with Straxis Technology, the Stevens 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 campus.

·         - Multimedia – Campus photos to use as wallpaper and the Stevens YouTube channel – EdwinAStevens70

·         - Weather – Current conditions and the seven-day forecast. 

·         - And much more…

Being able to get news and share on mobile devices is an exciting step for the Stevens community and our communications plan during our 140th anniversary," says Michael Schinelli, AVP of Graduate 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."

About Stevens Institute of Technology

Founded in 1870 and celebrating 140 Years of Innovation, Stevens Institute of Technology, The Innovation University TM , 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 2,200 undergraduate and 3,700 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/press.