Armstrong and Georgia Southern to share Eagle Alerts

 Graphic courtesy of Public Safety

Shiann Sivell

Eagle alerts from the Armstrong campus will now also be sent to all students on Georgia Southern University campuses, according to public safety officer Mary Jean Arnold.

Campus-oriented incidents, such as on or off-campus robberies and accidents, will be alerted to the affected campus immediately. These incidents will be shared by email with the unaffected campuses within an appropriate time-frame. Incidents that affect both campuses, such as weather or traffic updates, will be shared with both campuses simultaneously.

Eagle Alert is an emergency alert system that informs GS students about serious incidents directly affecting GS campuses. Incidents include severe weather conditions, traffic accidents and crimes.

When an incident occurs, students will be notified with an alert from their emergency contact information they gave to the university. In addition, an alert message will be added to the Eagle Alert phone system at 912-681-5588.

Eagle Alerts are intended to quickly communicate information to students, but they are not the only way to receive alerts. Public safety also uses university email, the GS website and the MyGeorgiaSouthern website to communicate with students.

For more information on Eagle alerts, go to the Eagle Alert FAQ page on the GS website.