(PRWEB) April 26, 2013
New Mobile Apps for University Visitors Developed by Campus Publishers & University Visitor’s Network Debuting at Maryland Day on April 27th at the University of Maryland to an estimated 90,000 attendees.
Campus Publishers and University Visitors Network, producers of 40+ Official Campus Visitor Guides and a leading print and online resource for prospective and existing college students and their parents, is thrilled to announce it's exciting new network of Visitor Guide Mobile Apps for iPhone, iPad, and Android phones and tablets. This groundbreaking technology brings the experience of exploring and choosing a college to your mobile device.
Campus Publishers is currently launching the University of Maryland Mobile App, Visit UMD, and plans to have its 40+ University partners’ Apps live over the next year. Each Mobile App is specific to the respective University and offers users/visitors a comprehensive, convenient way to explore the college of their choosing. The Apps includes cutting-edge digital features such as GPS directions to campus, as well as an unprecedented interactive GPS Guided Tour through campus highlighting points of interest through pictures, text, and video. Local businesses will be able to purchase advertising on the relevant Mobile App that targets students and parents near them.
CEO John Brice believes the new Apps will be invaluable tools for each University as well as prospective students and families, noting: “Our University partners are excited to be working with us on this pioneering technology that will widen their recruitment and educational efforts. We are confident we will see a fantastic response from the prospective student community as well!”
Apps can be downloaded for free at:
The Apple iTunes Store: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/visit-umd/id566019881?ls=1&mt=8
Audience: College-bound students, parents, admissions counselors, enrolled students, and visitors planning to visit a university. According to the NCES (National Center for Educational Statistics), 21.6 million students enrolled in college in the U.S. in 2012.
Company History: Campus Publishers has been in business for 25 years, and is the original creator of the Official University Visitors Guide Magazine. Campus Publishers is the largest publisher of official Visitors Guide Magazines in the country, with 40+ publications, websites and mobile apps representing a “Who’s Who” of U.S. colleges and universities. Owner
John Brice is the former publisher of Creativity, an Advertising Age trade publication.
Campus Publishers has been nominated on the list of Colorado Companies to Watch in 2013.
Contact: John R. Brice, CEO