Kansas State University at Salina Selects Trumba to Power Its Online Event Calendar Interactive Calendar Connects University With Key Constituents



    SEATTLE, May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Trumba Corporation, a developer of
 innovative online calendaring solutions, announced today that Kansas State
 University at Salina has selected Trumba(R) Connect to power its online
 event calendar. Trumba Connect is an online event calendaring solution that
 helps organizations increase event awareness and attendance and better
 connects them with their audiences through a comprehensive suite of tools
 that includes a hosted, interactive web calendar, email, and reporting
 services.
     K-State at Salina is home to the College of Technology and Aviation,
 the newest and fastest growing of all the colleges at Kansas State
 University. It is using Trumba Connect to promote campus events such as
 department meetings, dean's office meetings, open houses, training
 seminars, etc. It also plans to use Trumba Connect as a tool for reaching
 prospective students by automatically sending them event information about
 high school visit days via calendar email.
     Trumba Connect enables K-State at Salina to create multiple calendars
 while still maintaining the University's brand look and feel. Visitors to
 the site can submit events, add events to their personal calendars, sign up
 for event updates and reminders via email and text message, and forward
 event information to friends.
     "We were looking for a calendaring solution that would enable us to
 create an interactive, feature-rich online event calendar for our Web
 site," said Michael Oetken, Webmaster/Graphic Designer at Kansas State
 University at Salina. "Trumba Connect's advanced functionality gives us the
 ability to easily manage the calendar and, at the same time, helps us to
 stay better connected to our key constituents."
     K-State at Salina plans to expand its online event calendar to include
 sub-calendars to promote student life and intramural athletic events. Once
 these calendars have been created, the event information from each one can
 be automatically integrated into the University's main event calendar.
     "Universities like K-State at Salina are quickly recognizing that
 static, one-way event calendars that simply list upcoming events are not
 conducive in today's online world," said Jeremy Jaech, CEO of Trumba.
 "Trumba Connect allows them to truly connect and interact with their
 community and to communicate event information more effectively and
 efficiently."
     The K-State at Salina online campus events calendar can be found at:
 http://www.salina.k-state.edu/calendar/index.html.
     About Trumba
     Trumba Corporation is a Seattle-based developer of innovative online
 calendaring solutions that help businesses and organizations effectively
 publish, promote and communicate their events online. The company's
 flagship product, Trumba Connect, allows organizations to embed highly
 interactive and customizable calendars within their websites. Trumba
 customers also benefit from an array of event-centric tools that include
 the ability to email calendars, create categories of calendars based on
 event types or geography, leverage user-generated content through event
 submission forms, drop events onto an array of personal calendaring
 solutions and much more. Trumba technology is used by institutions of
 higher education, newspapers, corporations, associations, cities and towns,
 hospitals and large religious organizations. Trumba Connect is a
 subscription-based software as a service (SaaS) solution. The company is
 privately held and backed by three of the industry's leading venture
 capital firms, including Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, August Capital
 and Oak Investment Partners. To find out more about Trumba, visit
 http://www.trumba.com.
 
 

SOURCE Trumba Corporation

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