WASHINGTON, March 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- George Washington University's Elliott School of International Affairs has funded the creation of a mobile app that puts the school's entire community at the fingertips of users.
Elliott 360--an app for iOS and Android mobile platforms--was developed by Simpalm, a Washington, D.C.-area mobile application development company that has built hundreds of mobile apps for government agencies, educational institutions, corporations, and the military.
With Elliott 360, students, faculty, alumni, researchers and others can access internal and external news and information sources relevant to the Elliott community. From employment opportunities posted on the school's job portal, to interesting items in the Washington Post's "Monkey Cage" political science blog, the app enables users to quickly and easily stay abreast of the Elliott community on and off campus.
The app is available free on iTunes and the Google Play store:
Google Play Link: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.simpalm.elliott
Elliott 360 enables users to:
- Access GWU's calendar listings of upcoming events and programs.
- Connect to GWU's website with full functionality in Webview.
- Access Elliott's forum and read posts and comments.
- Support GWU community activities and donate money.
- Access the Washington Post's popular political science blog--Monkey Cage--and find posts from and about members of the Elliott School community.
- Schedule appointments with school personnel and offices.
- Access and apply for jobs posted on the school's job portals.
- Access the Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, LinkedIn and Flickr pages of the George Washington University Community.
Located in Washington, D.C., the Elliott School is one of the world's most respected schools of international affairs. The school's tight and dynamic community includes an International Council of alumni, parents, and friends committed to continued advancement of the school and its community.
Robin Khan, Director of Communications & Public Affairs at Elliott School of International Affairs, said the decision to choose Simpalm, a leading mobile app development company based in Silver Spring, Maryland, was an easy one.
"Simpalm was able to build the solutions for us in no time and at a very competitive price," she said, adding that the school IS planning to upgrade the app with additional features and functions.
The Simpalm team provided end-to-end design and development for Elliott 360, including its user interface and user experience features for both iPhone and Android phones, and the app's deployment on app stores.
Simpalm founder and CEO, Piyush Jain, said his team enjoyed the challenge of building Elliott 360. "It gave us an opportunity to draw on some of our best experiences and expertise in mobile technology and the education field," he said, adding "it's always fun to go back to school."
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