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Run critical institution applications right within Salesforce for Recruitment and admissions, Student Success, and Advancement.

Use Cases

Alumni & Advancement

From events chapter meet-ups to university-sponsored alumni events, the Blackthorn App suite collects your engagement data directly in Salesforce and enhances your advancement CRM.

  • Connect donors to the events and interests most likely to encourage giving
  • Enhance experiential & engagement scoring models with event & SMS engagement data
  • Track registration, check-in, and attendance in real-time
  • Transact on pledges and donations with frictionless payment processing


Student Success

Build stronger relationships with students through data-driven communication strategies and events.

  • Connect students with academic and personal support plans with SMS
  • Incorporate event participation in experiential scoring to help reduce melt between semesters
  • Track student engagement in group activities, university events, and more
  • Incorporate event engagement into student belonging models to connect and report on student experience

Recruiting & Admissions

Create data-driven recruitment events and foster stronger communication with prospective students using Blackthorn Apps.

  • Build, register, and market open days and tours, all from Salesforce with Blackthorn Events
  • Incorporate event data into engagement scores for 360-degree views of applicants
  • Automate communications, reminders, and more via SMS using Blackthorn Messaging and Smart Scheduler
  • Report on the entire application process in real-time, tracking from interest to application

Success Stories

Higher Education Suite

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Unveil how our apps, in solo or harmony, can orchestrate your school’s success!