Samsung announced it
installing of 37 mobile charging stations today at nine U.S.
including Brown University, Florida State University, Northwestern
University, Syracuse University, The University of Miami, The
of New Hampshire, The University of New Mexico, University of
Iowa and The University of Utah.
Students and faculty can relax with live music, free massages,
bars and refreshments. To support Samsung Mobile's March to a
initiative to collect and recycle one million mobile phones in
students will receive a free gift for every old mobile phone they
to support the eco-friendly program.
Samsung Mobile is continuing its nationwide mobile charging
collegiate program with special on-campus events at 11
from April 17-30, to educate students and promote the features of
mobile charging stations. On-campus events will be held at Texas
University, The University of New Mexico, The University of
The University of Miami, Louisiana Tech, University of Northern
The University of Utah, The University of Maryland, University of
California, Los Angeles, The University of Minnesota and The
of Texas at Dallas.
The on-campus events will feature Samsung Mobile's "Recharge
with Samsung Mobile Photo Contest." The Facebook photo contest is
designed for students to show Samsung Mobile how they choose to
"recharge" themselves during the semester. To participate in the
contest, students will log on to Samsung Mobile's Facebook page.
they've registered to participate in the contest, they will
printable cutout of a Samsung Mobile charging station. Students
asked to document their personal methods of "recharging" by taking
photos of themselves with the Samsung Mobile charging station
posting them onto Facebook.
Students who participate in the "recharge" photo contest have from
17 to May 15 to upload their images to Samsung Mobile's Facebook
Students will encourage friends, family and their peers to vote
through email and by embedding the photo on their personal
page. After the contest period ends, the student with the most
will be the grand prize winner and will receive a seven-day
two and 10 additional winners will win a brand new Samsung Mobile
Official contest rules and regulations can be viewed on Samsung
Facebook page at, www.facebook.com/samsungmobile.
Samsung Mobile Charging Stations are outfitted with eight
outlets per station, allowing several people to re-charge their
electronic devices at the same time for free. The stations are
charge personal electronics designed for U.S. voltage (i.e., 120
to charge mobile phones and other electronic equipment. The
stations will be installed in student unions and at on-campus
venues to keep student and faculty users' personal electronics
In 2009, Samsung Mobile installed 40 charging stations on nine
college campuses including Texas Tech University, The University
Texas at Dallas, The University of Minnesota, Louisiana Tech,
Mississippi State University, The University of Missouri, San
State University, The University of Maryland and The University of
Colorado - Boulder. By the end of the 2010 spring semester,
Mobile will have installed a total of 87 charging stations on 20
nation's largest college campuses. Samsung Mobile plans to install
additional charging stations on college campuses by the end of
Overall, Samsung Mobile will have 187 charging stations in use
"Samsung Mobile is excited to bring these new charging stations to
of the largest and highly recognized college campuses in the U.S.
College students and faculty use their mobile devices more than
before to stay connected," said Paul Golden, chief marketing
Samsung Mobile. "It's Samsung Mobile's goal to eventually have
charging stations in universities across the nation for students
faculty to take full advantage of the convenience and free power
charging stations provide."