Crisis Management Virginia Tech communicates swiftly after shooting The university’s campus alert system immediately warned students of the imminent danger and communicators had their message for the public ready. By Matt WilsonDec. 9, 2011 SHARE To read the full story, log in. Become a Ragan Insider member to read this article and all other archived content. Sign up today Already a member? Log in here. Learn more about Ragan Insider.