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August 16, 2017

How Do You KISS?

by Linnie S. Carter, Ph.D., APR

and Megan Hoose

Yes, you read the title correctly! How do you KISS?

Keeping it short, sweetheart (KISS), in communication is the key for grabbing and keeping your target audience’s attention.

August 9, 2017

Learning to Pivot

by Christine Payton

Plan B. It’s a necessity when it comes to communication and marketing.
Picture this – you’ve arranged for a live remote with your local TV
station in the early morning hours at one of your campuses. Read More...

July 19, 2017

50 FORWARD! Looking back on an anniversary year

by Lynn Whalen, NCMPR Treasurer

2016 at Lincoln Land Community College (LLCC): An ongoing state
budget impasse. Enrollment and financial challenges. New initiatives
being launched. Turning 50 years old.

July 5, 2017

Take a Chance on YOU

by Michele Kersten-Hart, NCMPR President

I’ve been working in marketing for more than 27 years, and I’m still
learning new things. Heck, I still enjoy taking on new challenges, even
when I’m in unfamiliar territory.

June 29, 2017

It’s Not Always About Enrollment

by Jaclyn Y. Garver

NCMPR members who have attended a district or national conference have
likely had the opportunity to hear Pam Cox-Otto speak. She co-founded
Interact Communications, and she often talks about how we can do our
jobs better by looking at the barriers keeping us from that goal – Read More...

May 31, 2017

Mother First. Graduate Second.

by Tiffany Scott

As the director of marketing and public relations at Southeast Kentucky
Community & Technical College (SKCTC), I’m often at events with
camera in tow ready to record special moments.

April 27, 2017

Including the Student Voice and Perspective

by Linnie S. Carter, Ph.D., APR

and Amanda Griesser  
At HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College, we make sure that students are at the forefront of everything we do, including our integrated marketing communication efforts. If you see something related to HACC – whether it’s on our website, a print piece, in an email or on social media – the odds are very high that you are looking at a HACC student or successful graduate of our programs.

April 5, 2017

Print Your Pictures! A solution for getting your memories off your phone and into your hands

by Erin Edlund, NCMPR District 5 Director

In my life of marketing, babies, puppies and fun, there are lots of photos. My problem, though, was that photos (especially those of my family) tended to not leave my phone. Sound familiar?

March 22, 2017

NCMPR – It's All About the Networking

by Kathleen Corbalis, APR, NCMPR Social Media Manager

"I have just one word for you, Kathy ...'WinFax.’”  Well, that's not exactly how my NCMPR story started, but it was close.

March 16, 2017

Five Years and Counting: the Stories Continue

by Anne Krueger

This month marks my five-year anniversary as communications and public information director at the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District in eastern San Diego County, California.

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