NCMPR's "Peer and Simple" podcast puts the spotlight on members and provides a forum for sharing their personal expertise in various aspects of community college marketing and communications.
In monthly episodes, host Jeff Julian invites members to tell THEIR stories and provide lessons from the field -- peer to peer. Listen in on the conversation and join NCMPR's national network of "remote co-workers."
NCMPR's board president tells how he found himself in a leadership position within NCMPR, how it has benefitted him professionally, and how members can get more involved.
Guest: Juan Gutierrez, Director of Marketing and Public Relations, Orange Coast College, California, and 2020-21 NCMPR President
The help the University of Arkansas Community College-Batesville has gotten from its students and NCMPR has turned into a win-win for everyone.
Guest: Hannah Keller Flanery, Communications and Marketing Coordinator, University of Arkansas Community College-Batesville
How in the world do you roll out 16 website redesigns in five weeks? That's a good question for NCMPR's 2020 national Rising Star.
Guest: Jackie Watson, Director of Web Strategy, Kentucky Community and Technical College System
A self-described "data nerd" talks about how his college has embraced a data-focused approach to marketing that's positively impacting enrollment.
Guest: Daniel Ramirez, Director of Public Relations and Marketing, South Texas College
Learn how Fox Valley Technical College juggles a wide range of marketing projects while steadfastly protecting brand consistency.
Guest: Barb Dreger, Director of Marketing, Fox Valley Technical College, Wisconsin
In the 2019 Paragon awards, Kellogg Community College took home three golds and "Best in Show." Get an inside look into what makes for a gold-winning entry.
Guest: Eric Greene, Chief Communications Officer, Kellogg Community College, Michigan
A Topical Medley
Longtime NCMPR members share their expertise about a variety of topics related to community college marketing and PR.
Guests: Terri Giltner, Director of Marketing and Communications, Kentucky Community and Technical College System, and Heather McDorman, Vice President for Marketing and Student Life, St. Charles Community College, Missouri
The Secrets of Long-Term Success in the Business
Hear how longtime NCMPR member Kathleen Cabral has survived 30 years in the industry and how she stays open to discovering new and better ways to tell her college's story.
Guest: Kathleen Cabral, Director of Marketing and Communications, Leeward Community College, Hawaii, and NCMPR's 2020 National Communicator of the Year
A Podcast About Podcasts
With the highly successful "Redefine U" podcast to their credit, the marketing team at Anne Arundel Community College knows a thing or two about digital storytelling. Get a sense of what they're doing and how to replicate their success at your college.
Guest: Dan Baum, Executive Director of Strategic Communications, Anne Arundel Community College, Maryland
COVID-19: Crisis Communication Like We've Never Seen
Members from NCMPR's executive team discuss the communication challenges and changes their colleges are making to adapt to closed campuses, online classes, cancelled events and an uncertain future.
Guests: Lynn Whalen, NCMPR President and Executive Director for Public Relations and Marketing, Lincoln Land Community College, Illinois; Juan Gutierrez, NCMPR Vice President and Director of Marketing and Public Relations at Orange Coast College, California; and James Walters, NCMPR Secretary-Treasurer and Director of Marketing and Communications at Skagit Valley College, Washington.