How has NCMPR touched your life?

NCMPR connects its members to a vast network of colleagues who truly understand the issues facing two-year college communicators and, best of all, are willing to share ideas and successful marketing practices. You'll make lasting connections that will enrich your personal and professional life.

Take a look at what our members say about their personal experiences with NCMPR and then add your own story.

 

NCMPR: Your extended work team

NCMPR: Your extended work team

Jill Bennett, Marketing, Public Relations and Strategic Communications Director, Anne Arundel Community College, Arnold, MD
February 5, 2020

NCMPR has been an invaluable resource to me. In no other professional arena have I been able to meet someone at a conference or in a work group and make an immediate ...

Professional development and helpful colleagues

Professional development and helpful colleagues

Katherine Hedland Hansen, Executive Director for College Relations and Marketing, Renton Technical College, Renton, WA
January 22, 2020

Although I had been working in private higher education communications for a number of years when I joined Renton Technical College, the community and technical college ...

Colleagues for work, friends for life

Colleagues for work, friends for life

Jeff Ebbing, Director of Marketing and Communications, Southeastern Community College (Iowa), West Burlington, IA
January 18, 2020

I have met so many amazing people through NCMPR. When I started at my small college, I didn't have any marketing mentors. Fifteen minutes into my first NCMPR conference, I ...

Learning from my peers

Learning from my peers

Wendy Trujillo, Advertising and Social Media Director, College of the Canyons, Santa Clarita, CA
January 13, 2020

NCMPR is an incredible organization with great conferences, creative professionals and helpful webinars. I especially love attending the national conference, where I get ...

NCMPR keeps us refreshed and focused

NCMPR keeps us refreshed and focused

Erin Wood, Director of College Relations, Lake Region State College, Devils Lake, ND
January 7, 2020

Every time our team can participate in NCMPR activities, whether conferences or webinars, we return refreshed and refocused. We find solutions and techniques on a variety of ...

My nationwide team

My nationwide team

Jessica Huffman, Communications Coordinator, Central Ohio Technical College, Newark, OH
January 6, 2020

As someone completely new to the world of community college marketing and public relations, I struggled for the first year or so on who my audience is and how to connect to ...

Conferences especially helpful if you're new to higher ed

Conferences especially helpful if you're new to higher ed

David Spencer, Public Information Specialist, Northeastern Technical College, Cheraw, SC
January 2, 2020

Professionally, this is my first experience working in higher education, and NCMPR has been a great resource for inspiration. Seeing what has worked and what has not worked ...

It's all about the networking

It's all about the networking

Shelley Smith, Director of Marketing, Public Relations and Alumni, Snead State Community College, Boaz, AL
December 18, 2019

NCMPR has been a valuable resource in my marketing toolbox. The information I’ve gained at the national and district conferences has given me fresh ideas and ...

Your go-to source for news and networking

Your go-to source for news and networking

John Meineke, Director of Marketing and Public Relations, Black Hawk College, Moline, IL
December 11, 2019

We’ve gotten so used to just “Googling” that it’s easy to forget there are other sources of great information. If you are a marketing or public ...

Helpful info, resources and colleagues

Helpful info, resources and colleagues

Carolyn Casey, Chief Institutional Advancement Officer, Community Colleges of Spokane, Spokane, WA
December 9, 2019

Entering the community college world in 2014 from a very different industry, I needed immediate help decoding the world of higher education. I joined Community Colleges of ...