Campus Communication

The marketing office has multiple ways to help you distribute information to students. If there is a specific way you'd like to share your information and do not see it below, let the marketing office know as we are always trying to expand our tools to reach students.

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Social media

The marketing office maintains a Facebook and Twitter page for DVC. These are great outlets to reach students and the community with important information. Events, important dates and deadlines, application periods, and club activities are just some of the many things we promote on these accounts. 

  • If you would like to communicate your item on our social media accounts, please submit a social media request form.
  • Please note: the marketing office does not recommend creating social pages for your department unless you've received requests from students and you have a solid strategy with a staff person committed to keeping the page updated.

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Events calendar

The DVC events calendar is one of the best ways you can promote your event to students. 

To submit your event, complete the event submission form.  

Once you have submitted your information, the marketing office will review and publish your event on the live calendar within 5 business days.

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DVC website

There are a few ways that information can be shared via the DVC website. 

Area specific pages

If you would like to share information on a webpage in your area, and you do not have access to edit your pages, please complete (or have your manager complete) a website request form

Homepage

The homepage slide show items are up to the sole discretion of the marketing office and often there is a waiting list for items to appear here. If you would like to make a suggestion for a story or important information, please contact the marketing office. 

Courses to consider

We are not able to promote individual courses, but we have a webpage that is highlighted on all of the student email 

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Campus monitors

The college has several digital display monitors across the campus where important information for students and upcoming events are posted. Flyers designed for print do not display well and are generally not readable on the monitors, so only promotion campaigns that have been designed in our office can be displayed on the monitor. If you have a specific request to promote an activity, event or deadline on a campus monitor, please contact the marketing office for more information. 

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eConnect

The eConnect is a monthly emailed newsletter that goes out to all currently registered students. Please see our eConnect request page for guidelines on the type of information that is included in the newsletter. 

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Posting on campus

Banners

The first step to posting a banner on campus is to propose a specific location by emailing the marketing office. Currently, the marketing office has several locations identified where we permanently hang banners, and those locations cannot be used for any other purpose. Any new location will have to be approved by the cabinet. 

If your banner contains only words (and in a single color) ... you may work directly with the print shop to create your banner. If your banner contains graphics, logos or photographs, then it has to be designed by the marketing office and you must submit a design request.

Posters

The student life office has 13 bulletin boards across campus and all postings on this board must be approved and posted by the ASDVC. All other postings must be placed in approved locations in your own office, division office etc. To post in another department's area you must first obtain their permission. All other questions about posting on campus should be referred to the marketing office.

Please see the design request page for information on which posters/flyers you can create on your own, and which ones need to be designed and branded by the marketing office.

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Contact marketing 

Director:
Chrisanne Knox 925-969-2048 cknox@dvc.edu
Media design specialist:
Sharrie Bettencourt 925-969-2049 sbettencourt@dvc.edu
Web administrator:
Ken Statham 925-969-2051 kstatham@dvc.edu
Marketing and communications coordinator:
Keith Parsons 925-969-2054 kparsons@dvc.edu

Can't find what you're looking for? 

Send us an email or stop by our office in AB-223, campus map