College Relations Office College Relations is an award-winning office that manages communication to enhance the College's positive image and promotes those relationships beneficial to our students and the community. Our charge is to direct internal and external communications so our community understands and supports the College and values the educational opportunities we offer. College Relations focuses on students and prospective students, the media, opinion leaders, the district taxpayers, local, state and federal governing bodies and the general public. Our Mission Services Advertising Advertising is any communication for which the College pays. The College uses print, radio, television and Web-based advertising to inform the public of DMC programs and services and for recruiting purposes. Apparel Clothing and specialty items featuring the Del Mar College name or logo can be ordered through local and national vendors. Items can range from shirts to tote bags, so wear or carry your DMC pride. Business Cards and Stationery College Relations produces business cards for College faculty and staff, and official College letterhead and envelopes for departments and service units. Campus Events Calendar CRO staff post important dates and special events on the College’s Campus Events calendar. DMC-TV DMC-TV is the window to the institution for students and the general public, providing information about the College’s programs and services on Digital Channel 19 on Time Warner Cable and Grande Cable in Corpus Christi. Graphic Standards and College Symbols College Relations is responsible for maintaining the highest standards in the production of all official College publications, including College logo and emblem usage, on stationery, business cards and many more online and print publications. News Room View news articles and media advisories concerning College students, staff and events generated by the College Relations Office. News Services (Speakers Bureau) The Del Mar College Speakers Bureau of faculty and professional staff includes DMC professionals who may be available as expert resources and/or speakers. Photo and Video Services The College Relations Office coordinates all photography and video services to ensure a positive portrayal of DMC to the public. Print and Web Communications College Relations is charged with overseeing coordination and production for all DMC publications with a marketing and public information focus. We are also responsible for the content of the top levels of the DMC Web site, and we maintain the College's presence on various social media sites like Facebook and Twitter. Promotional Items Promotional items imprinted with Del Mar College information, such as pencils and pens, have the potential for promoting the College’s image and aiding in student recruiting efforts when used appropriately. Publicity and Promotion Various forms of promotion are available including news and Weekly Calendar releases, media interviews, public service announcements and some forms of publications, such as flyers or posters. Other FunctionsCRO handles a wide variety of additional functions, such as Emergency Communications and Government Relations.