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Marketing, PR and Government Affairs

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What we do

The purpose of the San Jacinto College marketing, public relations, and government affairs department is to communicate the story of San Jacinto College through graphic design, Web content, advertising, publications, public relations, events, and other communications and media. The department has numerous responsibilities that serve faculty, staff, students, and the entire San Jacinto College community.

Advertising

Responsible for the content and creation of all College advertising. This includes print advertising, television and radio commercials, outdoor billboards, digital and interactive, and social media advertising. All College and departmental advertising requests must come through this office.

Contact: Janet Cowey, 281-991-2603, janet.cowey@sjcd.edu

Business Cards / Name Tags

Employee business cards, stationery, and name badges can be ordered online through the College e-store.

Contact: Dana Cragin, 281-998-6152, dana.cragin@sjcd.edu
Website: www.sanjac.edu/marketing-forms

Events

Department staff coordinates public relations events such as official legislative visits, press conferences, formal presentations, and Foundation gatherings. Staff also creates and distributes materials associated with these events and activities.

Contact: Hollie Fulsom, 281-998-6315, hollie.fulsom@sjcd.edu

Government Affairs

The department represents the College through government relations with national, state, and local elected officials.

Contact: Teri Crawford, 281-998-6151, teri.crawford@sjcd.edu

Internal Communications

The department creates, designs, and publishes a number of materials targeted to the internal San Jacinto College community, including employee news, crisis communications, and the Watercooler, an online publication designed for faculty and staff. Employees are encouraged to submit news to the Watercooler, and subscribe to the RSS feed to receive news in their inbox as it happens.

Email: watercooler@sjcd.edu
Website: www.sanjac.edu/watercooler

Media Relations

The department works closely with local, state, and national media on San Jacinto College stories. These include articles and features covering athletics, academic and technical programs, student and faculty success, College initiatives, and crisis communications. Request a story or event coverage through one of the contacts below.

Amanda Fenwick, 281-998-6160, amanda.fenwick@sjcd.edu
Vice President, Marketing and Public Relations: Board of Trustees, Chancellor, Strategic Leadership Team, general College news, athletics, crisis communications spokesperson; CareerFocus and Opportunity News editor

Jeannie Peng-Armao, 281-991-2633, jeannie.peng-armao@sjcd.edu
Senior Communications Coordinator: Continuing and Professional Development (incumbent workforce training), STEM Council initiatives, health sciences (advanced imaging modalities, cancer data management, dental assisting, eye care technology, medical assisting, medical laboratory technology, mental health services, nursing, pharmacy technician, physical therapy assistant, radiography, respiratory care, sonography, surgical technology), Petrochemical and Energy (process technology, instrumentation, non-destructive testing, electrical technology, fire protection technology), maritime (maritime transportation, CPD maritime, business & logistics), grants, college preparatory

Rob Vanya, 281-991-2616, rob.vanya@sjcd.edu
Communications Coordinator: Transportation (automotive technology, auto collision repair, truck driving, aviation, diesel technology), industrial technology (environmental health and safety technology, pipefitting, welding, construction management, HVAC), fine arts, liberal arts / transfer, human services (cosmetology, culinary, criminal justice, emergency medical technology, interior design, massage therapy, paralegal, personal trainer, real estate), online learning

Andrea Vasquez, 281-998-6173, andrea.vasquez@sjcd.edu
Communications Coordinator: business (accounting, business administration / agribusiness, business management / entrepreneur, business office technology, health information management, long term care administration, medical billing and coding), STEM credit programs, veterans, Honors program, early college high school / dual credit, San Jacinto College Foundation, student services (career and employment services, student life, campus rec, student development), student success initiatives (Men of Honor, Intentional Connections, etc.)

Website: www.sanjac.edu/request-a-story

Photography

The department is responsible for documenting important events and distributing photography to be used in news stories, newsletters, on the website, and in other publications. The department will only accommodate essential photography requests, per the approved College Photography Procedures.

Contact: Amanda Fenwick, 281-998-6160, amanda.fenwick@sjcd.edu

Promotional Items / Apparel / Awards / Banners

The department assists with the ordering of promotional items, awards, and apparel.

Contact: Mary Hind, 281-459-5421, mary.hind@sjcd.edu
Website: www.sanjac.edu/marketing-forms

Publications

The department creates, designs, and oversees the printing of materials such as (but not limited to) College Catalog, student handbook, brochures, posters, flyers, programs, direct mail, banners, and invitations.

Contact: Mary Hind, 281-459-5421, mary.hind@sjcd.edu
Website: www.sanjac.edu/marketing-forms

Public Information Requests

The department receives and responds to public information requests made to the College through the Public Information Act. All requests must be addressed to the Public Information Officer in order to trigger an obligation under the Public Information Act.

Contact: Teri Crawford, 281-998-6151, teri.crawford@sjcd.edu
Copy: Dana Cragin, 281-998-6152, dana.cragin@sjcd.edu

SJC AlertMe

Providing a safe and secure environment for our students, faculty, and staff is a top priority at San Jacinto College. SJC AlertMe will contact members of the College community through email, voice, and text messages in the event of an emergency situation. Email is the official form of communication in a crisis situation.

You must sign up and opt-in to receive voice and/or text messages: www.sanjac.edu/alert-me
College Emergency Information Line: 1-888-845-5288
Emergencies: ext. 5555 (from a Campus phone) | 281-476-9128 (from a cell phone)

Social Media

The department is responsible for creating, maintaining, and monitoring the College’s main social media sites, including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Tumblr, Instagram, and Flickr. Social media guidelines for faculty and staff are available on the website. If you are interested in creating a social media presence, please review the guidelines before contacting the social media coordinator.

Contact: Jahmal Clemons, 281-991-2602, jahmal.clemons@sjcd.edu
Website: www.sanjac.edu/social-media

Website Content

The department creates, edits, and publishes content for the College’s website.

Contact: Joshua Banks, 281-459-5420, joshua.banks@sjcd.edu