Frequently Asked Questions

What qualifies for media promotion?

Media look for stories that are unique, showcase a new idea or program, are relevant to current events, and/or have an impact on the broad community.

How do I get publicity for my class or department?

Public Information and College Marketing’s communications team will help determine the best way to get the word out about your area. Fill out a marketing request form, and we’ll be in touch.

How do I share my expertise?

ACC regularly receives requests for speakers on various topics, and ACC faculty and staff are all experts in their own areas. Contact Jessica Vess, director of Communications of Marketing, at 512-223-7596 or email at jessica.vess@austincc.edu.

What if I’m contacted by the media?

Media are required to contact the Office of Communications and Marketing to arrange campus visits and interviews. If you receive a media call or a reporter shows up on campus, contact Jessica Vess, director of College Communications, at 512-223-7596 or email at jessica.vess@austincc.edu. You may also contact Brette Lea, vice president of Office of Communications and Marketing, at 512- 223-7611 or blea@austincc.edu.

How do I submit an open records request, or what if I receive one?

Contact Jessica Vess, director of College Communications, at 512-223-7596 or email at jessica.vess@austincc.edu. Learn more on the PICM webpage.

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