Office of Public Relations & Marketing

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Function

The Office of Public Relations at Danville Community College works to promote the college's successes in academics, partnerships, and community outreach. The office is responsible for handling all Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests, and for ensuring accurate, timely information is available to the public through production of the college's program catalog, design and development of college promotional material, advertising, press coordination, and social media activity. The office oversaw the college's first successful graduation livestream under the current director of public relations and marketing in 2017, and continues to provide this service to graduates' families, friends, and community supporters.

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Lost Archive Photo Gallery

Danville Community College's "Lost Archive" is a collection of slides discovered by the college's information technology staff beneath the library. The Office of Public Relations has scanned these slides and presents them to the campus community to take a virtual tour through two decades of DCC history.

Newsroom

2019

November 25, 2019 — DCC’s New Welding Instructor Talks Power of Trades Education

November 25, 2019 — DCC Hosts, Wins State Manufacturing Trades Competition

November 12, 2019 — Project MFG: America’s Next Great Generation Rises in Danville

November 7, 2019 — DCC President’s Update: The First 120 Days

November 4, 2019 — Roach Sweeps Print Advertising for DCC in PR Awards

November 1, 2019 — DCC Student Named to Davenport Fellowship Program

October 31, 2019 — Halifax County Engineer Named to DCC Board

October 18, 2019 — Danville Community College Honors its Tutors

September 25, 2019 — Local Ecosystem Awarded Entrepreneurship Grant from Danville Regional Foundation

September 14, 2019 — DCC Scholarship Recipients, Donors Honored

September 1, 2019 — Ann Cassada named to DCC board

September 1, 2019 — Financial Aid Support Specialist Hired

August 22, 2019 — New Student Success Coach Hired

August 9, 2019 — Students Named to DCC President’s Honors List for Summer

August 9, 2019 — Students Named to DCC Vice President’s Honors List for Summer

August 9, 2019 — New Board Chair, Vice Chair Announced at DCC

August 8, 2019 — Helping Hands Child Development Center Opens at DCC

August 6, 2019 — SVHEC Welcomes New Community College Presidents

August 3, 2019 — DCC Nursing Professor Earns National Certification

August 1, 2019 — DCC Hires New Facilities Manager

July 26, 2019 — DCC to Host @me Mini Conference for Foster Youth

July 3, 2019 — DCC Alumnus Hired as Research Analyst and Assessment Coordinator

July 3, 2019 — New Transfer Counselor Hired at DCC

July 2, 2019 — Students Achieve National Recognition for Precision Machining Skills

June 27, 2019 — Kathryn Roberts Named to DCC Board

June 25, 2019 —  DCC Middle College Graduates Recognized

May 21, 2019 — DCC Nursing Program Ranked First in State, One of the Best in Nation

May 14, 2019 — Students Named to DCC President’s Honors List for Spring

May 14, 2019 — Students Named to DCC Vice President’s Honors List for Spring

May 13, 2019 — DCC Graduates 659 Students in 2019 Commencement Exercises

May 8, 2019 — DCC’s 2019 Service Award Recipients, Retirees, & Outstanding Personnel Announced

April 26, 2019 — 432 Volunteer Hours Logged at DCC During Day to Engage

April 17, 2019 — DCC Launches CAPE Program to Eliminate Barriers to Employment

April 15, 2019 — Dr. Jacqueline M. Gill Hired as President of Danville Community College

April 15, 2019 — State Board for Community Colleges to Set 2019-20 Tuition and Fees at May Meeting

March 20, 2019 — State Board Committee Certifies Three Finalists for Danville Community College Presidency

March 14, 2019 — DCC Launches One-Door Initiative with Hiring of Enrollment Navigators

March 6, 2019 — DCC Staff Uncovers “Lost Archive” of Photos Spanning 1960-1985

2018

November 8, 2018 — Veteran Community College Leader Named Interim President of Danville Community College

DCC in the News

2019

November

Summit View, future business for new leaders
The Franklin News-Post

COMMUNITY VOICE: DCC President’s Update: The First 120 Days
The Gazette-Virginian

DCC students volunteer in street cleanup
Danville Register & Bee

Student named to Davenport Fellowship Program
Danville Register & Bee

Groups join forces for fire safety education
Danville Register & Bee

DCC marketing director wins awards
Danville Register & Bee

Powell: Danville Community College Looking to the Future
Danville Register & Bee

Danville Fire Dept. partners with local schools to improve community fire readiness
WSET ABC13 News

October

Danville Community College honors its tutors
Danville Register & Bee

Elks Lodge donates safety glasses to DCC
Danville Register & Bee

'Girls Over 50' team plays in tourney fundraiser
Danville Register & Bee

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Contacts

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Bobby Allen Roach

Acting Director of Public Relations & Marketing; Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Officer