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.

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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.

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2020

August 12, 2020 — $1 Million Investment Enhances Early Childhood Education at DCC, State

August 12, 2020 — Danville Community College Joins Virginia Ready Initiative

July 29, 2020 — Danville Community College Supports Talent Pipeline and Economic Development in Southern Virginia

July 14, 2020 — Danville Community College Enrolls Students for Fall Semester Online, In-Person

July 13, 2020 — Danville Community College Welcomes New Advisory Board Member

June 26, 2020 — DCC Presents ‘UKNIGHTED: 6 Feet Apart’ Plan to Partially Reopen Campus for the Summer/Fall Semester

June 10, 2020 — DCC Students Earn Recognition from International Honor Society

June 9, 2020 — Danville Community College Provides Relief Funding to Students

June 4, 2020 — Support-A-Knight Fund Helps DCC Students Impacted by Pandemic

May 26, 2020 — Students Named to DCC President’s Honors List for Spring

May 26, 2020 — Students Named to DCC Vice President’s Honors List for Spring

May 26, 2020 — DCC Professor Makes Masks for Frontline Healthcare Workers

May 21, 2020 — State Board Holds the Line on Community College Tuition and Fees for Fall 2020

May 18, 2020 — DCC Converts Parking Lots into Free Community WiFi Hub

May 13, 2020 — DCC Offers ‘Single Stop’ Program for Enhanced Student Access to Public Benefits

May 11, 2020 — DCC Chemistry Lab Assistant Receives Prestigious Gates Scholarship from Amherst College

May 6, 2020 — DCC Nursing Programs Ranked Top in State

May 4, 2020 — DCC Student Selected for Prestigious NASA Internship

April 24, 2020 — DCC Distributes Knights Pantry Food Bank Items to Students

April 21, 2020 — DCC Hires Director of Public Relations and Marketing

April 21, 2020 — State Board for Community Colleges to Consider 2020-21 Fees at May Meeting

April 14, 2020 — DCC Hires Associate Vice President of Human Resources

March 31, 2020 — DCC Donates Medical Equipment to SOVAH Health

March 18, 2020 — DCC Educational Foundation Receives $200K IKEA Scholarship Donation

March 4, 2020 — DCC Nursing Alumna Earns Doctorate

March 1, 2020 — DCC Hires New High School Career Coaches

February 27, 2020 — DCC Hires New Public Services Librarian

February 21, 2010 — Combs Hired in New Role at DCC

February 18, 2020 — Sherman Hired as New Business Management Instructor at DCC

January 3, 2020 — Students Named to DCC President’s Honors List for Fall 2019

January 3, 2020 — Students Named to DCC Vice President’s Honors List for Fall 2019

January 3, 2020 — Drone Business Takes Flight Following DCC Course

January 3, 2020 — DCC Quality Control Instructor Earns NIMS Certification

2019

December 17, 2019 — With ‘Wondrous’ Futures Ahead, DCC Students Earn GEDs

December 12, 2019 — DCC Hosts Amazon, Sumitomo Fiber Optic Fusion Training

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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Faith O'Neil

Director of Public Relations & Marketing Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Officer
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Bobby Allen Roach

Public Relations and Marketing Specialist III