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The mission of the Communications Office is to build and maintain awareness and support of the Palomar Community College District through effective communication with Palomarís internal and external communities.

While we use many trade-specific tools and methods to fulfill our mission, general responsibilities of the Communications Office are:

Community and Media Relations
Palomar College depends upon enrollment, financial contributions, and support at the polls for success. Like any business, Palomarís reputation throughout the community is vital to garnering this support. The Communications Office keeps a pulse of the communityís perceptions of Palomar College and takes active steps to convey the excellent teaching, responsible stewardship, high-level student support and inspirational success stories taking place every day at Palomar College. Face-to-face interactions, printed publications, opinion-leader networks, speaking engagements, media outreach, and survey research are just a few of the methods we use to meet these objectives.

Internal and External Communications
Employees are the most important element to Palomar Collegeís success and the most powerful influence on public perceptions about the college. The Communications Office is working to become a public information ďhubĒ for employees and community members alike, responding to requests for information, proactively working to pass on district news, and assisting other departments with communication efforts. Electronic and printed newsletters, class schedules, flyers, posters, the Web site, and presentations are just a few of the tools we use to meet these objectives.

The Communications Office works to market the many unique programs available to our community, including fine academic programs leading to four-year college education and Associate Degree, Certificate, Vocational and Apprenticeship programs for adults pursuing career change or career advancement. The communications office also supports Palomarís self-funded programs, realizing that these programs, such as community service and workforce development, help make individuals more comfortable in the Palomar setting and inspire them to think about additional classes in their future. We use paid advertising, outreach, personal contacts, marketing materials, and other strategies for convincing all potential students that Palomar offers a first-rate educational program thatís right for them Ė wherever they are in life.