Peer and Simple

Peer and Simple
NCMPR’s “Peer and Simple” podcast puts the spotlight on members and provides a forum for sharing their personal experiences and expertise in various aspects of community college marketing and PR. Let’s hear THEIR stories and learn from each other. Peer to peer. All as part of a growing national network of peers you can consider your “remote co-workers.”

Consistently Promoting Brand Consistency
Sep 3 • 19 min
S1 Episode 6 – Barb Dreger, director of marketing at Fox Valley Technical College in Wisconsin, is a steadfast proponent of brand consistency. Listen as she shares how to effectively manage marketing projects while protecting the community college’s brand.
Winning the Gold
Jul 27 • 23 min
S1 Episode 5 – In the most recent NCMPR Paragon awards, Kellogg Community College in Michigan took home three golds and the best in show. Eric Greene, the college’s chief communications officer, gives an inside look into what makes a gold-winning entry.
A Topical Medley
Jun 22 • 19 min
S1 Episode 4 – In this “topical medley,” longtime NCMPR members Terri Giltner from the Kentucky Community and Technical College System and Heather McDorman from St. Charles Community College in Missouri share their expertise about a variety of topics…
The Secrets of Long-Term Success in the Business
May 25 • 18 min
S1 Episode 3 – The marketing department at Leeward Community College (Hawaii) didn’t exist until the college asked Kathleen Cabral to start it. That was nearly 20 years ago. Now listen as Kathleen, Leeward’s director of marketing and communications as…
A Podcast About Podcasts
Apr 27 • 18 min
S1 Episode 2 – With the highly successful “Redefine U” podcast to their credit, the marketing team from Anne Arundel Community College (Maryland) knows a thing or two about digital storytelling. Listen as Dan Baum, executive director of strategic…
COVID-19: Crisis Communication Like We’ve Never Seen
Mar 22 • 34 min
S1 Episode 1 – Lynn Whalen, Juan Gutierrez and James Walters, members from NCMPR’s executive committee, discuss the changes their community colleges are making to adapt to closed buildings, cancelled graduations and no end in sight. Whalen, executive…