Here’s a starting point for resources in the Office of Communications.
Project requests: Please complete our project request form and submit it to the Communications Office.
- For photography, use the photo project request form.
Before filling out these forms, please make sure you have read and understand our project completion times. Contact Project Manager Naomi Trujillo with questions.
Who to contact in the Office of Communications:
Updates to Coronavirus-related web content, digital signs, posters, or graphics, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Questions about CC’s COVID-19 response, email email@example.com
To access risk mitigation posters: View the gallery to print your own as needed.
You can always view COVID-related emails in the message archive.
To submit a story idea: Pitch a story to communications or add a story to your department/office website under “How to Submit a Campus News Story.”
Learn more about CC’s Master Communications Plan.
To share content with campus: Have something you’d like to share and aren’t sure how to best do it? Contact Stephanie Wurtz to develop a comprehensive promotion plan, including: message, target audience, best communication tools/channels to reach that audience, tone, style, budget, deadlines, and how to measure success.
To send an all-college message or inquire about the institutional messaging schedule: Contact Stephanie Wurtz.
To pitch a CC-related educational or promotional campaign: Contact Stephanie Wurtz.
To submit content for a newsletter or digest: View submission guidelines ((LINK)).
To troubleshoot why you’re not receiving all-college emails: If you’re a member of the campus community and aren’t receiving all-college messages, you can resubscribe. For further troubleshooting email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Students, staff, and faculty: Contact email@example.com
Winter Start students: firstname.lastname@example.org
News and Media Relations:
To ask about issuing a press release, or if you’ve been contacted by the press: All media requests must be coordinated through Leslie Weddell.
To submit news about faculty or student awards, publications, initiatives, research, collaboration, etc. Contact Leslie Weddell.
Staff and faculty: To book a photographer to document an event, or to have portraits or headshots taken: Use the photo project request form. Communications will reach out about whether a photographer is able to fulfill the request.
Note: We prioritize documentary photography related to campus life and our mission to tell the CC story through storytelling photography. We generally are not able to fulfill photo requests that are:
- Unrelated to Colorado College
- Of luncheons, dinners, or events that do not support Communications’ storytelling goals
- Of individuals or events not adhering to COVID-19 risk mitigation protocols.
To hire a freelance photographer: If Communications is unable to fulfill the photo request, Communications can recommend a freelance photographer.
To find an existing photograph to use: Employees: Use the Digital Asset Management System (DAM).
To take photos on campus (external requests): For external requests for taking photos on campus, email Brenda Soto.
To access stock photos: Below are a few sources for freely licensed images:
- Creative Commons-licensed photos on Flickr
- Free media resources on Wikimedia Commons
- Smithsonian Open Access
- New York Public Library Digital Collections (Make sure to check “Search only public domain materials” when searching)
Need to order print materials? Use PageDNA to order your print products online. View available products. To order products not yet available, or to consult with the printing coordinator on complex print orders, contact Carl Olson.
To develop a social media presence for your CC office, department, or organization or for help with your existing social media presence,
or, to promote an event, pitch a social media post idea, or make a correction to something already posted:
- Contact Jessi Burns, email@example.com
To tell a story via video: Read the guidelines for requesting video production services and submit the project request form. Allow up to six weeks for video production.
To have printed and digital materials designed: Read about the types of printed and digital materials we collaborate on, and submit the Project Request Form. A member of the graphic design team will reach out.
To get access to Canva to design your own print and digital materials: Contact Felix Sanchez to inquire about the next training session.
To access visual identity resources like logos: Learn more about our Visual Identity Guidelines.
- The college seal (ZIP file), logo (ZIP file), athletics logo (contact Jessica Bennett), and FAC logo (contact Dori Mitchell)
- Approved college color palette swatches (download color swatches as PDF]
- Email signature generator (for CC faculty and staff and for FAC staff)
Web and Digital Media:
To submit a digital slide to display on the screens across campus: Submit your slide. See a digital slide that’s not displaying correctly or want to know when your slide will be displayed? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
To provide feedback about the Colorado College website: Use this form.
To learn more about CC’s content management system: (Cascade CMS)? Contact Nicole Leung.
To learn more about becoming a web author: Contact Nicole Leung.
To set up a WordPress blog: Contact Mark Lee.
To post an announcement or event on Today at CC: Learn more about how to post announcements or events, and submit yours to Today at CC. Having technical issues with your post or with Today at CC? Contact Karen To.
To learn more about web analytics through Google Analytics or SiteImprove: Contact Mark Lee.
Writing and Editorial:
To request a writer to develop content: Use this project request form.
To ask about proofreading or editing: Contact Jennifer Kulier.
To learn more about CC’s editorial style: This guide answers questions about standardizing punctuation and usage according to adopted Colorado College style.