Advancement & Community Engagement

The Southwestern College Office of Advancement & Community Engagement (ACE) is responsible for building and maintaining the integrity of the Southwestern Community College District (SCCD), the Southwestern College name, brand, image, and voice. It is also responsible for overseeing district-wide communications, marketing efforts, creative services, special events, and the latest news on the College, its programs, activities, faculty, staff, and students. 

Our goal is to enhance awareness of the college, our services, build community engagement, increase name recognition, and maintain a consistent image and voice of the District and College.

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Our Services


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We provide a range of services to the District, including internal and external communications. We curate events, news, and updates through our website’s Event Calendar, Newsletters and Emails. Our social media management ensures a strong digital presence, promoting the organization's values and achievements to a wider audience. Our team also handles external media relations and crisis communications, to ensure accurate, transparent and timely information dissemination. Contact us to see how we can serve you.

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We build brand awareness by providing strategy and guidance for marketing and advertising campaigns that support the Districts goals. Read on for guidelines.
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Creative Services


We support departments and programs by designing on-brand graphics and materials that support the District’s initiatives. Find out if we can assist you with your creative needs. 

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Special Events


Whether you're planning commencement, a milestone celebration, a fundraiser, or a student fair, our team is here to help you turn your vision into reality. Find out how we can help you. 

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For a complete list of all the forms, guidelines, templates and tutorials available to you, go here.