Mission

The mission of Public Relations at the University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College shall be to support the Rio mission by developing and maintaining strong communications with our community through responsible authentic promotion.

Services and Deadlines

Public Relations provides University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College schools, departments, programs, services, student organizations and clubs with promotional assistance for their on-campus events, and departmental news.

Services can only be provided for officially recognized schools, departments, programs, services, student organizations and clubs. In addition, very limited promotional assistance may be offered to organizations that are renting a facility on campus.  (Events calendar and Social Media Sharing)

Due to limited resources, any requests received from outside groups or organizations not directly affiliated with the University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College will be considered, but most likely refused.

Press Release Request

Public Relations can assist with sending a press release or media advisory to the specific newspapers, TV, radio, or magazines for your news story suggestion or upcoming event.

  • Request deadline: At least 2 weeks in advance to your event for daily news outlet, 3 months in advance for monthly publications, and 6 months for quarterly publications.
  • Make a request for a press release using the

Social Media Request

The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Linkedin properties where it engages with current and prospective students, alumni, faculty/staff, and the general public, and promotes college achievements and activities.

  • Request deadline: At least 5 business days in advance of your event (or the requested announcement start date).
  • Make a Social Media Request using the

NOTE: To maximize engagement online, all social media requests must include the graphic/flyer you would like to post, the department/program’s social media handle (if applicable), and your website address (URL) for more information.

 

Events Calendar Request

The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College official website Events Calendar where it posts events and activities for current and prospective students, alumni, faculty/staff, and the general public

  • Request deadline: At least 5 business days in advance of your event (or the requested announcement start date).
  • Make an Events Calendar using the PR Request Form.

 

Media Request

The University of Rio Grande and Rio Grande Community College can assist you with obtaining media for use in your public relations projects.

  • Request deadline: At least 5 business days in advance of your event (or the requested announcement start date).
  • Make a media request using the

 

Publications Request

The Office of Publications offers publication and design services for campus community.

  • Request deadline: At least 20 business days in advance of your event (or the requested announcement start date).
  • Request Publication Services using the PR Request Form.

Note: Office of Publications has a complete process for requesting publication projects. 

Public Relations Team

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