Marketing and Communications

The Monroe County Community College Office of Marketing and Communications is responsible for developing and implementing marketing communications plans, programs and projects that support MCCC’s mission, vision, core values and educational objectives.  It oversees all promotional activities for the college such as advertising, public relations, graphic design, social media, integrated marketing communications campaigns and the college website, as well as the college’s Events/Entertainment Season and the Alumni Association.

Media Relations

The Office of Marketing and Communications acts as the official liaison between the college and the news media by coordinating all public information activities designed to promote better understanding of and support for MCCC and its programs.

The office assists journalists by providing information and assisting reporters in covering MCCC news. Information is sent regularly to the news media through news releases, media advisories, news tips and the posting of official news and information on the college’s website.

Individuals who work with the news media include:

Joe Verkennes, Director of Marketing and Communications/College Spokesman
Office: (734) 384-4207
Mobile: (419) 343-3063

Michelle Gaynier, Communications Specialist
Office: (734) 384-4177


MCCC provides a wide array of cultural, educational and recreational events throughout the year for students and the entire community. These events are managed by the Office of Marketing and Communications.  A yearly calendar of exhibits, demonstrations, lectures, slide shows, concerts, plays, athletic and seasonal events is available. Spotlighting well-known regional and national artists, many events are free and all are open to the public. 

Entertainment / Events

Alumni Association

The Alumni Association works collaboratively with the Board of Trustees, The Foundation at MCCC, staff, students and the community in providing support to the mission and educational objectives of Monroe County Community College.  It is managed by the Office of Marketing and Communications.

Alumni Association

Contact Information

Office Of Marketing And Communications


Building / Office IconS-154
Phone Icon 734.384.4207