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promotions and marketing

Debra Barrentine
Pendley Administration Building120
email  Phone ext. 2210


Northeast Alabama Community College provides information to help students identify interesting areas of study and find college services that will assist them in reaching their goals. Northeast provides information on its many educational offerings and services through print, broadcast, and electronic media.


Employees with college news that should be sent to the appropriate media outlets should contact the Director of Promotions and Marketing, Mrs. Debra A. Barrentine, by email at Her telephone extension is 2210. Her office is located in Room 120 in the Charles M. Pendley Administration Building.

News releases are automatically posted to the college’s web site, and may be linked where appropriate. News items that are not presented as news releases may be delivered through web site announcements. Contact the webmaster for these options.




The NACC Branding Portal lists the official specifications for printed materials that represent the college. The portal provides the college colors, fonts, typography, logos, other graphic elements, and guidelines for  implementation:
Employees should consult the portal to ensure consistency and high quality in printed college materials. Questions about branding should be addressed to the Director of Promotions and Marketing.


The Director of the Office of Promotions and Marketing’s responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

Media Relations

Press release writing and distribution

Ad design

Billboard design and locations

Design and publication of the NACC Catalog/Student Handbook and class schedules

Design and publication of recruiting brochures, folders, posters, flyers, etc.

NACC Awards Certificate Printing

Television, cable, radio, and Internet commercials

General photography

Publication bids—NACC Catalog, Aurora Magazine, brochures, and folders, etc.

NACC commencement program design and publication, tee shirts, and tickets

GED commencement tickets

Name tags for special events, i.e., Presidential Hosts, etc.

Freshman orientation tee shirts design

Employment ads

Mrs. Barrentine is a member and past president of the Alabama Community College System Public Relations Association (ACCSPRA), and a member of National Council for Marketing and Public Relations (NCMPR).