Office of Campus Communications

The Office of Campus Communications serves both the college community and the general public by keeping them informed of college programs and events through the Fullerton College News Center, social media, videos, press releases, print publications, online newsletters and other methods of communication. The office is also responsible for special event planning, marketing, community outreach, website content development, group tours of the campus, the master calendar, operations of the college’s switchboard and the Fullerton College Student Ambassadors.


Our Team

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Lisa McPheron
Director of Campus Communications
(714) 992-7014
lmcpheron@fullcoll.edu

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Carolyn Whelchel
Administrative Assistant/Master Calendar
(714) 732-5052
cwhelchel@fullcoll.edu

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Melissa Serrato
Marketing and Outreach Assistant
 (714) 732-5054
mserrato@fullcoll.edu

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Jazmin Zuniga
Web Content Specialist
(714) 732-5053
jzuniga@fullcoll.edu


Campus Tours

Fullerton College offers general guided tours of its campus by appointment only on Fridays during the fall and spring Semesters, excluding holidays, finals, Students of Distinction, Commencement and when the college and/or Student Affairs is closed.

The tour schedule is as follows:
First and third Fridays: Tours offered from 3 – 4 p.m.
Second and fourth Fridays: Tours offered from 11 a.m. – noon

To request a tour, please contact Student Activities by emailing stuaff@fullcoll.edu or by calling (714) 992-7095. Please provide the following information when scheduling a tour.

Name of person interested in tour
Date
How many people in the group
Phone number and email

Large group tours may be arranged on an as-needed basis by calling the Office of Campus Communications at 714-992-7013.

Forms

Marketing Inventory Check-Out

Click here for a full listing of materials available for check-out, such as the Fullerton College tradeshow booth, EZ-Up canopies, etc. Please contact Melissa Serrato to check out available marketing inventory.

Marketing Materials Request

To request copies of various Fullerton College marketing materials, please include the name of the publication(s), quantity desired, and date needed. To view the marketing materials catalog, please contact Melissa Serrato.

Image Release Form

Fullerton College has a blanket image release policy which states Fullerton College, a non-profit California Community College, reserves the right to take and use photographs, video and electronic images of students and visitors taken on college property and at college-sponsored events for marketing and promotional purposes. Objection must be made in writing to the Campus Communications Office.

However, certain instances still require an image release. These situations include, but are not limited to, students under eighteen years of age and subjects used in a high-visibility location of a marketing piece (front covers, banners, billboards, etc). If you are unsure whether you need a release, it is advisable to get one. Contact Lisa McPheron, Director of Campus Communications, for assistance.


Student Ambassadors

The Student Ambassador program features continuing Fullerton College students who enjoy sharing their knowledge of Fullerton College with high school students, fellow Fullerton College students, constituents, faculty, staff and the community. Fullerton College Student Ambassadors strive to encourage students, staff and community involvement in the mission of the college.

Applications are Open

Meet the 2015-16 Student Ambassadors

Melissa Castaneda

Melissa Castaneda

Melissa Castaneda has been a student ambassador since 2015. Majoring in horticulture, Castaneda is working toward an Associate of Arts in Nursery Management. In 2014, she became a certified photographer following the completion of the Fullerton College photography program. Castaneda is currently working to complete major prep work to transfer into the UC system to study sustainable agriculture. She is actively involved in campus life as a student representative of Associated Students and the past president of Phi Theta Kappa Honors Society. During her free time, she enjoys hiking, archery, and maintaining her garden. She dreams of developing a non-profit horticulture center for military veterans.
Jenny Han

Jenny Han

Jenny Han has a passion for volunteering in her community. Aside from her role as a Student Ambassador, she currently interns/volunteers with five different non-profit organizations while being a full time student at Fullerton College and working part time. She is also the Secretary of Public Relations for Phi Theta Kappa, Vice President of FC Democrats, and a member of Sociology Club. Majoring in Sociology, Han plans to earn her A.A. with Honors Certification and transfer to UCLA in the fall of 2017 where she will continue learning and doing more to improve social inequalities. Her goal is to work at the State Capitol one day and help lead policy changes. In her free time Han enjoys: watching YouTube, How to Get Away with Murder, and Law and Order, playing with kids, going to the gym, and hitting up popular eateries she finds on Yelp.

Brian Fort

Brian Fort

Brian Fort is an artist. He began taking classes at Fullerton College in the fall of 2014 majoring in Fine Arts with the goal of becoming a studio painter someday. His work was featured during the Student Art Exhibition last spring and he plans to continue his education to obtain his master’s degree in drawing and painting with a minor in art history. Family is number one for Fort; he likes to spend most of his free time with his wife and son, creating memories through art and music. As a student ambassador, Fort hopes to encourage new students and first-time freshmen students to let go of their fears and ask for help when they need it.

Angie Portillo

Angie Portillo

Angie Portillo commutes from the City of Bellflower to take classes at Fullerton College simply because she enjoys the campus, students, professors, and the surrounding community. As a member of Phi Theta Kappa, Angie will serve as treasurer of PTK for the 2016-17 academic year and looks forward to volunteering at large campus events such as KinderCaminata and WorldFest, while interacting with current and prospective students. She completes her last year at FC this year and hopes to transfer to a university next fall to pursue a degree in business administration. In her free time, Angie enjoys playing video games and taking care of her dog.

Claudia Vu

Claudia Vu

Claudia Vu is a graduate of Valencia High School and is currently in her second year at Fullerton College. Vu is majoring in communications with a concentration in public relations and plans to transfer to a university in fall 2017. As a member of the Fullerton College Speech and Debate Team last year, Vu competed with other members of her team at the CSUF Blumer Debate and sharpened her skills as a persuasive speaker. In addition, Vu is rigorous in her academic studies and is a member of the Honors Program at FC. She also serves her community as a member of the Placentia Rotary Club and coordinator of her church organization called Youth Viet Genesis. Her interests include listening to music and watching k-dramas.

Andrew Washington

Andrew Washington

Andrew Washington is a veteran of the United States Marine Corps. and an active member of numerous clubs and organizations on campus including, Umoja, Veterans Club, Associated Students, Phi Theta Kappa (PTK), STOMP, and Queer People of Color (QPOC). He began taking classes at Fullerton College in the fall of 2014 and is majoring in computer science. He plans to earn his A.S. degree and transfer to a university where he can pursue a B.S. in Computer Science with the hope of applying at the U.S. National Security Agency one day. When he’s not studying or attending club meetings on campus, Washington likes to read comic books and listen to podcasts.