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Frequently Asked Questions

What qualifies for media promotion?

Media look for stories that are unique, showcase a new idea or program, are relevant to current events, and/or have an impact on the broad community.

How do I get publicity for my class or department?

Public Information and College Marketing’s communications team will help determine the best way to get the word out about your area. Fill out a marketing request form, and we’ll be in touch.

How do I share my expertise?

ACC regularly receives requests for speakers on various topics, and ACC faculty and staff are all experts in their own areas. Sign up and learn more on the PICM webpage.

What if I’m contacted by the media?

Media are required to contact Public Information and College Marketing to arrange campus visits and interviews. If you receive a media call or a reporter shows up on campus, contact Alexis Patterson Hanes, associate director of public information, at (512) 223.7596 or You may also contact Brette Lea, executive director of Public Information and College Marketing, at (512) 223.7611 or

How do I submit an open records request, or what if I receive one?

Contact Alexis Patterson Hanes at or (512) 223.7596. Learn more on the PICM webpage.

How do I contact Accent, the student newspaper?

Visit for contact information.