Marketing, Communications, and Advancement

The Office of Marketing, Communications, and Advancement tells the many stories of Wharton County Junior College through graphic design, web content, advertising, publications, public relations, events, and other communications and media.

The Role of Our Office

Students, employees, and members of the community are encouraged to view Wharton County Junior College's press releases, photo gallery, website, and social media pages to learn more about the many achievements, events, programs, services, and the latest news at the college.

Additionally, this office serves as a clearinghouse to avoid the duplication of materials that are released to the public, to maintain a consistent policy with regard to the standard and quality of publicity, and to ensure contacts are coordinated through one central location.

Employee Resources

Resources are available for employees regarding marketing and publicity to assure that established college procedures are followed for the production of materials and information released to the public.

Brand Style Guide

The Brand Style Guide should be used to prepare all marketing and communications materials and was created to promote image and brand consistency. The WCJC Brand Style Guide is available for employees on the college’s Intranet website.

Marketing Services Guide and Marketing Services Request Form

The Marketing Services Guide should be used to plan in advance for preparing and submitting a Marketing Services Request. Requests may include art for specialty items, flyers, collateral materials, brochures, social media posts, logos, news releases, photography services, marketing displays, social media posts, and more. The Marketing Services Guide is available for employees on the college's Intranet website.

The Marketing Services Request form should be utilized by employees when requesting marketing services to help to facilitate a smooth production process. The Marketing Services Request form is available for employees on the college’s Intranet site.

Website Governance Guide

The Website Governance Guide outlines the overall structure of the Wharton County Junior College website. Here you will find who is in charge of the day-to-day running of the site and protocols and procedures for providing content and edits for the website. The Website Governance Guide is available for employees on the college’s Intranet site.

For Members of the Media and the Public

WCJC offers resources for the media and public to stay engaged with the college. Read about current college information, as well as archived information in our press releases section. Visit our Social Media Photo Gallery to see the many images taken on campus that highlight our students, employees, events, and more. Meet Our Team!

Zina Carter

Director of Marketing, Communications, and Advancement and Media Contact

Eric Li


Cheryl Machicek

Senior Marketing and Communications Specialist

Nicholas Niemeier

Marketing, Communications, and Advancement Specialist

Benjamin Sharp

Marketing and Communications Coordinator

Office Location

Wharton County Junior College
Office of Marketing, Communications, and Advancement
Hutchins Memorial Center
Room 113
911 Boling Highway
Wharton, Texas 77488-0080
Toll Free: 1-800-651-9252, ext. 6322

Share Your Story

Your success is our success, and we would like to hear more about your story. How did you enjoy your time at WCJC? Did our small class sizes, excellent instruction, and student-focused services make a difference? Were you involved in any activities on campus? Did a particular employee inspire or guide you in a memorable way? How did your educational journey at WCJC impact your life? 

Tell us your story, what your life was like when you joined WCJC, how you continued after WCJC, and where you are now. Your story of success can influence and inspire others. Additionally, please provide your name, address, email address, telephone number, years of attendance, and program/degree of study. Please submit your information to

Social Media Photo Gallery

There are many events and activities going on at Wharton County Junior College. Take a moment to review our photo gallery to see if you find yourself or someone you know in one of our images. Photographs of recent WCJC events can be viewed by visiting the college's Facebook page.

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