Communications & Marketing

Communications & Marketing

The Office of Marketing and Communications is responsible for leading the college in the areas of communications, public relations, and marketing. The office develops and manages the marketing plan including the projection of college image and information in all appropriate media; designs and oversees production of all college publications; writes occasional feature articles for select college publications and media; oversees the college’s website and social media activities; writes and issues press releases; and directs all public relations activities.

Branding and Identity Guide

The consistent use of identifying elements is important in building and maintaining any brand identity. This page provides a guide to create a brand for Glen Oaks Community College. Internal and external materials should be designed in accordance with these guidelines.

Identifying Elements


“Transforming lives and advancing communities” is the College’s vision.


“It’s time…” These are the two words GOCC is currently using to describe one’s experience at GOCC. (Taglines help in the marketing and promotion of the College.) They are the starting blocks for the promotional messages. No required font or style or color is specified for the taglines.

Branded Colors

The primary colors are Green and Gold. The Green will be White Oakleaf Green (Pantone 7484C); and one of the gold shades 1) White Oak Yellow (Pantone 1235C); 2) Metallic Gold (Pantone 874C); or Copper Gold (Pantone 139C). The accent colors can be used as secondary colors, and should not be used to cover greater than 20 percent of the page.

Primary Colors

Pantone 7484C
RGB = 0,86,63

Pantone 1235C
RGB = 255,184,25

Pantone 874C
RGB = 141,112,78

Pantone 139C
RGB = 178,109,1

Accent Colors

Pantone 729C

Pantone 534C

Pantone 423C

Pantone 201C

Pantone 2746C

Usable Glen Oaks Logo Files


Glen Oaks Leaf icon - green (mini)


Glen Oaks Seal - color (mini)


Glen Oaks Viking logo - color (mini)

Nameplate & Leaf

Glen Oaks Leaf & Nameplate - green/yellow (mini)

Nameplate & Seal

Glen Oaks Seal & Nameplate - green/yellow (mini)

Note: The metallic gold in the nameplate is an option that can be used on more formal documents, special invitations, anniversary materials, employee recognition events, and celebratory related events.

Glen Oaks Seal - green

Official Seal
The official College seal is the formal element representing the institution, mission, vision and goals, and should be used with documents that are formal in nature. Some examples are letterhead, degrees and certificates. The seal should typically be used in conjunction with the nameplate.

The Nameplate more clearly spells out the College name. It should be used with the seal for formal documents or with the leaf for promotional purposes and marketing materials.

Glen Oaks Seal & Nameplate - green/yellow

Glen Oaks Leaf icon - green (small size)

The leaf represents the leaf of an oak tree. It should be used in conjunction with the nameplate on promotional and marketing materials.

The Viking is the College mascot, used primarily in representing and promoting the Glen Oaks Community College sports teams and athletic events.

Glen Oaks Viking logo - color


Welcome to the Glen Oaks News page. Keep up-to-date with all the latest Glen Oaks news and stories below!

Glen Oaks Today

“Glen Oaks Today” is an email based publication of all our most current stories, events, and videos. The “Today” publication also includes lists of important dates/events, pictures, and links to articles on our website.

As this publication is sent via email to anyone on its mailing list, the “Today” publications will no longer be available on the website. While most of the information included can be found separately on our site, our users have found that signing up for this mailing list brings the same information without having to do any searching.

We encourage you to join our “Glen Oaks Today” mailing list using the form below in order to remain up-to-date with all things currently effecting our Glen Oaks community.

Media Inquiries

Please direct any media inquires to:

Valorie Juergens

  • Position: Executive Director of Communications and Marketing
  • Office Location: Administration, A40
  • Phone Number: (269) 294-4329
  • Email:
  Valorie Juergens