Community Relations

Communications & Marketing

Welcome to the Compton College Community Relations webpage! We are dedicated to providing a link between Compton College and the communities it serves; while also keeping connected with students and visitors to Compton College.

The Office of Community Relations researches, designs, produces and delivers professional communications to a diverse student population, Compton College faculty and staff, the media, and elected and community leaders. We have the privilege of sharing the news of all the outstanding accomplishments, events and activities happening at Compton College.

Demonstrating Compton College's dedication to excellence in education, we provide numerous services to support the academic, athletic, artistic, and extra-curricular endeavors of students, faculty, and staff, including: news releases, government and media relations, public relations, marketing, advertising, photography, digital and graphic design, social media management, website development, and promotions.

Our online newsletter, The Messenger, offers updates on Compton College happenings. Our magazine-style publication Community News is distributed biannually to residents of our district, detailing more news from Compton College.

Contact Information

We want to hear from you! If you have any story ideas you would like to share, or questions about Compton College, please feel free to contact us:, 310-900-1600, ext. 2968.

Community Relations Staff

Name Title Email 310-900-1600
Heather Parnock Director, Community Relations ext. 2968
Vacant Foundation Manager ext. 2966
Obi Onyekwere Webmaster/Social Media Coordinator ext. 2967
Josh Ruelas Production Coordinator ext. 2671
Annette Simmons Mailroom Clerk/Switchboard Operator ext. 2060

General Information

Compton College Communications Guide - 2023 (PDF)
Compton College Fast Facts (PDF)
Compton College Facilities Update (PDF)
Compton College Virtual Backgrounds
I Support Compton College campaign materials


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