Office of Public Affairs and Communications

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The Office of Public Affairs and Communications highlights the College’s ongoing commitment to student opportunity, student and alumni success, research institutes and centers, and the accomplishments of CMC's distinguished faculty.

Our dedicated team assists campus departments in supporting the College’s mission through a range of professional and creative services.


Media Relations

We serve as the primary contact for all media relations. We respond to media and information requests internally, and work with press at the local, national, and international level. For all media inquiries, please contact Peter Hong, Associate Vice President for Public Affairs and Communications, at

Creative Services

Creative Services manages the development, production, and marketing of print content, including brochures, postcards, and other promotional items. Learn more about how we collaborate with department administration on graphic design, video, and copy to support your creative needs.

Web Services

The Web Communications team oversees the creation and management of all pages on the CMC website. Additionally, we offer maintenance, design, and brand consulting services to CMC departments, schools, and institutes. For assistance on your web project or issues with the website, please email



Office of Public Affairs and Communications

400 N. Claremont Blvd.
Claremont, CA 91711

Phone: (909) 621-8099
Media inquiries: Peter Hong, (213) 537-3559



Peter Y. Hong
Associate Vice President for Public Affairs and Communications
(213) 537-3559 |

Joann Young
Executive Director of Public Affairs and Lewis Community Impact Fellow
(909) 607-9246 |

Thomas Rozwadowski
Associate Director of Public Affairs and Communications
(909) 607-6241 |

Kate Canada Obregon, Ph.D.
Associate Director of Communications
(909) 607-7440 |

Grace Comisso
Art Director
(909) 607-6128 |

Susan Price
Assistant Director of Public Affairs
(909) 607-2641 |

Martin Beck
Web Content Developer
(909) 607-9245 |

Tatiana Shabelnik
Web Services Manager
(909) 607-2131 |

Anibal Ortiz
Photographer / Videographer
(909) 621-8321 |

Valerie Ramos
Public Affairs and Communications Coordinator
(909) 607-2218 |