Communications Plan

LVC’s Division of Marketing & Communications, led by the chief communications officer, will coordinate return-to-campus communications to students and their families, faculty, staff, and the College’s board of trustees. The plan includes email updates from campus leadership as needed, updates in The Valley Weekly employee e-newsletter and Updates from the Valley student e-newsletter, monthly virtual town halls, social media posts, and the LVC Forward blog (

The LVC Forward blog catalogs all major communications and FAQs related to COVID-19 and return-to-campus information and allows users to search by topic area or keyword. The home page of includes an alert linking and a callout linking to the blog. The alert features important return-to-campus calls to action or other emergency communications as needed.

Educational messaging encouraging hygiene, cloth mask-wearing, and physical distancing will be posted on social media and featured on digital and print signage across campus.

Community members with questions can email or call the COVID-19 hotline at 717-867-6555. These communication channels are monitored by multiple staff members in student affairs, marketing and communications, and information technology.