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PCCC’s New TV Commercial

Now on Cablevision

Posted November 2, 2016

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The actors cheer after shooting the final scene of Where Success Starts. 

PCCC’s new television commercial “Where Success Starts” is now airing on Cablevision, but if that’s not your provider, don’t worry. 

Click on the image above and watch it now.

The 30-second promo is the first PCCC television commercial to be created entirely in-house,
a collaboration of the College’s Communication/Marketing/Public Relations team and Media Services department. 

The theme, “Where Success Starts,” reflects PCCC’s current marketing campaign which highlights Passaic County College as the starting point for many who have gone on to continued academic, career, and personal success.

Our volunteer actors were all current students or recent grads of PCCC who shared their time and talent with enthusiasm, professionalism, and a sincere appreciation for the College.  Members of the PCCC faculty and staff demonstrated their acting chops, too.

Filming took place mostly at PCCC locations last spring, thanks to the cooperation of several College departments. Can you spot and identify them? 

An impromptu viewing by a group of students from JFK High School who were visiting the Paterson campus last spring drew positive reviews. “Awesome,” was the most popular comment.

Many thanks to all who helped make this commercial another success story that started @ PCCC.

Watch a slideshow of the final scene filming:


Where Success Starts – PCCC TV
Debut: July 2016 on Cablevision


Students and Alumni
Daimi Delgado
Aida Ganibegovic
Michael Fortuna
Jeremy J. Reed
Shantee Santos

Faculty and Staff
Alexandra Della Fera
Mechelle Du’Monde
Tom Moore
Lorren Whitaker

Concept Script: Betsy Marinace
Concept, Art Direction, Film Direction: Page Saunders
Concept, Script: Linda Telesco
Original Music: Page Saunders
Videography: Media Services*
Film/Sound Editing: Media Services* 
Photography: Mark Hillringhouse
Project consultants: Betsy Marinace, Bob Mondelli

*Media Services: Chris Mueller, Efrain Ramirez, Alex de la Vega, George Riley,

Special Thanks for Location Filming to:
Center for Student Success
Continuing Education Department
Student Affairs Department
Studio Arts Department
Marriott – Newark Liberty Airport