Communications

We help illuminate the unique role UC plays in California’s economic, social and technological vitality, and bring to life its countless contributions to the state, the nation and the world.

AWARDS AND RECOGNITION

2023 UCDA Gold
2022 UCDA Gold
2021 CASE Circle of Excellence Silver
2020 CASE Circle of Excellence Gold
2020 PRSA Bronze Anvil
2019 CASE Gold
2018 UCDA Best in Show Gold
2017 Eddy Award 1st Place
2014 CASE Gold
2013 Ragan Communications

Jorge Silva

Jorge Silva

Associate Vice President

DEPARTMENTS

Executive Communications and Engagement

We serve as the UC president’s chief speechwriting team and produce public engagements for the president that promote UC priorities. We also help foster relationships with key presidential constituencies.

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Internal Communications

We help keep UC’s more than 225,000 employees and 75,000 retirees informed about UC’s priorities and impact, and what it means to be part of such an amazing university. We also oversee communications for the Office of the President community.

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Marketing Communications

We shine a light on UC and the essential role it plays in bringing world-class teaching, research, health care and public service to the people of California. As stewards of the UC brand, we strive to ensure that UC’s values and impact are reflected in all its communications.

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Strategic and Critical Communications

We are the primary link between the Office of the President and the news media. We work to aid the public’s understanding of UC’s priorities, positions on key issues, and its contributions to the people of California and beyond.

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UC Health Communications

We provide strategic marketing, media relations and other communications that highlight the ways UC’s systemwide health enterprise improves the health of patients, the state and the UC community.

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Contact Us

Phone: (510) 987-9195

Communications
University of California
Office of the President
1111 Franklin Street
Oakland, CA 94607

MEDIA INQUIRIES

Phone: (510) 987-9200

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