Awards & Recognition

Benefits

2017 AVA Digital Award

Organized by Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals (AMCP)

AVA Awards is an international competition that recognizes outstanding work by creative professionals involved in the concept, direction, design and production. The University of California received a Gold Award in Website Home Page category.

2016 Marcom Awards

Organized by Association of Marketing and Communication Proftessionals (AMCP)

MarCom Awards honor excellence in marketing and communication while recognizing the creativity, hard work and generosity of industry professionals worldwide. The University of California received a Platinum Award in the Benefits Module category.

Retirement

2017 Eddy Awards

Sponsored by Pension & Investments

Defined contribution plans were honored for best practices in education and communication. The University of California received First Place for Special Projects, Non-profit category.

Read more about the 2017 Eddy Awards.

2013 Plan Sponsors of the Year Awards

Organized by Plan Sponsor Magazine

The Plan Sponsor awards program recognizes retirement plan sponsors that show a commitment to their participants’ financial health and retirement success. The University of California was a Finalist in Public Defined Contribution category.

Talent Management

2018 Brandon Hall Group Human Capital Management Excellence Awards

Organized by the Brandon Hall Group, Inc.

The Brandon Hall Group Human Capital Management Excellence Awards “recognize the best organizations that have successfully deployed programs, strategies, modalities, processes, systems, and tools that have achieved measurable results. The awards attract entrants from leading corporations around the world, as well as mid-market and smaller firms.”

The University of California received the Brandon Hall Group Excellence Gold Award for the Best Advance in Women’s Leadership Development category; in recognition of the UC Women’s Initiative for Professional Development. The systemwide professional development program was designed and implemented by Systemwide Talent Management in partnership with the Systemwide Advisory Committee on the Status of Women (SACSW) and Coro Northern California.

See the full list of 2018 Brandon Hall Group Human Capital Management Excellence Award winners.

Read the UC WI 2018 Brandon Hall Group Excellence Award press release.

2018 UCDA Design Competition

Organized by the University & College Designers Association (UCDA)

"The UCDA Design Competition recognizes the best of the exceptional design work done by communication professionals to promote educational institutions and supports the exchange of ideas and information relating to the unique role of these designers."

The University of California received the Special Event Excellence Award, in recognition of the collaborative design work done for the 2018 People Management Conference by Systemwide Talent Management and Marketing Communications.

See the full list of 2018 UCDA Design Competition winners.

2017 Learning In Practice Awards

Organized by Chief Learning Officer

The Learning In Practice Practitioner Awards are given annually to practitioners and providers in recognition of excellence in learning and employee development.

This year, the University of California received the Talent Management Award, recognizing learning executives who have developed a program that effectively integrates learning into broader talent management initiatives such as employee engagement, onboarding, succession planning, recruiting or performance management.

Read more about the UC's 2017 Learning in Practice Award.

See the full list of 2017 Learning in Practice Award winners.

2017 Skillsoft Innovation Awards

Organized by Skillsoft | SumTotal

This award honors organizations that develop and implement best-in-class integrated learning and/ or talent programs that demonstrate strong results. Programs feature innovation to overcome challenges and realize success. The University of California was an Honorable Mention for the Creating an Impact category.

See the full list of 2017 Innovation Award winners.

2016 Skillsoft Innovation Awards

Organized by Skillsoft | SumTotal

The University of California received the Creating an Impact: Higher Education award, recognizing an education program that clearly communicates nuanced concepts to 500,000 students, faculty, and staff in order to drive cultural and behavioral change. UC is continues its efforts to be sustainable and transparent in order to drive and enhance a culture of prevention and safety.

Read more about the UC's 2016 Skillsoft Innovation Award.

See the full list of 2016 Skillsoft Innovation Award winners.