Thank you to the 384 people who participated in the internal communications survey that closed Friday. Congratulations to Sara van Tol for winning the Starbucks gift card drawing. We'll send the gift card to Sara right away.
What happens next?
We will tally the data and review it with UC ANR leadership in order to help inform internal communications strategy. We've already tallied the overall satisfaction level with internal communications (see below) and noticed some useful suggestions in the.../span>
If you're interested in driving people to your content and field stories, and in highlighting the work of UC ANR, now there's a central “pipeline” to do just that.
Strategic Communications and Strategic Initiatives have established a process for promoting your “stories from the field” on the ucanr.edu home page and on a new UC ANR Knowledge Stream blog that is a destination page for stories and educational content.
Why this blog? The approach is based on successful similar efforts in other states, where a central distribution channel helps people find experts and useful information and grows the...
- Author: Linda Forbes
We need your input to help us evaluate the various internal communications platforms used at ANR and to develop a strategy aligned with communication best practices. Please take a two-minute survey to share your thoughts: https://ucanr.edu/survey/survey.cfm?surveynumber=27524.
All survey responses (with names included) will be entered into a drawing for a $25 Starbucks gift card. That's a lot of coffee for two minutes of your time!
Thank you in advance for helping to shape the efficiency and effectiveness of internal communications at UC ANR.
While we are rethinking how to deliver internal news to employees, we are continuing to email...
- Author: Pamela Kan-Rice
I am pleased to announce that Linda Forbes has accepted our position as UC ANR Strategic Communications director, effective Feb. 19.
Forbes brings over 15 years of communications experience as a marketing and branding leader in the private sector and most recently at UC Davis. Since 2012, she served as associate director of marketing at UC Davis, leading initiatives such as the award-winning monthly Aggie Tip Sheet and major advertising campaigns, as well as collaborating with campus colleagues to promote the impact and value of UC Davis on a variety of digital platforms. If you fly out of the Sacramento airport, you may have seen ads from the last campaign she led, like the “You sip, we solve” ad showcasing UC Davis...
I have asked Anne Megaro to serve as interim director of Strategic Communications in addition to her current role as director of government and community relations. Anne will fill this role until we rehire for the position vacated by Mike Janes, who left June 7 to accept an executive communications position at San Jose State University.
During the transition, Liz Sizensky and Pam Kan-Rice will share project management responsibilities and Cynthia Kintigh will oversee content migration to the new website design. For assistance with publicizing the impact of your work, you are welcome, as always, to contact Jeannette Warnert, Ricardo Vela or...