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Office of News and Communications

The News & Communications office is the public relations arm of the College of Education, providing the following services:

  • News and media relations
  • Publications & graphic design (for faculty and staff)
  • General Usage Guidelines on UF Identity Signature (Logo) System
  • Social Media Guidelines and Registration
  • Constituency/stakeholder communications
  • Public relations programming
  • Alumni affairs and development support
  • Issues and crisis anticipation and response

As part of a public, tax-supported university, we are committed to keeping key stakeholders and the public-at-large informed about the College’s activities, programs and policies. We therefore strive to meet the following charges as our mission:

  • To foster effective two-way communication between the College and all major stakeholders;
  • To support the teaching, research, scholarship and service missions of the College with superior publication and graphic-design services;
  • To position the UF College of Education as Florida’s preeminent education college and as one of the top-tier education colleges in the nation.
  • To serve as a liaison between the College and all public news media in a professional and mutually beneficial manner that:
    • fosters fair, accurate and widespread media coverage of newsworthy faculty achievements, programs and activities, and of any issues or crises involving the College and its faculty or students;
    • ensures reasonable accessibility of faculty and staff to media requests for interviews and information;
    • prepares College faculty as effective, media-savvy spokespersons for the College and their programs, to the benefit of both the College and the media.