UF/IFAS Communications focuses on building awareness of UF/IFAS statewide. We strive to showcase how UF/IFAS embodies the teaching, research and service elements of the UF mission in its daily work and direct interaction with key audiences—students, stakeholders and residents.
Chris Vivian, Associate Vice President
Administration and Training
Jana Barnash, Associate Director, Operations
Our recorded trainings provide an opportunity to learn in an online environment at your own pace. Our speakers include practitioners who share their experiences and recommendations on a variety of communications subjects. Webinars and conference presentations are recorded and can be viewed here at your convenience. If you have questions or would like to suggest a webinar topic, then please email the Administration Team.
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If you have an upcoming event, or are considering having one, let UF/IFAS Communications get you started and put you at ease.
We can assist with as little or as much as you need. Please call or email — UF/IFAS Communications is ready to help!"
Diana Hagan, EDIS Library Coordinator
EDIS is the Electronic Data Information Source of UF/IFAS Extension—a collection of information on topics relevant to you. These include profitable and sustainable agriculture, environment and natural resources, 4-H and other youth programs, Florida-friendly landscapes, vibrant and prosperous communities, and economic well-being and life quality for individuals and families. If you have a question about the EDIS editing services, EDIS collection, the EDIS publishing process, the EDIS website, or any EDIS publication, please contact: Diana Hagan.
Graphic Design and Branding
Tracy Bryant, Director of Creative Services
UF/IFAS Communications offers design services and production for a wide range of electronic, print, multimedia publications, and marketing campaigns. Working from the content you provide, the graphic designers will create full-color marketing materials, trade show displays, for-sale publications, booklets, newsletters, reports, fact sheets, invitations, forms, stationery, and more. Graphic design labor is at no cost for all UF/IFAS department-funded projects.
Chris Vivian, Associate Vice President
UF/IFAS News and Media Relations assists journalists looking for information and faculty experts, finds research-based and non-research-based stories from within UF/IFAS to promote to the general public, and provides other support for the Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences. News and Media Relations works closely with other UF/IFAS Communications unit such as graphics, photography, video and web development.
Tyler Jones, Photographer
UF/IFAS Communications Photography Department offers photography for news media and magazines as well as printed materials such as brochures, books, and slide shows. Services are free to UF/IFAS personnel. Images on the UF/IFAS Photo Database can be downloaded and used by UF/IFAS faculty and staff.
- Social Media
Tennille Herron, Web Manager
UF/IFAS Communications Web Services oversees the UF/IFAS homepage, along with other critical UF/IFAS websites. Additionally, we provide resources, strategic planning, and consulting to the UF/IFAS community for teaching, research, and Extension. Contact email@example.com to learn how we can help you with your next web initiative.
Al Williamson, Production Manager
Staff members in the UF/IFAS Communications Educational Video area work with broadcast-grade technology to produce instructional and promotional videos, programming and public service announcements, and coordinate and contribute to the video news effort. The video staff members provide support for distance-education projects and radio programming. Contact UF/IFAS Communications Production Manager Al Williamson to learn how we can help you with your next video.