Welcome to the deliverable

June 21, 2018

Welcome to the deliverable. We’re excited you’re here. In this bimonthly dispatch, we’ll take you behind the scenes at SAMC, celebrate and draw insights from projects we’ve completed together with our Student Affairs partners, and provide actionable communications tips, advice and best practices you can put into use right away in your own work.

If there’s a particular topic or project you’d like to see featured, reach out to us at and we’ll make sure we cover it in a future issue.

Mobile App Wins Awards for Green Design

October 17, 2018
Sometimes what’s good for students is good for the environment too. Find out how the mobile app UC Davis NOW earned an award for being environmentally friendly.

Going Visual With Data

October 17, 2018
It matters how you tell the story. Infographics and data visualization enlist visual learning to connect with your audience. Here are some colorful examples from our recent projects.

Staff Spotlight: Steffi Brikovich

October 17, 2018
If you’ve ever worked with SAMC on a project, chances are good you’ve worked with Steffi. Here she talks marketing trends, Disney and the path she took from undergrad intern to SAMC’s superstar project manager.

Current State of SiteFarm Migrations

August 28, 2018
The process of transitioning all divisional websites from Cascade to SiteFarm has been underway for some time, and we’re nearing the finish line.

Take Better Photos: Nine Smartphone Tips and Tricks

August 27, 2018
If you own a smartphone, then you also own an amazing camera. Here we present nine SAMC-approved tips and tricks to help you take better photos with your phone.

Staff Spotlight: Nat Curiel

August 27, 2018
New SAMC staff member Nat Curiel on challenging books, where he finds inspiration and the vibe at UC Davis.

Sending the Right Message: Insights From the SAMC Portfolio

June 21, 2018
We take a close look at two projects that we think perfectly illustrate the way adjustments in messaging—often small—can have a big impact on student awareness, participation and results.