University Marketing and Communications
The mission of the Division of University Marketing and Communications is to enhance, amplify and protect the reputation of the University of Houston in order to invite top talent, attract support and advance the University’s mission of offering students nationally competitive opportunities for learning.
- Building connections between the University and its constituents
- Enhancing the image, reputation and visibility of the University
- Fostering public awareness, understanding, trust and appreciation of the University
- Inspiring support (including involvement, advocacy and financial support)
- Instilling pride, preference and ownership of the University
The Media Relations team, which includes social media, tells the story of the University of Houston by highlighting the achievements of the institution and its faculty, staff and students, and collaborates closely with other communications teams throughout UH to share news and information.
Through a New Lens: UH College of Optometry Leading Fight Against Myopia
Researchers at the University of Houston College of Optometry secured dozens of awards from the National Eye Institute for groundbreaking studies into myopia, also known as "nearsightedness", a condition that occurs when the eye grows too long, causing distant objects to appear blurry.
UH's Blaffer Art Museum Remains a Force in Local and International Art Scene at 50 Years
The University of Houston's Blaffer Art Museum is celebrating 50 years of exhibiting the works of Picasso, Kahlo and Munch while giving up-and-coming artists a place to showcase their creations.
UH Revives Hockey After Decades on Ice
Hockey is back at the University of Houston as students lace up their skates for the first time in nearly 80 years.
UH Researchers Develop New Percussion Method to Detect Pipeline Elbow Erosion
A University of Houston engineering research team is pioneering a new method, based on percussion, to detect pipeline elbow erosion to prevent economic losses, environmental pollution and other safety issues.
Paul Kittle Appointed to Lead Student Affairs for University of Houston System, UH
After a nationwide search, University of Houston System Chancellor Renu Khator has appointed Paul R. Kittle as the new vice chancellor for student affairs for the UH System and vice president for student affairs for the University of Houston. His appointment will be effective Jan. 17, 2024.
New Texas Trends Survey Shows Opinions Differ on Causes, Effects of Extreme Weather
About half of Texans asked in the latest Texas Trends survey acknowledged a link between climate change and the state’s extreme weather events. But on the question of what causes climate change there is little agreement, especially across age and political divisions.
Executive & Internal Communications
The Executive and Internal Communications team shares important information with the campus community through the UH Today e-newsletter, and provides a wide range of editorial support for the Office of the President and other executive units.
The Academic Communications team leads communication efforts within the Office of the Provost, including crafting and distributing academic news and messages, and supporting the provost’s key initiatives.
University Marketing specializes in the development of integrated marketing and communication strategies to increase brand awareness and enhance the Universityʼs reputation. Our team partners with the UH community on institutional projects to ensure the integrity of the brand and help achieve University goals.
The Digital Strategy team is responsible for the online advancement and support of UMC goals and the President’s strategic initiatives. We work to deliver an industry-leading website and award-winning app by identifying and implementing emerging trends and technologies.
Web Project Manager
Brand Management, Licensing & Trademarks
The Brand Management, Licensing & Trademarks team, which includes Creative Services, builds, stewards and protects the integrity of the University’s brand through a framework of strong, consistent presentation of the UH brand in all arenas. The team ensures cohesive use of the brand guidelines and brand identity, including trademarks and logos, for all UH communications, marketing and licensed merchandise.
The foundations of our messaging: Who we are and how we sound, including our Brand Pillars and Personality Traits.
Willing to take risks, work hard, make tough choices and explore, even in the face of uncertainty or challenges. Undaunted.
How to use the UH brand: Guidance for UH students, faculty, staff, licensees and third parties.
A warmth, openness and acceptance of all. Genuine in our word and our tone.
The Business Services team keeps the division operating at full throttle by providing the administrative, financial, IT and human resources support for UMC. We are responsible for budgeting, accounting and strategic oversight of the division’s information technology.