Spotlights

Spotlight: UCSC’s Scott Simmons, Specializing in Applications, Ergonomics, and Accessibility

Posted by Leah Burns, IT Communications Coordinator, UCOP.  Scott Simmons has a natural curiosity, a passion for his job, and is committed to the University. Celebrating ten years at UCSC as of May 2016, he’s an IT programmer analyst working…
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Spotlight: Old Timers Talk UCCSC and Give Advice to First Timers

Posted by Lisa Bono, IT Communications Manager, UCSC. Two long-time attendees of the UC Computing Services Conference (UCCSC) from UC Santa Cruz talk about how attending the conference throughout the years has shaped their work lives. They also give great…
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Spotlight: Pierre Brickey, Driving Innovation for UCSF Medical Center

Posted by Pierre Brickey, Director, Office of the CIO, UCSF. After completing electrical engineering school in the U.S. Army during the early 90s, I started my career in the defense sector of technology and spent a year in Turkey. It was…
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Spotlight: UCLA’s Czarina Ofalla Improves the Patient Experience with Technology

Posted by Leah Burns, IT Communications Coordinator, UCOP. When Czarina Ofalla was studying biochemistry as an undergrad at UCLA, she had no idea she would end up working in electronic medical records. A part-time job as a pharmacy technician showed…
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Spotlight: Gail Persily, Leading Educational Technology Initiatives for the UCSF Library

Posted By Susan Shen, UCB Intern, UCOP. The conventional image of a librarian is often someone behind a desk taking inventory of books. As Director of Educational Technology Initiatives for the UCSF Library, Gail Persily is so much more.


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