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Communications & Training

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A&F Communications supports the web, communication, customer feedback, and outreach endeavors of the departments within the division of Administration & Finance by providing accurate, consistent, coordinated, and accessible information to the campus community.

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A&F Training provides professional and timely training offerings that support the University's mission. We work in collaboration with the Center for Professional Development & Training (CPDT) to respond to to the needs of the University's employees, government agencies and other stakeholders.


Current Training Offerings

  • Accepting Credit Card Payments
  • Awarding Scholarships for Student Travel
  • Banner Administrative Pages (BAP)
  • Concur (Travel and Expense)
  • Direct Pay
  • iContracts
  • OnBase/Quillix
  • Welcome to the Nest (ITS portion)
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Recent Projects & Undertakings

  • Osprey Eyes (Quality assurance program that focuses on students)
  • Communication/marketing for various departmental initiatives and changes
  • VP Communique
  • Web Accessibility and Web Site Refresh for Administration & Finance Division
  • Cyber Security Awareness
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Meet Our Staff

Alison Cruess, Director

Project Director, Commission on Diversity & Inclusion

Bldg. 53, Hicks Hall, Suite 2310, Room 2313


Angela Lee, Training Coordinator

Bldg. 53, Hicks Hall, Suite 2310, Room 2311


Todd Vatter, Communications Coordinator

Bldg. 53, Hicks Hall, Suite 2310, Room 2314