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Communication Services and WorkLife

E-Mail: hrcommunications@hr.ufl.edu or hrs-wellness@ad.ufl.edu

Phone: (352) 392-2477
Fax: (352) 392-1055
Mail: PO Box 115006, Gainesville, FL 32611


Angie Brown

Assistant Director for Communication Services and WorkLife
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B.A., Journalism, University of Oregon

As assistant director for Communication Services and WorkLife, Angie oversees electronic and print communications as well as worklife initiatives designed for UF faculty and staff. She helps facilitate internal change management efforts, providing strategic communication planning and execution for UFHR, the Office of the CFO, the Division of Business Affairs and other university units. She brings more than 20 years of higher education public relations experience to her role, including previous positions at Penn State and Oregon Health & Science University.

Angie works to forge partnerships and collaborations with other UF and UF Health units and individuals in order to develop and provide wellness programming and information to faculty and staff.  She has served on the Board of Directors of the National Consortium for Building Healthy Academic Communities and is co-chair of the UF Healthy Gators Coalition.


Angela Gould
Communications Specialist
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M.F.A, Painting and Drawing, Florida State University
B.F.A., Painting, University of Florida

As communications specialist, Angela acts as primary designer for UF Communication Services and WorkLife, developing the overall look and feel of newsletters, ecards, posters and various publications. She also films and produces video and acts as the department’s event photographer.

Angela joined UFHR in 2008 with more than nine years of art, design, photography and public relations experience. Prior to joining UFHR, she served as a visiting professor of Fine Arts and artist in residence at The Institute at Palazzo Rucellai in Florence, Italy, and taught university-level drawing, painting and photography courses in the United States and Italy.


JC Kirwan
Communications Specialist
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M.A. Mass Communications – Telecommunications, University of Florida
B.A. English Literature – University of Florida
JC Kirwan is responsible for maintaining and developing websites on behalf of the Communication Services and WorkLife team. He has over 10 years’ experience deploying digital marketing and communications solutions for various businesses in the Gainesville areas. Prior to joining UFHR, JC was the director of Web Services and Digital Programs at the University of Florida Levin College of Law.


Michelle McAdams
Communications Specialist
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M.A., Journalism, University of North Carolina
B.A., English, Harvard University

As a communications specialist, Michelle assists with communications needs for UFHR and the Office of the Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Her responsibilities include editing and writing for digital and print publications, managing Web content and developing strategic communications plans. Prior to joining UF, Michelle worked in journalism and hospital communications. She is currently pursuing an MFA in fiction.


Matthew Walker
Communications Specialist
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M.A., Mass Communication – Journalism, University of Florida
B.A., English Literature, Valdosta State University

As a communications specialist, Matt assists with communication needs for UFHR, Business Affairs and the Office of the Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. His responsibilities include developing, writing and editing content for print and digital publications; managing Web content via WordPress and TERMINALFOUR; and developing strategic communications plans.Matt has more than a decade of editorial, web and print experience. Prior to joining UF Communication Services and WorkLife, Matt was the assistant director of communications at the UF Levin College of Law.