It's always been our people that make UC great, in just about every job you can imagine. Supporting our students, taking care of our patients, breaking new ground, and making a difference in people’s lives.

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Meet a few of UC's inspiring people

Suzanne WonesUC Berkeley chooses Suzanne Wones as new University Librarian
University Librarian, UC Berkeley 

"Libraries are stewards of and incubators of knowledge. As we support the creation of new scholarship, we can help address inequities by making sure that the wisdom of a wide variety of cultures, communities and individuals is published, purchased and preserved.

Elizabeth MondragonStaff Snapshot: Elizabeth Mondragon, mental health champion and wedding singer
Director of Counseling and Psychological Services and Interim Executive Director of the Division of Health, Well-being and Safety, Mental Health Initiatives, UC Riverside

“Mental health care is as critical as any physical health care access and I believe it should be a basic need.”

Lizbeth Lopez‘What if’ questions lead staff member to commencement stage
Policy Analyst, UC Davis Academic Senate 

Lopez said she would encourage other staff to start and or complete a degree. “Do it!,” she said. “Take advantage of professional development resources and make the time to invest in yourself.”

Krithik UdayashankarStaff Snapshot: Krithik Udayashankar, cricket player
Business Systems Analyst, UCLA Financial Aid Cloud and Environmental Technology (FACET) 

“Having a good, secure job is important, but it’s equally important to have a passion outside of work. It helps keep the mind refreshed and happy while giving you something to look forward to. My passion has allowed me to do well throughout my education and career because it has made me a disciplined person.”

Cresencia Corey and Mary Rose CoreyMother-daughter nurses started their careers on the same birthing unit
Mary Rose and Crescencia Corey
UC Davis Health

[Crescencia] wants to help advocate for women’s birth plans, which can vary depending on a patient’s religion, culture, past experiences, and more. “Not every woman is going to want to birth the same way,” Cresencia explained. “I just want to be a part of a change in the right direction.”

Amanda HoustonStaff Snapshot: Amanda Houston, PC gamer
Project coordinator, Design and Construction Management, UC Davis

“l absolutely love our community at DCM — we enjoy working together, are very collaborative and support each other inside and out of the office; I couldn’t ask for a better team!”

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