Sarah is the Director of Communications at the College of Environmental Design. Her role includes the organization and management of internal and external communications, digital and web platforms, communications strategy, brand design, and campaign management. For any media, PR or communications requests, please email Sarah directly.
Sarah Fullerton the Director of Communications for the College of Environmental Design within the Office of the Dean. Prior to joining CED, Sarah served as the Associate Director and Communications Director for the Arts + Design Initiative at UC Berkeley under Associate Vice Chancellor Shannon Jackson. She supported the launch of the Discovery Initiative communications for the Vice Chancellor for Undergraduate Education and Interim Provost Catherine Koshland — building the website; digital campaign; and in the design, branding, and production of the campus major maps project.
During her time at Berkeley, Sarah has worked on award-winning and campus-wide projects. In 2017, Sarah co-taught a graduate capstone course at the Fung Institute for Engineering Leadership at Berkeley with campus Chief Technology Officer William Allison, which culminated in the development and launch of the first ever Arts Passport app and program—a platform that provides all students free and subsidized access to arts experiences in the Bay Area. Similarly, she is one of the founding members of the campus’ ITAIC Mobile Committee on campus, which helps to lead the campus effort in aligning mobile platforms under the office of the CTO. She is the recipient of two communications awards from public affairs; three STAR awards; and a team member recipient of the Chancellor's COSA award, given in 2019 for the development and launch of the UC Berkeley campus mobile application.
Prior to joining the UC Berkeley campus in 2016, Sarah was the Communications and Development Manager for 6 years at the Institute of Contemporary Art, a contributing writer to ArtSlant and ArtNerd SF, and chaired the SOFA (arts district) committee under the Mayor's office in San Jose.
Sarah has a Bachelors Degree in Psychology, a Bachelors Degree in Art History and Visual Culture and a graduate Degree in Art History and Visual Culture with a specialization in 16th Century Northern Italian portraiture. Sarah's archival and published research centers around a painted interior called the Saletta delle Dame in Brescia, Italy.