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Cultivating a Culture of Creativity

The University of Arizona is proud to be an Adobe Creative Campus, a designation that honors us as a leading institution that recognizes the value of teaching digital literacy skills in higher education.

As the first Adobe Creative Campus in the West, our goal is to cultivate a campus-wide culture of creativity that embraces digital literacy and the creative process both inside and outside of the classroom. In addition to offering Adobe Creative Cloud and Adobe Stock to current students, faculty and staff at no cost, we are committed to integrating creative and digital literacy skills into all aspects of the Wildcat experience. Adobe & Arizona works with instructors across disciplines to transform curricula to teach creative digital communication skills, and partners with experts and organizations across campus to offer free and frequent online tutorials, live workshops and special events, which are open to all. 

Learn more about how to access all the great Adobe & Arizona offerings by visiting Get Adobe Creative Cloud and Request Adobe Stock. Browse featured apps and tutorials on our Apps & Tutorials page, and register for upcoming workshops or multimedia open training at Events.  

Adobe & Arizona is based out of Digital Learning, where we are passionate about student success and believe that the digital learning environment offers unique opportunities for interaction, engagement and access. To learn more, visit Digital Learning.

Adobe Creative Campus Timeline

Learn more about how Adobe & Arizona has grown and changed since its launch by clicking on the interactive timeline below. 

University of Arizona- An Adobe Creative Campus

Meet The Creative Cloud Crew

We work to help our community grow, unleash its creativity, and show the world that design and content creation are for everyone. If you see us around, please say hi! We would love to meet you. 

Brian Puente

Brian Puente

Adobe Creative Cloud Support Specialist

Having worked as a visual effects artist with a focus on green screen, compositing, and motion graphics, and as a trainer for Apple, Brian Puente has a passion for education, cultivating creativity and encouraging discovery. He believes that even a basic understanding of Adobe Creative Cloud (CC) offers a competitive edge in any field or marketplace, and he loves seeing people succeed with Adobe CC. In his free time, Brian enjoys cooking, streaming content, playing guitar, and trying other things that he is not good at. 

Favorite Apps: Premiere Pro, After Effects, XD and Photoshop.

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Alejandro Gonzalez - Adobe Evangelist

Alejandro Gonzalez

Adobe Creative Cloud Support Specialist

Alejandro is a former high school photography instructor who taught career skills through the lens of photography for 11 years.  He is also a freelance photographer and designer.  Alejandro loves to learn and help others take their creativity to the next level using the Adobe Creative Cloud applications.  In his free time he loves hanging out with his wife and baby, mountain biking, and growing/collecting cacti.

Favorite Apps: Photoshop, Lightroom Classic, and Illustrator.

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