UM Center for Academic Innovation Logo
Graphic of Hatcher


BA, Communications, University of Michigan-Dearborn, College of Arts, Sciences, & Letters

DeAndre Hicks

Social Media Strategist

Why I Choose to Work at Academic Innovation

I believe that everyone should have an opportunity to experience learning at a high level. I joined the Center for Academic Innovation to help make education at a world-class university more accessible and inclusive for everyone. This is a place where my skills are of use towards an exceptional mission.

Current Roles/Previous Experience

DeAndre works as a Social Media Strategist for the Center for Academic Innovation. He is responsible for creating meaningful and engaging digital content for CAI social media channels. DeAndre previously worked in digital media strategy for a marketing agency that specializes in film. He also has experience working with the marketing teams at Rocket Mortgage and University of Michigan-Dearborn.

Ask Me to Learn About

  • Brand Strategy
  • Digital Marketing
  • Music History