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University and College Designers Association Selects Tendenci for New Membership Website

UCDA Brings Together Their Professional Academic Community On an International Scale

UCDA HOUSTON, September 7, 2016
 –Tendenci (, the software development company spearheading the Tendenci Open Source platform, is excited to release a newly-designed, mobile-responsive website for the University and College Designers Association (UCDA). The website,, hosts an online community for the national organization to support their colleagues in professional opportunities for advanced learning and personal networking. 

From the UCDA website:

The University & College Designers Association (UCDA) inspires designers working in academia in North America and around the world by delivering relevant programming and benefits in a personal and thoughtful way.

The organization provides for the professional and personal growth of its members, and advocates for designer and educators roles within their institution. UCDA works to elevate the importance of design overall.

Tendenci Open Source was released as an open source solution to give organizations greater freedom and control over their online presence. With a flexible design interface, UCDA was able to implement their highly-stylized custom layout on the Tendenci platform, taking advantage of the user-friendly administrative interface while staying true to their unique brand.

Mobile-responsive design, complex membership structure, flexible event registration options and site security were all factors for the implementation of the new site on Tendenci. The new UCDA site is easily navigated on all devices, making it easy for the association to keep their members informed of events and opportunities within the organziation and the design industry.

Tendenci has more than 1 million users and currently powers hundreds of websites for organizations around the world, including the Society of Petroleum Engineers - Gulf Coast Section (, the American Citizens Abroad organization (, and the Houston Technology Center (

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About Tendenci
Headquartered in Houston with an office in Silicon Valley, Tendenci ( develops the Tendenci Open Source platform. Tendenci is a revenue generating online tool with over one million users overall and just earned a spot in Capterra's Top 20 Membership Management Software Products. Tendenci powers the websites of the Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy, the Houston Susan G. Komen Foundation and, among hundreds of others. Tendenci also offers web design services and integrates other open source applications into the websites of its international client base. Tendenci Open Source powers websites that encompass a variety of NPO and industry segments around the world. Additional information about Tendenci is available at