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ORU Core Services Event Support

Megan Murphy and Megan Ensminger provide event support for Organized Research Unit (ORU) Core Services.

ORU Core Services has an in-house event management team to assist campus ORU’s with event needs. Events vary in size, complexity, and style. The team works on a first come, first serve basis and will determine availability once an event submission form is complete.

Megan Murphy and Megan Ensminger are experienced event professionals with knowledge of UC San Diego policies. They have experience managing complex and highly visible events, such as conferences and summits, in addition to private events with VIPs.

Megan and Megan work together as a team to provide your ORU with full service event management. They can plan your event fully, or help as needed.

If you are interested in event assistance, please complete an events submission form.

You can email Megan Murphy at or Megan Ensminger at with questions.

List of Support Services

The ORU Core Services event team can assist with a range of event needs. Some examples include:

  • Budget development and maintenance
  • Registration set up and management (Aventri)
  • Event marketing, communications, and customer service
  • Catering
  • Travel, lodging, hotel room block contracts
  • Other tasks as requested