Alumni News

Martha Paz-Soldan, B.S. Public Relations 2020, is one of the 2020 PRNEWS People of the Year and is the recipient of the PRNEWS Outstanding Student of the Year. Paz-Soldan served as a 2019 LAGRANT Fellow, was chosen by the PR Department faculty as CJC’s top PR graduate, and was selected…

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Posted: November 23, 2020

Andrew Selepak, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Telecommunication lecturer and coordinator of the online master’s program with a specialization in social media, was quoted in “Parler Social Media Users Double in Week After Election” published on wptv.com. The story focuses on the social media app Parler that…

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Posted: November 16, 2020

Sri Kalyanaraman, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Journalism professor and CJC Media Effects and Technology Lab director, is the co-author of “Your Own Worst Enemy: Implications of the Customization, and Destruction, on Non-Player Characters” published in CHI PLAY ’20: Proceedings of the Annual Symposium on Computer-Human Interaction…

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Posted: November 12, 2020

Yulia Strekalova, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications research assistant professor and director of Grants Development, is part of a group of UF researchers who have teamed up with Chicago-based animation company Tiny Docs to create two cartoon videos for children with anxiety and/or obsessive-compulsive disorder, or OCD,…

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Posted: November 10, 2020

Matt Duffy, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Master’s student, is featured in “Born Zillennial: UF Graduate Student Creates Viral Online Community” published in The Independent Florida Alligator on Nov. 8. Duffy created the Born Zillennial Facebook Group as part of a semester-long project for his Social Media…

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Posted: November 10, 2020

Yulia Strekalova, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications research assistant professor and director of Grants Development, is the recipient of a 2020 University of Florida First-Generation Champions Award presented by Machen Florida Opportunity Scholars and First-Generation Student Success. Strekalova was recognized for her continued support of first-generation students…

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Posted: November 6, 2020

Andrew Selepak, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Telecommunication lecturer and coordinator of the online master’s program with a specialization in social media, was featured in “What’s Missing from Pandemic-Era Travel? Plenty.” published in The Washington Post on Oct. 28. The article includes details on a recent Selepak…

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Posted: November 3, 2020

Yewande Addie, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications doctoral student, and CJC Journalism Lecturer Harrison Hove have winning entries in the UF International Center Global Culture Photo Competition 2020. Addie received first place in the Study Abroad & Service Learning Students category for Bundled Journey to Gorée from Dakar,…

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Posted: October 27, 2020

Andrew Selepak, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Telecommunication lecturer and coordinator of the online master’s program with a specialization in social media, was quoted in “Blocking Content on Social Media May Actually Draw More Attention to It” published in Deseret News on Oct. 22. The article focuses…

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Posted: October 22, 2020

Harrison Hove and Herbert Lowe, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Journalism lecturers, and CJC Telecommunication doctoral student Nili Cimand were nominated for 2019/2020 UF Career Influencer Awards. The awards celebrate the collaboration and innovation of those who have had an exceptional impact on a student’s career development…

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Posted: October 22, 2020

Andrew Selepak, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Telecommunication lecturer and coordinator of the online master’s program with a specialization in social media, was quoted in “Social Media Clean Up: How-to Guide for Students” published in Smart Social on Oct. 7. The article features a guide to cleaning…

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Posted: October 12, 2020

Moni Basu, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Michael and Linda Connelly Lecturer for Narrative Nonfiction, Mike Foley, CJC Journalism master lecturer and Hugh Cunningham Professor in Journalism Excellence, and Advertising Lecturer Dan Windels were featured in “10 Most-Loved Professors at the University of Florida” published in College…

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Posted: October 7, 2020