Alumni News

The University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications inducted 155 alumni into the College’s new Hall of Fame during its 50th Anniversary Gala celebration on Oct. 12, 2018. The Hall of Fame honors alumni who have excelled in their careers.  Inductees include best-selling author Michael Connelly, Pulitzer Prize winner…

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Posted: October 16, 2018

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Public Relations Professional-in-Residence Mickey Nall, M.A.M.C 1982 and 2009 Alumnus of Distinction, will  receive the 2018 Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) David Ferguson Award. The honor, recognizing a PRSA member who has made outstanding contributions to public relations education, will be…

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Posted: October 5, 2018

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC) alumnus Del Galloway, B.S. Journalism 1981, M.A.M.C 1983 and 2002 Alumni of Distinction, will receive the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Gold Anvil Award, the Society’s highest individual honor recognizing lifetime achievement in public relations. He will receive that award at…

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Posted: October 1, 2018

Andrew Selepak, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications director of the online  Master’s program with a specialization in social media, was quoted in “15 Cool Jobs You Could Have in the Future” published in the Reader’s Digest October 2018 edition. Selepak comments on the possible future position of…

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Posted: September 28, 2018

Manoucheka Celeste, B.S. Journalism 2003, M.A.M.C 2005, University of Florida Center for Gender, Sexualities, and Women’s Studies Research assistant professor, is the recipient of the prestigious 2018 Diamond Anniversary Book Award from the National Communication Association. Celeste was honored for, Race, Gender, and Citizenship in the African Diaspora: Travelling Blackness,…

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Posted: September 10, 2018

Andrew Selepak, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications director of the online Master’s program in social media, was quoted in “This is the Social Media Network Most Likely to Incriminate You” published on moneyish.com on Aug. 29. The article focuses on how most employers now check social media…

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Posted: August 31, 2018

Yvette Miley, B.S. Broadcasting 1985 and Alumna of Distinction 2000, was honored as a University of Florida Distinguished Alumna at the August 2018 Commencement. The UF Distinguished Alumnus Award is one of the University’s most prestigious awards, recognizing alumni who have excelled in their chosen field or who have performed…

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Posted: August 17, 2018

Andrew Selepak, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications director of the online Master’s program in social media, was quoted in “Asian Games 2018: League of Legends Dominates Esports Schedule, As Survey Shows Most Prefer Video Games to Real Football” published in the South China Morning Post on Aug.…

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Posted: August 15, 2018

Solomon is the former sports editor of The Washington Post and the first ombudsman for ESPN. He currently serves as director of the Shirley Povich Center for Sports Journalism at the University of Maryland and continues to write a weekly Sunday column for the Post. Solomon has received many honors…

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Posted: August 13, 2018

Simone Boyce, B.S. Telecommunication 2010, is a reporter and host for a new streaming network at NBC News and MSNBC. She will host “Space is Awesome,” a special report focusing on space history and popular culture. The special is part of NBC News Digital’s experimentation with programming for a video…

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Posted: August 9, 2018

Andrew Selepak, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications director of the online Master’s program in social media, was quoted in “Don’t Use Your Phone in the Bathroom – and Other Ways to Keep Your Devices Safe While Traveling” published in The Washington Post on July 26. The article…

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Posted: August 2, 2018

Ellen Nodine, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Center for Public Interest Communications interim director of programs and training, has co-authored “Exploring Social Presence Within an Online Course Using Twitter” with UF College of Education Associate Professors Albert Ritzhaupt and Pavio Antonenko. The article was published in E-Learning…

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Posted: July 24, 2018