Alumni News

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 a L’Express article about One America News Network (OAN) and its extreme loyalty to President Trump. It was published on the French…

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Posted: September 10, 2020

Cynthia Barnett, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications and Bob Graham Center for Public Service Environmental Journalist-in-Residence, has been selected as a 2020 Florida Climate Institute (FCI) Distinguished Faculty member. Barnett was recognized for her outstanding contributions to interdisciplinary climate research, collaboration with colleagues across UF’s 16 colleges,…

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Posted: September 8, 2020

Carma Bylund, Public Relations associate professor at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications and associate professor in the Division of Hematology & Oncology at the UF College of Medicine, is the co-author of “International Barriers to Parent-Child Communication About Sexual and Reproductive Health Topics: A Qualitative Systemic…

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Posted: September 8, 2020

The University of Florida College of Journalism and Communication has announced a new annual teaching honor – The Helen Aller Oster Adjunct Teacher of the Year Award. The award recognizes adjunct lecturers who are an integral part of the residential and online curriculums in the College. The award is named…

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Posted: September 2, 2020

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications master’s student Alyssa Varas is the recipient of the 2020 PRSA Foundation Chester Burger Scholarship for Excellence in Public Relations. Varas is pursuing an online master’s with a specialization in Global Strategic Communications. This scholarship was created to encourage graduate public relations…

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Posted: September 2, 2020

CJC alumnus Michael Monahan shares how COVID-19 has affected operations and culture at his Orlando-based integrated marketing agency.

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Posted: September 2, 2020

J. Keith Saliba, B.S. Journalism 2001, M.A.M.C 2005 and Ph.D. 2008, is the author of Death in the Highlands: The Siege of Special Forces Camp Plei Me. The book begins in the fall 1965 when the South Vietnamese republic was on the verge of collapse, and Hanoi resolved to crush…

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Posted: September 2, 2020

A smart, savvy businessman with enough energy to light up his hometown of Atlanta, Roy Broderick Jr., B.S. Telecommunication 2012, is changing the way businesses see and market to Black and LGBTQIA communities, all while connecting with University of Florida alumni and helping guide the next generation.

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Posted: August 31, 2020

Candice Wynter, B.S. Public Relations 2015, was profiled in “Women’s Equality Day 2020: 5 Young Feminists Reflect on Their Work” published in Teen Vogue on Aug. 26. Teen Vogue spoke to five young feminists of color from across the U.S. and asked them to reflect on their journeys toward feminist…

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Posted: August 27, 2020

“Find your niche and stay there.” Kamelya Hinson,clearly remembers those words from a professor when she was a Telecommunication major at CJC. And that’s exactly what she did.

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Posted: August 27, 2020

David Ubben of The Athletic is the first recipient of the Edward Aschoff Rising Star Award presented by the Football Writers Association of America (FWAA) in August 2020. The award was named in honor of Edward Aschcoff, B.S. Telecommunication 2008 and Hall of Fame 2020. Aschoff was a respected college…

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Posted: August 26, 2020

Julissa Calderon’s journey from the University of Florida to being cast in a Netflix series was not one without its hurdles. A Dominican born in New York and raised in Miami, Julissa gravitated toward the arts throughout her school years, but when she got to high school and college she decided to shift away from them. 

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Posted: August 21, 2020