Alumni News

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

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 Platforms: Should Their Legal Protections Be Curtailed?” published in CQ Researcher on Oct. 2. The article focuses on Section 230…

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Posted: October 7, 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 “Proud Boys Trending After Being Mentioned During Debate” posted on WPTV.com on Sept. 30. The story focuses on the increased social media…

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Posted: October 2, 2020

The University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Association for Media Professionals (AMP) and Howard University’s (HU) Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) have partnered to present a free webinar series, “Identifying the Elephant in the Room: Critical Communications Strategies in the Face of Racism.” The virtual webinar…

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Posted: September 28, 2020

Turn on the Black News Channel in almost any part of the United States and you’ll likely catch a glimpse of Brittany Jones, B.S., Telecommunications 2010, whose new job as a reporter, anchor and talk show hostess gives her a platform to inform, engage and assist Black people.

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Posted: September 27, 2020

Keith Sonderling, B.S. Telecommunication 2005, was recently confirmed by the U.S. Senate to serve on the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in Washington, D.C. In this new role, Sonderling will help enforce laws protecting workers from discrimination. Sonderling previously served as the acting administrator of the U.S. Department of Labor’s…

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Posted: September 23, 2020

Alisha Katz, B.S. Public Relations 2012, has been selected as one of only six members of the distinguished Society for Healthcare Strategy and Market Development (SHSMD) 2020 Class of Rising Stars. Katz is currently a marketing manager for UF Health Communications. The SHSMD Rising Star designation recognizes health care strategy…

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Posted: September 17, 2020

Rahn knew she was meant to write, to be a Florida Gator, and to move to New York after graduating. She had to get there. And she did.

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Posted: September 14, 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 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