Student News

The University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications honors its best and brightest students, faculty and alumni each year. The annual College Awards Banquet was held on April 20 at the UF Hilton and Conference Center in Gainesville. Telecommunication senior Andrew Briz received the Ruth and Rae O. Weimer…

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Posted: April 20, 2018

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Public Relations senior Woody Joseph was one of six college student contributors to the AECOM National Millennial Community blog. Joseph’s comments were featured in “Speaking with Millennial Changemakers” posted on April 13. AECOM Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing and Communications Officer…

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Posted: April 20, 2018

Rhina Garcia, a University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Journalism senior, has received a 2018 UF Presidential Service Award from the David & Wanda Brown Center for Leadership & Service. The award recognizes undergraduate and graduate students who dedicate themselves to promoting social justice, community awareness, and civic…

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Posted: April 10, 2018

Austin Vining, a University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications doctoral student, is the author of “Kids These Days: Are They Really Worse?” published in the Orlando Sentinel on April 4. In the commentary, Vining discusses whether today’s kids have worse behavior and morals than kids did decades ago.…

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Posted: April 10, 2018

Each year, the Florida Outdoor Writers awards up to three scholarships of $1000 to college students as a way to encourage them to consider careers in writing, photography or video media related to the outdoors.  Florida Sea Grant is a corporate member of the Florida Outdoor Writers Association. Preference is…

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Posted: April 6, 2018

Katy Robinson, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications doctoral student, has received a 2017-18 UF Graduate Student Teaching Award. Each academic year, a committee administered by the UF Graduate School selects graduate teaching assistants to be recognized for their excellence in teaching in the classroom and laboratory. Robinson,…

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Posted: April 3, 2018

Clay Calvert, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Project director, and Austin Vining, J.D./Ph.D. student, co-authored an article included in the fall issue of the First Amendment Law Review published by the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. “Filtering Fake News Through a Lens…

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Posted: March 30, 2018

Application: Application for Internship with ACDEC-2017-2018  

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Posted: March 27, 2018

Eric Esterline, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications associate director of Sports Journalism and Communications, embarked on a one-week excursion with 11 Telecommunication students to cover Major League Baseball Spring Training. The class trip, held Mar. 5-9, included stops in Tampa, Ft. Myers and Orlando.“While it sacrificed spring…

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Posted: March 22, 2018

The Chrissy Weems Scholarship was created to help the future entrepreneurs and small business owners of our world. All high school seniors who have been selected to attend a college or university and current college students are encouraged to apply. To enter for a chance to receive this $1000 scholarship…

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Posted: March 22, 2018

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Journalism students collaborated with UF University Relations and the UF Career Resource Center (CRC) to produce 20 stories focusing on the value of CRC’s offerings and the students it helps. Students created Career Connections as part of Journalism lecturer Herbert Lowe’s JOU…

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Posted: March 22, 2018

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Journalism senior Gabrielle Calise was selected to participate in the 2018 Berlin Program for Students of Journalism and International Affairs, one of only 15 U.S. students selected for the program. The program is organized by RIAS Berlin Commission, a binational organization for…

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Posted: March 22, 2018