Student News

Five University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Advertising students were selected for the national 2020 American Advertising Federation (AAF) Most Promising Multicultural Students program in New York City from Feb. 10-13. Seniors Jordan Harrison, Jessica Smith, Grace Ubben, Ingrid Wu and Alexa Padron will participate in professional development…

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Posted: November 22, 2019

Five University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications doctoral students were recognized at the UF International Center Student Achievement Awards Ceremony  on Nov. 19. Doctoral students Osama Albishri, Lincoln Lu, Pamala Proverbs, Rang Wang and Leping You received Certificates of Excellence. The awards recognize the outstanding contributions of international…

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Posted: November 21, 2019

They Tokyo Study Abroad Program will run for 11 weeks from May 28 to Aug. 11, 2020. From mid-July on, students will produce journalistic stories and media content based on the sports-related news happening at the time and will be fully immersed in Japanese culture. Students will be placed in…

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Posted: November 21, 2019

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Public Relations doctoral student Alexis Bajalia has been awarded the Grunig PRIME Research Fellowship from the Institute for Public Relations (IPR)  at their 58th Annual Distinguished Lecture and Awards Dinner in New York City. The PRIME Fellowship is one of the most…

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Posted: November 20, 2019

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications faculty and students presented their research at the 2019 International Conference on Communication in Healthcare (ICCH) hosted by the Academy of Communication in Healthcare (ACH) and EACH: International Association for Communication in Healthcare in San Diego from Oct. 27-30. Four CJC faculty…

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Posted: November 7, 2019

Donghee Lee, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications STEM Translational Communications Center doctoral student, has been selected for a spring 2019 UF Health Cancer Center (UFHCC) Cancer Policy Internship. Graduate student interns work with the team at the UF Federal Relations office in Washington, D.C., on legislative support…

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Posted: November 5, 2019

Marianna Faiello, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Journalism senior, is the recipient a national scholarship from the prestigious Jim Murray Memorial Foundation (JMMF), named after the late American sportswriter and 1990 Pulitzer Prize winner. Faiello received the scholarship and the annual Judges’ Choice Award for the best…

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Posted: October 28, 2019

Benjamin Lynn, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications doctoral fellow, is the author of “Rethinking Drone Usage on Live Broadcasts” published in SportsTech Journal Fall 2019 edition. In the article, Lynn explains why broadcasters have struggled to integrate drones into their live sports productions. He cites safety concerns,…

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Posted: October 23, 2019

Three University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications students have been selected to attend the invitation-only Florida Bar Reporters’ Workshop on Oct. 28-29 in Tallahassee. Telecommunication senior Dolores Hinckley, Journalism senior Melissa Hernandez and Journalism junior Karina Elwood will attend the workshop to learn about legal reporting and covering…

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Posted: September 26, 2019

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications doctoral student Pamala Proverbs will receive two awards at the PRSA Educators Academy Super Saturday on Oct. 19 in San Diego. Her paper, “Corporate Political Defiance— A Case Study on CEO’s New Motive for Corporate Social Responsibility” will be recognized as the…

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Posted: August 30, 2019

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Public Relations seniors Giselle Garcia, Gernise Gregoire and Tamarra Thal received scholarships from The Plank Center for Leadership in Public Relations to attend the 2019 Diversity & Inclusion Summit on Nov. 8 in Chicago. The scholarships provide the opportunity for the students…

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Posted: August 30, 2019