College News

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications alumna Kelli Kaufmann, B.S. Public Relations 2017, has been appointed the new Business Development Coordinator at The Agency at UF. Kaufmann will engage with advertising and public relations agencies across the country to strategize and implement research-inspired creative assignments designed to help…

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Posted: May 11, 2017

Digital sites continue to be the primary source of news for young adults, but users of online-only news sites don’t feel as informed as those using sites affiliated with traditional media. More than half of young adults who prefer traditional news sites said they were “very informed,” a rating chosen…

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Posted: February 25, 2015

New Agency is Led by Professionals, Staffed by Students and Inspired by Faculty GAINESVILLE, Fla. (Feb. 24, 2015) – The Florida Department of Citrus and Mexican theme park Experiencias Xcaret have signed on as initial clients for The Agency, a new integrated communication firm focused on the millennial sector. The…

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Posted: February 24, 2015

The University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications has named Andy Hopson, a seasoned professional with more than 30 years of agency experience, as the Executive Director of its new Strategic Communication Agency, Dean Diane McFarlin announced today.  He will join the College in mid-July. Hopson has played key…

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Posted: May 27, 2014