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Always a pleasure to speak with students from @UFPRDepartment! Thank you for having me and letting me share a bit about life in PR and @daltonagency. And of course, go gators!🐊
Due to #HurricaneIan, classes and all academic and student-related activities, including @UFonline, will be canceled from 9/28-30 at the UF Gainesville campus. An announcement regarding other university operations will be made by tomorrow evening.
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Thank you @jeannieclary for the opportunity to speak with your PR Writing class this week! I always enjoy the conversation.
It’s always exciting to give your students an inside look into how @GatorsCreative supports and impacts the @FloridaGators athletic programs.
APRSA created the A(PEER)SA mentorship program to build a strong support system among diverse students. If you need to vent to an understanding peer, seek career advice, or exchange lo-fi study playlists with a friend, apply to be a peer today!
Asian Public Relations Student Association Mentorship Program Applications Open
Apply for A(PEER)SA! APRSA created the A(PEER)SA mentorship program to build a strong support system among diverse st...
Kick off the first day of #HispanicHeritageMonth with the @museumofpr! Tune in to hear from our lecturer @NatalieAsorey, PR Advisory Council member @OscarSurisIII, HPRA president @soniavdiaz, @UF alumna Rosanna Fiske (@Fiskey) & more industry professionals TONIGHT at 6!
Dr. Jay Hmielowski (@HmielowskiJay) co-authored the article, "The Indirect Effects of Episodic-Thematic Framing on Information Sharing About the Economic Threat of Artificial Intelligence," published in Communication Studies on Tuesday.
Read more here:
Study: How Non-Experts Share Information About Technology Risks
A new study has found that cultivating trust in artificial intelligence (AI) requires an understanding of how the ...
The researchers sought to better understand the role purpose-driven organizations play in cultivating employee trust based on how an employee identifies with an organization, primarily on a cognitive level.
How Purpose-Driven Organizations Influenced Corporate Actions and Employee Trust During the Global COVID-19 Pandemic
COVID-19 changed everything, including how companies approach business—specifically, the importance of leading with purpos...
Looking to get involved? Tomorrow is CJC Student Involvement Day! Starting at 10am in Weimer Hall at the Atrium and Lawns, you can meet representatives from our various, diverse student organizations. See you there!
Congrats to @UF PR alumnus, @UFJSchool Hall of Famer & @WellsFargo Senior VP Del Galloway (@delAgate) for being elected as Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism & Mass Comms. president — the first PR professional to lead the ACEJMC in its history!
UFCJC Alumnus Elected as President of the Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication
Del Galloway, APR, B.S. Public Relations 1981, M.A.M.C. 1983 and Hall of Fame 2002, was recently elected to a th...
Congratulations to PR students @desiree_anello, Anna Bernstein and Sarah Zephir on being selected for the @NBCUAcademy Fellowship for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion inaugural cohort! We're so proud of you and can't wait to see what you accomplish!
2022 NBCU Academy Fellowship for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Cohort Selected
Eighteen University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC) students have been offered positions in ...
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Ready for class! Just finished sticking questions onto the beach ball. I'm looking forward to being back in the classroom with our awesome @UFPRDepartment students. Let's make this semester fun!
Welcome back, Gators! 🐊Congratulations to all of our newest #CommuniGators who are starting classes for the first time today. We are so glad you are here and hope you have a great semester! 🧡 💙
#FirstDayUF #GoGators #UFCJC
The 2022 HPRA ¡BRAVO! President's Awardee is Patrick Ford. Pat dedicated 30 years helping companies build and protect a reputation for their brands. He is currently a full-time lecturer at the @UFJSchool and was the former Burson-Marsteller Global Vice Chair. #HPRABRAVOAwards
First day of Fall semester at UF today! Excited to be teaching NIL classes for @UFPRDepartment and @ufspm and Sports Media Law & Ethics for @UFJSchool. I never saw myself teaching, but here I am in my 3rd semester at UF...and I love it!
(Photo from my last trip to Gainesville)
A HUGE congrats to @NicholasSuriel for winning PR Student of the Year and Professor @NatalieAsorey for winning PR Trainer/Educator of the Year for the '22 @PRNews Platinum Awards! 🎉 They will be celebrated at the awards gala on Oct. 12 in New York City.
So proud to be a 2022 PRSSA Star Chapter Award recipient!⭐️ https://twitter.com/PRSSANational/status/1559616037087223808
Congratulations to the 2022 PRSSA Star Chapter Award recipients! These chapters are the gold standard for PRSSA chapters because of their excellent programming and relationship building opportunities!
The @UFJSchool OCCP, directed by PR alum & Chomp FPRA advisor @juliesfrey, received a Golden Image Award at @FPRA's annual competition! Chomp FRPA President Acadia Schwartz and PR alum Tina Banner each received an Award of Distinction! 👏
UFCJC Gator-to-Gator Coaching Program, Alumni and Students Honored in 2022 FPRA Golden Image Awards Competition
The University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC) Office of Careers and Corporate Partnerships ...
Hiring! Student PR Specialist for UFIT.
$13/hour │ 10-15 hours per week
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What an inspiring story! We're so proud of you, Amy! #GoGators 🐊