Welcome to the CJC IDEA website. Our faculty and staff are working to ensure that our college becomes a preeminent institution on matters of inclusion, diversity, equity and access at all levels of activities.
On this site you’ll find information about CJC diversity initiatives, including the work of the CJC Inclusion, Diversity and Equity (IDE) Committee — a shared governance group co-chaired by both faculty and staff that advocates toward an inclusive and equitable environment in the service of living up to the goals stated above.
Natalie Asorey is a lecturer based in New York, where she is helping establish the Public Relations Department and CJC’s footprint in one of the nation’s media and communication hubs.
Asorey is the PR Department Representative of the Inclusion, Diversity and Equity Committee. This year, she was selected as one of the 2021 PRNEWS Top Women in PR Rising Stars. Check out her Q&A interview to learn how her career in Public Relations began and more details about her goal in New York City.
Lester Carson Shares Experiences as CJC’s First Black Professor
The College of Journalism and Communications understands the importance of diversity as a contribution to the industries of journalism and communications in our increasingly multicultural nation and globalized marketplace.
We value diversity and the development of competence in intercultural communication and behavior for all who are a part of our college, industry and society.
Thus, we are committed to incorporating diversity and inclusiveness in our faculty, staff, student, curriculum, research, immersion properties and culture. We embrace diversity as a shared responsibility among faculty, staff and students and strive for tangible expressions of this responsibility.
We are committed to fostering a safe, welcoming and inclusive environment for individuals of all races, genders, nationalities, religions, sexual orientations, identities and abilities, to express their culture and perspectives through the art and science of journalism and communications.
We Are CJC is a multicultural initiative created to highlight and support the College’s diverse faculty, staff, and student body. LEARN MORE
We’re “different.” And we want your “different” here a the College of Journalism and Communications.
Office of Inclusion & Diversity
We champion CJC’s commitment to having an inclusive and equitable environment in which everyone feels welcomed and appreciated.
We lead inclusion, diversity, equity and access initiatives across CJC.
We collaborate regularly with IDEA leaders across the University of Florida through our close affiliation and alliance with the university’s Chief Diversity Officer.
We work closely with the CJC Inclusion, Diversity and Equity Committee to help facilitate collaborations across the college community through multiple committees, task forces and partnerships.
We help organize engagement events on a broad range of diversity, inclusion and equity topics for CJC faculty, staff and students.
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Director of CJC IDEA Joanna Hernandez
Lecturer, Department of Journalism
Assistant to Director Aurora Martínez
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