College News

Every year, the Florida State Association of Supervisors of Elections (FSASE) awards three $1,200 scholarship to students studying political science, business administration, public administration or journalism/mass communications. Eligible students must have finished two years of junior college or undergraduate work (enough credits for enrollment as a junior). Applicants must be enrolled or accepted as full-time…

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Posted: January 29, 2018

Build your skills! Report, write, shoot, post…food, fashion, culture Enrollment opens February 12 Visiting students welcome. Classes for precollege and college students. Courses scheduled to allow time for internships. Housing available–come experience New York City!     Session 1, May 21-June 29      Session 1 is undergraduate only Reporting New York/Journalistic…

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Posted: January 24, 2018

  $5,000 GRANTS FOR GRADUATE AND UNDERGRADUATE JOURNALISM & COMMUNICATIONS MAJORS OF GREEK AMERICAN HERITAGE Over $555,000 given in 25 years – March 1 deadline Journalism and communications majors at the graduate and undergraduate level who are of Greek American heritage may apply for annual scholarships given in the amount of $5,000…

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Posted: January 23, 2018

Carma Bylund, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications cancer communication scholar and Public Relations associate professor, was featured in The Bloodline LLS podcast on “Effective Communication with Cancer Care” posted on stitcher.com on Jan. 7. During the podcast, Bylund talks about the importance of good patient/doctor communication. She…

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Posted: January 22, 2018

Hugh Wilson, B.S. Advertising 1964 and 1982 Alumni of Distinction, died on Jan. 14 at his home in Charlottesville, Va. He was 74. Wilson started his television career by writing scripts for “The Bob Newhart Show” and “The Tony Randall Show.” In 1978, he created and served as executive producer…

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Posted: January 22, 2018

Carla Fisher, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Advertising assistant professor, was featured in “To Beat Cancer Talk to Your Family” published in Folks – A Pillpack Magazine on Jan. 2. In the article, Fisher speaks on the importance of family communication after a cancer diagnosis and stresses…

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Posted: January 22, 2018

Andrew Selepak, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications director of the online  Master’s program with a specialization in social media, was quoted d in “Schools May Start Tackling Fake News: #NowWhat“ published in ecosalon on Jan. 18. The article focuses on the prevalence of fake news and the…

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Posted: January 22, 2018

In response to intensifying calls for improved diversity in the fields of advertising, marketing and PR, today we announced the launch of our Diversity Marketing and Communications Career Fair. The inaugural career fair will take place during our 9th annual Hispanicize 2018 (www.HispanicizeEvent.com) will take place April 17-19 at downtown Miami’s JW Marriott Marquis. As…

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Posted: January 22, 2018

  Volume 4 of HCA’s Com(m)unicate magazine is now accepting submissions through January 28th. Submissions include, but are not limited to: Articles, news stories, short stories, poetry, and photo essays. The magazine will also include a graphic design team, an editing team, and a layout team. To submit or apply,…

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Posted: January 22, 2018

Brett Ball watched the time tick by as she sat on the couch of her newly assigned sports psychologist. It felt like she had lost everything. She spent her entire life preparing to be a basketball star, following a legacy of professionals in her family — both of her aunts…

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Posted: January 17, 2018

“As a communicator, my dream is to positively affect the narrative surrounding immigrants,” said University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Public Relations senior Eugenia Blaubach. Born in Venezuela, she came to the U.S. with her parents when she was seven years old. After high school, she wanted to…

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Posted: January 17, 2018

“Can you combine journalism with computer coding? Well of course you can,” claims Andrew Briz, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Telecommunication senior. “No not only can it be done, but it can be done easily with a new web application I designed.” “LongForm is my crowning achievement.…

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Posted: January 17, 2018