Dan Windels

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Advertising students and staff were the recipients of 2024 American Advertising Federation (AAF) North Central Florida student and professional ADDY awards. The annual contest, coordinated by AAF North Central Florida chapter, honors creative work completed in 2023. The awards were presented at…

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Posted: February 23, 2024

Google Pixel’s “Guided Frame” Super Bowl ad and State Farm’s ad featuring Arnold Schwarzenegger were big hits among Gen Z, according to survey responses collected during fifth annual “Brand Bowl,” a collaboration between The Agency at the University of Florida and the Atlas Lab, both housed at the University of…

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Posted: February 12, 2024

By Claire Grunewald, Journalism senior From lighting Steven Spielberg movies to creating anti-smoking advertising campaigns, Dan Windels, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC) Advertising lecturer and UFCJC’s 2022 Teacher of the Year, uses his career experiences to elevate students’ experiences in the classroom. Windels graduated from the…

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Posted: July 24, 2023

This story originally appeared in UF News on Feb. 9, 2023. When it comes to advertising, there’s nothing bigger than the Super Bowl. Viewed in more than 130 countries and the most watched television broadcast in the U.S. every year, the big game continues to fetch huge bucks from advertisers…

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Posted: February 14, 2023

By Lenore Devore, B.S. Journalism 1984 When the NCAA changed its rules to allow students to use their name, image and likeness (NIL), University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (CJC) alumnae Leah Clapper, B.S. Advertising 2021 and M.A.M.C. 2022, wanted to figure out how to capitalize on her…

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Posted: June 24, 2022

Moni Basu, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Michael and Linda Connelly Lecturer for Narrative Nonfiction, Mike Foley, CJC Journalism master lecturer and Hugh Cunningham Professor in Journalism Excellence, and Advertising Lecturer Dan Windels were featured in “10 Most-Loved Professors at the University of Florida” published in College…

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Posted: October 7, 2020

Dan Windels, University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Advertising lecturer is quoted in “Agencies Reimagine Summer Internships Due to COVID-19” published in AdAge on May 26. The COVID-19 pandemic has ravaged the advertising industry with many agencies having to cut expenses, reduce salaries and even furlough and layoff…

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Posted: June 5, 2020

The Agency, the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications strategic communication agency, announced a new leadership team to enhance immersion opportunities and experiences for students. The Agency, led by professionals and staffed by students, provides real-world experience for advertising and public relations students working with major regional and…

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Posted: August 22, 2019

Dan Windels will join the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (CJC) full time as an Advertising lecturer in fall 2019. For the past year, Windels has served as a CJC visiting instructor for the Advertising Department.   He also was the faculty advisor for the student-run Ad Society…

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Posted: May 14, 2019

The Agency at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC), UFCJC Ad Society and the UF chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of American (UF PRSSA), partnered to create the first-ever Brand Bowl during the Super Bowl on Feb. 3. The Brand Bowl was designed to…

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Posted: February 6, 2019

The University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications announced today the addition of 15 new full-time faculty members, an expansion of faculty ranks that is believed to be unprecedented in the field. Included among the new positions is the Michael and Linda Connelly Lecturer in Narrative Nonfiction. Both Connelly,…

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Posted: August 6, 2018

Dr. Kasey Windels will join the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC) as an assistant professor in the Department of Advertising.  Dan Windels, Dr. Windels husband, also will be joining the UFCJC as a visiting lecturer for 2018-19. Kasey Windels is currently an associate professor at Louisiana State…

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Posted: May 22, 2018