Juan-Carlos Molleda

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Librarian April Hines is co-author of a recently published book, Collaborating with Strangers: Facilitating Workshops in Libraries, Classes, and Nonprofits. The resource leads readers through a unique framework that breaks down barriers to collaboration while also kindling long-lasting enthusiasm and inspiring organizations to…

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Posted: March 14, 2017

Juan-Carlos Molleda, former University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Public Relations Department Chair, has been granted Emeritus status by UF Provost Joseph Glover. During his 16-year tenure, Molleda launched both an online undergraduate program and two online master’s programs in public relations and communication management (including UF’s first…

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Posted: December 5, 2016

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications faculty members recently presented research papers at Sungkyunkwan University in Korea.  The gathering, sponsored by the Korea Entertainment Association and Sungkyunkwan University Social Science Korea Research Group, included presentations by Public Relations Associate Professor Rita Men on “Building an Engaged Workforce: The…

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Posted: June 10, 2016

Former UF College of Journalism and Communications Dean John Wright was named as interim chair of the Public Relations Department beginning June 6. Wright replaces Dr. Juan Carlos Molleda who is leaving to serve as the new Edwin L. Artzt dean of the School of Journalism and Communications at the…

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Posted: May 25, 2016

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications (UFCJC) Public Relations Department Chair Juan-Carlos Molleda will be leaving the College to become the dean at the University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication (SOJC). He will assume the role on July 1, 2016. Dr. Molleda will be the first strategic communication and…

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Posted: April 29, 2016

University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications Public Relations Department Chair Juan-Carlos Molleda, doctoral student Gabriel Stephen and Sarab Kochhar, director of research for the Institute for Public Relations, published an article titled An Intertwined Future: Exploring the Relationship between the Levels of Professionalization and Social Roles of Public…

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Posted: November 18, 2015

Below is a list of conference papers by University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications faculty and students that were accepted and will be presented at the International Communication Association (ICA) Conference May 21-25 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. (Other conference roles are also noted.) ICA is a leading…

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Posted: May 18, 2015

Juan-Carlos Molleda, Chair and Professor of Public Relations at the University of Florida College of Journalism and Communications, was recognized as one of four 2014-15 UF Doctoral Dissertation Adviser/Mentoring Award winners, Dean Diane McFarlin announced today. The award was presented Monday evening at UF’s annual Faculty Awards reception hosted by…

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Posted: April 6, 2015