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Publication Date: May 2, 2003
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As spring semester draws to a close, the College of Journalism and Commu-
nications prepares to bid farewell to five long-time colleagues who have been
major contributors to the College. Glenn Butler, Jean Chance, John
Griffth, Hank Conner and Jim Terhune are retiring after a combined 178
years on the faculty. Butler, distinguished professor of public relations, joined
the faculty in 1966. He served as the first chair of the Department of Public
Relations and was later associate dean of the College and director of student
services. Chance, professor of journalism, joined the faculty in 1969. She
served as chair of the University Senate and the UF Intercollegiate Athletic
Committee. Conner, associate professor of telecommunication, came to UF in
1966. He also worked for WUFT-TV and has hosted the weekly talk show
"Conner Calling" on WUFT-FM since 1988. Griffith, professor of journalism,
joined the faculty in 1969 and was the first chair of the Department of Journal-
ism. Terhune, professor and chair of the Department of Public Relations,
joined the faculty in 1967. He also chaired the Department of Advertising and
Public Relations and was associate dean of the College for 17 years. The
College held a retiree celebration April 25 in the Reitz Union Grand Ballroom.

Retiree celebration in the Reitz Ballroom, April 25


To Justin Brown, whose
article, "Foster-
ing the Public's
End-to-End: A
Policy Initia-
tive for Sepa-
rating Broad-
band Transport
from Content," Justin Brown
was published in
the Spring 2003 issue of Com-
munication Law and Policy
To Amanda Reid (Ph.D.
student), whose article,
"Operationalizing the Law of
Jurisdiction: Where in the World
Can I Be Sued for Operating a
World Wide Web Page?" also
was published in the Spring
2003 issue of Communication
Law & Policy.
To Seung Eun Lee (Ph.D.
student), who was recognized
for her academic performance as
a graduate student at the Interna-
tional Student Academic Awards
Ceremony, April 24.
To Cynthia Wallace (Photo-
journalism student), who has
been selected for one of the
2003-2004 Undergraduate
University Scholars awards
given by the Provost's office and
coordinated through the
College's Division of Graduate
Studies and Research. She will
receive $2,500 to work on a
project exploring women's role
in society and women in photo-

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Congratulations to John Kaplan, who
has won the 2002 Overseas Press Club
"Feature Photography Award" for his
photographic work, "Transcending Tor-
ture," which portrays
the brutality of the
civil wars in Sierre
Leone and Liberia
and pays tribute to the
people of these
countries. The
Overseas Press Club John Kaplan
awards are considered to be among the
most prestigious in journalism. In addi-
tion to Kaplan, this year's winners include
Ted Koppel, Dan Rather, The New York
Times Magazine, Los Angeles Times and
Associated Press. Kaplan received the
award April 24 at a banquet in New York
City. Former U.S. Secretary of State Henry
Kissinger gave the keynote address.


To Sandra Chance, who was honored
April 23 as recipient of a 2003 University
of Florida Superior Accomplishment
Award. Chance was the faculty recipient
of the award this year. She was recog-
nized for outstanding and meritorious
service for her accomplishments as direc-
tor of the Brechner Center for Freedom of
Information and other
service activities, includ-
ing her work as coordi-
nator of the Sunshine
Coalition, chair of the
annual conference of the
National Freedom of
Information Coalition,
trustee of the First Sandi Chance
Amendment Foundation and head of
AEJMC's law division.


Congratulations to students from
the College of Journalism and
Communications who presented
papers to the University of Florida
Graduate and Professional Student
Forum at the J. Wayne Reitz Union
April 1. They include:
Amy Zerba, "Exploratory Study:
Perceived Motives for Clicking on
Multimedia Features on News Web
Jeesun Kim, "Exploring the
Effects of the Organization-public
Relationships on Attitude toward the
Organization, Brand, and Purchase
Kaye Trammell, "Reaching a
New Generation: Politicians Step-
ping into the Spotlight on Saturday
Night Live."
Sunny Skye Pemberton, "Public
Broadcasting in a Digital Age: How
Digital Television is Changing the
Model of Public Broadcasting in
Andrew Paul Williams, "Seeing,
Listening and Reading: Comparing
Campaign Communication Channels
in the 2002 Gubernatorial Election."


Linda Correll has been accepted as
a Senior Visiting Faculty member at
Mudra Institute of Communications,
(MICA), Ahmedabad, India, for the
summer. MICA is considered the
leading institute for graduate studies
in communication in India. In addition
to teaching a course, Correll will
conduct a training program for indus-
try professionals and conduct research
with a MICA faculty member.
Linda Hon is an invited speaker
for the Communication Directors'
Forum, which takes place June 19-22
abroad the cruise ship Oriana. The

forum is considered a premier
event for public relations execu-
tives in the United Kingdom. Hon
will present a session titled "Mea-
surement that Doesn't Count."
Michael Martina (JOU 2002) will
travel to Finland this summer as
part of an overseas scholarship
program. The program, organized
by the Ministry for Foreign Affairs
of Finland, provides an opportu-
nity to learn about Finnish society
while enhancing professional
skills through individual projects
related to journalism and informa-
tion technology.
John Freeman and John
Kaplan participated in a photo-
journalism workshop for middle
and high school students March 22
in Ocala. The Knight Division
helped sponsor the event which
included students from Alachua,
Duval, Marion and Putnam coun-


May 3: Spring Graduation,
9 a.m.
May 3: Graduation Reception in
Atrium, 11 a.m.
August 20: Faculty Retreat

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