College of Journalism and Communications
June 14, 20041
College takes three 2nd place
awards at Hearst Competition
Jeff Butera won second place in television news and Daron Dean won
second place in photojournalism at the Hearst Competition in San Fran-
cisco earlier this month.
They competed among 22 other college student
finalists from across the country in broadcast, photogra-
phy and writing.
"Not only did Daron and Jeff do outstanding profes-
sional work on site and under deadline in these competi-
tions, but they also represented UF in every way pos-
sible in the very best ways," said Dean Terry Hynes,
who attended the event.
The College's photojournalism program won second
place for overall performance, bringing in $5,000 to the
Department of Journalism. Daron Dean
"I will match that amount with another $5,000 from the College's annual
fund drive for the department to use in whatever ways it decides will help
strengthen the learning environment for students," Hynes said. "Congratu-
lations and special thanks to all the faculty who have worked with these
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address press groups
around the country
Sandra Chance recently spoke
at the Society
ence in Co-
More than 100
reporters from Sandra Chance
Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Indi-
ana and Kentucky attended the two-
John Kaplan recently spoke at
the National Press Club in Washing-
ton as part of
of the Commit-
tee to Protect
John Kaplan Journalists,
Without Borders, the Reporters
Committee for Freedom of the Press
and several journalists imprisoned
during the past year while covering
Kaplan also recently spoke on
Jacksonville's First Coast News, an
NBC affiliate, about images of U.S.
military human rights abuses and
the killing of Nick Berg.
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UF presidential inauguration
to span two days in early autumn
The Sept. 9-10 inauguration of the University of Florida's 11th presi-
dent, J. Bernard Machen, will feature an inaugural dinner, a press
brunch, a picnic, and an installation ceremony, among other events.
Here is the tentative
Thursday, Sept. 9:
concurrent sessions, 9
a.m.-3:30 p.m., all col-
Inaugural Dinner: 6:30
- 10 p.m., Union Grand
Ballroom 800 guests.
Friday, Sept. 10:
Inaugural Bernie Machen recently addressed the College's
Delegates/Press Brunch: Advisory Councils.
9:30-11 a.m., Touchdown Terrace 450 guests.
Enrobing: 11 a.m.-noon Practice Court & Dance Studio, O'Connell
Center 400 guests.
Installation Ceremony: noon-1:30 p.m., O'Connell Center open.
Public Reception, Picnic/ BBQ/ice cream: 2-4 p.m., TBA- open.
Hors d'oeuvres and cocktails: 6:30-8 p.m. Union Ballroom 400
Inaugural Performance, "Kaleidoscope": 8-9 p.m. Constans Theater -
Polopolus replaces upward-moving Ward
Eleni Polopolus starts June 21 as development coordinator for
WUFT-TV/DT, WUFT-FM, WJUF-FM and WLUF-LP.
Polopolus replaces Harvey Ward, recently appointed director of
Polopolus spent the past four years in sales with ERA Trend Realty in
Gainesville. Prior to that, she served as director of marketing for the
Hippodrome State Theatre and communications coordinator for Person-
nel Services at the University of Florida.
She holds a master's in communication from the University of South
Florida and a bachelor's in communication from Tulane University.
Doctoral student to
present at AEJMC
Doctoral student Daphne
Landers' "Programming Spin-Offs
as Brand Extensions: Capitalizing on
the Brand Equity of Network Televi-
sion Hit Series" was accepted by the
Media Management and Economics
Division for presentation at the
AEJMC Convention in Toronto this
The paper also earned the second
place student paper award.
Celebrate the 4th
with four stations
WUFT-TV, Channel 5; WUFT-DT,
Digital 36; WUFT-FM, Classic 89,
and WJUF-FM, Nature Coast 90 will
kick off Fourth of July celebrations
with "Fanfares & Fireworks" July 3
at 6 p.m. at the University of Florida
Bandshell at Flavet Field.
The event will feature a tribute to
active-duty military personnel.
The line-up includes rock music
from Same Difference and V-Six
(featuring Lisa Duke's husband,
David Cornell); the lighter sound of
the Buchholz High School Jazz
Quartet 2004; and the Gainesville
Community Band, which will provide
the soundtrack to the fireworks show.
SHOOTING fOR TENURE
John Kaplan earned promotion to
professor and has been recommended
to the Board of Trustees for tenure.
"I hope you will join me in con-
gratulating John for his many accom-
plishments," Dean Terry Hynes said.
"Thanks to all who participated in this
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Kaid returns to TEL,
C. Roberts interim
assoc. dean for research
Lynda Kaid will return to her home
department, Telecommunication, as a
full-time nine-month faculty member,
without administrative responsibilities,
at the end of this fiscal year.
"I hope you will join me in thanking
Lynda for the work she has done for the
College during the past three and one-
half years, during which she has served
as the College's senior associate dean,"
Dean Terry Hynes said.
Churchill Roberts will serve as the
College's interim associate dean for
research during 2004-05.
"During the year, we will review the
structure and goals for the College's
research operations and activities,"
Hynes said. "I know you will give
Churchill your full support in this
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Dishman, Kent celebrate
Marlene Beaulieu-Dishman and
her husband Larry recently became
grandparents for the third time. Their
third grandchild, and their second
granddaughter, Jazmyn Esra
McGlynn, was born May 19.
Big brother Quentin and proud father Brian
McGlynn hold Marlene Beaulieu-Dishman's
granddaughter, Jazmyn Esra McGlynn.
Kurt and Beth Kent's younger son,
Shelbourn, recently married Jody
Santiago in Springfield, Missouri.
They honeymooned in the Lake Dis-
trict of England. Shelbourn will start
medical school in the fall, and Jody
will continue working as a television
June 18: Summer A ends
June 19-24: Summer
June 28: Summer B begins
August 6: Summer B ends
August 16: Annual college
August 7: Graduation
August 19-20: Registration
August 23: Classes begin
August 23-26: Drop/Add
Sept. 6: Labor Day
Nov. 11: Veterans Day
Nov. 12-13: Homecoming
Nov. 25-26: Thanksgiving
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