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College of Journalism and Communications


Juan-Carlos Molleda led a delegation of public relations students to Puerto
Rico earlier this month. Among other places, they visited the Bacardi
Corporation. Pictured with Molleda are master's student Alexis Buntin; Ana
Maria Echenique, president of the Association of Public Relations Professionals
of Puerto Rico; and undergraduate students Melissa Dominguez and Katie
Caraway.

STUDENT SUCCESS
Student thesis wins award
Yimin Wang, MAMC 2005, recently won the prestigious
Northwestern Mutual Best Master's Thesis Award, which is
administered by the Institute for Public Relations. The title of her thesis
was "Cross-National Conflict Shifting: A Case Study of the Dupont
Teflon Crisis."
Juan-Carlos Molleda served as her faculty
advisor. Wang, an intern at Burson-Marsteller
Beijing, will receive $2,000, and Molleda will
receive $1,000 at the 44th
Annual Distinguished
Lecture & Awards Dinner
Nov. 10 in New York City.
Molleda is the third
College faculty member to
Linda Hon advise a winning thesis. The
institute recognized Linda Hon and Laurence
Alexander as advisors of winning graduate works.


Laurence Alexander


FUNDRAISING UPDATE
College brings in $275,000
Becky Hoover recently announced
the following gift
commitments to
the College:
* With the help of
Roberto Espin,
ADV 1969,
Hamilton Risk, a
holding company
of Kingsway
Financial
Services, is Rebecca Hoover
funding a $100,000
endowment in international
communication. The Kingsway
Financial Professional Advancement
Fund for International Communication
will generate $6,000 annually once it is
fully funded and receives state-
matching funds.
* Charlie Mirabella, ADV 1981, and
Joanne Mirabella pledged $50,000 to
establish a professional advancement
fund in honor of Charlie's parents Sam
Mirabella, BSBA 1951, and Marie
Mirabella. The endowment will
support professional activities of
students and faculty in the College.
* Andy Fletcher, ADV 1979, and Amy
Fletcher pledged $100,000 to establish
the Andy and Amy Fletcher Endowment
for Journalism and Communications
Excellence. Income from the fund will
be used to support teaching, research
and programs in the College.
* Leland Hawes Jr., JM 1950, is
establishing the Leland M. Hawes Jr.
Internship Endowment. The $25,000
endowment will provide about $1,000
annually to support junior, senior or
graduate students who are completing a
for-credit internship.


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PAPER TRAIL

Professors address
advertising, newspaper,
public relations issues
Journalism History will publish
Julian Williams' "The Truth Shall
Make You Free: The Mississippi Free
Press 1961-1963" in its July issue.
Journalism & Mass Communication
Quarterly recently accepted Cory L.
Armstrong's
"How Newspaper
Sources Trigger
Gender
Stereotypes,"
co-written with
Michelle Nelson,
a professor at the
University of
Wisconsin-
Madison.
Madison. Cory Armstrong
Armstrong
is also a co-author of "Expressive
Responses to News Stories About
Extremist Groups: a Framing
Experiment," which has been accepted
by Journal of Communication.
Doctoral student Bill Renkus and
master's student Danny Shipka
presented papers this month at the
American Journalism Historians
Association national conference in San
Antonio. They initially wrote the papers
for Meg Lamme's spring semester
historical methods class. Renkus
presented "Saving Dorothy Six: Union
and Trade Press Coverage of
Deindustrialization in the American
Steel Industry from 1984-1988," and
Shipka presented, "The Reagan
Administration's Tar Baby:
Communicating a Response to the
November 1986 Iran Arms Crisis."
Public Relations Review will publish
"Professional views on the Nigeria
Institute of Public Relations' law and
enforcement" by Juan-Carlos Molleda


and doctoral student Abubakar
Alhassan in the 2006, volume 31
issue.
"Understanding Emotions in a
Qualitative Setting" by Cathy
Gwynn, MAMC 1992, and Jon
Morris, will be printed in the
winter issue of QRCA Views.
Janis Teruggi Page's "The
perfect host: Indexical images of
the female body as persuasive
strategy in House Beautiful"
appears in the summer 2005 issue
(Volume 33, Number 3) of Media
Report To Women.
The Journal of Communication
Management recently accepted
"Relationship Maintenance
Strategies on Fortune 500 Company
Web Sites" by Linda Hon and
doctoral student Eyun-Jung Ki.
Hon's "The Mosaic of Public
Relations Evaluation" appears in
the latest issue of Organicom,
Brazil's leading referred journal for
public relations research.
CHAPTER ONE

Hinson, Wegener
help form fundraising
professionals' chapter
Michelle Hinson and Stuart
Wegener played a key role in
forming a local chapter of the
Association of Fundraising
Professionals. The AFP Florida,
Arredondo
Chapter,
will cater to
North
Central
Florida.
Wegener
will serve as
the
chapter's Michelle Hinson
first president,
and Hinson will be secretary. The
AFP has 176 chapters.


ON A SERIOUS NOTE

Kathleen Kelly
thanks the College
Kathleen Kelly wrote the
following to the College:
"The family of Idun
Mehrman thanks you for your
kind expression of sympathy. The
flowers were lovely your
thoughts much appreciated."

CALENDAR
Nov. 8-9: Journalism Advisory
Council
Nov. 11: Veterans Holiday
Nov. 17-20: National
Communication Association
Conference, Boston
Nov. 24-25: Thanksgiving
Dec. 1-2: Public Relations
Advisory Council
Dec. 7: Classes End
Dec. 8-9: Reading Days
Dec. 10-15: Exams
Dec. 16-17: Commencement
Dec. 19: Grades Due
Dec. 26: Holiday

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and Olivia Jeffries coordinates
production.
Please send all news items to
bdvir@jou.ufl.edu. Thank you.


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