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Kelly Lanser, Forty Under 40

November 2023

Comm alumna Kelly Lanser named to Cincinnati Business Courier 40 under 40 list; Meet new faculty member, Cassidy Ellis, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Educator; Introducing Friends of Communication intern, Joey Mazzone; See the world with UC's Alumni Travel Program

Shannon Hemmer

September 2023

President's Note: Hannah Ko; Introducing the 2023-24 FOC Board of Directors; Meet Shannon Hemmer, Communication Alumna and Director of Project Management at Walker Sands; Mentors Needed for FOC Mentorship Program; Clifton Court Hall Opens for Fall Semester! Alumni: Update Your Information!

Sarah Curry Rathel

April 2023

Caps off to you, Graduates! Meet Sarah Curry Rathel; Faculty Feature: Maribeth Metzler Retires from UC Communication and PR; Move-in Date Set for Comm & PR to Clifton Court Hall

Disney World Resort 50th Anniversary Event

January 2023

Meet Rose Mogol, UC Communication Alumna and Art Director for the Walt Disney Company; Meet the New Communication Faculty Members; Empoyers: Sign Up Now for Spring Internship Fair; Clifton Court Hall to Open Fall 2023

Comm & PR internship fair

November 2022

Communication and PR Students Gain Valuable Experience Through Internships; 2022-2023 Mentors and Mentees;

2022-2023 FOC Board of Directors

September 2022

President's Note; FOC Currently Seeking Mentors for Mentorship Program; Content Survey; Meet the 2022-2023 FOC Board of Directors

FOC EOY Mentorship Celebration

May 2022

Spring Cleaning; Q & A with Incoming FOC President Hannah Ko; What's Next for Steve Depoe?;FOC Board is Actively Recruiting ; Welcome New Comm Faculty!2021-2022 FOC Mentorship Program Concludes with EOY Celebration;

BCP and Resource Center

March 2022

Spring cleaning; Support the Bearcats Pantry & Resource Center; First-Generation: Overcoming Obstacles + Giving Back; Dr. Fairhurst Takes Sabbatical to Work on New Book

Judith Trent

December 2021

Steering Committee Plans Next Steps for School of Communication, Film, and Media Studies:
Online Communication BA for Adult Learners Coming Next Fall!:
2021 National Communication Association Convention Highlights - Tribute Panel for Judith Trent:
Congratulations Dr. Ron Jackson!:
Congratulations Dr. Heather Zoller!:
Friends of Communication Spotlight Form

Lilly Trimble and friends

October 2021

Friends Give Back; Students Return to Campus; The Department of Communication has a New Name; Congratulations Dr. Graves-Rack; FOC Mentorship Program Still Needs Mentors; How a Mentor Helped Me: A Student Perspective

Communication Leadership 2021

September 2021

New School Year, New Executive Board; Welcome New Department of Communication Leadership; FOC Currently Seeking Mentors for Mentorship Program; Communication Faculty Profile: Communication Graduate Director Dr. Omotayo Banjo; My Thank You Letter to the Department of Communication

Emily Fernback and Jenna Rice

May 2021

Congrats to our Graduates! FOC Recruiting for 2021-2022; Thank You Friends of Communication Interns!; Communication Graduates: Welcome to the Alumni Family!; Being a Student Leader During Quarantine

Tom and Chris Carleton

April 2021

Spring is Here; UC Day of Giving is April 15; Why We Give: Lisa H. Newman Scholarship Founders Tom and Chris Carleton; Dr. Depoe Reflects on 10 Years as Communication Department Head; Q & A With UC’s Excellence in Teaching award and Midwestern Association of Graduate Schools Excellence in Teaching Award Recipient Mariam Elgefy; Workplace Communication During COVID and Remote Work

Jenna Rice

March 2021

Being a Senior During COVID-19; Are You an Alumni Who Graduated During the Recession?; Alumni Video Campaign: Advice to UC Commmunication Bearcats

Dr. Suzanne Boys

February 2021

Getting Back to Normal One Step at a Time; Communication Professor Dr. Suzanne Boys Completes APR; Communications and Public Relations Virtual Internship Fair March 4

Professor John Lynch

January 2021

New Year, New Opportunities; Professor John Lynch Awarded Taft Center Fellowship; Join FOC for Cincinnati Trivia Night!; December Communication Graduates At-A-Glance; Alumni Spotlight: Featuring You!

December 2020

Note from President; Graduating during a pandemic; Staying connected during COVID; Mentees needed for FOC Mentorship Program; Watch our latest FOC workshop recording

Giving Tuesday

November 2020

Giving Tuesday, Depoe Stepping Down as Head of Department of Communication, Social Media Survey, FOC Workshop Recap

October 2020 Newsletter

Welcome Dr. Abel Gustafson! FOC Spotlight of the Month: Dr. Ron Jackson; FOC Workshop: Updating Your Professional Resume; FOC LinkedIn Page Has Moved!

2020 board

September 2020

2020 New Board, Mentorships Application Open, Dr. Suzanne Boys Takes on Assistant Department Head Role, Public Relations is now a Major! COVID Protocols

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