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Kelsie Petersen, UC Comm grad

March 2024

UC FOC 2024 Mentorship Program; From UC Graduate to Marketing Rockstar: Kelsie Petersen's Journey to Success; Dr. Michelle Colpean Wins Wyoming Citizen of the Year Award; Upcoming UC Alumni Events; Thought Provoking Articles

Dr. Cady Short-Thompson

January 2024

Happy New Year from Friends of Communication! Communication and Public Relations Spring Internship Fair - March 6; From Triple Alumna to University Leadership: Dr. Cady Short-Thompson's Journey and Impact on Higher Education; Spreading Joy and Giving Back: The Annual Mayer Friends and Family Toy Drive Success Story; Getting the Most out of Your Performance Review; Celebrating Dr. Ronald Jackson II's Impact at UC

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

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