It is with heavy hearts that we report the passing of former OC professor, David Jurney. On Wednesday, news spread quickly about his death, leaving many in shock and disbelief. Over the past few years, David had a major impact on the students he taught. Keep reading more.
Who was David Jurney?
David was deeply respected by both students and faculty members alike. He was known for his enthusiasm in teaching and mentoring young minds. He was considered a unique professor who taught with passion. As an experienced professor at OC, he instructed students in a range of mass communication courses including Media Production, Broadcasting Workshop, Advanced Creative Production, Television Field Production, Audio for Media and Photography Principles and Practices. His classes were often filled with laughter as he encouraged students to explore their creative potentials. He always spoke highly of his students’ work and provided them with valuable feedback that helped them develop their skills further to make them successful media professionals in the future.
Throughout his time at OC, David received numerous awards including Teacher of the Year Award from the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) in 2020 for his outstanding work in teaching media production classes. He also served as an adviser to various student organizations such as SPJ chapter at OC and Student Television Network (STN). In addition to this he also actively participated in several community service projects including providing media training to disadvantaged youth groups from local communities.
How Did David Jurney die? What was the cause of his death?
The confirmation of the passing of former OC Professor David Jurney has left many in shock as much confusion remains as to the cause of his death. While the exact cause of his death is yet to be revealed, David’s impact on those around him will remain. He was a highly qualified and respected educator, who taught with passion. His specialty courses included Media Production, Broadcasting Workshop, Advanced Creative Production, Television Field Production, Audio for Media, and Photography Principles and Practices. Many who knew him still fondly remember David for his intelligence and dedication to teaching. What can be said for sure is that he will be dearly missed.
David Jurney Obituary
The news of Professor David Jurney’s death has left everyone devastated and confused as it was unexpected and sudden. We can all take solace in knowing that he will be remembered fondly by all those whose lives he touched throughout his career at OC. Our thoughts are with all those affected by this tragedy during this difficult time. May he rest in peace!
Tributes Pour To David Jurney Death
David Jurney was one of my best professors. I had him for a professional speaking class. Very saddened to hear about his passing.