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May 21, 2010

Inside CCI

The newsletter for College of Communication and Information faculty, staff, and students.
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ADVERTISING AND PUBLIC RELATIONS

Hoy and Childers paper accepted by Mass Communication & Society
Mariea Hoy, professor, and Courtney Childers, assistant professor, had their paper, “An Exploration of Trends in Food Attitudes and Behaviors among Adults with 6-11 Year Old Children:  An Agenda Setting Theory Perspective,” accepted by Mass Communication & Society.

Fall presents at Great Lakes Conference
Lisa Fall, associate professor, and LTC Erich Randall, Ph.D. and Chief of Strategic Initiatives Group, Office of the Chief, National Guard Bureau, will present, “What Motivates Our Military? Differentiating Motivational and Learning Strategies among Online Learners,” at the 4th Annual Great Lakes Conference on Teaching & Learning.

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CENTER FOR INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION STUDIES

Davis facilitates session for Governor’s Summit
Miriam Steiner Davis, post-doctoral research associate, facilitated a working group session on Promotion, Marketing, Media and Outreach for the Governor’s Summit on Every Child Outdoors: Tennessee at Montgomery Bell State Park.  

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COMMUNICATON STUDIES

Wright receives grant, invited to conference
Courtney Wright, assistant professor, has received a $5,000 Creative Teaching Grant from the Tennessee Teaching and Learning Center and the UTK Provost’s Office.  The grant will support the redesign of courses in the communication studies curriculum to promote engaged learning.

Wright, also, has been invited to participate in a conference on Discourse Analysis in Education Research sponsored by The Ohio State University, June 4-6.

Haas given top honors from 2010 class
John Haas, school director and associate professor, received top honors from the 2010 graduating class in the School of Communication Studies. Haas was awarded Top Teacher and Top Advisor.

Kotowski named to board
Mike Kotowski, assistant professor, has been named to the Editorial Board of Communication Research Reports.

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INFORMATION SCIENCES

Singh honored for excellence in research, teaching and service
Vandana Singh, assistant professor, received the SIS Outstanding Assistant Professor Award at the SIS graduation ceremony on May 12. The award recognizes a tenure leading faculty member’s excellence in the areas of research, teaching and service.

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JOURNALISM AND ELECTRONIC MEDIA

Harmon named Quest Scholar of the Week
Mark Harmon, associate professor, was named the University of Tennessee’s Quest Scholar of the Week for the week of May 17. 

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UPCOMING EVENTS

Memorial Day Holiday
, May 31

Summer Classes Begin, June 3

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