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Circle Park News: November 2011

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College of Communication and Information

november/ December 2011

College News

What’s New in CCI?

Collage of CCI Updates

CCI continued to upgrade its facilities and equipment during the past year. Some of the recently completed projects include:
• The newly renovated Advertising/Public Relations suite of offices including a new doorway connecting the school’s Communications Building offices to its Student Services Building offices.
• The purchase and installation of new digital audio boards and Emergency Alert System equipment (as required by the FCC) for WUTK.     + read more

CICS Receives Two IMLS Grants

IMLS logoTwo Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) grants have been awarded in recent months to School of Information Sciences (SIS) faculty members through the Center for Information and Communication Studies (CICS).
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“The Boys of Badland Pictures”


Recent JEM graduates Scott Murphy (’11) and Daniel Hubbard (’10) make up 50 percent of the leadership team of Knoxville’s Badland Pictures. Click on the link below to read a feature article about them from the Summer 2011 edition of Scoop magazine.    + read more

CCI’s Fall 2011 Job and Internship Fair


On October 26, 53 employers took advantage of the opportunity to meet and talk with CCI students as part of the college’s annual Job and Internship Fair. A total of 262 students came out for the event…
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Alumni & Friends

Alumni Spotlight: Jacqueline Cavnar

The Cavnars

Take chances. Jackie Cavnar (BS/PR ’94) gives this short answer to the question – What advice would you give students today? “Never underestimate the power of volunteering,” Cavnar states. “Working in smaller organizations quickly develops more of your skills and allows you to develop strategic and leadership abilities which are the key to earning a seat at the table.”
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TOP Dog Alumni Stories


Two current Board of Visitor members honored
Cindy McConkey (BS/JEM ’80) ) and Missy Wallen (BA/CS ’74),   + read more

Five CCI views on Gratitude


Five notable views on gratitude from your CCI family. Here is small sample: “Our shared experiences teach us, comfort us, make us grow, encircle us with love and caring. For that, how can we NOT be grateful?”
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