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Circle Park News: February 2010

College of Communication and Information

February 2010

College News

Scripps convergence lab dedicated

plaque group The new Scripps Convergence Lab is open for business in the College of Communication and Information. The lab opened with a dedication celebration on Friday, Jan. 29. It is located on the fourth floor of the Communications Building. + read more

Advpr/jem students and faculty visit New York, attend alumni reception

CFoxEighteen Advertising and Public Relations (AdvPR) students, led by faculty members Eric Haley and Courtney Childers, and 30 Journalism and Electronic Media (JEM) students, led by faculty members Sam Swan and Georgiana Vines, traveled to New York City in January where they visited a variety of businesses and met CCI alumni. + read more

adhami receives aaf’s most promising minority student award

adhamiCCI’s Sarah Adhami was awarded the 2010 American Advertising Federation’s (AAF) Most Promising Minority Student Award at a luncheon in New York City on February 2. Only 50 students nationwide were chosen for this distinction. + read more

Alumni Survey measures cci grad degree satisfaction

Alumni SurveyCCI alumni are overall most statisfied with their faculty members’ knowledge in their subject areas, the size of their classes and the accessibility of their instructors.  For more survey findings, visit “College Survey, part 4.”

Alumni & Friends

Board of Visitors spotlight – Gill Duff ’83

DuffGill Duff ’83 is this month’s spotlighted BOV member. Gill is Global Account Director for DDB Worldwide Communications Group in New York City. In 1998, Gill received CCI’s Hileman Distinguished Alumni Award for his notable contributions to the field of communication.
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Carroll helps faculty tell the world about their work

carroll Bonnie Carroll has had a significant relationship with UT’s College of Communication and Information (CCI) and its School of Information Sciences (SIS) since the 1970s. Because of this relationship, Carroll, and her husband Roy Cooper, have established the Bonnie Carroll and Roy Cooper Faculty Enrichment Endowment. By establishing this endowment, they will impact the future of faculty, students and the College for years to come. + read more