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Circle Park News: January 2010

College of Communication and Information

                                                                                   january 2010

College News

CCI Associate Dean McMillan named vice provost for academic affairs

Alumni Survey

Dr. Sally McMillan has been named vice provost for academic affairs at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. McMillan began her new role on Jan. 4.
To read the full story, visit “McMillan”.

355 make Dean’s List

Campaign for UT

Three hundred fifty-five students in the College of Communication and Information earned a spot on the dean’s list for their academic achievement during the fall 2009 semester. Visit “Fall 2009 Dean’s List” to view the list.

Alumni Survey finds cci grads well prepared for careers

Alumni Survey

Alumni of CCI programs find their degree programs prepared them well for specific career-related skills both at the beginning and throughout their careers.  For the complete story, visit “College Survey, part 3.”

Watch the Scripps Convergence Lab Dedication Live online

On Friday, January 29, at 11:00 a.m. EST, the College of Communication and Information is proud to host VIPs from the Scripps Howard Foundation, E.W. Scripps and Scripps Networks Interactive to dedicate the new Scripps Convergence Lab. Click here to read the event’s press release.

Alumni & Friends

Board of Visitors spotlight – Paula Casey ’75Casey

Paula Casey ’75 is one of this month’s spotlighted BOV members. Paula is a professional speaker, writer, editorial coordinator and producer who was the first person to graduate with a major in journalism and a minor in speech from the college.

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Board of Visitors spotlight – jim Sexton ’81

Sexton

Jim Sexton ’81 provides a second BOV Spotlight for CPN. Jim is Senior Vice President and Editorial Director of Time, Inc. He shares fond memories of his time with the Beacon and the Yearbook.

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Faculty & Research

CICS receives $1 million grant to study value of academic libraries

Tenopir

A $1 million grant to study the value of academic libraries to students, faculty, policymakers, funders and others has been awarded by the Institute of Museum and Library Science (IMLS) to CCI’s Center for Information and Communication Studies (CICS).

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UT cci – the center of collegiate online news

ICONN

The Intercollegiate Online News Network (ICONN) ties together news web sites from campuses around the nation. And it all began at the University of Tennessee.

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