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Faculty News: Wang, Teeter, Hufford, Welch, Swan

Peiling Wang and Dwight Teeter
2013 Faculty Appreciation Week Spotlights Teeter and Wang
This year’s Faculty Appreciation Week CCI Spotlight focused on JEM Professor Dwight Teeter, Jr.,  and IS Professor Peiling Wang.  Both were recognized for their passion and commitment to research and teaching excellence.  Read the full Tennessee Today article at

Bonnie Hufford
JEM Instructor Bonnie Hufford has been named Tennessee Volunteer of the Year by the American Cancer Society. To see The Daily Beacon story, visit

Cindy Welch
IS Clinical Assistant Professor Cindy Welch has been awarded a UT Faculty First Grant. The grant program is designed to support UTK faculty seeking to effectively use technology in the classroom.  Welch will use her grant to incorporate digital storytelling into two of her online classes: “Programming for Children & Young Adults” and “Storytelling in Classrooms & Libraries.”

MalawiJEM Professor Sam Swan was praised by the Broadcasting Board of Governors for his work designing and conducting a  training session for the management and staff of Malawi Broadcast Corporation.  The training took place in Blantyre late last fall. The Broadcasting Board of Governors is an independent federal agency whose mission is to support freedom and democracy around the world.  Among its member organizations are the Voice of America and Radio Free Europe.
Malawi is on the African continent and is bordered by Mozambique, Tanzania, and Zambia.