On February 18, 2013, retired Associate Professor Jerry Morrow passed away in Knoxville. He began teaching at UT in 1984 in the public relations department of the College of Communication and Information. While at UT he served as the adviser to the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA). He was fondly remembered by many of his students, among them longtime CCI supporters and Board of Visitors members Ed Patterson (emeritus) of Cox Communications and Mary Beth West (current) of Mary Beth West Consulting. Morrow was buried with military honors at the East Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery.