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June/July 2013   

3 CCI Faculty Members Complete Grant Writing Institute

Three CCI faculty members, Associate Professor Beth Avery (AdvPR), Assistant Professor Nick Geidner (JEM), and Assistant Professor Jonathan Pettigrew (CS), were among the 12 UTK faculty members who participated in the UTK Office of Research and Engagement’s 2013 Summer Grant Writing Institute (GWI).   Read more

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Hufford Honored by SPJ and YWCA

CCI’s Bonnie Hufford was recently honored by the East Tennessee Society of Professional Journalists and by the Knoxville YWCA.  Read more

Ray Scholarship

A Ray of Hope

On Apr. 23, the School of Information Sciences held a ceremony to honor Rich and Jane Ray for their gift of $104,000 to establish the Jane Moulton Ray Endowed Scholarship for Information Science. This is the largest single gift to date for the School.  Read more


Three Special CCI Announcements!

1. There is still time to register for CCI Executive Education Fall Classes. Click here for details.
2. New CCI video testimonials have been posted! Check them out here.
3. Save the date – November 9– CCI Homecoming Tailgate Party!


SIS Named to International Organization

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s, School of Information Sciences (SIS) has been named a member of the iSchools organization, an international group of colleges and universities dedicated to advancing understanding of the relationships between information, people and technology.   Read more

Jane Pope Retires

UTK Director of Student Publications Jane Pope Retires

Jane Pope retired from UTK on June 30 after 40 years of distinguished service to the University. During her many years at UT she had the opportunity to help many students develop their journalistic, writing and marketing skills through The Daily Beacon, The Volunteer Yearbook and Phoenix Literary Magazine.  Read more

Lib Value

Maximizing Value

The Lib-Value Project, funded by a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), is conducting an in-depth exploration of the value of academic libraries.  Read more


Faculty News

Faculty News: Swan, Childers, Kotowski, Fields, Prentiss, Winston, Allard and Legg

Read about recent accomplishments, honors, and awards received by Sam Swan (JEM), Courtney Childers (AdvPR), Mike Kotowski (CS), Megan Fields (CS), Suzy Prentiss (CS), Annette Winston (CS), Suzie Allard (IS) and Bob Legg (JEM).  Read more

studnet news

Student News

Read the latest news about two JEM students: Jacqueline DelPilar at Scripps Howard Foundation Wire and Adam Moussa at ESPN.  Read more


Nelius’ Voice of Reason

In the latest issue of SCOOP magazine, public relations undergraduate student Sarah Beth Nelius is highlighted for her ability to achieve a balance between her academic major and her extracurricular work as a UT Singer.   Read more

5 Tips

Five Tips for a Cyber-safe Home

The following five tips from Google and advice from CCI faculty members will help guide you to a cyber-safe home. Read more

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