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Circle Park News: November/December 2014

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November/December 2014

6 Alumni/4 Faculty Honored at Awards Banquet

Hileman Award

CCI honored six alumni and four faculty members at its annual Awards and Scholarship Donor Appreciation Banquet on Nov. 14 at Knoxville’s Holiday Inn World’s Fair Park.
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Williams Dedication
Dwight Teeter
PR Day 2014
Star Wars Author
Fall BOV
Alumni News
Faculty News
Student News


Williams Dedication

John and Patty Williams Conference Room Dedicated

On Nov. 14, CCI Dean Mike Wirth led the dedication ceremony of the John and Patty Williams Conference Room. Read more.

Dwight Teeter

JEM Professor and Former Dean Dwight Teeter Retires

Revered Journalism and Electronic Media Professor Dwight Teeter, Jr. is retiring at the end of 2014 after 23 years of distinguished service to the College of Communication and Information and the University of Tennessee. Read more

Carol Tenopir and Misty Jones

PR Day 2014

CCI’s 2014 PR Day took place on Nov. 7 in Patrick Auditorium with 125 participants from UT and five other universities. This year’s event was held completely on campus and featured over 30 CCI alumni as the subject matter experts. Read more.

John Jackson Miller

CCI Alum Visits Campus as Part of Star Wars Book Tour

Noted pop culture author John Jackson Miller (BS/JEM ’90) stopped by CCI for a visit while in town for a book signing on Nov. 12. Read more.

2014 Fall BOV

BOV Members Collaborate at Fall Meeting

CCI’s Board of Visitors’ (BOV) fall meeting was held on Nov. 14 and was led by BOV vice-chair Missy Wallen (’74) on behalf of BOV Chair Ed Ingle (’83) who was unable to attend. Wallen, chairman of Pinnacle Financial Partners, Inc. Knoxville, began the meeting by having three students share their CCI experiences with the board. Read more.


SCOOP! Harville and Mullen Find Fulfilling Careers

The current edition of SCOOP magazine includes stories about aspiring movie director Conner Harville (BS/CS ’14) and Abby Mullen (BS/Adv ’11), development manager for the National Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society. Read these and other SCOOP stories at

Dan ConawayPaul JanowskiLinda HigginsRachel Gammons

Alumni News: Conaway, Jankowski, Higgins, Gammons

Read the latest news about Dan Conaway (BS/Adv ’71), Paul Jankowski (BS/Adv ’89), Linda Higgins (BS/JEM ’64) and Rachel Gammons (MS/IS ’12).  Read more

Faculty NewsDania Bilal

Faculty News: Pettigrew, Bilal

Read the latest news about CS Assistant Professor Jonathan Pettigrew and SIS Professor Dania Bilal.  Read more

Student News

Student News: Vogt

Read the latest news about Senior R. J. Vogt.  Read more

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