Skip to content Skip to main navigation Report an accessibility issue

Circle Park News: May 2015

Brazil Internship | CCI Internships | SCOOP! | Circle Park Reno | In Memoriam | Alumni News | Faculty News | Student News | 5 Tips

CCI 2015 Commencement

Social activist Marian Wright Edelman received UT Knoxville’s ninth honorary doctorate and delivered the commencement address at CCI’s Spring Commencement Ceremony at Thompson-Boling Arena on May 8. Over 200 graduating seniors, master’s students and doctoral students, including CCI’s 2015 Torchbearers (three of UT’s nine Torchbearers), many honor students, and a number of student athletes, were recognized at the ceremony. Jocelyn Amanda Hofstra was also commissioned into the United States Air Force during the ceremony. Find out more

Gross to Step Down as JEM Director

JEM Director and Professor Peter Gross announced that he will serve out the final year of his second 5-year term as director of the School of Journalism and Electronic Media during AY 2015-16. He will return to full-time duty as a JEM faculty member effective August 1, 2016. Find out more

Dr. Peter Gross

More CCI News

UT Senior Heads to Brazil as Inaugural Scripps Networks Interactive Intern
Cody Woodside, a senior majoring in journalism and electronic media at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, is the inaugural intern abroad for Scripps Networks Interactive’s international division.
Find out more
Krista and Joey at Grey
Internships: UT Networking and Beyond
Each year, a number of CCI students intern with companies to get on-the-job experience in their chosen field. Often these internships are found at companies with a UT connection. A recent example of the effectiveness of UT to UT networking involves senior ADV major Kristalee Gilbert and new UT alum, Joey Hathaway (BS/ADV ’15).
Find out more
SCOOP Spring 2015
Another Stellar Issue of SCOOP!
The Spring edition of SCOOP is available online at Featured in this edition are stories about Torchbearer Cierra Burdick, alumni profiles and 13 under 30, saying good-bye to Deborah Douglas, fascinating stories of student life, an inside look at CCI, a photo essay: Fight Club and a host of other interesting articles. Find out more
Circle Park Construction
Circle Park Transformation
Circle Park is undergoing a major transformation this summer with the Torchbearer encased in a protective cover, construction fencing encircling the Park and backhoes churning away.
Find out more
Faye and WJ Julian
In Memoriam: Dr. W J Julian
Retired CCI Dean and Professor Emeritus Faye Julian’s husband, Dr. W J Julian who served as director of the UT Band from 1961-1993, passed away on Tuesday, May 26. The Tennessee Today article about the passing of Dr. W J Julian can be found at:
Alumni News
Alumni News: Costner, McConkey, Venable, Woolley, McNeely, Chapman
Read the latest news about Suzanne Costner, Cindy McConkey, Theresa Venable, Deb Woolley, Mark McNeely, and Alice Chapman
Find out more
Faculty News
Faculty News: Harmon, Potnis
Read the latest news about Mark Harmon (JEM) and Devendra Potnis (SIS).
Find out more
Student News
Student News: Canever, Murphy
Read the latest news about Brian Canever and Ben Murphy.
Find out more
Nick Geidner
5 Tips on Designing Effective Infographics
JEM Assistant Professor Nick Geidner gives five tips on designing effective infographics.
Find out more

Keep in touch! Submit or update your information here:

College of Communication and Information
432 Communications | 1345 Circle Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996-0332
<!– 123-456-7890 –> P: 865-974-3211
F: 865-974-4967

Twitter   Instagram   Facebook   Video   LinkedIn
Big Orange. Big Ideas.

Student Media

The flagship campus of the University of Tennessee System and partner in the Tennessee Transfer Pathway.