Two CCI advertising majors have been selected by the American Advertising Federation (AAF) as Most Promising Multicultural Students for 2016. Juniors Allie Rich and Anna Safren will travel to NYC in February to receive their awards.
Two JEM students received 2015 Pinnacle Awards from the College Media Association.
- In the Individual Sports Categories, Best Sports Game Story – JEM senior Troy Provost-Heron received a Pinnacle Award for his Daily Beacon article, “Vols’ Justin Worley-fueled comeback falls short against Georgia, 35-32,” September 29, 2014 (see http://www.utdailybeacon.com/sports/all/article_1a843e59-dca0-5ce5-acf8-91ef12b1e688.html).
- In the Individual Photo Categories, Best Photo Illustration, Hannah Cather (BS/JEM ’15) won 2nd place for her photo illustration published in The Daily Beacon, “High Traffic,” January 23, 2015 (see http://issuu.com/utstudentpubs/docs/01.23.15).
The 2015 – 2016 Land Ambassadors continue to assist the college with student recruitment/retention, alumni relations, community outreach, and college events. Each ambassador receives a scholarship established by Stephen Land (BS/JEM ‘76) and his wife Nancy. This year’s ambassadors are: Brooke Boley (CS), Kaylyn Harris (AD), Alexandra Nelson (CS), Mallory Riggins (PR), Abbie Jo Schlechter (PR) and Sage Speaks (JEM).
Photo:Sitting (left to right): Kaylyn Harris, Mallory Riggins;Standing (left to right): Brooke Boley, Abbie Jo Schlechter, Alexandra Nelson, Sage Speaks