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Circle Park News: April 2016

CCI Receives More than $850,000 in Grants to Train Information Science Experts

IMLS Grants 2016
The School of Information Sciences in the College of Communication and Information has received two grants which total more than $850,000 from the Institute of Museum and Library Services to train information science experts. Find out more

Cronan Commencement Speaker | Chancellor’s Honors | Faculty Retirements | DSLS Student Trips | Convocation 2016 | Tenopir-King Fund Update | CCI Connects! | Alumni News | Faculty News | Student News | Five Tips

Joan Cronan
Joan Cronan 2016 CCI Commencement Speaker
Joan Cronan, longtime UT women’s athletics director, will deliver CCI’s 2016 commencement address on Thursday May 12 at 11:30 a.m. in Thompson-Boling Arena. Find out more
Chancellor's Honors 2016
CCI Students Receive Chancellor’s Honors
UT Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek hosted the annual Chancellor’s Honors Banquet recognizing UT faculty, staff and students for their extraordinary accomplishments and service on April 19, 2016. Several CCI students were among those honored at the event. Find out more
faculty retiring
CCI Faculty Retirements: Bates, Stovall, and Hufford
This summer three Journalism and Electronic Media faculty members will retire. Professor Ben Bates after 22 years of service, Edward J. Meeman Distinguished Professor Jim Stovall after ten years of service, and Instructor Bonnie Hufford after 31 years of service. Find out more
DSLD2016 trips
DSLS Students Travel to NYC and Nashville
Diversity Student Leaders Society members had two unique opportunities to network and participate in professional development activities during by taking field trips to New York City and Nashville during Spring semester. Find out more
2016 convocation
2016 CCI/ADPR/JEM Honors Convocation
Students from across the College of Communication and Information, the School of Advertising and Public Relations and the School of Journalism and Electronic Media were recognized on Monday, April 11 at the College’s 2016 Honors Convocation. Find out more
Tenopir Christian
Christian Selected as Tenopir-King Research Excellence Fund Recipient
Lisa Christian (MS/IS ’12) has been selected as the second Tenopir-King Research Excellence Fund recipient. Find out more
CCI Connect
CCI Connects! Hendry, Pera and Wyatt
For many, the college experience includes laying the foundation for lifelong friendships and relationships. CCI alums re-connect at events such as Social Media Week, CCI/UT alumni events and beyond. Take a look at three successful CCI alumna and learn how their CCI connection has survived the test of time. Find out more
Alumni News
Alumni News: John, Repass
Read the latest news about Sharon Price John (BS/AD ’86), and Rex Repass (MS/C&I ’77). Find out more
Faculty News
Faculty News: Allard, Fall, Geidner, Gross and Levenshus
CCI faculty members Suzie Allard, Lisa Fall, Nick Geidner, Peter Gross and Abbey Levenshus all have news to share. Find out more
Student News
Student News: Gilmore, Smith and CCI AP Award Winners
Master’s student Millicent “Millie” Smith, JEM student Taylor Gilmore and several CCI AP award winners have great news to share. Find out more
5 Tips
Five Tips on Transitioning to a Management Role
Many employers express frustration at the “ramp-up” time it takes for an employee to adjust to a management role from a front-line position. This month’s five tips provide advice on how to make this transition more productive and less painful. Five tips for April

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