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May 6, 2016

Friday, May 6, 2016                                                                             

Inside CCI – Available online at http://www.cci.utk.edu/insideCCI.

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COLLEGE OF COMMUNICATION & INFORMATION

Gary Peterman, CCI academic advisor, was elected to serve as the 2016-2017 president of the UT chapter (TENNacada) of The National Academic Advising Association (NACADA: The Global Community for Academic Advising).

 

ADVERTISING AND PUBLIC RELATIONS

Associate Professor Lisa Fall and Chuck Lubbers (U. of South Dakota) will have a chapter, “Promoting America: How Do College Age Millennial Travelers Perceive Terms for Branding the USA?” published in Global Place Branding Campaigns across Cities, Regions, and Nations. They will also present their research findings at the American Marketing Association summer conference in Atlanta.

 

INFORMATION SCIENCES

Associate Professor Bharat Mehra, SIS Master’s students Paul Lemieux III and Keri Stophel and Nissa Dahlin-Brown, associate director of the Howard Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy, made a presentation to the US Department of State on May 2, 2016 as a follow on to the spring 2016 Diplomacy Lab program. Their project presentation, “Mapping “LGBTI” cultural representations of difference in historical sub-Saharan Africa,” showcased the LGBTI Integrated Cartographic Information System II (see http://tiny.utk.edu/LGBTI-ICIS2-Sp2016).  

 

JOURNALISM & ELECTRONIC MEDIA

Assistant Professor Amber Roessner served as the keynoter for the inaugural Sultans of Swing conference, April 14 – 15, 2016 in Dayton, Ohio (see https://liberal-arts.wright.edu/celia/events/the-sultans-of-swing-100-years-of-baseball-jazz-and-short-fiction-conference.)

 

MARK YOUR CALENDAR

May 3 – 10

Final Exams

May 12

CCI Commencement, 11:30 a.m., Thompson-Boling Arena (TBA)

May 12

UT Graduate Hooding Ceremony, 7 p.m., TBA

May 13

SIS Hooding Ceremony, 10 a.m., Carousel Theater

May 30

Memorial Day

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