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January 19, 2018

Friday, January 19, 2018                                                                    

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Associate Dean and Associate Professor Michael Palenchar and Laura Lemon (PhD/C&I ‘17) (U. of Alabama) had their article, “Public relations and zones of engagement: Employees’ lived experiences and the fundamental nature of employee engagement,” accepted for publication in Public Relations Review.


Associate Professors Bharat Mehra and Wade Bishop, along with Robert P. Partee II (MS/IS ’16), had their article, “How do public libraries assist small businesses in rural communities? An exploratory qualitative study in Tennessee,” published in Libri International Journal of Libraries and Information Studies, 67(4), 245-260.


JEM Howard Distinguished Endowed Professor of Media Management and Law and Beaman Professor of Communication and Information Stuart N. Brotman has been appointed to the Editorial Board of the Journal of Media Law & Ethics.


February 14

CCI 40th Annual Research Symposium

February 20 -22

UT Social Media Week

February 23

CCI Experience Diversity Banquet

March 2

CCI Faculty/Staff Meeting, Patrick Auditorium, 9 – 11 a.m.

March 12 – 16

Spring Break

March 30

Spring Recess

March 30

Staff Evaluations due to Human Resources

April 13

CCI Board of Visitors Spring Meeting

April 16

CCI, ADPR & JEM Honors Convocation

April 27

CCI Faculty/Staff Meeting, Patrick Auditorium, 9 – 11 a.m.

April 27

Last Day of Classes

April 30

Study Day

April 30

Communication Studies Student Awards Ceremony

May 1 – 4, 7-8

Final Exams, May 1-4, 7-8

May 9

Mini-term begins, May 9

May 10

Graduate Hooding Ceremony, TBA, 7:00 p.m.

May 11

SIS Hooding Ceremony, 10:00 a.m.

May 12

CCI Spring Commencement, 1:30 p.m., TBA

May 12

CCI Graduation Reception, 3:00 p.m., CCI Patio/Lobby

May 28

Memorial Day Holiday

May 30

Mini-term ends


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