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March 23, 2018

Friday, March 23, 2018                                                                       

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CCI Associate Dean and Associate Professor Michael Palenchar has been selected for the 2018 – 2019 UTK Leadership Program.


Associate Professors Bharat Mehra and Wade Bishop, along with Robert Partee (MS/IS ’16), had their paper, A case methodology of action research to promote economic development: Implications for LIS education,” published in theJournal of Education for Library and Information Science, 59(1-2) (2018), 48-65.

Associate Professor Devendra Potnis and CEHHS doctoral student Macy Halladay’s  paper, “Building health information networks using Facebook: A pilot study with new mothers in rural Appalachia,” was accepted for the 2018 ACM SIGMIS Computer and People Research Conference to be held at Buffalo – Niagara Falls, New York.


Howard Distinguished Endowed Professor of Media Management and Law and Beaman Professor of Communication and Information Stuart N. Brotman published his communications policy research study, Net Vitality 2.0, sponsored by the Telecommunications Research and Policy Institute.  The study was released at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. on March 7, 2018. Several media and publications interviewed Brotman or quoted the study including:


March 30

Spring Recess

March 30

Staff Evaluations due to Human Resources

April 10

Hill Lecture – College of Nursing Auditorium, 8 p.m.

April 13

CS Lambda Pi Eta Honor Society Induction, 2 p.m. Patrick Auditorium

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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