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Circle Park News: March 2019

2019 Social Media Week

Leo Morejon, trailblazer in real-time social marketing, served as the spotlight speaker and discussed the ill-fated Fyre Festival as part of UT Social Media Week, Feb. 26-28.  Read More


Cohen Honored at CCI Experience Diversity Banquet

Longtime social justice pioneer Arnold Cohen received the CCI Diversity Award at the 2019 CCI Experience Diversity Banquet, which was themed, “We Are the World, We Are the People.” The event raised $6,500 for CCI’s Diversity Student Leaders Society. Read More


Faculty Appreciation Week: Amber Roessner

Amber Roessner, associate professor of journalism and electronic media, was featured during February’s Faculty Appreciation Week. She is an avid hiker and was a journalist before setting her sights on an education career. Read More


Faculty Appreciation Week: Vandana Singh

Vandana Singh, associate professor in the School of Information Sciences, was also a spotlight educator during Faculty Appreciation Week. She serves as director of undergraduate studies for IS and loves hiking with her family and gardening.  Read More


41st CCI Research Symposium

This year’s CCI Research Symposium featured more than 20 presenters and highlighted research from the college’s graduate and undergraduate students and faculty.  Read More


JEM Students Earn Regional Accolades

Students from the School of Journalism and Electronic Media competed at the Southeast Journalism Conference (SEJC) in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, taking home two onsite victories and a wide range of additional awards. Read More


Faculty News: Haley Named President-Elect of AAA

Professor Eric Haley was chosen as President-Elect of the American Academy of Advertising. He is currently Vice President and will assume his new role during AAA’s annual conference in March.


Student Spotlight: Ashley Hendrix

Senior advertising major Ashley Hendrix had no idea where her summer internship might take her. As it turns out, that place is Los Angeles County. She will be an art director intern for global communications firm Saatchi & Saatchi. Read More


Student Spotlight: Bunny Shaw

Senior communication studies major Bunny Shaw wrapped up her spectacular Tennessee soccer career in the fall, earning SEC Offensive Player of the Year and All-American accolades. She was named The Guardian Footballer of the Year and will lead Jamaica into its first-ever FIFA Women’s World Cup in June. Read More


Student News: Comm Studies Students on SEC Honor Roll

Seven Communication Studies students were listed on the Southeastern Conference (SEC) Fall Academic Honor Roll, which honors fall sport student-athletes with a GPA of 3.00 or higher. Read More


Alumni News: Ballard Receives Award Named for Him

Tom Ballard (BS/JEM ‘69) was honored by the Tennessee Advanced Energy Business Council (TAEBC) with the first-ever Thomas B. Ballard Advanced Energy Leadership Award. The honor is will be awarded annually for exemplary leadership and championing Tennessee’s advanced energy economy. Read More