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Circle Park News: May 2020

Haley, White Named DeForrest Jackson Professors

Professors Eric Haley and Candace White are the next recipients of the School of Advertising and Public Relations’ DeForrest Jackson Professorship. Read More


Rentsch Teaches Stress Reduction to Hospital Students, Employees

Communication Studies Professor Joan Rentsch and David Patterson of the College of Social Work are leading weekly sessions in mindfulness-based stress reduction with medical residents and employees at the University of Tennessee Medical Center. Read More


UT Today Moves Weekly Show Online

When spring semester classes moved online after spring break, School of Journalism and Electronic Media lecturer Melissa Greene-Blye was not sure about the future of UT Today. Read More


2020 Chancellor’s Honors Banquet

Communication studies major Mary Logan Yancey received the Extraordinary Community Service Award, one of 48 accolades received by CCI students at the 2020 Chancellor’s Honors Banquet, which was held virtually. Read More


SIS Students, Staff Embody Volunteer Spirit

During this time, people are coming together (while staying apart), and doing what they can to support and inspire their community. The members of the School of Information Sciences are no different. Read More


Ask Alumni: Making the Most of Telecommuting

With many professional communicators now working from home because of COVID-19, we asked CCI alumni for their advice on making the most of telecommuting. Read More


Join JEM’s Facebook Group

All Journalism and Electronic Media alumni are invited to join the school’s expanded Facebook alumni group, which will foster networking and project collaboration. Read More


Class Notes

Chase Biefelt (JEM ’19) was named the 2019 Rookie of the Year in the television category by the Idaho Press Club for his work with KTVB.

Krishnamoorthy Muthaly (JEM ’83) recently authored his sixth book, titled People Power Saves Malaysia, which was a best seller in Malaysia in 2019.

Lee Poston (JEM ’88) was named vice president for communications at National Geographic Society. He was previously communications director at World Wildlife Fund based in Thailand and Washington, D.C.

Lacey Wood (JEM ’02) was promoted to communications manager for the new UT Knoxville Division of Student Success.

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