A Message from the Dean
Civil rights activist, author, and historian Robert Booker received the 2020 CCI Diversity Award at the 12th annual CCI Experience Diversity Banquet on Feb. 21 at Bearden Banquet Hall. Read More
2020 UT Social Media Week
CCI hosted the ninth annual UT Social Media Week, which featured session topics ranging from disinformation in social media to marketing and branding for teams, companies, and community organizations. Read More
Andy Bowers (CS ’17), social media manager for the Philadelphia 76ers, presented at UT Social Media Week about his NBA team’s … Read more “February 2020”
UT employees Frankie McGinnis (MSIS Student) and Tom Satkowiak (PR ’02) advocated for an employee policy on organ donation after their respective experiences as a donor and recipient. The University’s new Laura McGinnis Policy on Organ Donation, named for Frankie’s daughter, goes into effect March 1. Read More
The College of Communication and Information will present civil rights activist, author, and historian Robert Booker with the 2020 CCI Diversity Award at the 12th annual CCI Experience Diversity Banquet, February 21 at 7 p.m. at Bearden Banquet Hall. … Read more “January 2020”
Since Land Grant Films was founded in 2016, more than 100 students have participated in the documentary filmmaking program. It’s helped UT become known as a place where aspiring documentary journalists and long-form storytellers can hone their craft. Read More
School of Information Sciences Director and Professor Diane Kelly was elected the incoming chair-elect of the iSchools organization, a worldwide group dedicated to advancing the information field. She will serve two years as chair-elect beginning in March 2020 followed by a two-year term as chair from 2022-2024. Read More
Read more “December 2019”
Nannette Baker, Chief Magistrate Judge for the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Missouri, received the Donald G. Hileman Distinguished Alumni Award. Read the full story.
Five college alumni and six members of the faculty were honored for their accomplishments at the CCI 50th Anniversary Gala. Read more about the honorees.
CCI named Room 316 in the Communications Building for longtime Board of Visitors member and advertising leader David Bohan (BS/Business Administration ’70). Read the full story.
Read more “November 2019”
Information Sciences Launches New Undergraduate Major
The University of Tennessee will launch the state’s first bachelor’s degree program in Information Sciences in the fall. The major will have two areas of concentration: (1) user experience design and (2) data, information management, and analytics. Read more about the program
2019 CCI Commencement Highlights
Interim chancellor Wayne T. Davis conferred degrees for 257 CCI spring graduates during the May ceremonies at Thompson–Boling Arena. Chairman of Pinnacle Financial Partners Martha S. “Missy” Wallen delivered the commencement address.
CCI Outstanding Graduates: What’s Next?
Every graduate has that next step ahead, whether … Read more “June 2019”
Students Meet Australian Ambassador
CCI students who studied abroad in Australia this semester attended a reception honoring UT alumnus and U.S. Ambassador Arthur “A.B.” Culvahouse Jr.
2019 Chancellor’s Honors
Thirty-one CCI students and one faculty member earned 40 total awards at the annual Chancellor’s Honors Banquet, which was held April 16.
Elizabeth Longmire: 2019 Torchbearer
Journalism and Electronic Media graduate Elizabeth Longmire, a leader behind the news desk and throughout campus, is one of seven graduating seniors named 2019 Torchbearers.
Alumni Feature: Ole Villadsen
When data are … Read more “May 2019”
Associate Professor Amber Roessner won a national award recognizing excellence in journalism history education.
Twelve students from the School of Advertising and Public Relations earned 43 honors at the Knoxville AAF Awards, including a Gold ADDY for Hannah Lagoski.
Chairman of Pinnacle Financial Partners and UT graduate Martha S. “Missy” Wallen will deliver the address at the CCI commencement ceremony at Thompson-Boling Arena on May 9 at 4 p.m.
Back in the States
I didn’t miss a beat. I’m back in the states and the eeriness of the phrase “same old same old” numbs me to the core. Don’t get me wrong, I’m elated to be home and reunited with my incredible and loving family, friends and animals, but I miss Australia more than I anticipated. I left a new home behind so abruptly. I wasn’t ready to come back. Yes, I had been there for three and a half months, but I needed more time. I loved the Aussie lifestyle. I believe it loved me back.
I guess this blog post is … Read more “Back in the States”