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WUTK 90.3 “The Rock” has something else to celebrate: its very first endowment. This new source of funding for the radio station was established by School of Journalism and Electronic Media alumnus Doug Alder (’92) and his partner, Eric Middleton, who are thrilled to be a part of the station’s evolution and growth.

“I got chills walking in here for the first time since graduation,” Alder said during a recent visit to Read more “WUTK Gifted First Endowment by Alum Doug Alder (‘92) and Eric Middleton”


relocated headquarters to the University of Tennessee, Knoxville this year after a successful bid to have the international institution move from Japan to East Tennessee.

Meredith Goins, who not only graduated with her master’s degree from SIS but is also a doctoral student at the College of Communication and Information, is executive director of WDS. Sarah Gonzalez, a UT employee of 20 years, earned her SIS graduate degree in 2020 and is program manager for WDS. … Read more “Two SIS Grads Lead the Newly Relocated World Data System”


Honeycutt Strategies, in 2012. She says none of it would have happened if she hadn’t transferred to the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, and landed School of Communication Studies Associate Professor John Haas as an advisor.

“I absolutely love what I do and I very well could have had a different trajectory for my path if Read more “Comm Studies Alum Says CCI Changed Her Life, So She Gives Back”