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annual University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Alumni Awards Gala on Sept. 10 in the Student Union’s Pilot Company Ballroom.

Denton, known for his role as Mike Delfino in hit ABC series Desperate Housewives, received the Alumni Professional Achievement Award, and rising sports broadcaster Lyle, who worked her first Olympic Games last month, was awarded with the Alumni Promise Award.

J. Phenise Poole (’95), a member of the CCI Honorary Board of Visitors, led the ceremony as the current president … Read more “Denton, Lyle Honored at Annual Alumni Awards Gala”


On the Sidelines, which explores the systemic sexism and racism that female sportscasters face in the workplace and that gendered neoliberalism maintains this status quo.

Read the book summary below followed by a Q&A with Harrison about the book’s research process and discussing these topics in the classroom:

When sports fans turn on the television or radio today, they undoubtedly find more women on the air than ever before. Nevertheless, women sportscasters are still subjected to gendered and racialized mistreatment in the workplace and online Read more “Harrison Explores Challenges of Female Sportscasters in New Book”