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CCI Points of Pride

What is special about UT’s College of Communication &  Information (CCI)?
• Center for Information & Communication Studies (CICS)
  – Awarded grants total $7 million: NSF, IMLS, Sloan Foundation and more
  – $2.5 million in science information and communication contract work at Oak Ridge National Labs.
• Hands-on, state-of-the-art technology labs
   Scripps Convergence  |    User-Experience  |   Message Effects  |    Converged Newsroom  |   Organizational Research
• Broad range of student experience options
   Study abroad  |  Practicums  |     Internships  | Student Media
• Executive Education advanced learning options

School of Advertising & Public Relations (AdvPR)

    • World-class faculty including journal editors, current and former American Academy of Advertising officers and public relations scholars focused on risk, health and crisis communication.
    • College, university and national teaching awards received by more than half of the faculty. 

    School of Communication Studies (CS)

    • National standing especially in focused communication niche areas: organizational, interpersonal and health communications
    • Academically acclaimed faculty with state-of-the-art message effects and organizational research labs

    School of Information Sciences (SIS)

    • Outstanding sponsored research program with multiple IMLS, NSF and other grants supporting faculty and graduate student research
    • Program ranked # 17 nationally by U.S. News & World Report
    • Program Ranked #1 in U.S. by Library & Information Science Research for faculty articles published per capita

    School of Journalism & Electronic Media (JEM)

    • Outstanding, internationally recognized faculty:  professional media experience and highly published
    • Flexible, innovative, converged journalism curriculum to educate the next generation of journalists and media professioinals
    • State-of-the art production facilities.