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Celebrate the past, present, and future of the University of Tennessee College of Communication and Information at the CCI 50th Anniversary Gala, Friday, Oct. 11, at the Knoxville Convention Center.

The event is open and free to all CCI alumni plus one guest.

The gala begins at 5:30 p.m. with cocktails, followed by faculty and alumni awards, dinner, and a program celebrating the college’s legacy. After the program, the dance floor will be open with accompanying music from Just a Few Cats.

Longtime Tennessee news anchors Anne Holt Blackburn (JEM ’73) … Read more “RSVP for the CCI 50th Anniversary”

Apply Here! (Deadline: Sept. 27)

Are you a junior or senior looking to explore career opportunities, network with industry professionals and gain valuable development advice? Do you want to gain an invaluable mentor, but don’t know where to start? The Women in Cable Telecommunications Southeast Chapter Student Mentor Program just may be the opportunity you have been looking for.

Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT) is an international organization that focuses on developing women leaders in the cable and telecommunications industry. WICT advances the position and influence of women through proven leadership programs and services at both the national and local … Read more “Women in Cable Telecommunications Provides Students with Career Development”


Congratulations to Ying Xiong for successfully defending her dissertation, “Public Relations and Social Movement Engagement: Facilitating Motivations and Building Networked Social Movements.” Special thanks to her dissertation committee chair Maureen Taylor and her other committee members: Professor Elizabeth Avery Foster, Assistant Professor Moonhee Cho, and Adam Saffer (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill).… Read more “Inside CCI: August 2, 2019”

Martha S. “Missy” Wallen (BA/CS ’73), a longtime member and former chair (2015-17) of the CCI Board of Visitors, delivered the commencement address in which she stressed the importance of fostering personal connections with others in an increasingly digital world.

Wallen said building relationships helped launch her career in the financial industry during a time when few women … Read more “2019 CCI Commencement Highlights”