Education Outside the Classroom
CCI offers multiple and diverse hands-on experiences for students to build an inclusive community fueled by the Volunteer spirit. From joining professional organizations to working at one of our student-run media outlets, there is a home for everyone.
CCI’s Career Development not only provides students with personalized, industry-relevant Career Development content, programs, tools and coaching to discover and launch a career in communications and information fields, but also connects students with internships and other professional opportunities.
Land Grant Films provides students with real-world experience in documentary storytelling while providing local non-profit organizations with videos assets that can be used to raise awareness and funds.
The Message Effects Lab is an adaptable lab space to support a wide range of user and behavioral research to enable students and faculty to study the effectiveness of messages.
Scripps Convergence Lab, 402 Communication and Information Building, provides communication and information students with a transformative facility for creating, writing, and producing a variety of projects to prepare themselves for successful careers as working professionals.
Student Media includes various publications and media work that allows students to get valuable experience in the field. These include The Daily Beacon, Phoenix Literary Arts Magazine, Lumos Media Services and feminist magazine Ablaze.
Our schools offer organizations and clubs to allow students to network, socialize, and work with other students, alumni, and professionals from the field.
The UXL supports interdisciplinary research by faculty, graduate students, and other researchers. The lab has tools designed to explore users’ experiences with technology by making accurate, empirical measurements as users perform tasks on a product or system.
WUOT 91.9 FM is a member of NPR and an affiliate of the Public Radio Exchange and American Public Media. Serving listeners throughout East Tennessee and parts of Kentucky, North Carolina, Georgia, and Virginia, the station’s primary format is news, classical, and jazz music. The station broadcasts 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and streams online. WUOT’s second audio channel, WUOT-2, is available on HD Radio, internet radio, and on the web.
WUTK-FM 90.3 “The Rock” is an independent, non-commercial college radio station owned by the University of Tennessee (UT) and operated by the School of Journalism and Electronic Media. All music, news, and sports shows are student produced.