Inside Global Programs: Austin Byerly
Austin Byerly (PR ’18) studied abroad with Professor Candice White on the Public Relations in Siena program for six weeks during the summer of 2017. A junior at the time, he has since graduated from UT, but he remembers his experience like it was yesterday. We reached out to Byerly to learn more about why his time in Italy was so meaningful.
For current students, CCI’s Public Relations program will be hosted in Florence, Italy, in summer 2021.
Why did you choose to study abroad as part of the Public Relations in Siena program with… Read more “Inside Global Programs: Austin Byerly”
Haley, White Named DeForrest Jackson Professors
Professors Eric Haley and Candace White are the next recipients of the School of Advertising and Public Relations’ DeForrest Jackson Professorship.
The professorship is held by tenured faculty members in the school on a three-year rotating basis. Haley and White will hold the professorship from August 1, 2020 to July 31,2023. They succeed Mariea Hoy, who was selected as the inaugural recipient of the professorship in 2017.
The DeForrest Jackson Professorship, ADPR’s first named professorship, was created with a gift from Suzanne Sackleh Masters of Atlanta. She earned her bachelor’s degree in advertising in 1989 and made the gift in … Read more “Haley, White Named DeForrest Jackson Professors”
UT PR Students Creating Campaign for Downtown Lenoir City
Nineteen public relations students at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, are working on a PR campaign that will help get residents excited about revitalization efforts afoot in downtown Lenoir City.
The students are part of a class taught by Candace White, a professor in the School of Advertising and Public Relations in UT’s College of Communication and Information.
The public relations students are working with other students from various disciplines including architecture, retail, hospitality and tourism management, consumer sciences and Spanish on projects for Lenoir City as a part this year’s Smart Communities Initiative, which is overseen by UT’s Office … Read more “UT PR Students Creating Campaign for Downtown Lenoir City”