Q&A With Mikayla Flynn
Asynchronous course formats allow for greater flexibility and are a convenient way for students to further their education without having to put their lives on hold. These courses allow students to work on their own schedule while permitting them to work a job, complete internships, or even be a parent, just to name a few. It can help relieve the stress associated with balancing schoolwork with outside priorities.
The College of Communication and Information recently introduced a fully online, asynchronous master’s degree program in strategic and digital communication. The program consists of courses from each of the four schools within … Read more “Q&A With Mikayla Flynn”
Q&A With Alex Carter
Alex Carter is working towards his Ph.D. in advertising, while also working for the School of Advertising and Public Relations as a Graduate Teaching Assistant. Prior to his time at the University of Tennessee, he worked with Eastman Chemical Company and Creative Energy. He graduated from East Tennessee State University in 2015 with a bachelor’s degree in public relations, advertising, and applied communication.
Prior to his time at UTK, he worked on several major brands, including Coca-Cola, Texas Pete Hot Sauce, and Pal’s Sudden Service. Carter is the head graduate assistant in the Adam Brown Social Media Command Center, which … Read more “Q&A With Alex Carter”
Q&A With Kealy Moriarty
Balancing a career while also completing a graduate degree can be difficult. The College of Communication and Information recently introduced an online master’s degree program which allows students to receive their graduate degree on their own schedule. The program consists of asynchronous courses which incorporate all four of the college’s concentrations into one program, including courses in public relations, advertising, journalism and electronic media, communications studies, and information sciences.
Kealy Moriarty is working towards her master’s degree while also balancing a career with the National Guard. She currently works for the Tennessee National Guard as a Public Affairs Officer within … Read more “Q&A With Kealy Moriarty”
Q&A With Alissa Sommerfeldt
The College of Communications and Information offers a master’s program in Communication and Information with four different concentrations: advertising, public relations, communication studies, and journalism and electronic media. The program equips students with the knowledge and skills needed to pursue a career in both professional and management positions. Students gain knowledge in each concentration, regardless of which they choose to pursue, to ensure a well-rounded education. The program also provides students with opportunities to study abroad, receive scholarships, and to participate in research projects.
Alissa Sommerfeldt is working toward her master’s degree with a concentration in public relations, balancing the … Read more “Q&A With Alissa Sommerfeldt”
A Message from the Dean
Students Win Five Tennessee AP Awards
The University of Tennessee garnered five first-place honors at the annual Tennessee Associated Press Broadcasters and Media Editors college journalism competition. Final results were announced Saturday, April 28, at the John Seigenthaler Center in Nashville, Tennessee.
One first-place award took a true team effort from the School of Journalism and Electronic Media. Senior Lecturer Melanie Faizer’s course, Digital News Reporting (JEM 350), won the college media website division for its multimedia online project, “Eviction: Stories from Tennessee.” The collaborative website started in fall 2018 and takes an in-depth look at eviction laws and stories from around the state.
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Longmire reflects on how JEM program shaped her into a Torchbearer
Growing up in Corryton, Tennessee, just 15 miles north of Knoxville, senior Elizabeth Longmire always knew where she wanted to go to school.
The Volunteer Spirit at the University of Tennessee is more than just about wearing orange and white. It is about being challenged by peers and professors to grow into the best possible individual and collaborating with others to make positive societal changes.
Longmire, who graduated in May with a degree in journalism and electronic media and a minor in political science, is being honored for exemplifying those very qualities.
She is one of seven graduating seniors named … Read more “Longmire reflects on how JEM program shaped her into a Torchbearer”