Courtney Wright Receives 2021 Excellence in Teaching Award from UT
Communication Studies Associate Professor Courtney Wright was one of four University of Tennessee faculty members to receive a 2021 Excellence in Teaching award. The award is bestowed by the Office of the Chancellor and the Teaching Council of the Faculty Senate to honor outstanding work in the classroom.
Wright joined the faculty in 2008. She is an associate professor and director of undergraduate studies and the honors program in the School of Communication Studies and co-director of UTK’s Intergroup Dialogue and Conflict Resolution (IGD+CR) Program. Her teaching and research activities focus … Read more “Courtney Wright Receives 2021 Excellence in Teaching Award from UT”
2020 Chancellor’s Honors Banquet
Students from the College of Communication and Information received 48 accolades from the 2020 Chancellor’s Honors Banquet.
Though the awards ceremony was canceled this year, the annual spring program honors students, faculty, and staff on the University of Tennessee campus for professional and academic achievement, as well as community service.
Below are the CCI award winners:
Extraordinary Community Service
Mary Logan Yancy
A senior communication studies major, Mary Logan Yancey participated in the Leadership and Service Living and Learning Community in her first year on campus. Since then, she has been a participant and then student coordinator of the VOLbreaks … Read more “2020 Chancellor’s Honors Banquet”
2019 Chancellor's Honors
Thirty-one CCI students and one faculty member earned 40 total awards at the annual Chancellor’s Honors Banquet, which was held April 16.
Chancellor’s Professor Carol Tenopir was named the Macebearer, the University of Tennessee’s highest faculty honor celebrating a distinguished career and a commitment to students, scholarship, and society. Tenopir’s research in information sciences has been cited more than 10,000 times and has garnered more than $10 million in funding.
Senior Journalism and Electronic Media major Elizabeth Longmire was one of just seven graduating seniors who earned the university’s highest student honor of Torchbearer.
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CCI Students Recognized with Chancellor's Honors
A number of CCI students were recognized for their outstanding work at the Chancellor’s Honors Banquet held April 17, 2018. Included in the list are three CCI students in the top two campus award categories: Justin Crawford as Torchbearer; Kiah Albritton and Kiana Townsel as recipients of the Extraordinary Campus Leadership and Service Award.
The list of all CCI students and the Chancellor’s Awards they received are listed below along with links to the associated 2018 Chancellor’s Honors Banquet Awards web pages.
Please join us in congratulating these great students!
- Justin Crawford, Journalism and Electronic Media
Three CCI Students Receive Torchbearer Awards
Three CCI students – Rilwan Balogun (JEM), Cierra Burdick (CS) and Kelsey Keny (JEM) – were among the nine outstanding UT students named as Torchbearers at the 2015 Chancellor’s Honors Banquet on Wednesday, April 8, 2015. A number of other CCI students were also honored for outstanding achievement along with two CCI faculty members – AdvPR Associate Professor Lisa Fall and JEM Professor Sam Swan (see below).
The link to the special insert with the profiles of those honored at last night’s Chancellor’s Honors Banquet can be found here.
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CCI Students Recognized at Chancellor’s Honors Banquet
Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek recognized faculty, staff, and students for their accomplishments and service on Monday, Apr. 8, during the annual Chancellor’s Honors Banquet. The banquet is the largest UT honors event of the year. CCI students receiving awards this year are as follows.
Top Collegiate Scholars
Jessica Campbell, JEM
Chelsea Marie Jensen Koerten, JEM
Extraordinary Academic Achievement
- Lauren Gregg, ADV
- Chelsea Marie Jensen Koerten, JEM
- Paisleigh Kelley, CS
- Lauren McKirgan, PR
Extraordinary Professional Promise
- Greg Dowell, CS
- Shayla McDaniel, PR
- Lindsey NeSmith, JEM
- Anna Patterson, JEM
- Ivanka Radovic Pjesivac, C&I PhD Program
- Gustavo Quintero, ADV
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