Four Notable CCI Alumni Received UTK Alumni Board of Director Awards
Four notable CCI alumni* were among the 19 UTK alumni who received 2017 UTK Alumni Board of Directors’ awards.
This year’s award recipients from CCI were: Peyton Manning (BA/CS ’97), Charlie Tombras (BS/AD ‘64), Martha “Missy” Wallen (BA/CS ‘74) and Sharrie Williams (BS/JEM ‘01). Tombras, Wallen and Williams received their awards on September 11 at the annual UT Knoxville Board of Directors Awards Dinner at the Knoxville Convention Center (KCC). Manning received his award on September 22 at a special ceremony at KCC just prior to UT’s Join the Journey Campaign Kickoff Gala.
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Advertising Executive Tombras Receives CCI Hileman Award
Charlie Tombras, president and CEO of the Tombras Group advertising agency, received the 2013 Donald G. Hileman Alumni Award at the UT Knoxville, College of Communication and Information’s awards and scholarship donor appreciation banquet on November 8.
The banquet was held in conjunction with the college’s Fall 2013 Board of Visitors meeting.
“Visionary leadership, hard work, honesty, integrity and outstanding entrepreneurial skills have characterized Charlie Tombras’ 47-year career,” said CCI Dean Mike Wirth. “As a decorated Vietnam veteran, award winning advertising executive and outstanding community servant, Charlie is a remarkable role model for our students, and we are proud to … Read more “Advertising Executive Tombras Receives CCI Hileman Award”