HGTV Founder Receives Honorary Degree, Tells Grads to Listen, Learn, Love
Ken Lowe, CEO of Scripps Networks Interactive and founder of HGTV, received an honorary doctorate in humane letters during the College of Communication and Information ceremony on Thursday, May 11, 2017.
Lowe spoke to graduates about his own career and some of the life lessons he’s learned along the way.
“I’ve never regretted a single day since I dedicated myself to turning the dream of HGTV into reality,” he said, joking that he tried to get the network’s popular Property Brothers to come with him.
“But you know as well as I do that love is more than career, or … Read more “HGTV Founder Receives Honorary Degree, Tells Grads to Listen, Learn, Love”
HGTV Founder to Receive Honorary Degree at CCI Commencement
Ken Lowe, chairman of the board, president and CEO of Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc., will receive an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Tennessee at the College of Communication and Information’s 2017 Commencement Ceremony on May 11 at 3:30 p.m. in Thompson Boling Arena. Lowe will also deliver the commencement speech to the graduates.
“We are honored to present Ken Lowe with the 15th honorary degree ever awarded by the University of Tennessee and to have him address our graduates,” said CCI Dean Mike Wirth. “His visionary leadership, innovative spirit, outstanding accomplishments and strong commitment to diversity serve as … Read more “HGTV Founder to Receive Honorary Degree at CCI Commencement”
Scripps Networks Interactive CEO Ken Lowe to Address UT College Grads
Ken Lowe, chairman, president and CEO of Scripps Networks Interactive Inc., will deliver the commencement address for the College of Communication and Information (CCI) at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.
Lowe will address graduates and their families at 8:30 a.m. Thursday, May 10, 2012, in Thompson-Boling Assembly Center and Arena.
“As one of the communication and information industry’s top executives, Ken Lowe’s remarkable career has been characterized by innovation, across-the-board excellence and a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion,” said CCI dean Mike Wirth. “We are very fortunate to have Ken as our commencement speaker, and we know that the … Read more “Scripps Networks Interactive CEO Ken Lowe to Address UT College Grads”