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.
“These award recipients have contributed greatly to … Read more “Four Notable CCI Alumni Received UTK Alumni Board of Director Awards”
Kupritz is Inaugural Swain Professor
Communication Studies Professor Virginia Kupritz has been named the inaugural William H. Swain Professor.
The professorship was made possible by a generous gift from Martha S. “Missy” Wallen (BA/CS ’74) in honor of her father, William H. Swain, who was also a UT alum.
This five-year rotating professorship recognizes Kupritz for her outstanding research, teaching, and academic/professional service that have uniquely contributed to the mission of the School of Communication Studies, the College of Communication and the University of Tennessee. Her leadership roles at UT include her current service as associate director of the School of Communication Studies and her … Read more “Kupritz is Inaugural Swain Professor”
CCI BOV Member Missy Wallen Featured in Knox News Story
Missy Wallen (BS/ CS ’74), Branch Banking & Trust Company (BB&T) State President and College of Communication and Information Board of Visitor member was featured in a Knoxville News Sentinel article January 27.
Wallen is pictured here with Dean Mike Wirth at the dedication of the CCI classroom named in her honor.