Inside Global Programs: Ford Sanders
Ford Sanders (JEM ’20) participated in the Going on Assignment in Prague program during summer 2019. A junior at the time, we checked in with Sanders, now an on-air reporter with the Nexstar Media Group in Nashville, to hear about how this program re-ignited his passion in journalism.
Learn more about CCI’s Going on Assignment in Prague summer 2021 program.
What was one of the first things you did in Prague after arriving?
Right after we arrived in Prague, we had this welcoming lunch at the Prague Castle. It was actually one of my favorite memories. I … Read more “Inside Global Programs: Ford Sanders”
Inside Global Programs: Austin Byerly
Austin Byerly (PR ’18) studied abroad with Professor Candice White on the Public Relations in Siena program for six weeks during the summer of 2017. A junior at the time, he has since graduated from UT, but he remembers his experience like it was yesterday. We reached out to Byerly to learn more about why his time in Italy was so meaningful.
For current students, CCI’s Public Relations program will be hosted in Florence, Italy, in summer 2021.
Why did you choose to study abroad as part of the Public Relations in Siena program with… Read more “Inside Global Programs: Austin Byerly”
Inside Global Programs: Allie Ellers (PR ’18)
Public relations major Allie Ellers (PR ’18) studied abroad with Professor Candice White in the Public Relations in Siena program for six weeks during the summer of 2017. A junior at the time, she has since graduated from UT, but reflects on her time in Italy as one of the best summers of her life.
We reached out to Ellers, who is now an assistant account executive at Bread & Butter in Nashville, to hear why her time in this program was so impactful on her career.
For current students, CCI’s public relations program will be hosted in … Read more “Inside Global Programs: Allie Ellers (PR ’18)”
Global Programs Blog: Liza Cunningham
Liza Cunningham is a senior advertising major who has participated in two CCI Global Programs during her college career: the CCI Global Scholars Program in Sydney, Australia, and an advertising program in Rome, Italy, led by Professor Sally McMillan. In 2020, CCI Global Programs has opportunities for students in Dublin, Ireland; Prague, Czech Republic; Quebec, Canada; Siena, Italy; Rome; and Sydney.
Early in my freshman year, I was eagerly sitting in my Advertising 250 class when an unexpected guest came to speak about the CCI Global Scholars Program in Sydney, Australia. Little did I know that Dr. Sam Swan’s informative … Read more “Global Programs Blog: Liza Cunningham”
CCI Global Scholars Attend Reception for US Ambassador in Sydney
Twenty-one students from the College of Communication and Information who are studying abroad and interning in Australia recently attended a reception honoring UT alumnus and US Ambassador Arthur “A.B.” Culvahouse Jr. at the Consul General’s residence in Sydney.
“When Consul General Sharon Hudson-Dean learned there was a class of UT students studying in Sydney, she worked with her staff to invite the students to the reception knowing both they and Ambassador Culvahouse would be pleased to make the connection,” said Noah Rost, director of the Programs Abroad Office and associate director of the Center for International Education.
Each spring, … Read more “CCI Global Scholars Attend Reception for US Ambassador in Sydney”
UT Senior Studies Journalism in Germany, Learns Value of Slower Pace
Eric Gedenk went to Germany to study post-WWII press systems, but came home having learned something else, too: There’s value in slowing down and appreciating the small things in life. Gedenk, of Chicago, Illinois, is a senior pursuing a double major in German and journalism and electronic media. He was in Germany from May 8 to May 26. Gedenk got the traveling bug his freshman year after he stumbled onto the opportunity to study abroad in Prague, Czech Republic. So this past spring, when his German professor, Maria Stehle, announced an interdisciplinary course about Berlin culminating with a trip at … Read more “UT Senior Studies Journalism in Germany, Learns Value of Slower Pace”