2019 CCI Alumni & Faculty Awards
Five college alumni and six members of the faculty were honored for their accomplishments at the CCI 50th Anniversary Gala, which was held October 11 at the Knoxville Convention Center.
The school and program alumni awards have been given annually since 2013, and the oldest CCI faculty awards were presented in 1982.
Nannette Baker (JEM ’78), the 2019 Donald G. Hileman Distinguished Alumni Award winner, was also honored at the gala.
2019 CCI School/Program Alumni Award Winners
Leslie Osborne (’97)
Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Watauga Group/CyBear Interactive
Graham Thomas (’08)
Deputy Director of Partnerships, tnAchieves… Read more “2019 CCI Alumni & Faculty Awards”
CCI Celebrates Three Faculty Promotions
The UT Board of Trustees formally approved promotions for Vandana Singh (SIS) and Courtney Wright (CS) to Associate Professor with tenure. Likewise, Chancellor Cheek has formally approved Suzie Allard’s (SIS) promotion to Full Professor. All of these promotions are effective August 1, 2014.
SIS Receives Two More IMLS Grants
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville’s Center for Information and Communication Studies has received funding for projects to support rural librarians and increase Hispanic participation in teaching library science.
The grants were announced by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS)as two of the 32 Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian grants totaling $10.3 million.
Bharat Mehra and Vandana Singh of UT’s School of Information Sciences (SIS) received a grant award of $478,258 for the continuation of the school’s Information Technology Rural Librarian Master’s Scholarship Program Phase II (ITRL2), which offers scholarships to thirteen rural librarians in the Appalachian region of … Read more “SIS Receives Two More IMLS Grants”