CCI Diversity Banquet to Honor WBIR's Robin Wilhoit
The College of Communication and Information will hold its annual Experience Diversity Banquet at 7 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 21, at the Bearden Banquet Hall, 5806 Kingston Pike, in Knoxville.
The keynote speaker is Robin Wilhoit, news anchor for WBIR-TV in Knoxville. Wilhoit also will receive the 2014 College of Communication and Information Diversity Award.
Alice R. Bowling Wirth, a lecturer in the college’s School of Communication Studies and director of the college’s Diversity Student Leaders Society (DSLS), said the banquet is the society’s major fundraiser for the year.
“The funds raised from this year’s banquet will provide our students … Read more “CCI Diversity Banquet to Honor WBIR's Robin Wilhoit”
Social Media Week to Feature National, Local Speakers
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, College of Communication and Information will host Social Media Week April 2-4 in the Communications Building on campus.
The three-day event will feature presentations, panel discussions and open forums with social media experts from Nike, Dunkin’ Donuts and McCormick & Company, as well as advertising, marketing and public relations agencies from Knoxville and the Southeast. Sponsors for the event include Coca-Cola, WBIR-TV, Calhoun’s and Latitude 35.
Kevin Kirksey, senior director of North American brand communications and digital for Nike Inc. and a 1998 UT advertising graduate, will give a keynote address titled “Storytelling and Social … Read more “Social Media Week to Feature National, Local Speakers”