Sixteen UT public relations students traveled to Atlanta last week to network with alumni working in the field and learn about various types of PR opportunities.
Mariea Hoy, a professor in the School of Advertising and Public Relations, is the inaugural recipient of the DeForrest Jackson Professorship.
With a gift of $500,000, Suzanne S. Masters, a 1989 graduate of UT’s School of Advertising and Public Relations, has established the DeForrest Jackson Endowed Professorship, named after her favorite professor.
Nineteen public relations students are working on a PR campaign about revitalization efforts in downtown Lenoir City. The project is part of this year’s Smart Communities Initiative.
Do you take time to read the risk warnings on drug websites before you take the drug? Mariea Hoy, an advertising professor at UT, has studied that question and determined that no, you probably don’t.
Courtney Childers and Courtney Wright are the College of Communication and Information’s honorees for Faculty Appreciation Week.
WATE reporter Whitney Good spoke with student Phoebe Spooner on-camera regarding the adventure of getting home to Knoxville in the aftermath of the blizzard.
On December 1, also known as Giving Tuesday, UT is encouraging alumni and other donors to support VOLstarter projects.
With the start of the academic year, nine new department heads have now taken their posts.
UT senior Gabby Miller has spent her summer using the public relations skills she’s learned in the classroom to help local adults affected by autism. She and her seventeen classmates in the capstone Campaigns course have been creating an integrated marketing communications strategy for Autism Breakthrough of Knoxville, a local autism support organization.
After serving as the vice provost for academic affairs for five years, Sally McMillan will be stepping down from her administrative position and returning to the College of Communication and Information faculty in the fall.
Graduate teaching associate Laura Lemon found herself in an interesting spot at last week’s Medal of Honor Town Hall at UT. On one side of her sat her public relations students, eagerly taking notes to write a press release about the event. On the other side sat her father, Medal of Honor recipient Peter Lemon.