communication News

College of Communication and Information to Thank Donors, Dedicate Classroom

The College of Communication and Information will hold a ceremony at noon Friday, March 5, to recognize BB&T for establishing the BB&T/Martha S. “Missy” Wallen Dean’s Enrichment Fund. The $100,000 gift will be used to support a number of current and future needs of the college including visiting scholars, travel to disseminate faculty/graduate student research results and facility upgrades. The ceremony will take place in room 314 on the third floor of the Communications Building, and is open to the public.

Annual UT Symposium to Promote ‘Digital Age’ Research, New College Facilities

“Communication and Information Research in a Digital Age” is the theme of the College of Communication and Information’s 32nd annual Research Symposium on Feb. 26 on the UT Knoxville campus. Mike Pardee and Steve Gigliotti, senior executives with Scripps Networks, will deliver the keynote addresses, and newly improved spaces in the Communications Building on campus will also be a highlight of the symposium.