Office of Communications and Marketing News

UT Wins Top Advertising Awards


The Office of Communications and Marketing received a special award at the fiftieth annual American Advertising “ADDY” Awards ceremony Saturday night.

Our Campus’s New Logo


Beginning January 1, 2015, the Knoxville campus community will see an exciting change—a new logo. The new logo features the Power T, instead of the system “UT” icon, and an updated wordmark. It will represent all UT Knoxville colleges, departments, centers, institutes, and administrative offices.

Welcome to the New Tennessee Today


Welcome to the redesigned Tennessee Today website, the hub for news on our campus. As you look around the site, you will notice major changes. The redesigned home page showcases top UT headlines and latest news, and allows readers to search the site. The redesign has improved the mobile version of the site, making it easier to read stories from your phone or tablet.

UT Wins Top CASE Awards


The university’s Office of Alumni and Development and the Office of Communications and Marketing have won top awards in the Council for Advancement and Support of Education Circle of Excellence international competition. The communications and marketing team captured a Gold Award for their work on re-branding the T transit system in partnership with the Office of Parking and Transit. The Knoxville campus alumni and development team won a Silver Award for last fall’s Big Orange Give campaign.

UT Photo Director’s Work on a Winning Streak

"Long Room"

The photography work of Tom Owens, the longtime director of the Video and Photography Center, has captured the attention of several art aficionados lately. Two of his photographs recently won in the Arts & Culture Alliance National Juried Exhibition. About forty pieces were chosen from more than 350 entries. Several of his photographs can now be seen around Knoxville from the “Arts in the Airport” exhibit to the Mayors’ Show in the City County Building downtown.

Help Improve UT’s Website

The UT creative communications web team is looking for volunteers to help improve the efficiency of the university’s primary website, The team conducts usability testing annually with the campus community to gain direct input on how real users use the website, and identify areas for improvement. To participate in the usability testing, students, faculty, and staff can sign up for hour-long sessions November 6-8.