Office of Communications and Marketing News

UT? There’s an App for That


Search the university libraries, locate buildings, see what’s happening on campus, or find a professor’s email address, all from the palm of your hand. UT has released its new smartphone app which allows users to do all of these things and more. The app is free to download and is available for iPhones as well as Android and BlackBerry devices.

Office of Communications and Marketing Wins Sixteen TCPRA Awards


The Office of Communications and Marketing won sixteen awards, including eight first-place awards, from the Tennessee College Public Relations Association. TCPRA is an organization of communicators—including public relations, marketing, web, and creative design professionals—who represent colleges and universities, public and private, two-year technical schools, technology centers, and community colleges across Tennessee.

Communications and Marketing Office Wins Top Awards

The university’s Office of Communications and Marketing has won several large-scale awards for its work over the past year. The Council for the Advancement and Support of Education presented six awards, including one top award, at its conference earlier this month. The office also won an international Telly award for the video “A Call for Civility.”

Some Answers to Your ‘Big Orange. Big Ideas.’ Questions

UT’s “Big Orange. Big Ideas.” branding campaign rolled out to the campus yesterday. This tagline is the framework for marketing the university and reminding people of UT’s impact on the state and the nation. Here, Tennessee Today answers some of the questions you may have about the effort.

UT Unveils Redesigned Web Site

UT Knoxville’s bright and bold redesigned website launched today as a key component of the university’s new branding strategy. The website has been reworked to better serve its many users and to convey the new look and feel of the university. Over the past year, the site has had 14.7 million visits for an average of 40,000 visits per day.

UT Launches “Big” Branding Campaign; Part of Top 25 Mission

The debut of a new look for UT Knoxville is focused on reaching students, faculty, and staff to share more about the branding project which embraces UT’s colors, its energy, achievements, and enthusiasm. The tagline “Big Orange. Big Ideas.” will be used as the framework for marketing the university and reminding people of UT’s impact on the state and the nation.

UT Knoxville Programs, Newsletters, Videos Win PR Awards

UT Knoxville’s Office of Communications and Marketing’s efforts in producing the 2010 commencement featuring former Vice President Al Gore, the 2010 gubernatorial debate, various videos, and the Chancellor and Provost’s electronic newsletters have won awards in local and statewide public relations and journalism contests.