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.
School of Advertising and Public Relations News
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.
Despite what some energy drink ads tout, college students need sleep. Roxanne Hovland, a professor of advertising and public relations who specializes in advertising regulation, talked to The Huffington Post about the ethics of energy drink ads and explained why the Food and Drug Administration can’t regulate these products the way it does other potentially unsafe products like alcohol and tobacco.
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.