Student Spotlight-Jonathan Johnson
Jonathan Johnson is graduating second in his class this December with a major in Communication Studies and a minor in Political Science. He is from Sevierville, TN and always dreamed of being a Volunteer. He went on two trips to Washington DC with the Communication Studies, where he later called home during a summer internship with the United States Congress. For the last three years, Jonathan has also interned for Vol Sports which has given him the chance to combine his passion for communication and athletics. After graduation he plans to pursue a career in social media and sports.
Student Spotlight Gabi Abbatemarco
Gabi was born and raised in Knoxville, Tennessee and graduated from Bearden High School. She is a Phi Mu sister here at UT. Gabi has always enjoyed working with and helping others and she feels that Communication Studies has allowed her to do that.
“Being a Communication Studies major, I feel that it has allowed me to be creative, try new things, and has allowed me to grow outside of the classroom. This major has helped develop me as a person. The skills and knowledge that I have gained here as a Communication Studies major are things that I will … Read more... “Student Spotlight Gabi Abbatemarco”
Student Spotlight-Brooke Houser
Born and raised right here in Knoxville, Brooke Houser graduated from CAK! Brooke started her collegiate career majoring in Audiology and Speech Pathology, but after beginning employment at Anthropologie her junior year, she began to realize her passions were found elsewhere, in people, fashion, writing, and relationships. So, she found Communication Studies which provided her the freedom
Student Spotlight – Maura Lamb
Maura Lamb was born and raised in Knoxville,TN.
She attended Milligan College in Johnson City,TN her freshman year, then transferred to UT Sophomore year. She worked at Chick-fil-A for 7 years (started at the age of 14) where she was a supervisor and marketing team member. “What I love about UT is that it is home to me, so close to my best friends growing up, and there are so many networking opportunities. The professors in CMST are always supportive. Coming to UT as a sophomore, I wasn’t sure what career i wanted to pursue. Once I found that i … Read more... “Student Spotlight – Maura Lamb”
Student Spotlight – Kaitlyn Morehead
Kaitlyn Morehead is a senior Communication Studies Major with a minor in American Sign Language. As a first generation college student, Kaitlyn was determined and motivated to make every moment in college count. She describes her time at the University of Tennessee as “the greatest, yet most challenging”, years of her life.
“UT has taught me to challenge myself in ways I could have never imagined from picking a major that I love, to branching out and joining organizations, I have pushed myself to find different things I enjoy.”
Kaitlyn is currently a member of Student Organization for Deaf Awareness … Read more... “Student Spotlight – Kaitlyn Morehead”
Student Spotlight – Bunny Shaw
Senior communication studies major Bunny Shaw wrapped up her spectacular Tennessee soccer career in the fall, earning SEC Offensive Player of the Year and All-American accolades. She was named The Guardian Footballer of the Year and will lead Jamaica into its first-ever FIFA Women’s World Cup in June. Read More
Alex Yost is a Senior at the University of Tennessee majoring in Communication Studies and minoring in Entrepreneurship. Alex is from Nashville, Tennessee. Alex began his journey as a Communication Studies major his sophomore year and has been an active student within the College of Communications, as well as a leader in other areas of campus life. Read More