23rd Annual EUReCA
The University of Tennessee’s 23rd Annual Exhibition of Undergraduate Research and Creative Achievement (EURēCA) was held April 15-18, 2019 at Hodges Library. Eight students from the School of Communication Studies represented the College of Communication and Information. Congratulations to the following students:
Dara Carney-Nedelman, 1st place award winner, CMST project entitled “AUIGTROSAI (Acronym Usage in Groups: The Relationship of Socialization and Identification)” faculty mentor-Emily Paskewitz
Emily Caylor, 2nd place award winner, CMST project entitled “Family Communication Patterns and Advice Response Theory: How Emerging Adults View Parental Advice on Money” faculty mentor-Courtney Wright
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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
Wright Article in Inside Higher Ed: Framing Classroom Incivility
We are pleased to recognize CMST Associate Professor Courtney Wright for her essay which was recently posted on Inside Higher Ed.
According to her article, faculty members at colleges and universities around the country are grappling with how to address potentially sensitive topics such as race and ethnicity, sexual assault, gender and sexuality, religion, and political discord in the classroom. Trigger warnings, microaggressions, and political correctness now frame what and how they teach.
More about the article can be found in the Tennessee Today.
Communication Studies would like to recognize recent graduate, Adam Worthington (’16).
In Summer of 2016, Worthington completed his undergraduate degree. Afterwards, he was unsure of what career path he wanted to pursue. His friends and family suggested he obtain a job in the music industry since he has a passion for music.
After moving to Nashville, Adam began his career as a booking agent by utilizing networking skills and landing a job with Midnight Flyer Group. Midnight Flyer Music Group provides services for artists looking to take the next step in their careers. These services include booking, publicity and media relations, as well as tour management and event coordinating.
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Senior Student Accepts Marketing Director Position Prior to Graduation
Senior Honors Communication Studies Major, Katie Scott, is joining local family law practice, Held Law Firm, as the firm’s Marketing Director.
With two years of experience spent at five marketing internships, Katie was ready to step into her first marketing leadership role. Katie has experience with both agency and in-house marketing environments, having worked at several local agencies and small businesses.
Katie says that the skills she has learned as a Communication Studies major have been critical to her success in her internships.
“The ability to adapt messages to your audience is fundamental for marketing, so I think Communication Studies … Read more... “Senior Student Accepts Marketing Director Position Prior to Graduation”
New Thornton Center Opportunity for Fall 2016
Apply Today to Tutor at the Thornton Center
Thornton Athletics Student Life Center is searching for a variety of tutors for the upcoming fall semester. The position is paid, the hours are flexible, and availability is determined by the tutor. The position is open to any Junior, Senior, or Graduate Student: who has previously earned a B or higher in the course they intend to tutor. If you are interested, please contact Denise Jilka at email@example.com or apply online today!
Amelia Young, Seacrest Studios Internship in Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital
Communication Studies student Amelia Young will be spending her summer interning at Seacrest Studios in Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital, which is part of the Ryan Seacrest Foundation.
The purpose of the Secrest Studios, which have been put in children’s hospitals around the country, is to give hospitalized children and teens an opportunity to experience radio, television, and new media. Radio and TV programs are produced in the studios and “broadcast” to the children’s rooms if they are unable to come down and see a live show. A great thing about the studio, in addition to how much it impacts the children, … Read more... “Amelia Young, Seacrest Studios Internship in Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital”