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
Alumni Spotlight-Andrew Bowers (17′)
Andrew Bowers graduated from the College of Communication & Information with a major in Communication Studies. While here, he gained a multitude of experience within marketing and especially social media. His senior year he interned in the Tennessee Athletics Media Relations department, specifically with social media for the men’s basketball program, and football program, which lead him to where he is today.
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
Max Davenport, CMST project entitled “Inter-professional … Read more... “23rd Annual EUReCA”
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”