Mission and Purpose
The purpose of the CCI Ambassadors Program is to assist the College of Communication and Information with student recruitment, alumni relations, community outreach, student retention and college events, and to help the college tell its story to a variety of important constituencies. Prospective students should feel free to contact CCI Ambassadors to request a campus tour, learn more about the college or university as a whole, or simply discuss communication as a potential career.
Meet the 2015-16 Land Ambassadors!
Sitting (left to right): Kaylyn Harris, Mallory Riggins
Standing (left to right): Brooke Boley, Abbie Jo Schlechter, Alexandra Nelson, Sage Speaks
“The University of Tennessee has given me an opportunity to broaden my horizon. There are so many organizations and activities to join. The professors and instructors in the College of Communication and Information are all so helpful and encouraging.”
“My favorite aspects of being a student at the University of Tennessee are: the excitement and pride of the student body, and the focus on involvement in the vast range of organizations available. I enjoy the large size of the university's campus and also its focus on diversity and inclusion. The University of Tennessee is what I envisioned as my ‘perfect’ university!”
“The experiences and opportunities at the University of Tennessee have allowed me to grow in every facet of my life. UT became like home. Professors make the material we learn in class interesting and applicable to the real world. Students in the College of Communication and Information are offered countless opportunities, including studying abroad and becoming a student ambassador.”
“I chose the University of Tennessee for its strong traditions and absolutely love everything about it! There is a real sense of comradery with everyone on campus. All the faculty in the College of Communication are willing to help and want you to succeed.”
Abbie Jo Schlechter
“I always wanted to be a Tennessee VOL! The friendly family atmosphere at UT is amazing! The College of Communication and Information is full of resources and opportunities that are hands on, and prepares students for their future careers.”
Journalism and Electronic Media
“The moment I walked onto the University of Tennessee campus, I knew this is where I wanted to be! I love how close and small this large university feels. My favorite thing about the College of Communication and Information is its welcoming environment.”