Nick Geidner, JEM assistant professor, and his students have been working on another Landgrant Films documentary about refugee families resettled in the Knoxville area. Local Knoxville station WBIR-TV produced a news story about the project. To view the story about this unique learning opportunity, view the story at http://www.wbir.com/news/local/ut-students-professor-produce-documentary-on-refugees/451375262.
The College of Communication and Information will hold its annual Experience Diversity Banquet at 7 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 21, at the Bearden Banquet Hall, 5806 Kingston Pike, in Knoxville.
The keynote speaker is Robin Wilhoit, news anchor for WBIR-TV in Knoxville. Wilhoit also will receive the 2014 College of Communication and Information Diversity Award.
Alice R. Bowling Wirth, a lecturer in the college's School of Communication Studies and director of the college's Diversity Student Leaders Society (DSLS), said the banquet is the society's major fundraiser for the year.
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, College of Communication and Information will host Social Media Week April 2-4 in the Communications Building on campus.
The three-day event will feature presentations, panel discussions and open forums with social media experts from Nike, Dunkin' Donuts and McCormick & Company, as well as advertising, marketing and public relations agencies from Knoxville and the Southeast. Sponsors for the event include Coca-Cola, WBIR-TV, Calhoun's and Latitude 35.
Submitted by info on March 16, 2011 - 10:05am