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  • Carroll Named to National Academy of Sciences Board on Research Data & Information

    Bonnie CarrollBonnie C. Carroll, Founder and CEO of Information International Associates, Inc. (IIa), has been appointed as a member of the National Academy of Sciences Board on Research Data and Information (BRDI). BRDI’s  mission is “to improve the stewardship, policy, and use of digital data and information for science and the broader society.” Ms. Carroll will be serving ex officio in her capacity as a member of the Executive Committee of the International Council for Science, Committee on Data for Science and Technology (CODATA).

  • McConkey (BS / JEM '80) Honored

    Cindy McConkeyCindy McConkey (BS /JEM '80) has been named by CableFax as one of the "Most Powerful Women in Cable."  This is the third consecutive year that Cable Fax has named McConkey to this exclusive list.  She serves on the CCI Board of Visitors and is Senior Vice President of Corporate Communications for Scripps Networks Interactive. 

  • CCI BOV Member Missy Wallen Featured in Knox News Story

    Missy Wallen

    Missy Wallen (BS/ CS '74), Branch Banking & Trust Company (BB&T) State President and College of Communication and Information Board of Visitor member was featured in a Knoxville News Sentinel article January 27.

    Wallen is pictured here with Dean Mike Wirth at the dedication of the CCI classroom named in her honor.


  • CCI BOV Chair Bonnie Carroll Receives Economic Council Award

    Bonnie CarrollThe College of Communication and Information's Board of Visitors (BOV) Chair Bonnie Carroll received the East Tennessee Economic Council’s (ETEC) Muddy Boot Award for 2012 at the ETEC annual awards event.

    The Order of the Muddy Boot ( is arguably the Oak Ridge / Department of Energy (DOE) community’s most prestigious honor, given to celebrate key leaders who have made “significant and long-term contributions to the East Tennessee area with respect to federal government programs and its spin-offs by leveraging the federal presence to create private sector jobs.”

    "Bonnie’s contributions to Oak Ridge and East Tennessee are certainly significant," said Mary Beth West, fellow BOV member and principal of Mary Beth West Consulting, "but as most of us know, her leadership as an information services pioneer – and particularly her work with a host of federal agencies at the highest levels – has contributed significantly to the advancement of our country’s information management interests and at the international level as well."

    Bonnie Carroll is chairman and chief knowledge officer of the company she founded, Information International Associates headquartered in Oak Ridge, TN.

  • BOV Member Featured in News-Sentinel Article

    Bob ConradCCI BOV member, Bob Conrad (MS /IS '83), 2011 winner of the SIS Distinguished Alumni Award and Library Director at Oak Ridge National Laboratory was featured in a recent Knoxville News Sentinel article, "Free English Classes offered Across Knoxville," (see link below).

  • BOV Member Carmichael Honored by ETSPJ

    Alan CarmichaelCCI Board of Visitors member Alan Carmichael (BS /JEM '69) and his wife Cynthia Moxley are this year's ETSPJ Front Page Follies' honorees.  According to the East Tennessee Society of Professional Journalists (ETSPJ) web site,, "It's time again for local journalists to band together to make fun of the news – and raise money for college scholarships so that someone will always be there to report it."

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