Student Spotlight: Brandon Boatwright
Doctoral Student Spotlight: Brandon Boatwright by Cara Hunter
On October 10, the Howard Baker Center hosted the US senatorial debate between Representative Marsha Blackburn and former Governor Phil Bredesen. While the debate took place, the university’s Adam Brown Social Media Command Center provided live social media analysis of the sentiment of the debate.
Dr. Courtney Childers and Brandon Boatwright oversaw the social media analysis of the debate. Boatwright is a doctoral student in the College of Communication and Information and the assistant in residence of the Adam Brown Social Media Command Center (ABSMCC).
A career in academia and research was … Read more “Student Spotlight: Brandon Boatwright”
#SheCan Campaign Comes to Life
#SheCan Campaign Comes to Life written by Cara Hunter
When students spend an entire semester working on a project, they long for their ideas to be utilized for a real organization. For Alexandria Dodson and her fellow group members, Kayley Green, Maci Mays, Madi Mayfield, Bridgette Givand, Madeleine Constantine, this dream became a reality.
Dodson is an alumna of the School of Advertising and Public Relations and graduated from the University of Tennessee in December of 2017. During her final semester at UT, Dodson completed Public Relations Campaigns, a course that brings together all the skills that public relations majors … Read more “#SheCan Campaign Comes to Life”
2019 MAIP Application
The 4A’s Multicultural Advertising Intern Program (MAIP) connects aspiring diverse entry-level advertising professionals with prestigious advertising agencies. Learn more about the 2019 MAIP Student Application.
Please review the Agency Department/Position Descriptions to help you determine the areas of greatest interest to you. On the MAIP application, you will be asked to indicate your top choices.
- Review the #MAIP2019 Application Checklist to make sure you have everything you need.
- Submit your $25 application fee on this page.
- Once you submit your payment, you will receive a link directing you to the next step of the application process.
- 2019 MAIP
ADPR Alumni Win UT Award
On Friday, September 7 two alumni from the School of Advertising and Public Relations won awards at the UT Knoxville Alumni Board annual event.
Among them were: Chris Grabenstein (BS/JEM ’77 & an emeritus member of CCI’s Board of Visitors) received the Distinguished Alumnus Award and Erin Hauck (BS/AD ’07) received the Alumni Promise Award.
Please see the full story here.
Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Beth Foster
Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Beth Foster
With 12 years of dedication to the University of Tennessee and its students, Dr. Elizabeth Avery Foster has been promoted to Professor. With a desire to form meaningful student relationships while conducting public health research, Foster positively impacts the lives of all individuals she encounters.
Despite her new promotion, Foster did not always plan on pursuing a career in academia. Originally a marketing major, she decided to change her career path to public relations because she was more interested in managing relationships. Foster completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Georgia before going on … Read more “Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Beth Foster”
Cara Hunter Joins ADPR as Social Media Intern
Dr. Maureen Taylor Named to Pretigious ICA Fellow
Dr. Maureen Taylor, became the Director for the School of Advertising and Public Relations in 2015. This summer at the International Communication Association (ICA) conference she was name was the ICA Felllow. This distinction is one of the top in the field of Public Relations.
“I’m humbled and honored to be named an ICA Fellow,” said Taylor. “Becoming part of this legendary group of communication scholars, provides me with even greater inspiration to contribute, serve and lead.”
The faculty and staff of The School of Advertising and Public Relations, would like to congratulate her on this occassion. For more information, … Read more “Dr. Maureen Taylor Named to Pretigious ICA Fellow”
Laura Gamo (’18) Featured in Torchbearer Magazine
Laura Gamo was born in Colombia and moved with her family to Florida when she was six. After receiving her bachelor’s degree from the University of North Carolina in 2016, she started her master’s studies in UT’s School of Advertising and Public Relations as the graduate assistant to the Chancellor’s Honors Program. Laura received an award from the Sammie Lynn Puett Endowment in Public Relations.
“I am finding my truth through words,” says Gamo. “As a woman of color and an immigrant to this country, I’ve become a unique hybrid as a student, an individual, and a professional. Having struggled … Read more “Laura Gamo (’18) Featured in Torchbearer Magazine”
Carol Poston Pays it Forward
Each spring, when Advertising students are awarded the Carol Poston Scholarship they gain something much more valuable than a scholarship. They gain a lifelong mentor.
CCI BOV member Carol Poston (AD ’81) is committed to paying forward all of the support and professional development she gained while at UT. Carol is the Senior Manager of Strategic Marketing Services at LifePoint Health in Brentwood, Tennessee.
“I had a great experience in the Department of Advertising, and I am proud to help anyone who is graduating from UT,” said Poston.
Read the rest of the story here.
Joshua Oliver (’18) Advertising Student Spotlight
Joshua Oliver dreamed of many careers as a kid growing up in Memphis; architect, actor, and ultimately, ad man. He found his home in the UT School of Advertising and Public Relations with a major in advertising and a minor in business with the guidance of a teacher/mentor at White Station High School.
Oliver will graduate with his degree in May and travel to New York City for the second summer in a row to participate in the American Association of Advertising Agencies’ Multicultural Advertising Intern Program (MAIP). Upon completion of his internship, he hopes to land a full-time position … Read more “Joshua Oliver (’18) Advertising Student Spotlight”