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Communication Scholarships Deadline April 1

Communication Scholarships The deadline to apply for scholarships dedicated to COMM majors is Monday, April 1.  See the departmental web site under “Student Resources” for links to the applications. Students may apply for more than one scholarship. Adolph S. Ochs Scholarship -Awarded to a junior or senior majoring in communication who plans to pursue a career in print journalism; overall and major GPA 3.0; minimum of two semesters remaining before

Internship application deadline Feb. 14

Students who want to do a summer or fall internship under Comm. 4850 must apply by Feb. 14.  Click the link on Jobs & Internships on the main Communication Department page.

Chatty Crafty looking for interns

September 2012 Chatty Crafty is seeking interns to help plan and promote an upcoming creative festival.  The internships are unpaid.  Students will get experience in media relations, public relations outreach, event planning, social networking and event promotions.  Send writing samples and your resume to  

Weeks’ exhibit in Frist Hall

Award-winning photographer Billy Weeks’ work is featured in the second floor of Frist Hall this fall.  Weeks is serving as an adjunct instructor in the Communication Department this fall, teaching a course in photojournalism. Weeks worked as a journalist for over 28 years. His career started with the Chattanooga Times in 1984 as a staff photographer.  In 1995, he became the Photo Team Leader, and in 1999 until 2010

Summer interns share experiences

  UTC’s Communication Department interns worked in a variety of professional areas in the summer of 2012, completing the Comm. 4850, Individual Internship course.  The interns said their experiences helped build their self-confidence and made them realize they can indeed make it in the professional world.  Eight of the 23 interns were offered full or part time jobs from their internships. Krystyne Brown served at WTVF TV in Nashville,

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