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Recognitions, November 11

Please send faculty, staff, and student recognitions to Erin Chapin (erin.chapin@utk.edu).

  • The College of Communication and Information has awarded the 2016 Donald G. Hileman Alumni Award to Cathy Ackermann, president and CEO of Ackermann PR.
  • The Haslam College of Business honored veterans and active service members on Thursday, November 10th, featuring retired Marine Col. Kenneth Dunn as keynote speaker.
  • The College of Architecture and Design was awarded the 2016 Honor Award by the American Institute of Architects East Tennessee for its design of the Beardsley Farm Education Center, a project of the college’s design.build program. The center also earned the organization’s 2016 People’s Choice Award and Member’s Choice Award, determined by popular vote.
  • Bogdan Bischescu, associate professor of management science, is serving as program chair for the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) annual conference. Seven faculty members from the Haslam College of Business and Tickle College of Engineering join him on the conference’s organizing committee. UT’s members include
    • From the Haslam College of Business:
      • Bogdan Bichescu
      • Melissa Bowers
      • Christine Vossler
      • Sean Willems
    • From the Tickle College of Engineering:
      • James Ostrowski
      • Oleg Shylo
      • Anahita Khojandi
      • Minzhou Jin