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CCI Alum’s Gift Powers New Social Media Command Center; Open House on Thursday

Adam Brown

The College of Communication and Information is about to open its new Adam Brown Social Media Command Center, where faculty, staff, and students will be able to employ the same leading technology Fortune 100 companies worldwide use to publish, engage, and analyze their social media marketing activities.

Fifth Annual Social Media Week Features Experts, Hands-On Training

Mayoral Proclamations Kickoff SMW 2016UT’s Social Media Week kicks off Monday and will be the most interactive in the event’s five-year history.

Panel discussion topics will include politics, crisis, entertainment and business, while local and national experts will lead workshops that will give students hands-on experience with online crisis management and content creation.

Cortez Appointed Chair of ALA Committee on Education

Ed Cortez, professor and former director of the School of Information Sciences (SIS) in the College of Communication and Information, has been appointed chair of the American Libraries Associaed corteztion (ALA) Committee on Education.

Cortez will take office in June 2016 after the ALA annual conference.

Before coming to UT, Cortez served as a professor and administrator at the University of Michigan and the University of Wisconsin, Madison.