The University of Tennessee School of Information Sciences will celebrate 40 years of accreditation this year!  Join us for one or more the events Homecoming Week 2012.


Wednesday Oct. 31   11:30 am – 2 pm     | Gary Purcell Memorial Lecture             

Featuring Suresh Ponnappa;   Lunch & Lecture      | RSVP requested


Friday Nov. 2   11 am – 2 pm        | Lunch with Marcellus Turner

Alumni, Faculty, Students  Meet & Mingle | RSVP requested


Sunday Nov. 4   11am – 2pm   | Annual Homecoming Brunch 40th Anniversary Celebration

Speaker:  Marcellus Turner; Faculty, Students, Alumni Mixer   |  RSVP requested


More about our two distinguished speakers:


Biddanda “Suresh” Ponnappa, (SIS ’84) Professor, Associate Dean, Director of Medical Library & Biomedical Comm.  James H. Quillen College of Medicine at East Tennessee State University.  UT College of Communication & Information Board of Visitors Member. 


Marcellus Turner, (SIS ’88) Chief Librarian of the Seattle Public Library system with 27 libraries, a staff of 640 and a circulation of nearly 12 million books and materials.  University of Washington iSchool MLIS Advisory Board. 


RSVP to Ken McClain, [log in to unmask]  or 865.974.2148



Donna A. Silvey

Communications Specialist

The University of Tennessee

College of Communication & Information

School of Information Sciences

451 Communications Bldg.

1345 Circle Park Drive

Knoxville, TN  37996-0341


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