School of Advertising & Public Relations


Welcome to the School of
Advertising & Public Relations

A note from the director:

I want to welcome all of you to the School of Advertising and Public Relations. The faculty members in the School of Advertising and Public Relations are among the top educators and scholars in their fields.  It is an honor to be the new director and I look forward to meeting all of you. The School of Advertising and Public Relations has many exciting activities planned for the fall semester including:

Diversity and Inclusion Week activities (Sept. Oct), Ad Club, PRSSA events, and the CCI Awards and Scholarship event.

For spring and summer 2016, we have planned:
Social Media Week, Scholarships, and Study Abroad in Sienna, Italy and London.

To learn more about these events and other opportunities, follow us on social media.

This is a great time to enter the fields of advertising and public relations. There are so many opportunities for fulfilling careers. When you graduate, you will join a network of alumni who work in some of the most successful organizations across Tennessee, the nation and the world.  I wish you a successful year and hope that you will take advantage of all of the opportunities for professional development in your courses, student organizations and in internships

My best,

Maureen Taylor, Ph.D.

Congratulations Dr. Taylor & Dr. Haley

haley&taylorThe Journal of Current Issues and Research in Advertising selected Eric Haley, Ron Taylor, and Margie Morrison’s article, "How Advertising Creatives Define Excellent Planning," as its 2014 Article of the Year.

"How Advertising Creatives Define Excellent Planning"  - Eric Haley, Ronald Taylor and Margaret Morrison:


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