Karen Maier Scholarship- A Second Chance for Esther Kim
CCI Alumnus Karen Maier (BS/JEM ’74), recently retired as vice president of marketing and board of director’s member with Frisch’s Big Boy Restaurants in Cincinnati. Maier received the UT Accomplished Alumni Award on Sept. 24, 2015 from CCI Dean Mike Wirth.
Maier has established a scholarship to provide support to non-traditional female students who have financial need. This year, advertising student Esther Kim, was recognized as the 2016 recipient.
Professor Eric Haley is the recipient of the 2016 Distinguished Alumni Scholar Award from the University of Georgia, Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication. Eric holds three degrees (BS, MS, and Ph.D.) from the University of Georgia.
Eric Haley is an award winning teacher and researcher. While he primarily teaches graduate and undergraduate advertising courses, Haley has taught the College's core doctoral classes. His research interests include issues of advertising and society, advocacy advertising and account planning.