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Our alumni are the lifeblood of the College of Communication and Information. Whether volunteering to speak to classes, assisting our students in securing an internship in their field or making a gift, your contributions help us continue to support our faculty, staff and students as we shape passions into professions. 

Upcoming Alumni Events



Ballroom C, Gatton Student Center


UK Alumni Association names winners of Alumni Professorship Award

The University of Kentucky Alumni Association, with a committee chaired by the UK Acting Associate Provost for Faculty Advancement Sue Nokes, honored a select group of outstanding UK faculty members with the 2023 UK Alumni Professorship Awards, including School of Information Science professor Sherali Zeadally. 

W. Lawrence Patrick to receive honorary degree from UK

This Friday, the University of Kentucky will present broadcaster and media broker W. Lawrence Patrick with its highest honor during the May 2023 Commencement Ceremonies.

Patrick, a UK College of Communication and Information alumnus, will receive an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters during the 9 a.m. ceremony Friday, May 5, at Central Bank Center at Rupp Arena.

3 CI alumni light new path for journalism, launch nonprofit newsroom

CI alumni are a part of the Kentucky Lantern, a free, nonpartisan news service which allows readers to access articles without paywalls or subscriptions and allows other news outlets to republish the website’s articles free of charge with attribution.


Brandon Brown

Social Media Specialist for UK Public Relations and Strategic Communications

Sean Cartell
Integrated Strategic Communication

Assistant Commissioner for Communications & Branding at the Sun Belt Conference

Michelle Milam
Integrated Strategic Communication

Mars, Inc. Associate Brand Manager

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