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USF SLIS Student wins Best Poster Award

Thomas “Trey” Shelton III won the Best Poster award at the University of Tennessee’s College of Communication and Information 31st Annual Research Symposium on Friday, February 27th. The theme of the symposium was “Power and Politics: Communication and Information. Trey won for his poster titled “The ‘Queer’ Politics of Libraries.”

Trey’s was one of only four prizes awarded: best faculty/student collaboration, best paper by a master’s degree student, and best paper by a doctoral student were the others.

Trey Shelton’s award was personally presented by the widely-recognized and leading scholar, Dr. Carol Tenopir, Professor at the University of Tennessee’s School of Information Sciences and Director of the Center for Information and Communication Studies in Knoxville. The UT judges said Trey’s research poster and presentation was “visually appealing, used current images and was an excellent presentation that stood out among all the others.”

The Univ. of Tennessee College (CCI) webpage prominently features this Symposium in their news at: http://www.cci.utk.edu/




One Response

  1. Congratulations, Trey! I hope to see your poster soon –
    Good job!

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