Recent Visits from Accomplished Alumni

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Beldina Auma

Beldina Auma

Beldina Auma, alumna of the College of Communication and Information, recently visited campus to participate in the Voting Rights Symposium at the Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy. Auma is senior communications officer for The World Bank in Washington, D.C., and chairs the World Bank Group-IMF African Society. During her visit, Auma spoke to an Africana Studies class about The World Bank and also spoke with the Jazz for Justice student organization.

Pictured: Amadou Sall, lecturer in the department of Africana Studies, and Accomplished Alumna Beldina Auma


Jenneen Kaufman

On April 7, Tennessee Titans Vice President and CFO Jenneen Kaufman visited campus as a guest of the Accomplished Alumni Program. An alumna of the College of Business Administration, Kaufman visited two Accounting 301 classes to speak about her career path in accounting, described what life is like working in the NFL, and provided advice for students interested in pursuing careers in accounting.

Pictured: Dick Townsend, associate professor of accounting and information management, and Accomplished Alumna Jenneen Kaufman

Lowry Kline

Lowry Kline

During a recent visit to speak to two international business strategy classes, Lowry Kline was honored as an Accomplished Alumnus by Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek. Kline is a graduate of the College of Arts and Sciences and the College of Law. Kline was chairman of Coca-Cola Enterprises Inc. from April 2002 until April 2007 and CEO from April 2001 to January 2004 and again from December 2005 until April 2006. He was vice chairman of the board from April 2000 to April 2002. Before joining Coca-Cola Enterprises, Kline was an attorney with Miller and Martin in Chattanooga.

Pictured: Accomplished Alumnus Lowry Kline and Chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek

Marshall Ramsey

Marshall Ramsey

Marshall Ramsey visited campus in April to participate in the Accomplished Alumni Program. Ramsey is a graduate of the College of Business Administration. He is a nationally syndicated editorial cartoonist with the Clarion-Ledger in Jackson, Miss., and has been named a Pulitzer Prize finalist twice for his work. He also has illustrated several books. Ramsey was the featured speaker at a luncheon given at the Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy. He also spoke to a global marketing strategy class and spent time with the Daily Beacon staff during his visit as well. Ramsey worked for the Daily Beacon when he was a student at UT; his collegiate cartoons won the John Locher Memorial Award, the top prize awarded to college editorial cartoonists.

Pictured: College of Business Administration Dean Jan Williams and Accomplished Alumnus Marshall Ramsey

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