Faculty Advisor Eric Hoffman: firstname.lastname@example.org
Advertising Club at WSU functions as a small scale advertising agency seeking real businesses and school departments as clients. Our club also makes bi-annual trips to major advertising cities to visit boutique and well known large-scale ad agencies. Real Clients, real experience, real portfolio pieces. We have created a place to start networking now, with fellow Communications students, and serious ad professionals. Our purpose is to provide our peers with hands-on experience that they would not get inside the class room preparing them for what lies beyond a degree in communications.
Meeting time: Every Wednesday at 5:00 p.m.
The Association for
Women in Communications
Faculty Advisor Roberta Kelly: email@example.com
The Association for Women in Communications is a professional organization that since 1909 has championed the advancement of women across all communication disciplines. It recognizes excellence, promotes leadership and positions members at the forefront of the evolving communications era. The WSU chapter helps prepare women for various communication fields by fostering networking opportunities through job shadows and guest speakers. It also emphasizes community service, they have participated in such programs as the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life. The WSU/AWC chapter has been recognized nationally 12 times for excellence, including Outstanding Chapter, Outstanding Fundraiser and Outstanding Recruitment. Read more about past awards.
Meetings times: Every other Tuesday at 6 p.m.
Cable 8 Productions
Faculty Advisors: Marvin Marcelo – firstname.lastname@example.org and Kanale Rhoden - email@example.com
Cable 8 Productions, WSU’s award-winning student-run television station, gives students the opportunity to apply their skills to create, produce, direct, and air their own original programs. Students gain extensive hands-on experience in television production, operations, sales, promotion, and management. Students working on Cable 8 programs will use a wide variety of field and studio equipment including: DV Cameras, Sony Optical video disk recorders, Avid and Final Cut Pro editing systems. Whether you want to produce a documentary, direct a music video, or just want to be part of our awesome sales department, Cable 8 is always on the lookout for energetic, dedicated, and creative people! No experience is necessary, and all majors are welcome.
For more information, visit: www.cable8.org
Cougar College Radio
Faculty Advisor: Wayne Popeski firstname.lastname@example.org
KUGR is an on-campus radio station which will launch its new hybrid format in fall 2011. The station will play a mix of top 40 (contemporary hits), charted alternative and charted triple A during automated hours. Students have the opportunity to host a two hour weekly radio show from political talk to sports and everything in between. Some shows have become popular because of the interesting musical personality of their playlists. KUGR also carries selected Cougar sports such as basketball and baseball, which students can call live.
Studio Line: 509-335-9595
Student-Run PR Firm
Faculty Advisor: Paula Adams email@example.com
Cougar Communications Group was founded in 2010 and functions as a small-scale PR agency with students working with real clients. Our purpose is to provide students with hands-on public relations experience to develop their skills beyond the classroom. Students have the opportunity to create real-life public relations projects and further enhance their portfolios, giving them a competitive edge as they enter the workforce.
Our services include: Developing strategic PR campaigns, research, writing press releases, creating and implementing effective social media campaigns, media relations, consulting and event promotion.
For more information, please contact our faculty adviser or any of the current senior account managers listed above.
Visit the CCG website at Cougar Communications Group (CCG).
National Student Advertising Competition
Faculty Advisor | Dan Petek: firstname.lastname@example.org
The National Student Advertising Competition (NSAC) for 2006 is an integrated market communications plan for Yahoo, the web portal. Washington State University will compete with 141 colleges/universities nationwide to develop a campaign targeting 13-17 year olds in an effort to increase overall unique visits/participation in Yahoo.
Our Edward R. Murrow College of Communication team representing Washington State University consists of eleven (11) students who were selected on the basis of competitive application.
For more information: http://www.aaf.org/default.asp?id=122
Online News Association
Advisor: Ben Shors email@example.com
The Online News Association is composed largely of digital journalists. Founded in 1999, ONA’s membership includes news writers, producers, designers, editors, photographers, technologists and others who produce news for the Internet or other digital delivery systems, as well as academic members and others interested in the development of online journalism.
Jay Rockey Chapter
Faculty Advisor | Rebecca Cooney: firstname.lastname@example.org
Visit our new website and get involved.
Will continue to invite guest speakers. We will be having workshops, job shadow opportunities, and will be starting a student-run firm with hopes to get real-life experience publicizing other clubs and organizations on campus. We also will be forming committees to aid in fundraising and other projects. A main goal this year is to improve networking with alumni and professionals in the field in order to be more prepared for internships and graduation.
Meeting time: Every other Tuesday at 5:30 p.m.
Society for Human Resource Management
The Student Chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management at WSU provides several networking opportunities to connect its student membership with HR practitioners from around the Northwest. In addition, the chapter takes on independent consulting projects and works continuously to improve the marketability of its members through skill and competency development.
SHRM is the largest HR association in the world and Washington State University is proud to have an affiliated collegiate chapter. The WSU chapter in Pullman has a growing partnership with INSHRM (Inland Northwest SHRM Local Chapter in Spokane) and NSHRMA (Northwest SHRM Association) and is exploring collaborative opportunities with the SHRM chapter at WSU-Vancouver. The SHRM student chapter provides an opportunity for students in the Organizational and Applied Intercultural Communication programs to gain valuable and relevant experience. Pathways that student members may find applicable careers could include working in Organizational Behavior, Training, Employee Development, Organizational Development, Benefits and Compensation, Recruitment and Staffing, Leadership, Ethics and Sustainability, Labor Relations, Event Planning and much more. Find more information on the web site of the student chapter.
Meeting time: the first Tuesday of every month at 7:00 pm
Facebook: WSU SHRM
Society of Professional Journalists
Advisor Benjamin Shors: email@example.com
The goal of the WSU Chapter of SPJ is to provide opportunities for students to participate in online broadcast and print journalism-related activities on and off campus, develop relevant skills, network with professional journalists, and get internships and jobs. Founded in 1909 as Sigma Delta Chi, SPJ promotes the free flow of information vital to a well-informed citizenry; works to inspire and educate the next generation of journalists; and protects First Amendment guarantees of freedom of speech and press. The national organization has a membership of 10,000 journalists across the country
For more information, visit our website: www.spj.org/washstu
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