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Student Clubs and Groups

Collaborating with the University, the Department of Communication provides opportunities for you to become directly involved with media production and develop professional skills.

Clubs and organizations can provide you with real-world experience, ranging from producing publications and shows to writing and editing scripts and stories, to developing your own on-air talents. Our department student groups also offer valuable professional networking opportunities. 

Her Campus
Work for Her Campus, a nationally syndicated online media organization with chapters on campuses worldwide. Her Campus welcomes writers of all gender identities and covers topics including culture, style, wellness, life and career. Writers, editors, photographers and social media specialists collaborate to publish daily.
KSLU Radio
Get a jump start on your radio career by hosting a show on SLU’s radio station, KSLU. The station broadcasts online 24 hours a day, offers a mobile disc-jockey service for on-campus events and organizes music events.

Lambda Pi Eta - Psi Theta

Discuss the communication field and develop relationships with other students, faculty and staff involved in the program through Psi Theta, SLU's chapter of the National Communication Association's Honor Society, Lambda Pi Eta. Psi Theta participates in service projects and sponsors events where communication students and professors get to know each other outside of the classroom.

In order to be a member of the honor society you must:

  • Be a junior or senior (60 course hours taken including at least 12 credit hours in communication)
  • Have an overall GPA of 3.0 with a 3.25 GPA in communication classes

For more information about the SLU chapter, contact Psi Theta faculty adviser Hillary Ash.

OneWorld Magazine

Develop skills in writing, copy editing, publication design or public relations by working with SLU’s social justice-oriented magazine, OneWorld. OneWorld publishes a fall and spring issue each year, with stories focused on both local and global social justice issues.

Strategic Communication Club

The Strategic Communication Club (SCC) explores career preparation, hosts speakers and facilitates agency tours for students interested in public relations, advertising, marketing communication and related fields. Students from all majors and disciplines are welcome. Students are encouraged but not required to join national organizations, the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) and the American Advertising Federation (AAF). This club is managed in the Department of Communication with student advisory roles.

Contact Keli Jackson ( for more information. 

The University News

Work for an award-winning college newspaper at The University News. Besides writing, the newspaper offers opportunities in photojournalism, editing and sales.