School of Communication, Journalism, and Media Student Organizations

Here you will find a vibrant community of student organizations dedicated to fostering your personal and professional growth in the fields of communication, journalism, and media. Engage in hands-on experiences, networking opportunities, and collaborative projects while connecting with like-minded peers who share your passions. Explore our student organizations to enhance your journey, find community and prepare you for a successful career in the dynamic world of communication and media.

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SCJM student organizations

    Communication Association is a student organization within the communication program. We are dedicated to creating an inclusive environment that will help prepare students seeking communication-based employment before entering the workplace. We focus on practicing and learning about Communication in professional and personal ways to help the transition from college to career be as trouble-free as possible. We sponsor guest speakers, provide networking opportunities, participate in fundraisers and volunteerism, and host social events. Communication Association promotes personal and professional growth through campus and community involvement as well as creating a happy, healthy, and safe place for students to come and expand their interests. The Communication Association is open to COM majors, minors and enthusiasts, all are welcome!

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    Lambda Pi Eta (LPH) is the official undergraduate National Communication Honor Society of the National Communication Association (NCA). As an accredited member of the Association of College Honor Societies (ACHS), Lambda Pi Eta has nearly 300 active chapters at colleges and universities worldwide. Lambda Pi Eta’s Nu Sigma chapter at Central Michigan University was founded on December 10, 2001.

    The goals of Lambda Pi Eta are to:

  • recognize, foster, and reward outstanding scholastic achievement; stimulate interest in the field of communication;
  • promote and encourage professional development among communication majors;
  • provide an opportunity to discuss and exchange ideas about the field;
  • establish and maintain close relationships and understanding between faculty and students;
  • explore options for further graduate studies.
  • Lambda Pi Eta Website

    The Public Relations Student Society of America is a pre-professional organization affiliated with the Public Relations Society of America. Since 2017, the PRSSA Diane S. Krider Chapter has received the national Star Chapter Award annually.

    As a paid member of the award-winning chapter, you will have an opportunity to create and design public relations materials, attend conferences, participate in fundraising and serve in leadership positions. You can also build your portfolio and prepare for the challenges of a rapidly growing profession.

    PRSSA and its sponsors give away nearly $20,000 to winners of scholarship and awards competitions. Plus, PRSSA members qualify to compete for state and local chapter public relations scholarships.

    If you are interested in learning more about the Diane S. Krider Chapter of PRSSA, contact the PRSSA president,

    PRSSA Website