Student Organizations

In order to make sure you get the most out of your Journalism experience at UW Oshkosh, it is highly recommended you join a department club or organization.

Ad Club

President: Taylor Krentz (

Meeting Time: Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. in Sage 3408 (Journalism Reading Room)

Description: Advertising Club is an organization based around those students interested in the field of advertising. It is a great way to get hands-on experience outside of the classroom. Our goal is to provide and promote a better understanding of the functions of advertising and its values.

Ad club offers an opportunity to:

  • Discuss careers and ideas with advertising professionals
  • Tour various advertising agencies
  • Familiarize students with InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Create advertisements for organizations on campus
  • Get to know other students with journalism and marketing majors


Twitter: @uwosh_adclub

Photo Club

President: Kayde Kempen (

Meeting Time: Tuesdays at 5p.m. in Sage 3408 (Journalism Reading Room)

Description:Description: UWO Photo Club welcomes all students interested in photography to join us.  Show off your creative talents and receive constructive critiques from your peers.  As well as sharpen your photography skills. Members have participated in Expedition trips including the Milwaukee Zoo and urban Chicago experiences, became more educated photographers through speakers from the professional photography world and practiced shooting many different genre of photography. Club members shoot weekly themes to encourage members to embrace the art of photography on a weekly basis.


Twitter: @UWOPhotoClub

Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA)

President: Jessica Bedore (

Meeting Time: Thursdays at 5:30p.m. in Sage 3408 (Journalism Reading Room)

Description: We are a pre-professional society for students interested in the public relations field, that focuses on professional development, building portfolios, resumes and interview skills. It is a great way for students to network with professionals and students throughout the country.


Twitter: @UWOPRSSA

Social Media Club


Meeting Time:

Description: Social Media Club’s mission is to connect media makers from around the world to advance media literacy, promote industry standards, encourage ethical behavior and share the lessons they have learned. Social Media Club uses the Twitter hashtag #UWOSM to track discussions.


Twitter: @UWOSM

Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ)

Presidents: Eric Balkman ( and Jeremy Ott (

Meeting Time: Thursdays at 5p.m. in Sage 3420

Description: The UWO Student Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists gives journalism students an opportunity to network with fellow journalists, submit work to national competitions, tour newspaper offices, hear from guest speakers, attend local or national conventions and much more.


Twitter: @UWO_SPJ


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