By Carissa Brzezinski (@CJBrzezinski)
Welcome back, everyone! As the new school year gets underway, so do student organizations. If you’re worried that it’s too late to join, don’t be! Our department offers four unique clubs and the student newspaper to help you get the most out of your journalism experience.
For students interested in advertising, check out Ad Club. Led by President Billy Hadley, Ad Club meets on Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m. in Sage 3412. You can learn more about the club on Facebook and Twitter.
Newly renamed as The Dr. Julie Henderson Public Relations Student Society of America at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh (PRSSA) is for students interested in public relations, the management of relationships between organizations and their publics. PRSSA is led by President Megan Klamrowski and meets on Thursdays at 5 p.m. in Sage 3412. Students can look at past projects on their blog, Facebook, and Twitter.
Students who have an interest in broadcasting or an emphasis in writing/editing are encouraged to join the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ). Led by President Elizabeth Pletzer, SPJ meets on Tuesdays at 4:30 p.m. in Sage 3408. Students can learn more on its Twitter.
If you would like the opportunity to hone your reporting, writing, or editing skills, join the student newspaper The Advance-Titan. The A-T is led by Editor-in-Chief Katie Knox, who you should contact if you are interested in a position. Even though production night is on Wednesdays, work is being done throughout the entire week. Students can learn more on its website, Facebook, or Twitter.
Interested in photography? Photo Club welcomes students to explore their creative talents while sharpening photography skills. First meeting to be held Thursday, Sept. 24 at 4:30 p.m. in Sage 3420.Meet other students who love photography, learn about photo outings and competitions. We will also take suggestions for guest speakers. Email Haley Walters at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions. Students can check the club’s Facebook and Twitter for updates.