»Clubs & Activities

Students on campusThe Department of Communication Studies offers students a number of organizations and competition-oriented activities that enhance learning, allow for networking, and provide social interactions with faculty and each other outside the classroom. Check them out below!

 

+-Speech Team

debate teamSPEECH TEAM: (COM 202/402) is a 1-3 credit forensics activity course focusing on individual speaking events. Students participate in speech competitions at five local tournaments per semester. Speech Team is open to all Chapman students who are registered for 9 credits or more; however, tournament competition is limited to full-time undergraduates who meet team requirements. For more information, please contact the Speech Team coach, Dr. Lyndsey Christoffersen christof@chapman.edu

+-Chapman Radio

Chapman RadioCHAPMAN RADIO gives students hands-on experience in the operation of a radio station that broadcasts on campus and online.  Students can even host their own show! Work with Chapman Radio and gain real-world experience: technical training, on-air procedures, understanding and complying with FCC regulations, promotions and marketing, studio and live engineering, web development and industry communications. For more information, please contact the faculty advisor, Allen Levy, levy@chapman.edu or 714-744-7017.

+-Communication Honor Society

Lambda Pi EtaLambda Pi Eta is the official communication honor society of the National Communication Association. To be eligible for membership, students must be a declared Communication Studies major of junior standing or above, have a major GPA of at least 3.3 or above, have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 or above and completed at least 60 semester units and 12 credits in Communication Studies courses. LPE offers social and professional networking opportunities, peer and faculty mentoring, information about graduate school and career opportunities, and special recognition for outstanding achievement in undergraduate studies of communication. For more information, please contact the faculty advisor, Dr. Veronica Hefner, hefner@chapman.edu or 714-744-7952. 
 


Lambda Pi Eta application

+-Meta-Communicate: Undergraduate Research E-Journal

Meta-Communicate have you written a research paper that you are proud of and wish you could publish it somewhere? Now you can! You can submit your original research papers to Meta-communicate, the Communication Studies Department's undergraduate research e-journal.

The editorial board is looking for empirically-based original research papers that you and/or a group have written. 

Editorial Board for 2014-2015

Senior Editors: Jasmine Hu, Lindsay Robb
Editors: Katherine Lai, Alekxa Rollins, Catherine Yoon, Lingyi Zhu
Faculty Advisor: Dr. & Professor Wenshan Jia

This is a very special opportunity. Having a paper published is a great resume builder and companies LOVE to hear about published research. Being a published author will put you ahead of others whether it be for a job or graduate school. By submitting your paper to Meta-communicate, you will be distinguished among your peers, not only in the Communication Studies Department but at Chapman, as well!

When you submit your paper to Meta-communicate, the editorial board will read and edit your paper and you will be notified if the paper is accepted.

Also, please look at the latest edition of Meta-communicate (the latest issue will be under "current")

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