The 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!
»Clubs & Activities
+-Communication Honor Society
Lambda 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, firstname.lastname@example.org or 714-744-7952.
+-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")