All of the fields of study in the department have student organizations associated with them, helping interested students go beyond classroom learning.
Communication Association (NCA )
Bridgewater State University Chapter
The National Communication Association-Bridgewater State Chapter is committed to enriching the lives of students interested in communications through its annual program. Participants plan and participate in events, conferences, and media presentations. In addition, participants will have a better understanding of careers and graduate studies in communications through speakers and presentations.
Meetings: Tuesday, 5:30PM, Communication Studies Conference Room LIB215G
Dr. Jason Edwards, Associate Advisor Jason.Edwards@bridgew.edu
Public Relations Student
Society of America www.prssa.org/
The public relations student organization is affiliated with the Boston Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America. Members develop promotional campaigns for campus-wide organizations and engage in other service projects.
For information contact
Meetings: Tuesdays, 4:30 PM, Room: RCC106
Advisor: Dr. Thomasena Shaw Thomasena.Shaw@bridgew.edu
Bridgewater Video and Film Association (BVFA)
Meets for occasional business
The mission of the Bridgewater Video and Film Association (BVFA) is to promote the advancement of film and video, to help educate members on current issues and media technologies and to work collaboratively with members and others to create training and educational projects for the college.
Adviser: Dr. Bjorn Ingvoldstad firstname.lastname@example.org
Meets for tournament preparation
Members compete in speaking, acting and debate events in regional, national, and international tournaments. The Forensic Society participates in intercollegiate competition in debate, group discussion and individual speech competition. Membership is open to all students with or without previous experience.
For information contact Professor. Susan Miskelly email@example.com
Lambda Pi Eta
Meets for occasional business and to install new members.
Lambda Pi Eta is the official communication studies honor society of the National Communication Association (NCA). The goals of Lambda Pi Eta are to stimulate interest in communication studies, and to support outstanding academic achievement and a community of communication students and faculty. Membership is by invitation.
Adviser: Dr. Jason Edwards firstname.lastname@example.org
Any student may participate in the student operated radio station and newspaper. While these are not part of the Communication Studies Department, students are encouraged to pursue experiences associated with their studies in broadcasting and journalism.
Adviser: Dr. Bjorn Ingvoldstad, Associate email@example.com
Last Modified: October 11, 2012