Student Organizations

Get involved with departmental student organizations and get more out of your education.

Pi Kappa Delta

Pi Kappa Delta is the oldest national collegiate forensic organization in the country and is supported by the Department of Communication Studies. As a member, you have access to resources, regular newsletters with up-to-date information on the speech and debate community, and opportunities for service and programming, both on campus and off campus. Join PKD to take your major to the next level.

Peer Mentoring with the Public Communication Center 

If you enjoy public speaking and are interested in taking a course that teaches you how to succeed as a peer mentor, or you’re interested in earning internship credit or getting paid as a peer mentor, the PCC staff would love to talk to you. You can contact the for more information.

Public speaking helps students find their voice. Mentoring gives me the opportunity to help others tap into their inner advocate. ”

Valerie Leonberger ’19

Being able to watch the students’ light bulbs go off and know that they are going to produce a captivating, inspiring, and powerful speech is why I continue to work for the PCC. ”

Erin Miller ’18