Clubs of Interest

Below is a list of the groups associated with a major in Communication Studies, click on the group photo to view each organization webpage.

Communication Studies Society (CSS)


CSS participating in Relay for Life


The Communication Studies Society mission is to give members a clear understanding of the communication field by providing networking opportunities with peers and professionals in the communication field. CSS also holds a wide array of events and service projects throughout the school year including (but not limited to), Rock for the Cure, Make the Most of Your Major, and the Dress for Success Fashion show.  


Lambda Pi Eta Honor Society (LPH)


Lambda Pi Eta induction ceremony


Lambda Pi Eta (LPH) is the official communication studies honor society of the National Communication Association (NCA) intent on recognizing, fostering and rewarding outstanding achievement as well as stimulating interest in the communication field. To be eligible for LPH, one must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 and a Communication Studies minimum GPA of 3.25 with at least 12 hours in the major and be in good standing with the university.


Storytelling in the Community


Storytelling cast photo


Storytelling in the Community is a 3-credit course offered each semester in the Communication Studies Department. Students spend the first six weeks of class adapting children's story books or real-life narratives (depending on the semester) to perform for local elementary and middle schools. If you are interested in enrolling, contact Dr. Scott (


UNCW Advertising Chapter




The mission of the University Advertising Chapter is to help students learn about the field of advertising and to get hands on experience creating various advertisements and marketing campaigns, dealing with clientele both on and off campus. The UNCW Ad Chapter is accredited with the national American Advertising Federation.



UNCW Student Media


UNCW TV Studio


UNCW Student Media exists to provide UNCW students with hands-on experience in the art, technology and business of publishing in a variety of traditional and electronic media and to prepare students for careers in media industries, the arts, business and academia. The following groups/publications are included in UNCW Student Media; Atlantis, Flicker Film Society, Hawkstream Radio, The Seahawk and TealTV.





Teal TV member at work


UNCW’s student-run broadcast organization, TealTV, provides students with hands-on experience in script writing, videography and video production, broadcast journalism, digital-video editing and on-camera hosting and reporting. No previous experience is necessary. TealTV can be a valuable asset for students enrolled in UNCW's interdisciplinary Journalism Minor.


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