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Build your resumé with co-curricular activities that engage the mind, expand on your specialized career trajectory, and introduce you to a whole network of peers and mentors.

Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA)

The SIU Carbondale chapter of PRSSA is one of approximately 300 student chapters in the nation:

  • Gain hands-on experience in Pyramid, a student-run agency
  • Find opportunities for pre-professional development
  • Utilize job placement resources
  • Visit PR & business firms
  • Become accepted into the Public Relations Society of America upon graduation

National Communication Association Student Club (NCASC)

This club combines educational and social functions for any SIU Carbondale student interested in communication:

  • Provides a forum for students, faculty, and professionals
  • Sponsors guest speakers
  • Offers service and social opportunities

Saluki Debate

Our debate team is an award-winning, nationally-ranked program. We currently boast:

  • Six National Championships
  • National Parliamentary Debate champions (2009)
  • Members of the National Parliamentary Debate Assocaition (NPDA)
  • National record-holding team members and first-class mentorship and coaching

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