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Student Organizations

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Build your resumeé 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.

Communication Career Council (C3)

This organization was conceptualize das part of a project in CMST 483. Studies in Organizational Communication (Focus: Strategic Planning). In 2017-2018, C3, hosted a series of first-ever events for the department, including several special events for graduates and alumni. This organization, staffed by students who need to develop a portfolio regarding their organizational communication and human resource potential, who are tasked with developing in-services, inviting guest speakers, distributing information about relevant courses and activities, as well as maintaining a website that provides useful career information to current students and alumni.

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

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 Association (NPDA)
  • National record-holding team members and first-class mentorship and coaching

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