Hubbard School Student Organizations
The Hubbard School of Journalism & Mass Communication is home to several student clubs, representing the various tracks within the major and chapters of national organizations.
Ad Club is a student organization dedicated to educating students about the advertising, marketing, and communications industries. We accomplish this by hosting guest speakers, attending agency tours, conducting resume reviews, holding networking events, and providing career opportunities.
Simply come to any of our meetings or email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com for more info!
MMPA Magazine Club
The MMPA Magazine Club helps open the door to the magazine industry for undergraduates at the University of Minnesota. By working with the Minnesota Magazine & Publishing Association, students are able to connect with local professionals to hear their experiences, insight, and advice.
NSAC—National Student Advertising Competition
Nationwide competition that involves creating an advertising campaign for each year's sponsor (former sponsors include Coca-Cola, Nissan, and Mary Kay). Group members will learn everything that goes into an advertising campaign, including research, promotions, public relations, executions, marketing tactics, creative development, and more.
PRISM, founded in 1998, is a multicultural student organization rooted in the SJMC open to students from all majors. PRISM strives to challenge the viewpoints of today's media on multicultural issues. The group engages in events and outreach involving all dimensions of diversity in communications.
Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA)
PRSSA is a student-lead organization that provides students who have an interest in public relations or communications with exciting and valuable professional development opportunities, including: professional organization visits, networking events, professional development presentations and workshops, competitions and national conferences and mentorship opportunities
UMN PRSSA also has a strong relationship with the professional chapter, Minnesota PRSA. Its partnership grants valuable connections and opportunities for professional advancement.
Have fun, build connections, and make the most of your HSJMC PR experience with PRSSA!
Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ)
The University of Minnesota chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists is a club for students interested in broadcast or print journalism. We hold bi-weekly meetings during the school year and invite working journalists from around the metro area to speak to us. We also take field trips to local news stations and print production facilities.
The University of Minnesota also houses several campus media organizations. SJMC majors from all tracks are encouraged to participate.
The Minnesota Daily
The Minnesota Daily is a student-led media organization serving the University of Minnesota campus and surrounding community. The print publication is distributed semiweekly during the fall and spring semesters and weekly during the summer semester. Content is also published on mndaily.com and updated regularly as news happens. The Daily acts as a training institution for University of Minnesota students, giving them hands on training in areas such as journalism, multimedia, photography, finance, marketing, human resources, information systems, and more.
The Wake Magazine
The Wake Magazine is a fortnightly magazine with a decidedly arts-centric tinge. Written, designed, and published by students, for students, The Wake aims to uplift the voices and artwork present at the University of Minnesota while providing artistic, cultural, and political content specifically oriented towards the unique position of students. Anyone, regardless of experience or major, can contribute by simply attending a bi-weekly 8PM Monday pitch meeting in Folwell 4 and picking up a story or art assignment. This offers students from all corners of campus an opportunity for one-on-one mentorship by editors and for development in writing and reporting skills. As a fully functioning magazine, The Wake also caters towards individuals interested in design, finance, web development, and public relations. Editor-in-Chief: firstname.lastname@example.org - Tala Alfoqaha, Executive Director: email@example.com - Jamie Rohlfing
Radio K - KUOM
Radio K operates the University of Minnesota's public radio station providing enrolled students with one of the only hands-on learning opportunities for multimedia at the University. Enrolled students can get involved with radio station operations, on-air performance, studio recording, audio production, marketing, video production, photography, business management and much more. Through its high quality programming, Radio K has been able to bring attention to the University of Minnesota from listeners all over the world.
StudioU is a student-run video production organization that documents, informs, and entertains the greater campus community while providing students with hands-on professional experience. We produce quality video content, providing news, laughs, and community to University of Minnesota students. Interested in joining StudioU? Please go to https://www.studioumn.com/join/ or contact us directly at firstname.lastname@example.org