Current Student Resources
Easy access to all things Communications
- Advertising/Public Relations
- Film Production
- Media Studies
- Telecommunications and Media Industries
The Office of Diversity and Inclusion mission includes: fostering the growth of diverse students as young leaders and young scholars; providing cultural programming that promotes a richer understanding and respectfulness of the differences; and supporting a variety of student clubs that allows students to get involved and work together.
204 Carnegie Building
Contact: Gary Abdullah
The internship office encourages students to complete internships, conducts regular resume workshops and coordinates two communications-specific job fairs every year to help prepare students prepare for careers in the field of communications.
Centre County Report
Award-winning, student-produced TV newscast with local news, sports and weather.
Student-run video production agency.
Website featuring work produced by journalism students.
Web-based student radio station with news, talk and sports coverage 24 hours a day.
Nationally-recognized leader among college daily newspapers with news and business opportunities.
Happy Valley Communications
Student-run communications agency.
In the Game
Student-produced, magazine-style TV show explores sports issues, personalities, trends.
Since 1889, La Vie has documented the life of Penn State students as Penn State’s official yearbook, offering a history of the University through photos and stories.
Student-run online news organization.
Penn State’s only student-run television network.
The Lion’s Roar
Featuring work by Penn State students as part of partnerships, reporting and production classes and special opportunities in the Donald P. Bellisario College of Communications.
Multicultural student-run media site devoted to telling the untold stories within the Penn State community.
Undergraduate Research Opportunities
Variety of research projects with faculty in specified communication fields.
Penn State's life and style magazine.
WKPS-FM (The Lion 90.7)
Music, news, live sports and talk shows. Opportunities extend to underwriting and promotions.
Penn State's NPR & PBS affiliate offers a broad variety of opportunities including production assistance, social media, and Penn State sports production.
Advertising and PR Club
Contact: Lea Moynihan
American Advertising Federation (AAF)
Student chapter of the American Advertising Federation.
Contact: Ken Yednock
American Copy Editors Society
Student chapter of national organization.
Contact: Chris Ritchie
Association for Women in Sports Media (AWSM)
On-campus chapter of international organization.
Contact: John Affleck
Bellisario College Student Council
Representative body of the students of the College
Contact: Caitlyn Frolo
Student-produced videos for clients
Contact: Catie Grant
Student-run, web-based radio station
Contact: Josh Starr
Critically Acclaimed Movies Club
Club for students involved in film.
Contact: Andres Arrieta
Nationally-recognized leader among college daily newspapers
Contact: Maddie Aiken
Networking and Mentoring Organization
Contact: Elise Tecco
Elite Daily PSU
Digital online news organization
Graduate Students in Communications (GSIC)
Graduate student organization
Happy Valley Communications
Student-run communications firm
Contact: Juliana Mangano
Her Campus Penn State
International Association of Business Communicators
Student organization focused on strategic communication
Contact: Renea Nichols
Kappa Tau Alpha
College honor society
Contact: Tara Wyckoff
The Penn State Yearbook
The Lion Caucus is a University-affiliated student organization connected to the Office of Government and Community Relations.
National Association of Multi-Ethnicities in Communications (NAMIC)
Student chapter of NAMIC
Online news organization
Contact: Matt DiSanto
Mentoring group to help first-year and transfer students
Contact: Julia Duffy
Phroth Humor Publication
Contact: Ava Wendelken
Student-produced TV news program
Contact: Emily Catlett
Penn State Network Television is Penn State's only entirely student-run network, producing sports, news, comedy and more.
Contact: Sarah Simpson
Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA)
Cultivates relationships between students and professional public relations practitioners
Contact: Jarod Kutz
Society of Professional Journalists
Student chapter of organization dedicated to promoting and supporting journalists.
Contact: Steve Kraycik
Penn State's first magazine for students of color.
Contact: Kathleen Nguyen
Student food and lifestyle news
Contact: Lauren Dattilo
State of State
Facilitating campus dialogue
Contact: Panini Pandya
Student Film Organization (SFO)
Supporting student film at Penn State
Contact: Liam Nee
Student Programming Association (SPA)
Student-driven on campus events organization
Contact: Sammy Whitney
Student club focusing on telecommunications industry and opportunities.
Contact: Lee Mills
Student-run online news site
Contact: Editor-in-Chief, Dymand Mitchell
Penn State's life and style magazine
Contact: Maggie Kreinenberg
Making campus culture pop
Contact: Alyssa Inman
WKPS-FM (The LION 90.7)
Student radio station
Contact: Matt Knaub
Penn State's National Public Radio (NPR) affiliate
Contact: Jeff Hughes
Penn State's PBS affiliate
Contact: Jeff Hughes
- Ad/PR Club
150 study-abroad programs available around the world. Open your mind, change your life, and prepare yourself for the global professional environment of the 21st century.
Spend a semester in Washington, D.C. and tap into all the resources the city has to offer. Open to juniors and seniors in any major. Sophomores considered on a case-by-case basis.
Spend a semester in Los Angeles and gain valuable experience in the entertainment industry. Open to juniors and seniors in any major.
Undergraduate research opportunities in the College of Communications allow students to gain experience in their specified field of study while earning course credit.
By working with faculty members in COMM 494, students will learn hands-on research skills such as coding, website/project management, website design, database searches, creative writing, analytical writing and more.