Student Organizations | LSU Manship School of Mass Communication

Student Organizations

Looking for a way to get involved in the Manship School? Check out our student organizations!

Association of Black Communicators (ABC)

The Association of Black Communicators (ABC) strives to promote the advancement of minorities in the mass communication field. ABC aims to strengthen the ties among African American communication specialists through service, scholarship and mentorship.

For more information, email Michelle McCalope at

Advertising Federation at LSU (AdFed)

The Advertising Federation at LSU (AdFed)'s primary mission is to protect and promote the well-being of advertising. AdFed accomplishes this by providing guest speakers, conferences and agency tours to help students grasp a better understanding of the industry as well as develop ideas for creative advertising solutions and trends.

For more information, email Jun Heo at

Bateman Case Study Competition

The Bateman Case Study Competition is PRSSA’s premier national case study competition for public relations students and provides an opportunity to apply classroom education and internship experiences to create and implement a full public relations campaign.

For more information, email Sadie Wilks at

Geaux Vote

Geaux Vote LSU promotes voter registration regardless of political affiliation or candidate. The organization also promotes civic engagement by encouraging students to campaign for causes affecting LSU students and providing students with the resources to do so.

For more information, email Len Apcar at

ImPRint Communications

ImPRint Communications is a nationally affiliated student-run public relations firm at LSU and is affiliated with the PRSSA chapter at LSU. ImPRint Communications is dedicated to providing clients with thorough PR services and solutions.

For more information, email Chun Yang at

Kappa Tau Alpha Honor Society

Kappa Tau Alpha is a college honor society that recognizes academic excellence and promotes scholarship in journalism and mass communication. Membership is by invitation only and based solely on excellence in academic work, scholarship and character.

For more information, email Erin Coyle at

LSU Mock Trial

LSU Mock Trial teams consist of students interested in law, debate and theater. Students are assigned a national case in August, prepare arguments and witnesses for both sides, and compete in tournaments in the spring. Mock trial would be a good fit for students interested in the 3+3 program.

For more information, email Len Apcar at

Manship School College Council

The Mass Communication College Council is the student government organization in the Manship School. The Mass Communication College Council represents student interests to the Manship School administration in LSU Student Government. Students of each academic college elect a President, Vice President and three Member-At-Large (MAL) representatives to their College Council. Members are elected for a one-year term each spring semester. 

For more information, email Courtni Guidry at

Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA)

The Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) promotes the advancement of
LSU students in the field of public relations by helping to develop highly qualified and well-prepared graduates. The society also provides real-world experiences and networking opportunities that launch careers.

For more information, email Sadie Wilks at

Society of Politics, Communication and Law

The Society of Politics, Communication and Law (SPCL) aims to provide networking, internships and political discussions supplemental to the classroom for those students inclined to pursue a path involving politics, communication or law.

For more information, email Fanny Ramirez at or Ruth Moon Mari at

Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ)

The Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) is dedicated to encouraging the free practice of journalism and
stimulating high standards of ethical behavior among LSU’s journalism students. SPJ also works to inspire and educate current and future journalists through professional development.

For more information, email Freda Yarbrough Dunne at