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Clubs and Organizations


English Club

The purpose of the ASU English Club is to encourage the talents of students who have a passion for creative writing and unite those who share this interest.


Advisors

Dr. Lillie Jones, Advisor

Dr. Dianne Bunch, Co-Advisor

Mass Communications Club

The Mass Communication Club is a student organization and serves as a non-profit organization on the campus of Alcorn State University.Most of the organization’s funding comes from organizational fundraising. The name Mass Communications Club joins the students in communications to come together. All students of Mass Communications are welcomed to join. We do encourage other students of Alcorn State University to join. Only Mass Communications majors at Alcorn State University can hold a student board position.Students of all majors on the ASU campus can become members of the organization, but non-mass communication majors can only hold secondary (non-board) positions.

The purpose of Mass Communication Club at Alcorn State University is to connect, engage, and involve the members with one another in support of the Department’s mission and goals. The Mass Communication Club gives students the opportunity to apply media concept and practices and also help them to gain needed skills in broadcast industry.

Advisors

Dr. Eric Dogini


Sigma Tau Delta (English)

http://www.english.org/sigmatd/

Sigma Tau Delta is an English Honor Society that is dedicated to fostering literacy and all aspects of the discipline of English. Alcorn's chapter is committed to this idea and strive to maintain its values. Our members participate in several events and host monthly meetings.

Alpha Chi Alpha is a chapter of Lambda Pi Eta (Mass Communications)

Alpha Chi Alpha is a chapter of Lambda Pi Eta at Alcorn State University. Lambda Pi Eta a national pre-professional associations that recognize students’ successes and prepare them to be equal participants in professional engagements after graduation. Lambda Pi Eta is the official communication studies honor society of the National Communication Association (NCA).

As a member of the Association of College Honor Societies, LPH has over 600 active chapters at four-year colleges and universities worldwide. NCA directs and administers LPH, which is fully accredited by the Association of College Honor Societies (ACHS). The goals of Lambda Pi Eta are to: recognize, foster, and reward outstanding scholastic achievement; stimulate interest in the field of Communication; promote and encourage professional development among communication majors; provide an opportunity to discuss and exchange ideas about the field; establish and maintain close relationships and understanding between faculty and students; and explore options for further graduate studies.

LPH represents what Aristotle described in his book, Rhetoric, as the three ingredients of persuasion: Logos (Lambda) meaning logic, Pathos (Pi) relating to emotion, and Ethos (Eta) defined as character credibility and ethics. LPH was founded in 1985 at the University of Arkansas. LPH became a part of the National Communication Association (NCA) in 1988, and the official honor society of the NCA in July 1995.