Student Organizations in the Department of Journalism and Public Relations

  • Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA—formerly Lasting Impressions)

    A national organization that cultivates a favorable and mutually advantageous relationship between students and professional public relations practitioners.

    Society of Professional Journalists

    A national organization that concentrates on improving the skills of journalism students.

    The HawkEye

    The HawkEye is a civic- and community-journalism project of students in the Journalism and Public Relations Department. These undergraduate journalism majors report and write investigative stories focused on their campus, their community, and their county.

    The Penn

    The university newspaper, the Penn, is not affiliated with the Journalism and Public Relations Department, but many of our students are involved with it.