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Communication Club || Oakwood University

Communication Club

Purpose

  1. The specific and primary purpose is to provide a vehicle through which communication students may enhance their skills and experience by completing practical projects, and working with professional and semi-professional communicators and organizations.

  2. The general purpose is to actively promote the highest standards of communication creativity, performance, education and research.

Club Objectives

  1. To increase the skill level of members, through the use of projects (Inside Oakwood, Commercials, Public Relations) so members will be able to have experience in there area of interest

  2. To develop a sense of comradeship between Communication majors and minors

  3. To make the club more visible in the community and throughout campus (ie, community service activities, participation in preliminaries at Prayer Meeting, etc.)

  4. To provide networking outlets to secure internships and jobs after graduation.

  5. To establish a system of mentoring

Membership

Members – Any major or minor regularly enrolled at Oakwood University who maintains a minimum of 2.0 GPA - Dues ~ $10 per semester, $18 per year

Club Officer – Any student member is nomination as a club officer who:

  1. Meets the University’s eligibility of a 2.5 GPA

  2. Is a communication major or minor and

  3. Is a dues-paying club member

Officer Positions – president, president-elect (vice president), secretary, treasurer, chaplain, and public relations officer.  Appointed officers are: assistant secretary and assistant public relations officer

Textbook Scholarship

Eligibility Criteria -  the club will give 3 textbook scholarships in the form of $75 bookstore vouchers.  Applicants must:

  1. Be a registered member of the club for at least one semester;

  2. Have dues paid currently

  3. Have met club meeting attendance requirements (two unexcused absences allowed)

  4. Have the application turned in by the deadline