Among the department’s alumni are many graduates who have attained statewide and national recognition in the department’s areas of specialization:
- Broadcast Journalism
- Print Journalism
- Public Relations
Student organizations include chapters of Alpha Epsilon Rho, the national broadcasting society; the American Advertising Federation; the Public Relations Student Society of America; the Radio and Television Digital News Association (RTDNA); Kappa Tau Alpha, a national journalism honor society; and TALK Strategic Promotion Solutions, the student-operated PR firm.