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cfam student organizations.

art & art history.

Organization for the Advancement of the Arts (OAA), brings exhibition opportunities to student artists as well as organizing visits for museums and galleries in the region. Meets Wednesdays @ 12:30 in WFAB 226. For information, call Barb Simcoe @ 554-2392.


National Broadcasting Society (NBS)
Students learn more about the industry & available careers, and get to know area professionals. For information, contact: Chris Allen @ 554-2601


The Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ)
Promotes careers in print, broadcast & online journalism; introduces members to local & national professionals; and increases awareness of First Amendment freedoms. For information, contact: Dr. Sherrie Wilson @ 554-3677

Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA)
Seeks to enhance members’ knowledge of PR, provide access to professional development & service-learning opportunities and help students network with professionals both locally & nationally. For information, contact: Karen Weber @ 554-2246

Helps members improve knowledge of the advertising field through interaction with peers & professionals and helps prepare students for a career in advertising. For information, contact: Hugh Reilly @ 554-3543


Marching MAVS (Marching Band)
A highly spirited ensemble that performs @ all UNO home football games, regional Marching Band Festivals & local university functions. There is no audition required. For information, contact themusic department @ 554-3411

University Band
Designed to meet the needs of players who wish to continue their band experience. The University Band performs a December concert and two concerts during the spring semester. For information, contact the Department of Music @ 554-3411

University Chorus
Large mixed chorus of 70 singers open to all UNO students. Designed for student singers who wish to continue their choral experience. Collaborations with other Omaha arts groups are sought. The chorus performs two concerts a semester. For information, contact the Department of Music @ 554-3411.

UNO Jazz Ensemble
Open to all UNO students with audition. The groups compete withother college jazz ensembles at nationall recognized competitions. For information, contact the Department of Music @ 554-3411

speech communication.

American Society of Training & Development
Fosters an understanding of careers in training and development, while promoting relationships with trainers in the community. For information, contact Dr. Karen Dwyer @ 554-2253

This team competes in tournaments throughout the Midwest and nation, emphasizing individual events such as interpretation, public speaking and limited preparation. For information, contact Abbie Syrek @ 554-2253.


Fine Arts University Student Theatre (FAUST)
The Department of Theatre’s undergraduate education, social and producing organization. In addition to social events, they invite guest speakers and usually produce one student directed show a year. Membership is open to all students. Meetings are Fridays at noon in the WFAB room 006.

creative writing.

The Crop
Crop refers to a new “crop” of writers from Nebraska. The organization meets for workshops and readings at local coffee shops, parks, art galleries and other venues. For information, call the Department of Writer’s Workshop @ 554-2406


Other Student Organizations on Campus