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Student Organizations

Ad Club

The AdClub's mission is to help members:

  • Improve student knowledge of the field of advertising through interaction with peers and professionals
  • Help students prepare for a career in advertising

The UNO's group is affiliated with the American Advertising Foundation and the Omaha Federation of Advertising. For more information, contact faculty member Mr. Hugh Reilly .

American Society of Training and Development

The American Society of Training and Development UNO student chapter:

  • Fosters an understanding of careers in the training and development field
  • Promotes member-type relationships with trainers in the community
  • Establishes a network and make contacts with other trainers and companies that will benefit students in a job search
  • Interacts with other students who are also interested in training and development

For more information, contact faculty member Karen Dwyer (402) 554-2253

Forensics

UNO's Forensics team:

  • Competes in tournaments throughout the Midwest and nation.
  • Emphasizes individual events including interpretation, public speaking and limited preparation
  • Welcomes all UNO students
  • UNO Forensics Web Site


For more information, contact Abbie Syrek.

National Broadcasting Society

The National Broadcasting Society is for students interested in all aspects of broadcasting, from news to production, learn more about the industry, talk about careers and get to know area professionals. NBS goes beyond the classroom to prepare college students and entry-level professionals for careers in the electronic media by:

  • Providing advanced media education programs
  • Promoting excellence
  • Introducing opportunities for ethical and responsible leadership
  • Exposing students to the electronic media industries
  • Assisting in career preparation
  • Encouraging community service at the local, regional and national levels

For more information, contact faculty member Dr. Chris Allen or visit the UNO National Broadcasting Society's website.

Public Relations Student Society of America

The Public Relations Student Society of America's mission is to:

  • Enhance members' knowledge of public relations
  • Provide access to professional development and service-learning opportunities
  • Help students network with professionals both locally and nationally

UNO's group is affiliated with the PRSA, a national organization. For more information, contact faculty member Ms. Karen Weber.

Society of Professional Journalists

The Society of Professional Journalists' mission is to:

  • Promote careers in print, broadcast and online journalism
  • Introduce members to local and national professionals
  • Increase awareness of First Amendment Freedoms

UNO's chapter is affiliated witht he national Society of Professional Journalists organization. For more information, contact faculty member Dr. Sherrie Wilson.