Participation in student organizations helps students make contacts with professionals in the media, learn leadership skills and fully participate in the life of the program.MEMO (Multi-Ethnic Media Organization)
The Multi Ethnic Media Organization (MEMO) is a student group open to all students of diverse backgrounds in the program. MEMO provides leadership and a mentorship program for incoming freshmen and assists students with applications to the Journalism and Mass Communication program as well as with scholarship, career and networking opportunities.
The J-Board organizes the annual student information fair, career events and graduation. It also hosts “Cokes with Voakes” sessions.
Society of Professional Journalists
The student chapter of SPJ hosts professional visits and links students to the national organization dedicated to perpetuation of a free press as the cornerstone of our nation and our liberty.
The Ad Club connects students with industry by hosting professionals who visit the program, organizing an annual networking trip and visits to local ad agencies.
Association for Women in Communications (AWC)
The Association of Women in Communications is a student-run organization including all interested University of Colorado students that engages its members to explore the role media plays in society. Students network with peers and professionals involved with the media. It organizes an annual networking trip.
Susan Barney Jones (MA ’84)