ULM hosts its own chapter of Lambda Pi Eta, the official communication studies honor society of the National Communication Association. The goals of Lambda Pi Eta are to: 1) recognize, foster and reward outstanding scholastic achievement in communication studies; 2) stimulate interest in the field of communication; 3) promote and encourage professional development among communication majors; 4) provide an opportunity to discuss and exchange ideas in the field of communication; 5) establish and maintain closer relationships between faculty and students; and 6) explore options for graduate education in communication studies. Dr. Leslie Pace (firstname.lastname@example.org) is the advisor for Lambda Pi Eta.
The mission of the ULM chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America is to serve its members by enhancing their knowledge of public relations and providing access to professional development opportunities, as well as to serve the public relations profession by helping to develop highly qualified, well-prepared professionals. Dr. Bette Kauffman (email@example.com) is the advisor for PRSSA.
The ULM Speech and Debate Forum offers experience in both speech and debate competition. Students can compete in two styles of debate: International Public Debate Association (IPDA) and National Parliamentary Debate Association (NPDA). Students may also compete in any or all of the American Forensic Association (AFA) speech events. Membership is open to all regularly-enrolled undergraduate students at ULM.