Current Student Resources
We’re happy you’re a part of the Department of Mass Communication at Nicholls.
We know your time here is an important part of your future success. While you’re here, we will work hard to help you find your path, build on your strengths and succeed.
Make sure to use the resources available to you. Join student organizations, get internships and just get involved. You are building your future now.
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Need to use a camera for class?
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MACO student organizations are open to all students across campus. Meeting times and locations are posted regularly, so come join us!
Public Relations Society of America
The Nicholls chapter of the Public Relations Society of America, a professional organization, cultivates a mutually advantageous relationship between students and professional public relations practitioners.
DUES: $50 a year
Radio Television Digital News Association
The Radio Television Digital News Association is the world’s largest professional organization devoted exclusively to electronic journalism. RTDNA represents local and network news executives in broadcasting, cable and other electronic media in more than 30 countries.
DUES: $65 a year
Society of Professional Journalists
The Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ), a professional journalism organization, works to improve and protect journalism. SPJ welcomes broadcast, print, and public relations students, as well as anyone interested in journalism and a free press.
DUES: $36 a year
Kappa Tau Alpha (Honorary)
The Nicholls chapter of Kappa Tau Alpha invites into membership each fall juniors and seniors who rank in the top 10 percent of their classes academically. The national honor society promotes scholarship in journalism and mass communication.
INITIATION FEE: $20
The INTERNSHIP PROGRAM is designed to give students practical mass communication experience to accompany their classroom education.
In most cases, internships are taken during the summer between the student’s junior and senior years. The internship need not be an entire summer, although that is usually the best arrangement. Students receive credit in Mass Communication 390.
Check out some of our senior portfolios created in our capstone MACO 490: Digital Media Convergence