Dept. of Communication Student Organizations

The Antelope
Faculty Advisor (print and online newspaper): Terri Diffenderfer

Faculty Advisor (advertising): Dr. Chingshan Jiang (Alex)

The Antelope newspaper is the campus newspaper published weekly by the students in the Department of Communication. Through JMC 350, staff and paid positions students to gain professional experience in news management, writing and editing, photography and info graphics, use of social media, design and coordination of online development including audio and video. Students also complete the design and technology of the paper with InDesign through pdf to printer.

The Antelope Online is a combination of print and broadcast student productions. Students have the opportunity to be the Webmaster or online student-apprentices. Visit the Antelope Web site:

Student managers include: managing editor, advertising manager, entertainment editor, photo editor, web manager, news editor, sports editor, design editor, designer, online editor and managers including social media, special assignments managers and/or circulation manager. Students often move from The Antelope to internships and are sought out for jobs in the field both during college and upon graduation.

KLPR 91.1 FM - UNK Campus Radio
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Ralph Hanson

KLPR 91.1 FM is an award-winning, FCC licensed FM radio station, staffed by UNK students. With a newly remodeled studio and production suites, state-of-the-art equipment, 3800 watts of power, and web streaming capabilities, KLPR offers the latest in digital radio technology. Student DJs and announcers produce a wide variety of music, sports, talk, news, public affairs, and special interest programming.

Listen online at the KLPR website.

Ad/PR Club
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Ching-Shan (Alex) Jiang

UNK Ad/PR Club functions as a small-scale advertising agency seeking real businesses as clients. It promotes better understanding of the mutual functions of advertising and public relations, encourages professionalism and networking with professionals, helps develop the individual communication skills of members, and promotes fellowship.

Members host speakers, coordinate seminars, attend career days, enjoy field trips, do community service projects, and participate in events sponsored by the American Advertising Federation (AAF) and Public Relations Society of America (PRSA).

Meeting time: Wednesday at 2:30 p.m.
Location: Mitchell Center Room 166 - The Antelope Newsroom

Lambda Pi Eta
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Fletcher Ziwoya

Lambda Pi Eta is a student organization which recognizes, fosters and rewards outstanding scholastic achievement in the field of communication.

Lambda Pi Eta provides students with the opportunity to discuss and exchange ideas, to promote professional development among communication majors and to establish and maintain close relationships. Lambda Pi Eta stimulates student interest in graduate study and research. Visit Lambda Pi Eta's web site.

Students in Mass Media (S.I.M.M.)
Faculty Advisor: Dr. Nanette Hogg

Students in Mass Media (S.I.M.M.) is an honorary organization for journalism/mass communication and multimedia students. Its purpose is to provide students with networking and out-of-class educational opportunities through speakers, workshops and field trips.

S.I.M.M. also provides service to the community, the university and the department through philanthropy and other activities.

Meeting time: Wednesday at 12 noon
Location: Mitchell Center Room 166 - The Antelope Newsroom
Visit SIMM's web site.