Lambda Pi Eta Honors Society
We are very proud to have been among the earliest Communication Departments in the United States to sponsor a chapter of Lambda Pi Eta (we were the 9th) of what are now hundreds of Communication Departments coast to coast. The Department is very proud of all of our students and especially proud of those who achieve high grade-point averages in their Communication courses as well as cumulatively in all their courses at ODU.
To be eligible to join Lambda Pi eta you need:
60 hours of completed courses
At least 12 hours (4 courses) of completed COMM courses at ODU.
Have a 3.25 GPA for all ODU COMM courses.
Have a 3.00 cumulative GPA
The purpose of the Communications Club is to unite students and
a departmental interest group, the goal of which will be to provide
informative programs for its members. These programs will include
discussion of topics, careers, and academic information related to
communication; we will also focus on projects for community interaction.
The Communications Club meets once a month to discuss special events
off of campus that the members will be participating in. The Communications
Club co-sponsors and volunteers at several events including the Film
Festival, they help to set-up the Alumni lunch, they host a Radio
Broadcast seminar, a "Meet the Professors" and finally
they have Internship
meetings each semester for Communication students.
Membership is open to any and all students especially Communication
and minors and offers an amazing opportunity to meet other people
department, network for future careers and establish long lasting
The Communications Club is always looking for ways to expand on
knowledge of students and teachers and with each semester to come
to improve our organizations activities and have our program become
respected and known on campus.
ODUi is the
campus information channel, telecast via the ODU campus cable network. Students
in COM 395-ODUi Video Production contribute news
and information stories to the channel. Thanks to a cooperative arrangement with
Academic Technology Services, students learn first-hand from seasoned television
and video production professionals. The course is team taught by staff from Academic
Technology and Communication & Theatre Arts.The course creates studio productions,
utilizing the all-digital broadcast-quality studio facilities housed in the Gornto
building, as well field productions. Topics range from campus events to student
life to new developments in the ODU community.
League of Arab States
The Model Arab League is a simulation
of the League of Arab States. Students assume the role of Arab diplomats,
engaging in discussions and debates to achieve consensus within a committee
on issues which Arab leaders address every day. This conference simulates
five committees: political affairs, economic affairs, socio-cultural
affairs, security affairs and Palestinian affairs.