Thiel College

Clubs & Activities

Lambda Pi Eta

Lambda Pi Eta is the official communication honor society of the National Communication Association (NCA). The Thiel chapter was approved in 1996 by NCA and is designated as Delta Nu.

To become a member, students must:

  • Have a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 for all courses taken at Thiel
  • Have a GPA of at least 3.25 in required communication courses
  • Academically, be in the upper 35 percent of their class
  • Have completed 12 semester hours in required communication studies course work
  • Currently be enrolled as a full-time student in good standing

The purposes of Lambda Pi Eta are:

  • To recognize, foster, and reward outstanding scholastic achievement in communication studies
  • To stimulate interest in the field of communication
  • To promote and encourage professional development among communication majors
  • To provide an opportunity to discuss and exchange ideas in the field of communication
  • To establish and maintain closer relationships and mutual understanding between speech communication studies faculty and students
  • To explore options for graduate education in communication studies

For more information, contact Dr. Moroco, the adviser, at lmoroco@thiel.edu or 724-589-2041.

Society of Collegiate Journalists

Society of Collegiate Journalists is a National Honor Society of Collegiate Mass Communications. It is the nation’s oldest organization designed solely to serve college journalists. SCJ was formed when Pi Delta Epsilon, which was founded in 1909, merged with Alpha Phi Gamma, which was founded in 1919.

To become a member, students must:

  • Have a cumulative GPA of at least 2.8 for all courses taken at Thiel
  • Have participated in some capacity within the Thiel campus media, including newspaper, radio, television and/or yearbook.
  • Currently be enrolled as a full-time student in good standing

The purposes of the Society of Professional Journalists are to:

  • Improve the quality of student media at the college level
  • Teach the ethics, techniques and mechanics of such media and encourage student participation
  • Promote the understanding of and the support of freedom of student expression, including freedom of speech and press for all college students

For more information, contact Dr. Evans, the adviser, at vevans@thiel.edu or 724-589-2018.