Opportunities


Pacer Times, USC Aiken's award-winning student newspaper, lets students with any major learn journalism skills in a hands-on setting. For more information or to apply for a position on the paper, see Senior Instructor Peggy Elliott in H&SS B10 or call 641-3325.

Lambda Pi Eta is the national Communication Honor Society. Membership is by invitation. To be eligible for membership, students must have completed 60 hours of coursework, at least 12 of which must be in Communication courses, and have an overall GPA of 3.0 with a GPA of 3.25 in all Communication courses taken. Communication minors are not eligible for LPE. Students who believe they are qualified for membership may speak with Dr. Spring Duvall, faculty advisor to the organization.

Broken Ink is USC Aiken's literary magazine. An award-winning publication, Broken Ink is open to students in all majors and gives students the opportunity to practice creative writing and graphic arts and learn skills 9 pertaining to magazine production. For more information, see Karl Fornes in H&SS B-3 or call 641-3706.

Media Board. According to USC Aiken policy, "The Board of Publications and Communication derives its authority from the USC Board of Trustees. In accordance with the Board of Trustees, the Board assures editorial freedom for student editors and managers of student media, protecting them from arbitrary suspension and removal because of student, faculty, staff, administrative, or public disapproval of editorial policy or content. The board believes that the widest degree of latitude should be allowed editors and managers for the free discussion of current issues and problems under the First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution."

The Aiken County Language Arts Festival, hosted by USC Aiken, provides opportunities for students to help coordinate, and organize a county-wide event that includes poetry, prose, acting and public speaking.

We have a campus chapter of the International Association of Business Communicators. Contact their faculty advisor, Senior Instructor Peggy Elliott, at 641-3632.

The Alumni Newsletter, Common Knowledge, is written, photographed, and designed by students.