Communication Studies

TCU Forensics: TCU Forensics is the competitive speech and debate team representing Texas Christian University.  As a comprehensive and academic program, we believe in the educational value of public oration and debate.  Team members compete in public address, oral interpretation, limited preparation speaking, parliamentary debate, and public debate.
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Dr. Amorette Hinderaker

Lambda Pi Eta is the official honor society for Communication Studies. It is a prestigious organization which recognizes, fosters, and rewards outstanding scholastic achievement in Communication Studies. High achieving students are invited to apply for membership each semester.
Qualifying students are inducted into Lambda Pi Eta in the Fall and Spring semesters in an elegant ceremony.
National Honorary Society for Communication Studies
Dr. Paul King


Kappa Tau Alpha: Kappa Tau Alpha is a national society dedicated to the recognition and promotion of scholarship in the field of journalism and mass communication. In 2010, KTA celebrated its 100th anniversary. Learn more about KTA on the national website.

Strategic Communication

The TCU Ad Association is an organization looking to be a resource to all students in the fields of advertising, public relations, marketing and many more. The Ad Association seeks to help students prepare for graduation by enhancing their resumes and interview skills, introducing them to professionals, giving students the ability to network, and teaching them about the jobs available in the trade. For more information about the Ad Association contact one of our faculty sponsors, Dr. Catherine Coleman and Dr. Penny Kwon, or visit the Ad Association website.

In 1968, 20 years after its own establishment, the Public Relations Society of America founded the Public Relations Student Society of America. The declared purpose of PRSSA is to cultivate favorable and mutually advantageous relationships between students and professional practitioners. For more information about PRSSA at TCU, visit the chapter’s website at or contact chapter sponsor Dr. Amiso George.

Roxo is a student-run advertising and public relations agency at TCU in Fort Worth, Texas. With guidance from TCU faculty, students provide a full menu of strategic communication services to businesses and nonprofits in the Dallas-Fort Worth region. Roxo empowers students to act as agency professionals who engineer fresh, strategic solutions for clients. Visit the Roxo website for more information and a work portfolio.