Lambda Pi Eta
Lambda Pi Eta (LPH) is the National Communication Association’s official honor society at four-year colleges and universities. LPH has more than 500 active chapters at four-year colleges and universities nationwide. LPH became a part of the National Communication Association in 1988, and the association's official honor society in July 1995. It is a member of the Association of College Honor Societies (ACHS).LPH represents what Aristotle described in Rhetoric as three ingredients of persuasion: logos (Lambda), meaning logic; pathos (Pi), relating to emotion; and ethos (Eta), defined as character credibility and ethics.
Goals of Lambda Pi Eta include:
• Stimulate interest in the field of Communication
• Promote and encourage professional development among Communication majors
• Establish and maintain closer relationships between faculty and students
• Explore options for graduate education in Communication Studies
Adrian College LPH graduates have gone to successful professional careers or graduate education with assistantships. For the 2020-2021 academic year, five LPH members have been accepted into graduate programs in strategic communication, media arts and film.
Public Relations Student Society
Adrian College's chapter of Adrian College’s Chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) offers any Adrian College interested in careers in public relations the opportunity to network with regional public relations professionals. Additionally, students have the opportunity to work for the PRush Creative, the department’s pro bono student-run PR agency. Agency members work with local businesses and nonprofits on public relations research, writing and media production projects.
The Adrian College PRSSA chapter is proud to be part of this exclusive international organization. All chapters go through a rigorous review process where the extracurricular, academic and professional connections of the academic department are scrutinized and accessed against national standards in public relations education.