Lambda Pi Eta Sponsors Communication Week 2016

Lambda Pi Eta, Truman's chapter of the national communication honor society, will host Communication Week, Nov. 7-11, with the theme “Let the Good Times Roll,” a reference to communication as the hub of a wheel from which other spokes of its disciplines stem. The lineup of events integrates interdisciplinary concepts from sciences, political communication and music.

As the World Turns
8 p.m.
Nov. 7
Violette Hall 1000
Lambda Pi Eta members are teaming up with members of on-campus sciences, including Beta Beta Beta, in discussing the role of communication on conservation and environmental studies.

Truman Turnout
7:30 p.m.
Nov. 8
Ryle Hall Main Lounge
Hear the latest newscasts with election updates as Lambda Pi Eta partners with Political Science Students Association and Pi Sigma Alpha for an on-campus election watch party, featuring games and refreshments.

Turn the Beat Around
7 p.m.
Nov. 9
Student Union Building Down Under
Tune in to a noteworthy affair of the evolution of music presented by guest speaker and communication professor Mark Smith in discovering the role of music as a means to communicate.

Barnett 360
8 p.m.
Nov. 10
Barnett Hall
Join Lambda Pi Eta for a two-hour lock-in with backyard games and trivia with the on-campus media stations, National Communication Association Student Club and the Advertising/Public Relations club.

In addition to nightly events, Lambda Pi Eta and Alpha Phi Omega are partnering up for a book drive in support of Lambda Pi Eta’s philanthropy, the Adair County Public Library. Book collection tables will be set up from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 7-11 in McClain Hall, the Student Union Building and Magruder Hall.

Lambda Pi Eta is also hosting a week-long meme contest on its Facebook page, TSU Lambda Pi Eta. Students interested in participating can submit their Truman or Kirksville-related memes to or directly message them to the organization’s Facebook page. Memes will be judged on creativity, content and Facebook engagement. The winner will be announced at Barnett 360 and given a small prize.

For more information regarding Communication Week 2016, visit the Lambda Pi Eta Facebook page.

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