Lambda Pi Eta National Communication Honor Society

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What is it?

A national honor society founded in 1985 in order to:

  • Recognize, foster & reward outstanding achievement in communication
  • Stimulate interest in the field of communication
  • Promote & encourage professional development among Comm majors
  • Provide an opportunity to discuss & exchange ideas in the Comm field
  • Establish & maintain closer relationships between faculty & students
  • Explore options for graduate education in communication

Who is eligible?

Students who:

  • Have completed 90 units (junior standing)
  • Have completed at least 2 UD Comm Courses
  • Have a GPA of at least 3.25 in Communication courses
  • Are a currently enrolled student with an overall GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Display a commitment to the field of communication

Interested in joining?

Click here to complete and submit an online Membership Application.

Lifetime membership is a one-time $50 fee (made payable to Lambda Pi Eta), further payment instructions will be discussed at the first meeting.

The 2023-2024 Lambda Pi Eta faculty advisor is Dr. Gordon Abra and the grad student advisor is Veronica Wilson.


Contact the UCSB chapter of Lambda Pi Eta at

Learn about upcoming meetings and events on our Shoreline or Facebook page, and past presenters on the LPE annual events page.

Please visit the national Lambda Pi Eta website for additional information.



American Marketing Association 

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The University of California, Santa Barbara, American Marketing Association is a collegiate chapter of the American Marketing Association. UCSB students of all majors are given the opportunity to understand and become experienced in the field of marketing. 

AMA is dedicated to furthering students’ education outside the classroom in the field of marketing. We offer hands-on experience through marketing projects, workshops and internship opportunities that allow students to put their marketing knowledge to practical use. Throughout the year we also offer social and professional events that allow members to network with like-minded students and local professionals.

Our goal is to give our members exclusive access to internships, keep them up-to-date on current marketing trends, and allow them to learn first-hand from local guest speakers. Together, we are forming a community of young enthusiasts who are excited to delve into the many facets of marketing.

Meeting Times: Bi-weekly meetings on Wednesday nights at 6:30 PM. Location varies.

Membership Fees: $60 for the quarter, $78 for the year, inclusive of membership to the national American Marketing Association and an official AMA Certificate awarded at the quarterly Induction Ceremony. Checks can be made out to UCSB AMA. Contact us to apply. First meeting is free!

Contact Us

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Contact the UCSB AMA Chapter at

Contact AMA Faculty advisor Dr. Jennifer Gibbs at



Communication Association at UCSB

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The Communication Association at UCSB is a student-run organization dedicated to providing students with an outlet to explore the multi-faceted Communication major. The club offers students a place to participate in workshops, internship mixers, career panels, and networking opportunities. Read more about the Association in the Gaucho Communicator and check out our Facebook Page.

For those of you who are not communication majors, we also want to encourage you to look into what our organization has to offer. The Communication Association can help those studying all fields because communication is essential to our everyday lives. Communication is the primary function in our relationships, networking, and personal lives, and is a vital component of all careers.

Event Times: Tuesdays at 6:00 pm through Zoom 

Please check our Instagram account for event updates.

Membership Dues: None. Because of COVID-19, we are not requiring any membership dues. So feel free to come join our events and see what the Communication field is all about!

Communication Association Officers and Contact Information (2023-2024)

President: Adam Garnica

Vice President: Alexander Alvarez-Calderon

Director of Public Relations: Giselle Pacheco

Director of Public Relations (Web Design): Ava Tkachuk

Director of Public Relations: Dana Huh

Director of Membership and Engagement: Jessica Kim

Director of Events: Evelyn Pazos Ramirez

Director of Campus Relations and Leadership Development: Shoshana Medved

Director of Community Relations: Madison McCrary

Director of Treasury: Arlene Ayala

Secretary: Jason Vasquez Jimenez

Secretary: Stella Bobrowsky

Faculty Advisor: Prof. Dan Linz