Advertising Student Organizations

Here’s a selection of student-run groups and agencies geared toward students in the SOJC advertising major. Joining a student organization is a great way to get professional development, add professional-level work to your portfolio, engage in hands-on learning, and network with leaders in your field. You can find more information on the groups’ websites and social media channels or by contacting faculty advisors.

Ad Society

Ad Society is a nationally affiliated organization that actively promotes the advertising profession by sponsoring lectures, panel discussions, and other interactive opportunities.

Twitter: @UOAdsociety
Instagram: @UOAdsociety
Faculty Advisor: Shan Anderson (shand@uoregon.edu)

Ad Team

Ad Team is a competitively selected class that emulates a small advertising agency. The group participates regularly in regional and national ad competitions, including the National Student Advertising Competition. Contact advertising faculty for more information. Students selected for Ad Team take J459: Advanced Advertising Campaigns for 5 credits.

Faculty Advisor: Dave Koranda (dkoranda@uoregon.edu)

Allen Hall Advertising

Allen Hall Advertising (AHA) is a full-service, student-run advertising agency comprised of roughly 60 UO students. Teams work on multiple accounts throughout the year to produce professional-level work for real-world clients. AHA staff have the opportunity to gain true hands-on advertising experience and work with a large variety of clients. Students must apply for membership.

Website: https://aha.uoregon.edu/index.html
Twitter: @allenhalladvertising
Instagram: @allenhalladvertising
Faculty Advisor: Tom McDonnell (tomm@uoregon.edu)

Allen Hall Media

Allen Hall Media (AHM) is a student-run multimedia agency staffed by SOJC students who work collaboratively to deliver professional media to clients and partners in Eugene. Founded in spring 2018, AHM allows students to build professional experience planning, executing, and editing multimedia work for a variety of audiences. In addition to client team meetings, the entire agency meets weekly to engage in professional development and production workshops.

Website:  https://www.allenhallmedia.com
Twitter: @AllenHallMedia
Instagram: @AllenHallMedia
Faculty Advisor: Maya Lazaro (mlazaro@uoregon.edu)

After Hours 

After Hours is a resource for students in the advertising major looking to build student-to-student mentorship, get help building a portfolio for future job/internship applications, gain perspective on the industry, and learn about opportunities available within the Allen Hall community.

Faculty Advisor: Deb Morrison (debmor@uoregon.edu)
Website: afterhoursuo.com
Twitter: @afterhoursuo
Instagram: @afterhoursuo

Combined Culture

What started as a creative experiment for a few SOJC students has grown into a collective of 40+ UO students and alumni working to improve their communities by creating videos, art, and campaigns around social issues. Our contributors are currently based in Eugene, Brooklyn, Portland, and Los Angeles, but we're constantly broadening our perspectives. Let’s link, build, and grow.

Website: https://combinedculture.com
Twitter: @combinedculture
Instagram: @combinedculture
Faculty Advisor: Deb Morrison (debmor@uoregon.edu)

The Daily Emerald

The Daily Emerald is an award-winning newsroom that publishes a weekly newspaper and DailyEmerald.com, a real-time, 24/7 news website. With a focus on investigative reporting, campus news coverage, and community features, the Daily Emerald staff works hard to keep the university community informed about the day’s happenings and the issues that affect students every day. The newsroom—part of Emerald Media Group, an independent, student-run media business in Eugene—employs about 100 student reporters, editors, designers, photographers, and web developers. To apply, go to the Daily Emerald website.

Website: www.dailyemerald.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/dailyemerald
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/dailyemerald
Twitter: @dailyemerald
Instagram: @dailyemerald

DuckTV

DuckTV is the UO’s premier student-run television network, comprised of more than 100 students. We produce creative entertainment television and cover local news and sports. The students are in charge of editing, filming, writing, acting, directing, producing, advertising, social media, and more. DuckTV is a great place to gain valuable portfolio work while receiving hands-on training in a cooperative environment and earning academic credit. Students must audition, and those who are selected take J406 for 1–3 credits.

Website. https://ducktv.uoregon.edu/
Twitter: @UODuckTV
Instagram: @UODuckTV
Faculty Advisor: Kaitlin Bane (kbane@uoregon.edu)

Emerald Advertising & Marketing

Emerald Advertising & Marketing produces more than $600,000 in sales through print and digital advertising and other marketing services for Emerald Media Group, an independent, student-run media business in Eugene. Student account executive assistants work with EMG Account Executives learn sales, build media plans, and do account planning.

Website: www.emeraldmediagroup.org
Twitter: @dailyemerald

Emerald Essentials

Emerald Essentials is a lifestyle publishing group run out of the business offices of Emerald Media Group, an independent, student-run media business in Eugene. Essentials staff creates original content, native content, and sponsored content that is published online and in a variety of business-focused special sections.

Website: www.wemakecollegebetter.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/EMGessentials 
Twitter: @EMGessentials
Instagram: @EMGessentials

Emerald Photo Booth

Emerald Photo Booth is an event photography service run through Emerald Media Group, an independent, student-run media business in Eugene. It shoots photos for Greek houses, student groups, and UO departments. Photographers and students interested in gaining management, entrepreneurial, and business experience should inquire.

Website: www.emeraldphotobooth.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/EMGphotobooth
Twitter: @EMGphotobooth
Instagram: @EMGphotobooth

Emerald Studios

Emerald Studios is Emerald Media Group’s advertising and marketing video production department. Emerald Studios creates promotional videos, mini-docs, and custom video projects for UO departments, student groups, and small local businesses.

Website: www.emeraldmediagroup.org

IR Futures

IR Futures is a student organization focused on business and financial communications. The group investigates emerging trends in corporate and financial public relations, investor relations, issues management, and public affairs. Members attend monthly meetings, sponsor workshops, and volunteer their time to broaden student understanding of the capital markets and personal finance issues that impact the community. We invite distinguished speakers from the financial sector to campus to facilitate an exchange of ideas and foster professional development among members. IR Futures is one of a small number of student investor relations organizations in the nation.

Website: https://irfutures.wordpress.com
Twitter: @IRFutures
Instagram: @ir_futures
Faculty Advisor: Kathryn Kuttis (kuttis@uoregon.edu)

Social Media Club

The Social Media Club is a student-led group that meets biweekly to discuss how modern communicators use social media to achieve a specific goal or solve a problem. We invite guest speakers from agencies and organizations to share and educate students about their work experiences. 

Website: https://uosmc.uoregon.edu
Twitter: @uo_smc
Instagram: @uo_smc
Faculty Advisors: Kelli Mathews (kmatthew@uoregon.edu) and Dave Markowitz (dmark@uoregon.edu)

SOJC Student Advisory Board 

The SOJC Student Advisory Board was established in 2017 to connect students and faculty within the school and advise the SOJC’s dean about how to enrich the student experience through new opportunities for growth and inclusion.

Twitter: @SOJC_SAB