Student Organizations

Explore communications interests such as advertising and public relations, journalism, television production, and radio broadcasting through our student organizations.

The Mercury Association

The Mercury Association is designed to provide information about educational and career opportunities in all areas of the communications industry. The group facilitates the transition from school to work with frequent resume workshops and the annual Internship Brunch, which brings together student and local businesses for a speed interview session. With a focus on interpersonal communication, advertising and public relations, Mercury helps students to find their place in the broad and diverse world of communications.

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K-Roo, the student radio station, strives to enrich the Kansas City community by promoting positive communication, information and entertainment through online radio. K-Roo provides students with the ability to gain experience in radio broadcasting, production, and promotion before stepping out into the professional world.

Interested in being a part of K-ROO? E-mail us for more information.

ROONEWSRooNews Masthead

RooNews is the independent student run newspaper.  Established in 1933, RooNews aims to provide the UMKC Community with news, sports, lifestyle, arts & entertainment and multi-media content.  Student journalists gain valuable experience writing articles, providing news photography, editing and media production.