The Communication department has student activites in abundance. From awards ceremonies to extracurricular participation, students can gain hands-on experience and add to their resumes. Comedy FestivalOnce a year the Communication Department at William Paterson University hosts a competition for the funniest college student. Lambda Pi EtaThe Communication Honor Society Maltese AwardsThe Maltese Awards were started in 1996 to recognize and celebrate Communication students' achievements in media production The Pioneer TimesThe Pioneer Times is published by the Department of Communication at William Paterson University. This is a student-run newspaper with faculty support. Student Film AssociationThe Student Film Association allows students to share filmmaking resources by learning to work in crews and to support each other's film projects. Student Public Relations AssociationThis association creates public relations programs for select causes and issues of interest to WPU students, faculty and staff and provides public relations services to select campus clubs and organizations. WPBNWilliam Paterson Broadcast Network was established to coordinate the varied and growing activities related to the broadcast outlets operating on campus. WPSC 88.7FMWPSC-FM is Brave New Radio. The non-commercial station, FCC licensed to the city of Wayne NJ, started operating in December of 1988. University TheatreThe program offers students from all disciplines the opportunity to participate in and observe the joys of theatre, and to integrate this art form into their academic and life experience.