The Michael Bugeja Chapter of Kappa Tau Alpha at Iowa State University is the local chapter of the national honor society of journalism and mass communication, public relations and advertising. Iowa State's chapter was established in 1986.
Established in 1910 at the University of Missouri, KTA has more than 100 chapters nationwide and is a member of the Association of College Honor Societies. KTA membership is restricted to the top-ranking undergraduate and graduate students in journalism and communication programs. Iowa State University initiations are held annually.