College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Student Organizations

 

Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA)

The student-led PRSSA group meets on campus at North Carolina A&T State University and hosts public relations and communications professionals in the local area, particularly graduates from the Journalism and Mass Communication Department. The organization helps students gain the experiences and practical knowledge employers are seeking in candidates.

The organization offers internship listings, competitions, scholarships, awards and leadership opportunities. In addition, PRSSA provides publications, news and social media to keep students updated on the latest industry trends to make them one of the most-highly rated candidates among graduates. Students add to their tool box by participating in mock interview sessions, competing in case competitions, resume review and attending the annual national convention. The national organization was founded in 1967. Today PRSSA is made up of nearly 7,000 students and advisers in 300 plus chapters in the United States, Argentina, Colombia and Peru. The organization has a rich history of support from the parent organization, the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA). To read more information about the national organization, visit www.prssa.org. For information about NC A&T’s PRSSA chapter, please contact PRSSA student president Dajanique RorieAlston or faculty advisor Dr. Maria Zhang 336-285-3432.

 

The National Association of Black Journalists at North Carolina A&T State University (NABJ at NC A&T SU)

NABJ at NC A&T State University is a student affiliate chapter of the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ). The organization is comprised of journalism and mass communication students at North Carolina A&T who share a common goal. The organization’s mission is to foster a worldwide community of Black journalists and media professionals. The student chapter provides networking, mentoring, training, scholarships, and internship opportunities for its members. The chapter is proud to host the NABJ Multimedia Short Course since 1992. Here is a link to the newscast the 30 attendees wrote, produced, anchored, and edited. This newscast was led by NABJ industry professionals.

For info on scholarships, careers, internships, subscriptions, and more, go to the National Association of Black Journalists Webster. For information about the NABJ at NC A&T, please contact NABJ student president Sydney Ross or Kuleema Kuteh The faculty advisor is John Hinton. 

apseAssociated Press Sports Editors (APSE) 

APSE is an organization affiliated with, and recognized by, the National Associated Press Sports Editors group. The chapter at North Carolina A&T State University hosts activities, workshops, and training in live-game coverage. APSE is not currently on Connect 1891, instead please contact 

President - Alexis Black or Vice President - Charlee Major or Faculty Advisor - Professor Squires

 

Aggie Filmmakers 

Announcing the Aggie Filmmakers: The official NCAT student organization dedicated to learning the art, craft and business of filmmaking. Please contact the co-presidents are Ebone' Watlington-Gramblin and Jamaul Moore for more information. The new student leaders are following the template set by Nia (Simone) Applewhite and Kendall Ivey, the founders of the group and 2022 JOMC grads. For more information, please contact faculty advisors Ed Moye and Professor Carter