College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

Student Organizations


Public Relations Student

Society of America (PRSSA)PRSSA logo

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 For information about NC A&T’s PRSSA chapter, please contact chapter president Maia Grimes or vice president Sydara Reid, with JOMC faculty advisor Dr. Maria Zhang 336-285-3432. Follow on IG: ncatprssa


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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 that year wrote, produced, anchored, and edited. This newscast was led by many NABJ industry professionals, who pour into the students. JOMC is the only university currently hosting the short course. The short course is currently led by JOMC dept TV studio administrative assistant Caroline Jones with Aggie Pride. 
For info on scholarships, careers, internships, subscriptions, and more, go to the National Association of Black Journalists website. For information about the NABJ at NC A&T chapter and/or membership, please contact NABJ student president Kaila Collier or vice president Elaina White, with JOMC faculty advisor Professor David Squires 336-285-3435. Follow on IG: ncat_nabj



apseAssociated Press Sports Editors

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 currently not on Connect1891, instead please contact president Kamryn Jackson or vice president Jayla Jones, with JOMC ffaculty advisors Professor David Squires 336-285-3438 and Professor Michael Carter 336-285-3447. Follow on IG: ncat_apse



Aggie Filmmakers 

Announcing the Aggie Filmmakers: The official NCAT student organization dedicated to learning the art, craft and business of filmmaking. The new student leaders are following the template set by the founders of the group Nia (Simone) Applewhite and Kendall Ivey. Both were 2022 JOMC grads. Please contact the current student leaders Daniel Ward or Tristen Cochran-Broady for more information, with JOMC advisors Ed Moye 336-285-3438 and Professor Joe Jowers 336-285-3446.



The Aggie Media Group has been amplyifying brands and empowering students, by Firm Director Bria Williams and Assistant Firm Director Santroya Pitzer. For more information, please view the agency's website here or contact them via email. Advised by interim department chair Dr. Yahya Kamalipour and JOMC Communications Coordinator Suzette Phillips, both can be reached at 336-334-7900. Follow on IG: ncat_amg


The Aggie Bloggers is a new Fall 2023 group, founded and led by Mariah Hunt. For more information, please contact MariahFollow on IG: aggiebloggers