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Student Organizations

Students in the School of Communication may participate in a variety of organizations. Our current organizations are listed below along with their basic descriptions.

Communication Graduate Student Association (CGSA)

Graduate students in our program are encouraged to participate in CGSA, the goals of which are to: Facilitate, promote, and provide academic, professional, and social support for MA students in the School of Communication.

To learn more about CGSA, please contact: Dr. Glenn Hubbard at

Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA), ECU Chapter

The ECU chapter of PRSSA strives to cultivate a favorable and mutually advantageous relationship between students and public relations practitioners. The student society aims to foster an: 1) Understanding of current theories and practices in the profession, 2) Appreciation of the highest ethical ideals and principles, 3) Awareness of an appropriate professional attitude, and 4) Appreciation of Associate Membership in PRSA leading to accredited membership.

To learn more about the ECU Chapter of PRSSA, send email to: 

Student Journalism Society (SJS)

Student Journalism Society is a student-run club registered with Student Activities and Organizations. It meets once a week at 5 p.m. Thursday in Joyner East 202, and we organize events with guest speakers, field trips and fund-raisers, all geared to helping students interested in journalism to learn more about the field and to advance their careers.

To learn more about SJS, please contact: Chuck Twardy at