Student Organizations

The Ad Club/TAAF (affiliated website)
Contact:  Holly Furman,

The Temple AD Club, aka “TAC”, is a student organization run through the department of advertising in Temple’s School of Media and Communication. The organization is a student chapter of American Advertising Federation (AAF).

Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA)
Contact:  Mackenzie Krott,

The Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) offers members a variety of tools that can help students gain valuable information and experience. Weekly meetings feature guest speakers from various PR fields, guided tours of agencies, and networking opportunities for members. PRSSA also offers hands-on experience through fundraising and the newly developed student run PR Firm, PRowl Public Relations. PRSSA is a great way to get involved on campus and in the Philadelphia community.

Black Public Relations Society
Contact:  Amanda Winston,

Temple University’s Black Public Relations Society is a professional public relations organization that aims to cultivate, encourage, and create a supportive community for aspiring minority PR majors at Temple University. TUBPRS offers networking opportunities through volunteering with local PR projects and events as well as connecting with other chapters of BPRS.

Temple Association of Black Journalists (TABJ)
Contact:  Haniyyah Sharpe,

Temple’s Association of Black Journalists (TABJ) is an official student chapter of the National Association of Black Journalists. TABJ won the National Association of Black Journalists’ Student Organization of the Year award for 2005-2006. The organization provides minority journalists with networking opportunities they need to start their career.

Temple University Society of Professional Journalists (TUSPJ)
Contact: Professor George Miller,

The primary goal of Temple Society of Professional Journalists is networking. Staying true to the mission of the national organization, TUSPJ is dedicated to the perpetuation of the free press as the cornerstone of our nation and our liberty.

Temple Student Government (TSG)
TSG Senate Contact:  Julia Crusor,

WHIP – Student Radio Station

WHIP is Temple University’s student-run radio station, and lives to express the voice and diversity of the students. Now back on the map with a new studio in the Tech Center, WHIP will soon be broadcasting worldwide over the Internet.

The Temple News

The Temple News has been the paper of record for the Temple University community since it first printed as Temple University Weekly on Sept. 19, 1921. The award-winning student publication, editorially independent of Temple, now publishes every Tuesday and daily online. The Temple News distributes 5,000 printed copies, free of charge, to the university’s primary locations in the Delaware Valley.

Templar Annual
Contact:  Brittani Potts,

Templar Annual Yearbook captures life at Temple University in a quick snapshot of the past academic year. Every story featured in the Templar Annual aims to celebrate the present so that you can remember the past.

Her Campus Temple
Contact:  Jennifer Nguyen,,

Her Campus Temple is a branch of a nationally recognized online magazine that promotes the thoughts, voices, and opinions of college women of all different backgrounds. Promoting diversity and unity, Her Campus Temple serves as a hub for everything college women need to know on campus, in Philadelphia and beyond.

Communication Studies Club
Contact: Tyler Treml,

Communication Studies Club is a group of students based around the communication studies major who work within the organization as a platform to network with all individuals to bring together artful intellectual collaborative communication. We will also work on bringing in speakers and specialists to talk with our group about their field, or research, and how we can benefit from their keen knowledge. We will also be pursuing external relationships for opportunities on research and establishing strong networking connections to aid our academic and future careers.

Aperture Photo Agency
Contact:  Professor Ed Trayes,

The Aperture Photo Agency is a student-run full-service photo agency specializing in images of Philadelphia. Students can offer stock photography for sale or advertise their photographic services. Contact Prof. Ed Trayes for more information.

Media Meltdown Productions

Media Meltdown Productions is a student-run production company based out of Temple University. We actively collaborate all aspects of communication including, but not limited to: film, advertising, journalism, acting, public relations, event planning, creative writing, & media productions. MMP is also the 2012 Winner of Temple University’s “Best New Student Organization” award.