Student Organizations

The Ad Club/TAAF

TAC Website
The Temple Ad Club, or TAC, is an organization that serves to promote advertising awareness among the students of Temple University. Through education and hands on experience, we promote the role that advertising plays in our everyday lives. We study its growing power and effect in the ever expanding “real” world, while giving driven students of all majors a chance to express and explore their creativity.
Please join us at our weekly meetings, Mondays from 4:30-5:30 in HGSC 220.

Aperture Photo Agency

Contact:  Professor Ed Trayes,
Aperture Facebook page
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.

Black Public Relations Society

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.

Communication Studies Club

Communication Studies Club Facebook page
We are 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.

Her Campus Temple

Her Campus Website
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.

PRowl Public Relations

PRowl Website
PRowl Blog

At PRowl Public Relations, students are given opportunities to develop their strategic thinking and gain tactical practice. Members create and execute public relations campaigns, form valuable relationships with professionals in the Philadelphia area, apply their classroom knowledge to a real-world setting, become part of an interactive communications process and prepare for life beyond graduation.

Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA)

PRSSA Website
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.

Rhetoric and Public Advocacy Student Club

Contact:  Professor Jason Del Gandio,
Rhetoric and Public Advocacy Facebook page
The purpose of the RPA Student Club is to facilitate activities related to “Rhetoric and Public Advocacy.” The club fosters discussion about important social and political issues, provides networking opportunities for like-minded students, and explores a variety of issues related to activism, community organizing, social movements, campaign management, social change and social justice. The club exposes students to worldly issues by hosting speakers, organizing public debates, providing advice to campus-based advocacy efforts, staying abreast of cutting-edge advocacy trends, and conducting a host of other student-run activities. The RPA Student Club is open to all students across campus, regardless of academic major.

Templar Annual

Templar Annual Website
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.

Temple Association of Black Journalists (TABJ)

TABJ Website
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 Student Government (TSG)

Temple Student Government Website

Temple University Society of Professional Journalists (TUSPJ)

SPJ Website
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 Update Ahora

Update Ahora Website
“Update Ahora” is the Spanish language service of SMC’s long–running weekly student newscast, “Temple Update.”

The Temple News

Temple News Website
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.

WHIP – Student Radio Station

WHIP Website
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.