You may have a passion for public relations and advertising, or Internet journalism,
broadcast news or magazines may inspire you. Whatever the case, the University of
Memphis Department of Journalism offers countless opportunities for students, alumni
and volunteers to join in and have fun and give each other a boost.
Get involved with the Journalism Alumni Club! All journalism alumni are welcome! Contact
the incoming club president for more information, Christopher Sheffield or journalism instructor Darrin Devault.
If you are interested in becoming a professional mentor to our students in the #GoPro
mentorship program, contact Dr. Erin Willis or Darrin Devault.
Donate to the department's scholarship fund. No amount is too large or too small.
Contact Department Chair, Dr. David Arant.
Join one of several student organizations that allow you to bond with classmates and
network with professionals in your chosen field. See the Department of Journalism's
Facebook for more information.
Society of Professional Journalists
Faculty advisor: Dr. Tom Hrach
National Association of Black Journalists
Faculty advisor: Professor Otis Sanford
Public Relations Student Society of America
Faculty advisor: Professor Darrin Devault
American Advertising Federation
Faculty advisor: Dr. Sandy Utt
Social Media Club
Faculty advisor: Dr. Carrie Brown-Smith