Student Organizations

​Students in the journalism department are encouraged to participate in campus affiliate chapters of national professional media organizations such as the Society of Professional Journalists, the Public Relations Student Society of America, the American Advertising Federation, the Central Press Photographers Association, and more.

The following are the contacts for Fall 2014 for the student chapters at CMU:

Society of Professional Journalists:

For more information contact:

President: Zahra Ahmad ​​ahmad1zm@cmich.edu

Vice President: Breanna Stadel stade1br@cmich.edu

Student Government Association Rep.: Arielle Hines hines1as@cmich.edu 

Secretary: Laura Ducharme ducha1le@cmich.edu

Treasurer: Amanda Brancecum branc1al@cmich.edu

Public Relations Director: Midge Carter carte1mg@cmich.edu

Advisers:  Ed Simpson & Jack Hartman 

simpse1e@cmich.edu hartm1jk@cmich.edu​


American Advertising Federation:

For more information, contact:

Johnny Sparks, (989) 774-1340 or spark3j@cmich.edu


Central Press Photographers Association:

If you are photographer and need help getting your foot in the door, let the CPPA help. You will be affiliated with the Michigan Press Photographers Association and the National Press Photographers Association. You will meet once a month and will submit photos to be entered in competitions.

For more information contact:

President: Zack Wittman wittm1zc@cmich.edu

Vice President: Emily Mesner mesne1ej@cmich.edu

Vice President: Emily Brouwer brouw1ec@cmich.edu

Treasurer: Taryn Wattles wattl1t@cmich.edu

Secretary: Daytona Niles​ niles1dl@cmich.edu

Social Chair: Taylor Ballek​ balle1tk@cmich.edu


Public Relations Student Society of America:

For more information contact:

President: Scott Stewart stewa5sa@cmich.edu

Vice President of Chapter Development: Katie Frankhart frank4km@cmich.edu

Vice President of Professional Development: Anastasha Franco franc5am@cmich.edu 

Secretary: Haley Burrill burri1he@cmich.edu

Treasurer: Halle Sobzcak sobcz1hm@cmich.edu

Director of Member Services: Elisa Pelletier pelle1ec@cmich.edu

Director of Public Relations: Alexandrea Giguere gigue1al@cmich.edu

Director of Social Media: Breanna Stadel stade1br@cmich.edu


Director of Recruitment: Nate Printz print1nm@cmich.edu 

Director of Leadership: Ariel Graber grabe1ar@cmich.edu​​

 

Public Relations Central:

For more information contact: prcentral@gmail.com

President: Jacqueline Coleman colem2jr@cmich.edu

Vice President: Jake French frenc2ja@cmich.edu

Treasurer: Matthew Turner-Reed turne3ma@cmich.edu​

Secretary: Nathan Printz print1nm@cmich.edu​

Director of Membership: Catharine Studzinski studz1cr@cmich.edu

Digital Coordinator: Natalie Kaczorowski kaczo1ns@cmich.edu

Office Manager: Ariel Graber grabe1ar@cmich.edu​​

 

Central On-Line News Association (Grand Central Magazine):

gcmag.org

Editor-in-Chief: Samantha Smallish small1sg@cmich.edu

Managing Editor: Charnae Sanders sande3cm@cmich.edu

Photo Editor: Andrea Henk & Christina Locricchio henk1an@cmich.edu locri1cg@cmich.edu

Public Relations: Lauren Vernier & Alex Bakalis

Campus Life Editor: Megan Zaleski zales1mm@cmich.edu​

Arts & Entertainment Editor: Chris Allen allen1cd@cmich.edu

Style Editor: Laura DuCharme​ ducha1le@cmich.edu

Sports Editor: Bryce Huffman huffm1bk@cmich.edu

Food & Beverage Editor: Kate Woodruff woodr1km@cmich.edu

Advisor: Betsy Pollard Rau rau1bp@cmich.edu​

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