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Clubs and Student Organizations

The WVU College of Creative Arts and Media hosts a variety of student organizations. These clubs offer opportunities to engage in University activities and connect with other students nationwide. You'll also travel to conferences and events; visit with professionals in media organizations, museums and theaters; and participate in professional development experiences.

Get Involved

The College of Creative Arts and Media hosts a “Get Involved” event each semester in the Media Innovation Center. Student organizations set up booths and provide information. This is an opportunity to talk to org representatives and find the perfect club (or clubs!) for you.

For general club information or to discuss your options, speak with your College of Creative Arts and Media advisor. And be sure to follow @wvuccam on Facebook and Instagram for announcements and upcoming club meetings.

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Ad Club (AAF)

The Ad Club provides insights into the advertising world, connects you with industry professionals, and provides internship and job opportunities to support your advertising career.

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American String Teachers Association

In partnership with National ASTA, the mission of WVU student chapter of ASTA is to provide support, pedagogical resources, career guidance, and communication; to arrange events, services, and benefits for West Virginia string educators and students; and to serve, influence, and enhance the visibility and image of string education throughout the state.

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Association for Women in Sports Media

AWSM works to promote and increase diversity in sports media through career-enhancement networking and mentoring initiatives as well as the internship/scholarship program – which has placed more than 150 female college students in paid summer positions since 1990.

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Film Club

WVU’s Film Club is a creative community that encourages interest and enthusiasm in all aspects of film, from the craft to consumption and everything in-between. This group is the closest thing to a production company on campus; ensuring members have access to all the people and equipment needed to bring creative projects to life.

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Game Developers Club

The Game Developers Club provides game development experience to interested students on campus by providing the resources they need to help make games and a supportive community of like-minded students with an interest in the games industry.

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Her Campus

For writers and team members, Her Campus is a networking resource, a career-building opportunity and, most importantly, a hub of like-minded people at your university (and beyond) that all want to give voice to women’s empowerment. This organization provides content and community that will enhance your university experience at WVU and keep you up to speed on national news and happenings as well.

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Horn Club

Open to hornists who are or who will become members of the International Horn Society and who participate in the WVU Horn Ensembles.

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Jazz Club

The purpose of the WVU JAZZ CLUB is to strengthen and promote the WVU Jazz Area, promote knowledge about jazz, and promote communication among its performers and enthusiasts. Membership is open to all jazz enthusiasts. The voting membership of this organization shall be limited to WVU students who are active in the WVU Jazz Ensembles.

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Kappa Kappa Psi

WVU’s Omicron chapter it is a coed organization consisting of approximately 25-30 members. The organization has a rich history of service to the bands and is steeped in tradition. Over the past years, Omicron has developed into one of the leading chapters in the entire country.

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Mirage Magazine

Mirage Magazine is a student-run lifestyle and fashion publication, started by students in the WVU Reed College of Media through the former organization Ed On Campus. The team publishes a new magazine issue each semester centered around a theme. At the end of each semester, the organization holds a release party to celebrate the new issue and hosts a panel on a topic that impacts the Appalachian community.

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Mon Hills Music Group

Mon Hills Records and Go 1st Records are independent record labels in conjunction with Mon Hills Music Group, a professional component of the School of Music's music industry program. The label is operated by students from across the university with guidance from music industry program director Darko Velichkovski and assistant director Joshua Swiger. Mon Hills Music Group strives to give students a wide variety of experiences in the music industry, from publishing to audio engineering.

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MonRiverGames

MonRiverGames is a game development community studio dedicated to providing enriching and professional experiences within game design and the arts for its members. Students build relationships with each other and the greater game dev community. The games they develop are generally "just for fun's sake," but some are more serious. MonRiverGames students have the opportunity to travel to cons and other game related events.

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Music Teachers National Association WVU Student Chapter

District I of the West Virginia Music Teachers Association organizes annual events for solo and group performance, achievement, and fun for students of all ages. Students can earn certificates and trophies for participation in events such as Fall Festivals, Pedals & Bows & More, and Competitions for Special Achievement.

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National Association for Black Journalists

NABJ is a national organization of students and media professionals dedicated to diversity within media. NABJ is dedicated to academic and extracurricular excellence and integrity, establishing a strong union among minority students pursuing degrees in journalism and related fields at West Virginia University for the purpose of receiving guidance from both the NABJ and its professional affiliate chapters.

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National Association for Music Education (NAfME)

National Association for Music Education (NAfME) is an educational organization that contributes resources for music educators and those who wish to become educators that are interested in all aspects of music education. NAfME participants meet once a month to discuss topics with guest speakers and faculty. Participants also go to WVMEA conference to meet other members across the state from other schools.

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Public Relations Student Society of America

The WVU Chapter of PRSSA is a strong, active chapter that strives each year to provide members with opportunities that expand their education beyond the classroom, broaden their network of professional PR practitioners, and launch their career by providing avenues for students to build and grow their professional experience before entering the workforce.

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Radio Television Digital News Association

The Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) is the world’s largest professional organization exclusively serving the electronic news profession including industry professionals, journalism educators, and students. RTDNA is dedicated to encouraging and supporting excellence in the field of electronic journalism.

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S.C.O.R.E.

The WVU chapter of the Society of Composers, Inc. (SCI), a national organization for professional composers. S.C.O.R.E. members receive online publications from SCI that detail opportunities for composition contests, commissions, various national and international conferences, and a listserv/forum for discussion of compositional issues.

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Sigma Alpha Iota

Members of SAI are active in all areas of campus music and campus life, working closely with faculty, administration, campus and community groups, music professionals and patrons. Sigma Alpha Iota has long been recognized as a leader in the field of music and provides a lifetime of fraternity contact.

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Society of Professional Journalists

The Society of Professional Journalists is a national organization open to students from all journalism sequences. SPJ is dedicated to the continuation of a free press and at WVU, we focus on promoting this flow of information and maintaining constant vigilance in protecting the First Amendment guarantees of freedom of speech and of the press.

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The Daily Athenaeum

The DA is a student-run 24/7 digital-first media organization that includes print, online, video and podcasting. The DA is proud of its role as a watchdog for the WVU community and of the generations of students who have honed journalistic, business and leadership skills at the DA.

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U92: The Moose

U92 The Moose, WWVU-FM is the source of new music and broadcaster development at West Virginia University. U92 is known for launching many students into the broadcast industry and, at the same time, standing strong as the New Music Pioneer, playing new and experimental music.

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West Virginia Low Brass Club

WVLB (West Virginia Low Brass) is a recognized student organization that includes all music majors whose primary instrument is the trombone, euphonium or tuba. In a typical year the combined trombone/euphonium/tuba studios are comprised of 25 to 30 students. WVLB is also open to other students who actively pursue their musical interest while at WVU.

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Ensembles

Our ensembles are open to anyone who enjoys making music, regardless of major.

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