Clubs, Societies, and Organizations

Students majoring in Communication and Media Studies, Graphic Design, Journalism, Public Relations, and Web Development are engaged in on campus organizations, clubs and honor societies including, but not limited to, the following:

American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA) is the oldest and largest professional membership organization for design and is now known simply as “AIGA, the professional association for design.”

Graphic Design Club is focused on the art of Graphic Design as well as visiting design firms and hosting speakers to discuss topics pertaining to this field.

Lambda Pi Eta, Alpha Gamma Ro is the National Communication Association's official Honor Society, This honor society recognizes, fosters, and rewards outstanding scholastic achievement while stimulating interest in the communication discipline. 

Phi Beta Delta, Epsilon Rho Phi Beta Delta is the honor society for those engaged in International, Intercultural and Global scholarship, be they student, faculty or staff. The organization is unique on campus as the only honor society whose welcomes members from all parts of the University Community. Epsilon Rho, the Roger Williams University chapter of Phi Beta Delta, was formed in 2006. In May 2008, it held its first awarding of Honors Cords to graduating seniors at the University’s awards banquet.

Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) is the foremost organization for students interested in public relations and communications. We seek to advance the public relations profession by nurturing generations of future professionals. We advocate rigorous academic standards for public relations education, the highest ethical principles and diversity in the profession.

The Society for Professional Journalist(SPJ) at Roger Williams University is the only student chapter in Rhode Island proper. Our Journalism students have won national awards from SPJ for their streaming coverage of the 2012 National and local elections.