Clubs & Organizations
Clubs & Organizations
Involvement with clubs and organizations is an excellent way for students to meet peers, network with industry professionals and gain hands-on experience with projects and events.
The following list features clubs and organizations sponsored by Grady College and/or UGA, which many of our students are involved in.
UGA AdClub provides members with industry-related content and networking activities designed to guide the transition from the university to careers in the advertising industry.
AdPR Connection is a major networking event where advertising and public relations students in Grady can interact with employers and attend informative panels.
Backlight Film Festival
The Backlight Student Film Festival is an award-winning collaborative effort between the Entertainment Media Industries Club and University Union with a mission to foster innovation and creativity within the University of Georgia community by promoting and highlighting the work of aspiring filmmakers.
DiGamma Kappa provides enrichment & networking opportunities for Grady students across print, broadcast and digital platforms via hands-on experience with writing, producing, and editing.
InfUSion Magazine is a multicultural publication and provides a journalistic medium where all students can share, report, voice their opinions and exhibit their creativity.
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The Grady Ambassadors are a team of student leaders who serve as official hosts and advocates for Grady College. The group’s goal is to present a positive and lasting image of the college and its students to all constituents. Learn more about Grady Ambassadors here.
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“The Red & Black has impacted the entire trajectory of my life. The numerous mentors that have taught me and helped me at R&B have also hugely impacted me both personally and professionally.”
“I’m beyond impressed by students on the Selection Committee for the Backlight Student Film Festival.. This level of commitment and collaboration is a trademark of the students at this college.”
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“Through Women in Media (WIM), I have learned we can not only grow ourselves, but also help our peers grow. That is true women’s power.”
Jane Congfei Lian
“PRSSA has provided me with the opportunity to gain valuable insight from various industry professionals across diverse PR sectors, including sports, entertainment, cosmetics, politics and more.”
“Learning how a professional agency operates and getting real world experience working with a big-name client has been an invaluable experience I’ll never forget.”
“This experience [through AdPR Connection] was so rewarding because we were able to create an enriching space for professional development where students feel confident — I am so proud of my team and what we were able to accomplish.”
“Beyond the classroom, I could not be more grateful for the people I’ve met through my involvement with Grady Newsource, DiGamma Kappa, and UGA Miracle.”
“Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) has given me invaluable industry insight, networking skills and above all a sense of community at Grady and UGA.”
“Public Relations Student Society of America has given me so many opportunities, taught me so many things, and given me so many great friends.”
“The Industry really helped to connect me on campus and get my foot in the door professionally. It surrounded me with other passionate storytellers who went out of their way to encourage and help me develop my passions.”
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