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Texas A&M Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists

Public Profile

About This Organization

Abbreviation(s):
SPJ
Purpose:
The Texas A&M Chapter of Society of Professional Journalists is dedicated to the perpetuation of a free press as the cornerstone of our nation and liberty. It is a journalist's duty to keep the American people well informed in an accurate, comprehensive, timely and understandable manner. Therefore, our purposes are (1) to promote this flow of information, (2) to encourage a climate in which journalism can be practiced freely and fully, (3) to stumulate high standards and ethical behavior in the practice of journailsm, (4) to foster excellence and to encourage diversity among journalists, (5) to inspire successive generations of talented people to become dedicated journalists, and (6) to maintain constant watch in protection of the First Ammendment o the Constitution of the United States of America.
Year Founded:
2009
Membership Dues:
$36/year national, $5/semester local
Admits Members:
All Year
Meeting Locations:
Rudder Tower, MSC, Around Bryan/College Station

Public Contact Information

Public Contact Name:
Alex Bourquein
Public Contact E-mail Address:
alexbrock1901@tamu.edu
Public Contact Phone Number:
409-782-0208

Group Contact Information

Organization Web Site:
http://www.facebook.com/#!/group.php?gid=183472526081

Organization Associations

Academic Department:
College of Liberal Arts
Non-Academic Department:
None

Membership

Approximate membership of the organization:
1-30
Membership policies:
  • Our organization accepts undergraduate students as members
  • Our organization accepts graduate students as members
  • Our organization accepts faculty/staff as members
Weekly time committment required of organization members:
0-3 Hours
Membership intake process:
Open

Events

Community Service Projects:
Once per semester
Fundraising Events:
Once per year
Speakers/Lectures:
Three or more times per semester
On-Campus Social Events:
Twice per semester
Off-Campus Social Events:
Three or more times per semester
Hosting Conferences:
Once per semester
Sponsoring Special Events (Concerts, one-time events, etc.):
Twice per semester
New Member Orientation/Training:
Never
Events with Alcohol:
Never
In-State Travel:
Never
Domestic US Travel:
Never
International Travel:
Never