JOMC Alumni Council

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About the Alumni Council

We would like to welcome our recent graduates to learn more about the JOMC Alumni Council. which is comprised of a small group of journalism and mass communication graduates. Council Members help us maintain a strong presence in the industry and in communities throughout the US, provide internship/job/scholarship opportunities for our students, become professional mentors to them, organize the annual Alumni Chat, and serve as guest lecturers. The Council also assist with fundraising campaigns for the department. 

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Mission

To serve as a liaison between the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication (JOMC) and JOMC alumni

Vision

To build the foundation for an active and dynamic relationship between the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication (JOMC) and its alumni

Goals

* Get Organized: Establish council bylaws and a 3 year strategic plan
* Engage Alumni: Increase the level of engagement among JOMC alumni and the dept
* Raise Funds: Establish and implement a fundraising program

Homecoming 2013

Please join us for GHOE 2013 Homecoming Activities

Schedule for Friday, Nov. 1, 2013
9:30 a.m. -11 a.m. What: JOMC Alumni Council Breakfast/Meeting (Invitation Only)
Where: Room 208, Crosby Hall Boardroom
Alumni from the JOMC Department will convene for their annual meeting on alumni-related topics including fundraising, outreach, engagement, etc.

11: a.m. - 12:15 p.m. What: Homecoming Town Hall Meeting: Media Accuracy in Civil & Human Rights
Where: Television Studio -Third Floor, Crosby Hall
12: 15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. What: Crisis Communications and Civil Rights Panel Discussion
Where: Room 215, Crosby Hall
National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) President, Bob Butler and JOMC alum, Dexter Mullins, a news producer with Al Jazeera, will be the featured speakers during this town hall meeting on how the media covers civil and human rights issues. Other invited speakers include JOMC faculty and alumni.

1:15 p.m. – 2 p.m. What: Reception Honoring Sandra Hughes
Where: Room 217, Crosby Hall  
The Department of Journalism, alumni and friends will honor veteran broadcast journalist, Sandra Hughes, during a special reception. Hughes is an A&T alum and currently teaches courses in the JOMC Department.

7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. What: WNAA House Music Block Party
Where: Aggie Fanfest Stage
Annual homecoming block party featuring all genres of house music.

Schedule for Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013
12:00 p.m. – sunset What: WNAA Go-Go Music Block Party
Where: Aggie Fanfest Stage
Annual homecoming block party featuring all genres of go-go music

Alumni Council Members

President

Jeremy Barksdale

336.392.6248

jeremybarksdale@gmail.com

Ex-Officio (JOMC Dept. Chair)

Mrs. Gail Wiggins

336-285-3439

gwiggins@ncat.edu

Secretary-Treasurer

Governance Committee

This committee is responsible for establishing and maintaining the council's bylaws.

Jeremy Barksdale

336.392.6248

jeremybarksdale@gmail.com

Planning Committee

This committee is responsible for developing, and monitoring progress against, the council's 3 year strategic plan.

Tiffany Jones

910.316.8831

tiffanysjones82@gmail.com

Alumni Engagement Committee

This committee is responsible for keeping the JOMC alumni engaged through programs and activities.

Tiffany Balmer, tiffanybalmer@gmail.com

Lauren Towns
laurentt08@gmail.com

Communication Committee

This committee is responsible for keeping the alumni connected through frequent communication.

Stevii Mills, steviiamills@hotmail.com

LaToya Vickers, lvickers13@aol.com

Akimi Sinclair, akimistarr@gmail.com

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