MCJR Student Handbook
On-Campus Student OrganizationsNational Broadcasting Society / Alpha Epsilon Rho
Primarily for students interested in a broadcasting career, this group promotes professionalism among those about to enter the broadcast industry. The group features a national conference with other chapters throughout the U.S. and provides a conduit to scholarships, awards and other opportunities.
Public Relations Student Society of America
Primarily for students interested in a public relations career, this group is a student's first major step towards entering the public relations industry. The group provides a host of opportunities for professional development and serves as a primary source of networking with professionals in the field.
Mass Communications Student Association
Open to all Mass Communications and Journalism majors, this group promotes civic and campus activities and fosters a spirit of collegiality in which any student can find their niche and meet others with similar interests and goals.
Student Media"Hot 91" WNSB 91.1 FM
WNSB is licensed by the Federal Communications Commission to the Board of Visitors of Norfolk State University. The 17,000 watt non-profit station serves as a radio industry learning laboratory for Norfolk State University students. Since its inception, WNSB has actively associated with local, regional and national professional organizations, including Tidewater Area Radio Broadcasters (TARB), Virginia Association of Broadcasters (VAB), Broadcast Education Association, National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) and the National Broadcasting Society - Alpha Epsilon Rho. WNSB has actively supported community events and public service organizations within the Tidewater area, earning and maintaining respect throughout its service area and within the local broadcast industry.
The Spartan Echo
The Spartan Echo, SpartanEcho.org and Spartan Echo TV are dedicated to meeting the goals of serving Norfolk State University's communication needs and providing maximum opportunity for educational communication experience in fulfillment of the institution and the full spirit of the First Amendment to the Constitution of the United States of America. The Spartan Echo is governed by the NSU Student Publication Board chaired by the Vice President for Student Affairs (or their designee). Student editors may develop their organizational policies and their own news and editorial content free from censorship and threat of reprisal, suspension or removal from office. Freedom of the press as guaranteed by the Constitution is not impeded or interfered with by the university or any of its agencies, staff, faculty, administrators or student government bodies. The university expects the student media will conduct their business in a professional and responsible manner, adhering to the canons of journalistic ethics (as established by the Society of Professional Journalists) and, as applicable, to the laws of the Federal Communications Commission.