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Department of Communications



Bowie State University is one of more than 200 universities across the country which host a chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA). The declared purpose of PRSSA, the national organization, is to cultivate a favorable and mutually advantageous relationship between students and professional public relations practitioners.

The student society aims to foster the following:

  • Understanding of current theories and procedures of the profession
  • Appreciation of the highest ethical ideals and principles
  • Awareness of an appropriate professional attitude
  • Appreciation of Associate Membership in PRSA and eventually accredited membership

The Bowie State PRSSA chapter provides students opportunities to gain practical and real-word experience in the field of public relations. They also learn and hone decision-making, planning, and  leadership skills which are critical in today's society to be successful in the global marketplace.

2019 Chapter Officers/Advisor

President: Sharon Osano
Vice President: Amber Anderson

Emmanuel Ogbankwa: Secretary

Tasia Taylor: Treasurer
Camira Thomas: Public Director
Destiny Johnson: Historian 

Faculty Advisor: Rochelle R. Daniel