A Community to Empower Communication Graduates


Association of Communication Graduate Students (ACGS)

Welcome to the world of communication graduate studies! As you embark on this exciting journey, it is essential to find a community that supports and empowers you throughout your academic and professional growth. That's where the student-led organization Association of Communication Graduate Students (ACGS) comes in.



Mission and Objectives

The primary mission of ACGS is to empower communication graduate students by providing them with resources, support, and a platform to enhance their academic and professional growth. The organization strives to achieve the following objectives:


Community Building: ACGS aims to create a vibrant and inclusive community where communication graduate students can connect, collaborate, and share their experiences. Through social events, workshops, and online platforms, ACGS fosters a sense of belonging and camaraderie among its members.

Academic Support: ACGS recognizes the unique challenges faced by communication graduate students and offers various resources to support their academic endeavors. This includes organizing and communicating relevant seminars, conferences, and research symposiums, where students can present their work, receive feedback, and engage in scholarly discussions.

Professional Development: ACGS is committed to equipping communication graduate students with the skills and knowledge necessary for their future careers. The organization offers workshops and networking events that facilitate professional growth and help students navigate the job market.

Advocacy: ACGS serves as a collective voice for communication graduate students, advocating for their rights and interests within academic institutions. The organization works towards improving the quality of education, promoting diversity and inclusion, and addressing issues relevant to the field of communication.


Frequently Asked Questions

How can I become a member of ACGS?

To become a member of ACGS, you can visit the official website of the NDSU communication graduate program. There, you will find information on how to join ACGS and the benefits of becoming a member.

Are there any membership fees for joining ACGS?

Not mandatory, but members may contribute $20 annually. The fund collected will be used for newsletter printing, gifting graduate students, and for other fun events.

Can undergraduate students join ACGS?

ACGS primarily caters for communication graduate students. However, undergraduate students can participate in certain ACGS activities or events, subject to the event details.

I am an alumna of NDSU Communication department, can I join ACGS?

Again, ACGS primarily caters to communication graduate students. However, Alumni are highly encouraged to join the association to give support, share, and connect with other communication practicing individuals.


ACGS is here to help you thrive in your Communication journey. So, don't hesitate to become a member and take advantage of all the benefits and opportunities it offers.

For more information, contact Bukola Oloba, President, ACGS

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