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Graduate Student Council petitions for extra year of funding for master’s, PhD students

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Graduate Student Council petitions for extra year of funding for master’s, PhD students

April 16, 2020 0 comments

The Graduate Student Council has petitioned for an extra year of funding to extend graduate programs, citing instability caused by the current COVID-19 pandemic. GSC sent the petition to Provost Richard Locke P’18 and Dean of the Graduate School Andrew Campbell on April 1.

Counseling and Psychological Services director discussed recent developments, including adding two student representatives to the student consultation board to address mental health needs.

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GSC, CAPS address graduate student mental health needs

February 28, 2020 0 comments

The Graduate Student Council and Counseling and Psychological Services are collaborating on new programming to address graduate student mental health needs.

The Graduate Student Council met for the first time this semester to elect a new vice president of advocacy. They also discussed improving access to mental health support for graduate students, and voted to approve several budget changes.

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GSC elects new Vice President of Advocacy

February 6, 2020 0 comments

Entering the new semester, the Graduate Student Council elected a new vice president of advocacy and discussed programming to improve access to mental health support for graduate students. At its first monthly meeting of the year, the GSC elected Malcolm Thompson GS as vice president of advocacy after he ran unopposed.

Wednesday’s meeting took place in the newly renovated Graduate Student Lounge, located underneath Grad Center. The lounge has been outfitted with new flooring, cabinets, countertops and appliances.

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GSC changes bylaws, elects new chair at final meeting of year

December 5, 2019 0 comments

Sitting in the newly renovated Graduate Student Lounge, the Graduate Student Council elected a new chair of nominations, approved two revisions to its bylaws and shared updates on Executive Board initiatives in its final meeting of the semester.

Deans Vanessa Ryan and Maria Suarez spoke to students about the University working group’s progress in updating its leave of absence policies.

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GSC elects leadership for 2020

November 7, 2019 0 comments

After serving two years as President of the Graduate Student Council, Alastair Tulloch GS did not run for reelection. He will be replaced by Kathryn Thompson GS, who is currently GSC treasurer and ran uncontested for the position.

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Grad Student Council to bring speakers to campus

October 3, 2019 0 comments

The Graduate Student Council announced at its meeting Wednesday evening that they invited two speakers to campus to give talks later this month. Marie Solange Lopes, a teaching fellow  at Stonehill College and founder of blog “The Corporate Sister,” will speak to grad students about personal finance Oct. 17.

At its first meeting of the semester, the Graduate Student Council outlined its priorities and budget for the semester. Adam Spierer GS also shared that graduate and medical students will be able to access group fitness classes for free at the Nelson Fitness Center.

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Fitness classes now free for grad, med students

September 5, 2019 0 comments

This academic year, graduate and medical students will be able to access group fitness classes for free at the Jonathan Nelson ’77 Fitness Center, said Adam Spierer GS at the Graduate Student Council’s first meeting of the semester Wednesday evening.

GSC elects officers, reviews end-of-year report

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GSC elects officers, reviews end-of-year report

May 2, 2019 Comments are Disabled

In its last general body meeting of the semester Wednesday, the Graduate Student Council held elections for internal positions, heard presentations from guest speakers and received the executive board’s end-of-year report.

The GSC also voted to approve a slightly larger budget for this fall compared to last fall at the Graduate Student Lounge on Wednesday.

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Grad Student Council opens fall semester

September 5, 2018 Comments are Disabled

At its first general body meeting of the semester, the Graduate Student Council updated academic department representatives on new initiatives such as a revamped grievance procedure and a distinguished speaker series.

Graduate Student Council plans unionization forum, reviews budget

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Graduate Student Council plans unionization forum, reviews budget

February 8, 2018 Comments are Disabled

At its first general body meeting of the semester Wednesday evening, the Graduate Student Council announced its plans for a unionization forum this semester and voted on its spring budget.