Graduate Student Council

PURPOSE

The Graduate Student Council (GSC) promotes the success of graduate students by taking an active, leadership role in advancing the goals of the graduate student body. Members of the GSC serve as advocates for graduate student concerns and collaborate with various campus partners as they engage in personal and professional development.

 
 

2021 - 2022 Members

Brooklyn Jennings

Chairman

Instructional Design and Technology

Education

Contact Brooklyn

Karl Lowry

Vice Chairman

Arts & Humanities Seat


Contact Karl

 Farhana khandoker

              Secretary               

Emergency Management and Homeland Security

Engineering and Applied Science
Contact Farhana

Joey Davis

Public Relations Liaison

Multimedia Journalism

Art & Humanities 
Contact Joey

Rahanuma Tarannum

Treasurer
Emergency Management and Homeland Security

Contact Rahanuma

Irma Campos

Emergency Management and Homeland Security

At Large Seat
Contact Irma

Vacant



Education Seat

Natasha Golden

Multimedia Journalism

Art & Humanities
Contact Natasha

Vacant


Art & Humanities

 

Vacant

Education

Reem Ibrahim

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

Education
Contact Reem 

Vacant

 

At Large

Kaela Goodnight

Psychology

Art and Humanities
Contact Kaela

 
Taylor Horton

Student Affairs Administration

Education
Contact Taylor

 
Michan Chowritmootoo

Research and Graduate Studies

Staff Advisor
Contact Michan

 
Dr. Pam Dixon

Center for Leadership and Learning
Faculty Advisor
Contact Dr. Dixon

 CONSTITUTION

This council comprises seventeen (17) graduate students. Each college represented at the graduate level will have allocated seats. Currently there are four (4) for the College of Arts & Humanities, two (2) for the College of Business, four (4) for the College of Education, two (2) for the College of Engineering & Applied Sciences, and two (2) for the College of Natural & Health Sciences. Representation is based on the number of programs offered through each respective college. Three (3) at-large seats will be reserved for other candidates within the nomination pool.  


MEMBER RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Members of this council are expected to be a graduate student for the academic year (FA and SP semesters);
  • Must attend 2 meetings each month (exact time will be determined at first meeting of the year); 
    These meetings will serve as an opportunity to report information gained from other respective meetings on-campus (e.g., Graduate Council, Faculty Senate, etc.), discuss issues concerning graduate students, and to plan/host events and activities for graduate students. 
  • Will be encouraged to attend other special events hosted by the GSC throughout the year.
  • Within their appointed academic year, the GSC is expected to propose and/or implement a project, process, or initiative that will improve graduate student visibility, access to resources, or help Tech’s overall graduate community. 

 

REQUIREMENTS AND ELIGIBILITY
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA and good standing with the university
  • Candidates selected should exemplify true leadership qualities

Application Process

Graduate students interested in serving should submit an application packet (resume and statement of intent expressing why they want to be involved with this organization and what they will bring to the GSC should they be selected) to Brooklyn Jennings and Karl Lowry. Application materials can be submitted electronically to gradcollege@atu.edu. Candidates may be asked to complete an interview as part of the selection process.

Please direct any questions or concerns regarding the GSC toMichan Chowritmootoo, advisor, at mchowritmootoo@atu.edu.