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.

 
 

2022 - 2023 Members

Karl Lowry

Chairman

Arts & Humanities Seat

Contact Karl

Kaela Goodnight

Vice Chairman

Art and Humanities
Contact Kaela

Taylor horton

              Secretary               

Student Affairs Administration

Contact Taylor

Joey Davis

Public Relations Liaison

Multimedia Journalism

Art & Humanities 
Contact Joey

Vacant 

Treasurer


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

 

Vacant

Art and Humanities

Farhana Khandoker

Emergency Management and Homeland Security

Contact Farhana

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 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 to Michan Chowritmootoo, advisor, at mchowritmootoo@atu.edu.