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.

 
 

2020 - 2021 Members

AMANDA LOWE 

Chair

College Student Personnel

Education Seat 

Contact Amanda

Christopher Rehm 

Vice Chair

Information Technology

Engineering & Applied Sciences Seat
Contact Christopher

Claire KerR

Secretary

Student Affairs Administration


Education Seat

Contact Claire

SYDNE LORFING

Treasurer

Business Administration


Business Seat

Contact Sydne

MAILY ANDRACA 


Emergency Management and Homeland Security

At Large Seat

Contact Maily

Daniel Childers



Health Informatics


Natural and Health Sciences Seat

Contact Daniel

Jamison Hale

Public Relations Liaison

Student Affairs Administration


Education Seat

Contact Jamison

 Michele Barraza


College Student Personnel

Education Seat

Contact Michele

Gary Cameron

Nursing Administration and Emergency Management

Engineering and Applied Sciences Seat

Contact Gary

Cameron McKasson


Business Administration

Business Seat


Contact Cameron

UGONMA ONUEGBU

Information Technology

Engineering & Applied Sciences Seat

Contact Ugonma

Kaitylnn Beaird


Faculty Advisor

Contact Kaitlynn

Lyndsay Simpson


Faculty Advisor

Contact Lyndsay

 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 Lyndsay Simpson.  Application materials can be submitted electronically to gradcollege@atu.edu or lsimpson@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 Lyndsay Simpson, co-advisor, at lsimpson@atu.edu.