Graduate Student Council


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.

GSC Membership

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


2019 - 2020 Representatives


arts & Humanities

Sarah Easley
Taylor Rigsby, President
Grishma Khatri
Stephanie Swatzel


Sydne Lorfing


Michele Barraza
Amanda Trammell, Secretary

Engineering & Applied Sciences

Chris Rehm, Vice President
UG Onuegbu

Natural & Health Sciences

Charlee Carlton


Maily Andraca, Public Relations  
Simeon Eseyin
Jennifer Hoover


Requirements and Eligibility

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 Lindelle Fraser, Coordinator of Graduate Student Support Services.  Application materials can be submitted electronically to or Candidates may be asked to complete an interview as part of the selection process.

Please direct any questions or concerns regarding the GSC to Lindelle Fraser, co-advisor, at