Graduate Student Organization
The Graduate Student Organization serves to provide guidance and direction for the graduate student community by advocating issues of concern; providing assistance to undergraduate students regarding graduate student life; and sponsoring social activities and other events to foster the development of the graduate student community as a whole. This organization shall provide a forum for discussion of issues pertinent to the well-being of graduate students at MSU and serve as a liaison between the graduate student body and the administration to encourage communication and cooperation throughout the MSU community.
Meetings will be held once a month from 4:45pm to 5:15pm. Meeting dates and location for Fall 2014 will be announced shortly.
Executive Board Members
Welcome to the web page of MSU's Graduate Student Organization! The GSO tries to provide MSU graduate students with support, guidance, and opportunities for developing a greater sense of community. As Chair of the GSO, I encourage all MSU graduate students to get involved with this organization. Our steering committee holds meetings once a month, and these meetings are open to all graduate students. Please refer to the GSO website for more information. If you have any concerns you would like to communicate to the GSO, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. I welcome your input on how the GSO can help optimize your graduate experience at MSU, and I hope you will consider taking part in our meetings and activities.
Thank you for taking an interest in the GSO! I wish you all the best in your academic endeavors.
The GSO Chair
Welcome to the GSO homepage! My name is Shannon Schmeding and I am the Vice Chair of this organization. I will be receiving my Master's in Counseling with a concentration in Student Affairs and Higher Education in August of 2014. Aside from being the Vice Chair for the GSO, I currently work in the Mediation Resource Center on campus. Throughout the semester, Sushant and I hope that you will become involved in this organization and we look forward to working with you and with the larger community. If you have any questions, please feel free to e-mail us at email@example.com. Thanks for visiting this page and I hope to hear from you soon!
College of the Arts - Open position -- please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to apply
College of Education & Human Services - Open position -- please e-mail email@example.com to apply
College of Humanities & Social Sciences - Sanjay Advani
College of Science & Mathematics - Open position -- please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to apply
School of Business - Steve Mwafuga
*Please e-mail email@example.com with any college related inquiries. Your correspondence will be forwarded to the appropriate Ambassador.
The Graduate Student Organization (GSO) provides funds to graduate students enrolled in degree programs to participate in professional development for the 2014-2015 academic year. Activities that will be funded include: presenting research at a conference, and/or travel for gathering data for research.
Any graduate student in good standing (as determined by The Graduate School) is eligible to submit a request for no more than half the expended amount (maximum $300) for reimbursement of expenses incurred. A graduate student is eligible to receive this award up to three times in their graduate career.
GSO Travel Application. Applications should be submitted at least one month prior to the scheduled Conference.
Fall 2014 Events
Welcome Back Happy Hour: January 23rd, 2014 at 8:00pm
Interview Skills & Resume Writing Workshop: February 24th, 2014 at 5:00pm
Habitat for Humanity: April 5th, 2014 at 8:30am
Safe Space Training: April 23rd, 2014 at 5:00pm
Relay for Life: May 2nd, 2014 at 6:00pm
For those who would like to learn more about this organization, or would like to join the GSO, please send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.