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. Fall 2015 GSO Meeting dates and locations TBD.
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. Funding is limited and will be distributed on a first come, first served basis.
**NOTE: All funding for the 2014-2015 academic year has been distributed. Additional awards will not be granted until after July 1, 2015.
Student Research and Conference Travel Funding Application
Applications should be submitted at least one month prior to the scheduled Conference.
Fall 2015 Events TBD
Special Olympics Volunteer Events
LGBTQ Family Building Options (Co-Sponsored by the MSU LGBTQ Center)
Career and Internship Fair
Safe Space Training with the LGBTQ Center
Resume Workshop with Career Services
Guest Lecture Series: Spirituality with Dr. Gainor
Relay for Life
Safe Space Training
Habitat for Humanity
Interview Skills & Resume Writing Workshop
Welcome Back Happy Hour
For those who would like to learn more about this organization, please send an e-mail to email@example.com.