The 2012/2013 GSG executive board expresses its gratitude to all attendees of the handing over ceremony held on May 1st, 2013. We believe that you will continue to support the success and progress of GSG by helping the new administration complete their job of advocacy and engagement on students' behalf. Please click on the link to find the final report for the 2012-2013 administration.
Description: GSG Executive Board and Senators Transition
Location: Martin University Center - 105 Fir Hill Street, Akron, OH 44325
Date: Wednesday, May 1st, 2013 at 1:30 - 3:00 pm
Special guest speakers for the event include:
Dr. George R. Newkome (VP for Research & Dean of the Graduate School),
Mrs. Candace Campbell Jackson (Vice President and Chief of Staff),
Denine M. Rocco (Associate Vice President and Dean of Students), and
Dr. Mark B. Tausig (Professor & Associate Dean of the Graduate School)
The Handing Over Ceremony and Social is a major activity to celebrate the achievements of the current GSG administration, induct new executives to office, unite all graduate students in the University community, and provide opportunities for networking and collaboration.
STUDENT TRUSTEE POSITION
Applications are being accepted from current university of Akron Students interested in serving as a student member of the University of Akron Board of Trustees.
The Board of Trustees objective is to allow more student input on the governing bodies of the University.
Student trustees will be expected to attend Board of Trustee meetings and actively participate in Board matters
PLEASE READ THE ATTACHED DOCUMENT BY CLICKING ON THE TITLE FOR MORE INFORMATION AND RULES
WAYS TO BE INVOLVED - VOLUNTEER WITH US!
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UA Student Innovation Symposium (UASIS)
UASIS is a forum for graduate and undergraduate students to present their research, and for community and industry leaders to hear and discuss creative and scholarly work with faculty and administration. UASIS is a joint effort established by the Graduate School, the Office of Research Services and Sponsored Programs, the Office of Technology Transfer and the Office of the Vice president for Research.
2013-2014 Graduate Student Government - General Elections
During the Spring 2013 Leadership Symposium with Jim Tressel, the aspirants for the 2013-2014 Graduate Student Government leadership positions were introduced and campaigning officially started. For more information about the candidates, please visit our elections tab.
The Spring 2013 Graduate Student Government Newsletter has been released.
You can pick up a copy by our office at the Student Union or by clicking on the link above.
Graduate Student Government FLYER - Spring 2013
The Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering has an open Post Doc and Ph. D. position.
Please click HERE for more information.
The University of Akron Vice President of Strategic Engagement, Mr. James P. (Jim) Tressel will address students in a discussion about leadership and development. This 2nd symposium is part of a series featuring University officials that are changing the way we approach our professional life.
Date: Friday, February 22nd, 2013
Time: 1:45pm -3:15pm
Venue: Polymer Science Auditorium
Sign up for the event in the link below and bring your friends.
The University of Akron Graduate Student Government (GSG) invites all graduate students to its exclusive "Fall 2012- Leadership Symposium" with "The University of Akron President -Dr. Luis M Proenza.
Date: November, 30th 2012
Time: 1:45pm -3:15pm
Venue: Student Union Room 227 - Professor's Lounge
This novel leadership program is a first of its kind which is merely the beginning of our legacy of change in bridging the gap between academics and professional career for students at large. Your participation in this symposium will not only improve your lives as students on campus but help you generate the right ideas that connect to employers and potential partners.
Please RSVP here
National Association of Graduate-Professional Students
26th Annual National Conference
November 1-4, 2012
Please find more info HERE
Fellow Graduate Students,
The Graduate Student Government (GSG) executive board is inviting all of you to take part in the first Campus-Wide Meeting of the semester. Every graduate student has the opportunity to suggest and contribute to the discussion on major policies impacting the graduate student body at The University of Akron.
Event: Campus Wide Meeting
Date: Friday, October 12, 2012
Time: 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Venue: Student Union - Room 310
The agenda for this event includes:
a. General Report of the Graduate Student Government
b. Budget Appropriations for the 2012/2013 Academic Year
c. Update on the GSG Travel Funding Support Policy
d. Updates on the Student Health Insurance Policy
e. Leadership summit with President Dr. Luis Proenza
f. National Association of Graduate-Professional Students (NAGPS) - National Annual Conference from November 1-4, 2012 at Duke University in Durham, NC.
g. Proposals to explore increase of stipends of graduate assistants as its been done for UA professors and administrators.
GSG Social to take place at InfoCision Stadium - 5th Floor
Friday, September 14th, 2012
Time: 1:30 - 4:00 pm
Food will be served
Program has been released!
The Graduate Student Government presents its strategic plan for the 2012-2013 academic year.
The 2011-2012 GSG administration released its budget.
Minutes for the most recent GSG meetings are found below
August 11, 2012 (link)
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Graduate Student Government
The University of Akron
Student Union 135D
Akron, OH 44325-4601