October 2018

Graduate Student Association

Friday, October 12th, 2018
Biomed II B542
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

William MacCain, GSA President
Leah Horn, Vice President
Samantha Huckuntod, Secretary
Laura Ewing, Treasurer



Career Day

  • We need students to volunteer to give 15 minute tours. The tours will only run from 1:30-1:45.

GSA symposium

  • Tiff made a poster for the speaker
  • We need to organize gifts for the judges
  • Laura will confirm with the invited speaker about the honorarium
  • We still need volunteers to help set up and organize event

Student wellness seminar series

  • Dr. Messias will be presenting October 29th at 12pm in the Rayford Auditorium
    • Focus group update
    • Survey on burnout update
    • Sam is making a poster
  • Angie and Jim will be putting together a mindfulness seminar in November

Peer Mentoring Program (PMP)

  • Update on handbook and timeframe
  • More volunteers are needed

T-shirt/ mugs

  • Update on merchandise
    • Shirts will cost $10
    • Mugs will cost $5

Bake Sale

  • Halloween Bake sale is October 31st
  • Shana is putting together a budget on what we need to buy
  • We need volunteers for baking and for selling

Open floor discussion

  • Professional development
    • Ideas for next semester
  • List of programs you would like a refresher/ class on for Dr. Prince
  • GSA Student lounge ideas for 1st and 4th floor remodel
  • Thanksgiving potluck will be November 13th
    • We need to confirm the catering order

Next GSA meeting is scheduled for Friday, November 9th Biomed II B542