Graduate and Professional Student Council (GPSC)

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The Graduate and Professional Student Council (GPSC) at the University of South Florida strives to foster interdisciplinary interaction between graduate and professional students across the various graduate programs at the university through academic, social and community service activities, programs, and events. GPSC provides a voice for graduate and professional students through representation on university-wide committees and advocates for graduate students interests with Student Government and the USF administration. The goal of GPSC is to ensure that there is a vital, engaged, and informed graduate student community on the USF campus.

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Fall 2013 General Meetings

Tuesday, October 1, 20134:00pm - 5:00pmMSC 3713
Tuesday, November 5, 20134:00pm - 5:00pmMSC 3713

Recent Events

End of Semester Social
GPSC and the Office of Graduate Studies held a End of Semester Social to close out the Fall Semester for students to celebrate the completion of Exams and to thank you for making GPSC so sucessful this year. We are excited to bring you more events in the coming semester.

Writing Workshop: Write Right: Never Abondon Writing Fundamentals
In this particular workshop Dr. Williams covered the correct ways to write, which styles to use as well as the differences between them. She also covered many of the common writing mistakes that are made.

Writing Workshop: Help! I have a Dissertation to write: Where do I begin and How do I finish?
This workshop gave graduate students an opportunity to get valuable information in regards to starting the dissertation process. This was the first of the three part workshop series. We had a much larger turn out than expected and are currently working on getting a larger space to accommodate more students for future workshops.

Graduate Student Picnic
GPSC and the Office of Graduate Studies held a Social Picnic at the USF Riverfront park which allowed students to talk with the Assistant Dean of the Office of Graduate Studies and some of the staff in a more relaxed enviroment.

image Vishwani Persuad-Sharma
image Makarand Gawade
Vice President
image Tia Claridge
image Salahuddin Syed
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