Student Affairs

GPSA representatives leading new graduate student campus tours during orientation.

The Student Affairs Committee shall be tasked with fulfilling GPSA’s mission as it relates to improving the graduate and professional student body through its own programs, initiatives, and events. Programming, Grad Cup, and Professional Development shall be standing subcommittees under Student Affairs. The Student Affairs Committee shall be tasked with ensuring these subcommittees are established and working for the betterment of graduate and professional student life.

Student Affairs Committee Chair: Sonny Arora (sza149@psu.edu)

Community Service Sub-committee – The Community Service sub-committee works to strengthen community engagement among graduate and professional students through offering a variety of ways for students to volunteer or donate their time.
Sub-committee Chair: TBD

Professional Development Sub-committee – The Professional Development sub-committee develops programs and seminars aimed at promoting professional and job related opportunities for graduate and professional students and coordinate with various offices and organizations at Penn State as necessary.
Sub-committee Chair: TBD

Programming Sub-committee – The Programming Committee coordinates entertainment, social, involvement, and educational events for the benefit of the graduate and professional community.
Sub-committee Chair: TBD

Grad Cup Sub-committee – The Grad Cup sub-committee coordinates and plans the largest event hosted by GPSA. Grad Cup is a field day where graduate and professional students form teams and compete to win. It is a great event to meet those outside of your department and is a brilliant way to wrap up the year.
Sub-committee Chair: TBD