Serving as the official advocates for graduate students and communicating their needs to faculty and administrators
Presenting an opportunity for graduate and professional students to voice their concerns and contribute to the student experience on our campus
Creating opportunities for students to connect academically and socially in a variety of events hosted each semester
- To foster interdisciplinary excellence in master and doctoral research as well as enhancing the impact of graduate groups and students.
- To advocate changes deemed necessary by graduate students.
- To encourage unity among the graduate and professional students as a whole.
- To improve the academic environment for graduate and professional students through sponsored events.
- To serve as an outreach venue for graduate and professional students by providing opportunities for social interaction and service to the local community.
Graduate Executive Committee (GEC)
Are you interested in leadership experience as a graduate and professional student? Do you want more graduate student representation in university decisions? The Graduate and Professional Student Association (GPSA) at University of Houston is seeking members of the newly formed Graduate Executive Committee (GEC). You are eligible to serve on this committee if you are a master’s, doctorate, or professional student in good standing at the University of Houston.
Members of the GEC will be responsible for meeting with GPSA officers monthly. During these meetings, members of the GEC will voice concerns from their respective colleges. In addition, members will be responsible for communicating GPSA updates to their colleges.
In the past, we have hosted small social gatherings and seminars with various students and faculty on campus. This year, we would like to increase awareness of our organization as well as create connections across programs for graduate and professional students.
Given below are the number of seats available for each college.
ArchitectureNumber of seats available : 1 seat
ArtsNumber of seats available : 2 seats
BusinessNumber of seats available : 3 seats
Liberal Arts and Social SciencesNumber of seats available : 3 seats
EducationNumber of seats available : 3 seats
EngineeringNumber of seats available : 4 seats
Hotel and Restaurant ManagementNumber of seats available : 1 seat
LawNumber of seats available : 3 seats
MedicineNumber of seats available : 1 seat
Natural Sciences and MathematicsNumber of seats available : 4 seats
NursingNumber of seats available : 1 seat
OptometryNumber of seats available : 2 seats
PharmacyNumber of seats available : 3 seats
Public AffairsNumber of seats available : 1 seat
Social WorkNumber of seats available : 2 seats
TechnologyNumber of seats available : 2 seats
If you are interested in applying to the GEC, submit a 1-page CV and a cover letter that includes your name, college, degree, year in program, past relevant leadership experience, and vision for GEC and GPSA in 300-500 words. Please submit your applications by 9/25 at 11:59pm by clicking the button below.
All applications will be blinded and then reviewed by current GPSA Officers. We encourage BIPOC graduate and professional students to apply. If you have any questions, reach out to current GPSA President, Amy Barton at firstname.lastname@example.org.