Graduate Organizations

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You may think that student organizations are primarily for undergraduate students but at Penn State this couldn’t be farther from the truth. These groups enrich your Penn State experience and provide a network of support that help you strike that balance between your academic and social pursuits.

College of Earth and Mineral Sciences Graduate Student Council

The graduate student council is a group of representatives from the 5 departments of the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences.  The Graduate Student Council's purpose is to advocate in the best interests of the graduate student body as a whole and to facilitate the implementation of policies deemed beneficial to the graduate student population. Further, the council will foster collaboration of ideas and policies between the various departments within the college.  The Council is dedicated to making improvements, wherever needed, as voiced by the graduate students of the college.

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Penn State Graduate and Professional Student Association

The Graduate and Professional Student Association is a University-level organization that aims to represent and support the interests of the University’s current and future graduate and professional student community by supporting scholarly activities and providing leadership, service, and social opportunities.

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