Graduate Student Organizations

Be sure to file the 2013-2014 Organization Information Form to have your organization's information listed on the Student Activities Website.
Biological Sciences Graduate Student Forum

We are made up of all Biological Sciences Graduate Students. our purpose is threefold: 1- to facilitate social and professional fellowship among our members 2- to support a forum for the exchange of ideas among graduate students and between graduate students and faculty. 3- to enhance our professional standing.

President: William Glasgow Email William

C4W: Center for Writers Graduate Organization

C4W: Center for Writers Graduate Organization represents graduate students specializing in creative writing at the Center for Writers in the English department at USM. We offer professional development opportunities and support students in their efforts to progress in the field through submitting work, public readings, and other activities.

President: Jennifer Brewington Email Jennifer

Counseling Psychology Student Government

The University of Southern Mississippi Counseling Psychology Student Government is a student-led group that seeks to provide personal and professional support; foster well-being, motivation, and morale; and promote personal and professional development for all graduate students in the Counseling Psychology Master’s and Doctoral programs and other psychology programs at The University of Southern Mississippi.

President: Lauren Osborne Email Lauren

English Graduate Student Organization

The purpose of the English Graduate Organization is to act as a liaison between graduate students and to serve as an advisory body to the chair and department. Our primary purpose is to ensure the representation of graduate students' concerning issues, policies and programs relevant to graduate students and graduate education. Our goal is to provide graduate students in English with pedagogical, professional and social opportunities and to enhance community within the department.

President: Jonathan Snyder Email Jonathan

Graduate Educational Research Association

An organization to encourage, promote, and apply quality educational research by graduate students at The University of Southern Mississippi.

President: Ken Thompson Email Ken

Higher Education and Student Affairs Association

The University of Southern Mississippi Higher Education Student Affairs Association is associated to provide a medium for professional growth, networking and promotion of professional identity and practice in higher education with state and national organizations for professional practice such as the American College Personnel Association (ACPA), and the National Association for Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA).

President: William Takewell Email William

School of Psychology Organization of Graduate Students

The School Psychology Organization of Graduate Students are graduate students in school psychology who serve children with an array of psychological problems. They provide academic and behavioral psychological services to students in the USM School Psychology Service Center. They also participate in volunteer work on and off campus.

President: Chandler McLemore Email Chandler

Student Association of Social Workers

Student Association of Social Workers (SASW) is the graduate level social work club of the Social Work Department here on USM campus. We are a student led organization that participates or provides community service and action opportunities each semester. We have one major fundraiser each semester that benefits a community agency within the Hattiesburg area.

President: Brianna McBeath Email Brianna

Student Economic Development Association (SEDA)

The goal of the Student Economic Development Association, is to provide a student organization made up of both graduate and undergraduate students that want to pursue careers that will promote economic development on a local, regional, national, and international level. It fosters a community of networking, learning, and leadership within the Master of Business in Economic Development program at Southern Miss. We hold networking and social events throughout each semester to connect students with scholars and practicing economic developers, many of whom are alumni of the master’s program. This student group hosts several annual networking events in partnership with the Economic Development Alumni Association, including an annual spring baseball tailgate and football tailgates. We also support any members interested in attending Mississippi Economic Development Council events.

President: Molly EgloffEmail Molly