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Graduate Student Senate

Purpose

The purpose of the Graduate Student Senate (GSS) is to provide the student perspective to the dean of the Graduate School who serves as its official adviser. It is a voice for all graduate students and an advocate for their concerns and ideas concerning graduate education and graduate students at The University of Southern Mississippi. The Senate is composed of a representative from each program or school nominated by the program or school director. Nominations for the upcoming academic year are solicited during the summer semester.

GSS Representatives (2019-2020)

School Representative(s)
Center for Science and Mathematics Education OPEN
Biological, Environmental, and Earth Sciences Ryan%20Lehman
Communication Jessica%20Love - Social Chair
Computing Sciences and Computer Engineering OPEN
Criminal Justice, Forensic Science and Security Emily%20Stahly
Humanities

Allyson%20Hoffman

Taylor%20Lewis

Interdisciplinary Studies and Professional Development

Courtney%20Isgett

Leigha%20Malone

Mathematics and Natural Science

Gavin%20Rustin - President Elect/Symposium Chair

Music

OPEN

OPEN

Ocean Science and Engineering

Allison%20Savoie%20%28Stennis%29

Rachel%20Mugge%20%28GCRL%29

Performing and Visual Arts

Lindsey%20Kelley

Polymer Science and Engineering

Joshua%20Tropp

Social Sciences and Global Studies

Jessica%20Luzardo

OPEN

School Representative(s)
Accountancy Jonathan%20Brent
Finance Caroline%20Cenci
Management

Tera%20Busby

Kelvin%20Dross - Bylaws Chair/Parliamentarian

Marketing Rachel%20Bronson - Fundraising Chair
School Representative(s)
Child and Family Sciences Sara%20Bibbs
Education

Kimberly%20Allen%20- President

LuAnne%20Knight-Crenshaw

Valerie%20Oville

Alison%20Webster

Kinesiology and Nutrition

OPEN

OPEN

Library and Information Sciences

Miranda%20Loper

Emma%20Semrau - Recorder

Psychology

Stefanie%20Schrieber

Paula%20Floyd

Social Work

Christine%20Jorgensen

Grace%20Rutledge

Column title Column title
Health Professions Jessica%20Nelson%20Wilson
Leadership and Advanced Nursing Practice

Jill%20Rushing

Ednita%20Fountain

OPEN

Speech and Hearing Science Abigail%20Willis

GSS Meetings

GSS meetings are held on the Third Thursday of each month from noon - 1 p.m. Agenda items are due to the President at least seven working days before the meeting.

Bylaws

Proxy Form

Contact Us

Graduate School
211 McCain Library
Hattiesburg Campus

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Email
graduateschoolFREEMississippi

Phone
601.266.4369