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Graduate Student Organization


2017-2018 Officers

President: Tanner Kilpatrick
Vice President: Kayley Davis
Secretary and Treasurer: Nicole Mullican
Social Chair: Megan Chaney
Graduate Student Senate Representative: Lucia Miranda

Current Initiatives

  • Create and implement professional development workshops for current Child and Family Studies students
  • Foster camaraderie and support among students and faculty by organizing celebrations and events
  • Increase funding for graduate students to attend professional conferences, to showcase current student research projects, and to provide orientation activities for new students
  • Promote current research projects to the public in multiple venues including the Child and Family Studies website
  • Advertise relevant conferences and professional opportunities to Child and Family Studies graduate students
  • Provide opportunities for student and faculty interaction
  • Represent the Child and Family Studies Department at the university-wide Graduate Student Senate and Student Health Advisory Board meetings by advocating for student needs and concerns

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