GSE Student Government

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The Graduate School of Education Student Government (GSESG) is the student government organization of the Graduate School of Education at the University of Pennsylvania.

GSESG is a voice for the GSE student body and acts as a liaison with the administration, faculty, and alumni. We are committed to being a source of information, guidance, and service to students. The Student Government is also committed to being open to and supportive of the diversity of GSE’s students and to developing a sense of community among GSE constituents. 

Updates

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Mission

GSESG's mission is to encourage and amplify the student voice within GSE's community by questioning, clarifying, and promoting students' academic, professional, and social experiences, needs, and concerns.

Goals

Divisional — Promote events and resources of specific interest to the different GSE divisions.

Community Service — Promote, host, and fund events that engage GSE students with their community, including community service projects and trips at home and abroad.

Social Events — Promote, host, and fund events that increase student interaction and provide social networking opportunities for students.

Alumni Affairs — Maintain and facilitate alumni-student interaction and enable access to alumni speakers, mentors, and networking for students.

Leadership — Gather feedback from the student body and student leaders to identify preferences and needs, as well as create hands-on leadership opportunities and events for students.

Facilities — Investigate new and best ways to arrange and make use of GSE space and physical resources.

Academic — Work to improve the access to and quality of GSE programs by addressing such issues as course availability, grading policies, and access to productive faculty guidance.

Diversity — Increase and promote awareness of all aspects of diversity, including but not limited to those of race, ethnicity, gender, cultural, sexual orientation, national origin, or ability.