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Graduate Studies

» Graduate Student Council

The Graduate Student Council (GSC) is the governing body for Graduate Student Government at Chapman. It consists of student representatives from each of the Colleges at Chapman that have graduate programs. Among the responsibilities of the GSC are drafting and revising the Graduate Student Government Constitution and Bylaws, representing the graduate student body at faculty committee meetings, and fostering a graduate student community at Chapman through social events.

You are welcome to contact the GSC via mail. Also, be sure to join the Graduate Student Council-Chapman University Facebook group to receive updates and event notifications!

Graduate Student Events and Activities

+ - Upcoming Events

The GSC organizes events and activities for all Chapman University graduate students with the aim of giving them opportunities to share resources, build relationships, and enjoy their graduate school experience.

Graduate Student Social 2018

Friday, November 30, 2018 6:00pm

Event details will be updated soon

Graduate Student Study Break 2018

Friday, December 7, 2018 6:00pm

Event details will be updated soon

Graduate Student Professional Development Event 2019

Spring 2019

Event details will be updated soon

+ - Past Events

Graduate Student Professional Development Workshop

Current Chapman graduate students are invited to join the GSC for a professional development workshop! 
Details:
Monday, April 2, 2018
7:30-9:30 p.m.
Kennedy Hall 237
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Graduate Student Social

Current Chapman graduate students are invited to join the GSC for a tacos and margs social! 
Details:
Wednesday, March 7, 2018
7:30-11:00 p.m.
Avila's El Ranchito in the Old Town Orange Circle
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Graduate Student Game Night

Current Chapman graduate students are invited to join the GSC for a barbeque and lawn game night! 
Details:
Friday, November 10, 2017
5:00-9:00 p.m.
Argyros Forum 308/309, Marvin W. Meyer Faculty Athenaeum Patio
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Graduate Student Game Night

Current Chapman graduate students are invited to join the GSC for a Game Night! 
Details:
Friday, April 14, 2017
5:00-9:00 p.m.
Argyros Forum 201, Charles and Nora Hester Faculty Senate Boardroom
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Note: Dual game night schedule at Rinker Health Science Campus, 9501-207 Jeronimo

Graduate Student Social

Current Chapman graduate students are invited to join the GSC for social!  Appetizers and beverages will be served.
Details:
Friday, February 17, 2017
5:00-9:00 p.m.
Argyros Forum 201 (room change due to rain)
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Second Annual Happy Hour Event

Current Chapman graduate students are invited to join the GSC for our Second Annual Happy Hour Event! Appetizers will be served and attendees will receive two drink tickets good for bottled Budweiser, bottled Coors Light, mixed well cocktail, house made sangria, or a non-alcohol beverage. Drink specials will also be available for purchase. 

Details:
Thursday, March 31, 2016
7:00-10:00 p.m.
Jason’s By the Circle, 513 E Chapman Ave, Orange, CA 92866
Cost is FREE for Chapman graduate students. No need to RSVP, just show up!
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Inaugural Graduate Student Reception

Current and former Chapman graduate students, faculty, and staff are cordially invited to a night of light refreshments and music! This event aims to strengthen unity, promote diversity, and build a more cohesive network among Chapman University’s graduate student body. The reception provides a unique opportunity to graduate students from different disciplines to learn about the interesting and impressive work conducted by their colleagues. Through this event, the GSC hopes to encourage interdisciplinary collaboration between Chapman's various graduate programs.

Cocktail attire is requested. Attendees are recommended to bring business cards. Student, faculty, and staff from each graduate program will have the opportunity to address attendees and speak about their respective programs.

Details:
Friday, April 8, 2016
6:30–8:30 p.m.
Argyros Forum 209c
Register here for free
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Graduate Student Council Members, Officers and Representatives

+ - Graduate Student Council Members 2018-19

Graduate Student Council Members

George L. Argyros School of Business and Economics 

  • Jacqueline Jelloian (Masters in Business Administration)
  • Angelica Rivera (Masters in Business Administration)

Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences

  • Tanner Smith (Doctor of Physical Therapy)
  •  Riley Bender (Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy)

Dodge College of Film and Media Arts 

  • Michael Johnson (Master of Fine Arts in Film Production, Directing emphasis)
  • Kashif Alvi (Master of Fine Arts in Film Proudction)

Fowler School of Law 

  • Connor Smith (JD in Law)
  • Angelica Clyde (JD in Law)

Schmid College of Science & Technology 

  •  Elia Eiroa LLedo (Masters of Science in Computational and Data Sciences)
  •  Stefani Miller (Master of Science in Food Science)

Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, & Social Sciences 

  • Spender Carroll-Johnson (Master of Arts in War and Society)
  • Ross Johnson (Master of Arts in War and Society)

Attallah College of Educational Studies 

  •  Samantha Schlernitzaur (Master of Arts in Leadership Development)
  •  Lisa Boskovich (PhD in Education, Diability Studies emphasis)

College of Performing Arts

  • Esther Kim (Master of Music in Music in Keyboard Collaborative Arts)
  • Hannah Yi (Master of Music in Music in Keyboard Collaborative Arts)

School of Communication

  • Tessa Urbanovich (Master of Science in Health and Strategic Communication)
  • Alex Stack (Master of Science in Health and Strategic Communication)

School of Pharmacy

  • Saud Alshammari (Master of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences)
  • Saghar Mozaffari (PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences)

+ - Graduate Student Council Officers & Representatives 2018-19

Graduate Student Council Officers

  • Executive Chair/Co-Chair: Jacqueline Jelloian (Masters in Business Administration) & Ross Johnson (Master of Arts in War and Society)
  • Executive Vice Chair: TBD
  • Secretary: Tessa Urbanovich (Master of Science in Health and Strategic Communication)
  • Treasurer: TBD
  • Advocacy Chair: TBD
  • Alumni Relations Chair: TBD
  • Public Relations Chair: TBD
  • Social Chair: TBD

Graduate Student Council Representatives on Chapman University Committees

  • Graduate Academic Council: TBD
  • Academic Integrity: Elia Eiroa LLedo (Masters in Computational and Data Sciences)
  • Status of Disabilities & Accessibility: TBD
  • Sustainability: TBD