Serve on a GSA Committee

The Graduate Student Association has established several internal committees to address issues relevant to the internal and external workings of the GSA and University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. Committee membership is open to all enrolled graduate student, if you are interested in serving on a committee, contact us at gsa@mocs.utc.edu.

Internal Committees

Chair, Emily Nixon

The GSA Philanthropy Committee organizes charitable opportunities each year.

Serving on the Committee, or participating in its events, is an opportunity to give back to the Chattanooga community.

This committee leads in efforts that attract money and services needed to carry out the mission of GSA.

Chair, TBA

The GSA Professional Development committee works with on-campus offices, such as Alumni Relations and the UTC Career Center to organize on-campus events to help graduate students advance in their careers, both professionally and pedagogically.

Additionally, the Committee organizes a Careers event in the spring. Members of the Professional Development Committee will have the opportunity to gain and demonstrate significant event-coordination experience, as well as meet administrators and successful UTC Alumni. It also works to maintain relations with graduate student alumni.  

Chair, TBA

The GSA Social Committee plans various GSA community events and other programming throughout the year to engage the graduate student community. This includes the GSA Picnics, cultural events, and other GSA sponsored programs.

Chair, TBA

The Media Committee covers the advertising and marketing of GSA events, as well as document events on the GSA website and social media accounts.

Chair, TBA

The University Relations committee will require each member to serve on a university committee to represent the graduate voice.

In addition, they will be working with various campus resources to ensure graduate academic needs are being met, such as meeting with Library Writing Center to ensure there is appropriate help for graduate student writing or research needs.  

Chair, TBA

The Orientation Committee will be responsible for developing and coordinating new graduate student orientation.


External Committees

Requires one graduate students.

Requires two graduate students.
Requires four graduate students.
Requires two graduate students.
Requires one graduate students.