The SIU Student Health Initiative (SHI) is a public education and policy initiative dedicated to implementing the recommendations of the Student Insurance Task Force and to bringing the student insurance plan into full compliance with the Affordable Care Act of 2010. The SHI is organized by the students of Southern Illinois Carbondale — undergraduate and graduate, traditional and non-traditional, on-campus and commuter. Sign the SHI petition and check us out on Facebook!
After a long election night, your new GPSC elected officers are:
Matt Ryg – President
Patrick Hunn – Vice President for Administrative Affairs
Amanda Barnard – Vice President for Graduate School Affairs
Graduate Council Representatives
There were a tremendous amount of quality applications turned in and the decisions were tough. We thank all who applied and we congratulate the following recipients.
Alessandra Araujo, David Burkart, Trent Cameron, Charleve Carey, Jake Crandal, Anushka Dikshit, Benjamin Dory, Aniruddha Ghosh, Emi Hayashi, Jennifer Hewerdine, Kevin Horn, Savannah Howe, Patrick Hunn, Emily Isgur, Jessica Jolly, Jyoti Kapali, Chintia Kirana, Lucas Kirschman, Tim Knudson, Brandon LaBumbard, Chuangjun Liu, Josiah Maine, George Manning, Jaci McDole, Carlos Medina, Mohammed Abdulridha Merzah, Ann Munch, Natalie Nash, Jenny Paul, Severin Presswood, Shivakumar Rajamanickam, Artur Rombenso, Kristin Rosche, Julie Smirl, Genna Stodden, Ashley Suiter, Kevin Taylor, Jillian Thompson, Michelle Wood,
and Meiling Zhang.
The Graduate and Professional Student Council solicits opinions from its constituency, discusses, and takes positions on such issues as graduate assistantships, fee increases, grievance procedures, campus safety and other matters of relevance to graduate students. The GPSC President and Executive Board communicate constituency concerns to the campus administration and the Board of Trustees. The Council also serves as a resource for graduate and professional students regarding various university services.
- The GPSC constituency consists of all part and full-time graduate and professional students who are enrolled in course work during the current semester.
- There are more than 5,500 graduate and professional students enrolled in approximately 85 academic programs are represented by the Graduate and Professional Student Council.