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Graduate Student Association

The Graduate Student Association (GSA) is dedicated to the advancement and development of the nearly 7,000 graduate and professional students at the University of South Carolina.

Open Positions! 

The Graduate Student Association has the following position open for graduate student applicants.
Chief of Staff Application


Recent GSA News


Executive Officers

Maggie Carson

Maggie Carson, President

Maggie Carson is a PhD student studying Environmental Health Sciences in the Arnold School of Public Health. 

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Maxwell Akonde

Maxwell, Vice President

Maxwell Akonde is a PhD student studying Epidemiology at the Arnold School of Public Health. He had previously served as the Secretary for Data Management within the Graduate Student Association. 

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GSA vice president Christopher Eddy

Christopher Eddy, Treasurer

Christopher Eddy is a fourth-year Ph.D student in the department of Political Science. Over the past two years, he has worked diligently with GSA, serving as both the secretary of legislative affairs and vice president.

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Sudipta Saha

Sudipta Saha, Graduate Council Representative

Sudipta Saha is a fourth-year PhD student studying Mechanical Engineering.  He has previously served as a Secretary of Graduate Student Organizations.

Contact Supidta



Ryan Dastup     
Alumni Relations

Justin Smith
Co-College Ambassadors

Phillip Berry
Co-College Ambassadors

Katarina Merlini
Community Outreach

Danielle DiMuzio
Data Management

Osasere Egheomhan 
Co-General Health

Rajat Das Gupta
Co-General Health

Zach Jenkins
Co-Graduate Assistantships

Rebekah Turnmire
Co-Graduate Assistantships

Victoria Armstrong
Graduate Student Organizations

Rachel Taylor 
GSA Affairs (Secretary)

Frances Hutchful            
International Student Affairs

Robert Anderson          
Legislative Affairs

Genee'  Glascoe
Mental Health

Molly Cameron
Co-Multicultural Student Affairs

Quin Cureton
Co-Multicultural Student Affairs

Kristina  Fedeczko          
Press Secretary

Tasha Childs     
Co-Professional Develop.

Justin Price        
Co-Professional Development

Cassandra Headden      
Co-Social Media

Kate Stewart
Co-Social Media

Steve Wahle
Veteran Affairs


Christopher Eddy 

Victoria Armstrong

Zach Kenkins

Abigail Hassett 

Ali Iskender 

Makayla Gibson 



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