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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.

Applications Open for Presidential Cabinet

We are looking for hardworking graduate students to take on our Secretary positions! These positions play a crucial role in helping GSA serve and advocate on behalf of our diverse graduate student population. Please look over the document below to see all of the available opportunities and the duties associated with each position.
Positions and Descriptions
Application Form 
Deadline: Friday, July 17th at 5pm


Executive Officers

Maggie Carson

Maggie Carson, President

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

By appointment

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.

By appointment

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.

By appointment

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.

By appointment


Press Secretary
Travis Wagner

Secretary of Alumni Relations
Ryan Dastrup

Secretary of Community Outreach
Thomas Jones

Secretary of Data Management
Maxwell Akonde

Secretary of Graduate Assistantship
Tyrone Satterfield

Secretary of Graduate Student Organizations
Subrata Kundu

Secretary of Graduate Student Organizations 
Sudipta Saha

Secretary of GSA Affairs
Radhika Ranganathan

Michelle E Harris

Secretary of Health
Maggie Carson

Secretary of Health 
Lindsay Decker

Secretary of International Student Affairs
Jingtong Dou

Secretary of Legislative Affairs
Christopher Saidy

Secretary of Multicultural Student Affairs
Archie Crowley

Secretary of Multicultural Student Affairs 
Monica Wade

Secretary of Professional Development
Alexis Kiser

Secretary of Veteran Affairs
Jeffery Yelverton

Sydney Arsenault

Tim Koba

Samantha McNeal

Allie Silverman


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