The University of Toledo Graduate Student Association Welcome New Graduate Students! Aaron P Shaw - President Impact of Graduate Studies on our Nation Impact of Graduate students on our Nation By 2020, the BLS estimates that the number of jobs requiring advanced degrees will increase by 2.5 million. •18% increase in jobs requiring a masters degree •17% increase in jobs requiring a doctoral degree Impact of Graduate Students on UT It has been previously calculated that each UT graduate assistant has an average ROI of $121,188. Recently, $500,000 was invested to fund 37 new graduate assistantships. It expected that these new assistantships will have a total ROI of $4,483,936. The University of Toledo Graduate Student Population Graduate 4,776 Undergraduate 17,884 The University of Toledo was founded in 1872 and has 125 masters programs and 35 doctoral and first professional degrees. Organizational Structure College of Graduate Studies GSA 4726 Arts & Sciences 595 Business 427 Health Sci. & Education Engineering Human Serv. 340 755 564 Law 439 CEGS SBA Medicine 1094 MSC Nursing 287 CBGS Pharmacy 261 The GSA Officers 2013-2014 GSA Structure Graduate Students GSA Officers General Assembly Travel Reimbursement Committee (Chair) Social Events Committee (Chair) Professional Development Committee (Chair) General Assembly Members (Grad. Students) General Assembly Members (Grad. Students) General Assembly Members (Grad. Students) Public Relations Committee (Chair) General Assembly Members (Grad. Students) How does the GSA serve the Graduate Students Academically Professionally Socially Serving Academically Graduate Council Student Health Services Advisory University Council Executive University Council Student Health Insurance Academic Standings Graduate Council Executive Student Advisory Curriculum LLSS technology Graduate Council Main Campus Strategic Planning Committee Serving Students Socially Cherry Street Mission Food Pantry- Dec 2012- collected over 700 lbs. of food supplies GSA’s Most popular programs • Travel Reimbursement program The GSA reviews travel applications to help more than 100 graduate students with aid totalling over $20,000 in aid in 2012-13 allowing them to present their research at the National and International Level. • Research Awards program In 2012-13 the GSA gave out 10 research awards to graduate students totaling over $16,000 to fund cutting edge research. Known Regionally and Nationally for Our Positive Impact on Graduate Studies UT GSA was recently invited to speak at the 2012 National Conference for the National Association of Graduate and Professional Students (NAGPS) at Duke University. UT GSA Wins the NAGPS National New Graduate Organization of the Year Award and Friends of Graduate Students Award! MGRS 2013 200 Presenters representing 26 Universities across the US and Over 25 separate UT departments! New Leaders Wanted!! The success of GSA at the University of Toledo depends on its ability to attract new leadership! Apply to be a representative of your college for GSA at www.utoledogsa.com GSA 2013-14 Monthly Meetings Meetings are held at 6pm on the third Thursday of every month starting in September September October November December 19 17 21 19 January February March April 16 20 20 17 Visit Our New Website Between 2011-2013 we have got over 100,000 hits from 93 different countries!!