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GSURC Student Planning Committee

The Honors College and the Georgia State Undergraduate Research Conference (GSURC), invites applications for student representatives to serve on the GSURC Planning Committee for the Spring Semester. Selected students will be notified of their acceptance in December and will serve their term January through May.

GSURC is an interdisciplinary undergraduate research conference which highlights and recognizes the research taking place across Georgia State’s campus. We are seeking at least one undergraduate representative to serve on our GSURC Student Planning Committee board from each of the following colleges:

  • Andrew Young School of Policy Studies
  • Byrdine F. Lewis School of Nursing and Health Professions
  • College of Arts & Sciences
  • College of Education
  • J. Mack Robinson College of Business

Students who assume a role on the committee will gain valuable leadership experience in conference/event planning, public relations, recruitment, and assessment. Additionally, these student leaders will engage regularly with Honors College staff and University Faculty members.

Responsibilities of GSURC Planning Committee include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Assist with recruiting students for participating in GSURC 2014
  • Assist with publicizing GSURC to campus departments, colleges and constituents
  • Attend up to four GSURC Advisory Board Meetings

  • Interacting with faculty and staff on the GSURC Advisory Board
  • Preparing conference materials such as registrations, nametags, signage, etc.
  • Assist with post-conference debriefing activities

  • Support the Honors College Events Coordinator with on-site logistics at GSURC 2014 (April 10, 2014)

One student will be selected as the Student Chair of the GSURC Planning Committee, please denote on your nomination letter if you wish to be considered for the chair.

Selection Process: We anticipate a competitive selection process. Nominations will be accepted until December 2nd. Faculty may nominate Honors College students and Honors College students may nominate themselves. Nominations should be sent electronically to Mallory McKenzie, and should be in the form of a letter that describes the student’s interest in the position and relevant qualifications (e.g., writing skills, judgment, maturity, organizational skills, etc.). Please also note whether or not you have attended/participated in GSURC in past years and in what capacity. Students who nominate themselves must also provide a brief letter from a faculty member in support of their nomination.

Nominations are due December 2nd. Contact Mallory McKenzie with any questions.

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