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mission is to create a group that advises, assists, supports, and socially involves
graduate students in all the Departments of the College of Veterinary Medicine:
Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Veterinary Biosciences and Veterinary Preventive
Medicine at The Ohio State University. By serving as a reliable resource for
information, providing a voice for the graduate population, acting as a liaison
between graduate students, faculty and administration, and fostering a sense of
community through social activities, we strive to enhance the experience of all
Comparative Veterinary Medicine graduate students. Our GSA goals in the College
of Veterinary Medicine include:
provide self-government by the graduate students of the College of Veterinary
Medicine at The Ohio State University.
serve as communicative liaison between graduate students, faculty and staff of
the College of Veterinary Medicine
disperse policy information from the Graduate School and the College of
Veterinary Medicine to the graduate student population
provide a system through which representation to departmental committees and
the campus-wide Council of Graduate Students is elected
act as a clearinghouse of opportunities for the gradate students of the
plane, organize and develop social and intellectual events and programs
provide a forum for debate regarding policy and curriculum
provide graduate student representation to the Council for Graduate Studies
(CFGS) and the Student Leadership Advisory Committee (SLAC).
Graduate Studies (CFGS)
A council of faculty, staff and students that meets
once a month to discuss administrative and admission issues within the College
of Veterinary Medicine.
Leadership Advisory Committee (SLAC)
A group of students, both graduate and
professional, whose goal is to have the student's voice heard about key issues.
Goals for the present
GSA year (2012/2013) include:
a current and up to date list of all the graduate students at the College of
- Provide CFGS graduate student input for the College
of Veterinary Medicine research day to promote and recognize Graduate Students'
achievements within our College.
- Update the GSA websites and provide links with all
the current information regarding our association.
- Create informative Power point and flyers with the GSA
information to distribute through all the Departments within the College.
- To reinforce and broaden our relationship with OSU CGS
through our graduate student representative
- Meet with all graduate students from different
- VCS, VBS, VPM, VPH and Wooster. These
meetings will have the following goals:
problems or concerns of the grad students in each departmentInform
and support themCreate
a common social graduate student environment through all the Departments