End of Year BBQ

When: Wednesday, May 27, 2015 from 11am-3pm

Where: Martinelli Park (on Vine Street between Broad and 15th Streets)

RSVP here.

Come join Center City Student Affairs for our annual End of the Year BBQ on May 27th, 2015 from 11am-3pm in Martinelli Park! There will be free food, games, raffles, music, and fun! Be sure to pick up your wristband from our office, NCB (New College Buidling) 1106 before the event!

The event is cosponsored by the Student Government Organization for the School of Public Health and the Graduate Student Association.

More information can be found here.

STAR WARS Movie Night with the Alumni Association

Date & Time: Wednesday, May 20, 2015 7-9:30PM.

Location: Graduate Student Lounge, Main 010A, 3141 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA

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Drexel’s Graduate Student Association and Alumni Association are co-hosting a STAR WARS movie night in the GSA Lounge on May 20, 2015. Join us for “Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back” complete with popcorn and refreshments. More information can be found here.

If you have any questions please direct them to dsogsa@drexel.edu

Graduate Student Day

Friday, May 29, 2015 from 5-7pm in the Great Court (Main Building)

Join the Office of Graduate Studies and the Graduate Student Association for our annual awards night. This event is an occasion to recognize the accomplishments of graduate students in their research and teaching, to acknowledge the contributions of faculty mentors in their care, and to celebrate the work of the daughter organizations of the GSA in creating meaningful extracurricular activities for all graduate students throughout the year.

All graduate students are welcome and all GSA daughter organization leaders are encouraged to attend.

Food and refreshments will be provided.

Life and Career After Graduate School: Networking Reception and Panel Discussion

  May 6, 2015 6:00 PM ET

  May 6, 2015 8:00 PM ET

  Drexel University, Philadelphia

The Drexel University Alumni Association and the Graduate Student Association invite current graduate students and alumni to join alumni for a night of networking at the annual Campus to Career Alumni Panel Discussion.

A panel of graduate program alumni in various careers will share their experiences, answer questions, and offer advice about transitioning from the role of student to professional. All graduate program alumni are invited to attend this event to network and share your experiences with current students

RSVP here.

Call for GSA Executive Board Nominations – 2015-16

Each and every interested graduate student is encouraged to run for a position on the GSA Executive Board for the 2015-16 school year.  If you are interested in developing your leadership skills, gaining real-world experience working in teams to meet goals, and making a difference at Drexel, then a position on the Executive Board is for you.

Please apply through this link by May 11, 2015 and send a headshot of yourself to dsogsa@drexel.edu with a file named “firstname_lastname.jpg.”  We have included information on all positions on the GSA Executive Board here to give you a better idea of the role of each position on the Board.

GSA Interdisciplinary Pitch Competition for Social Entrepreneurship

Do you crave the opportunity to present your ideas and cause significant, lasting change in the Philadelphia area? Pitch your ideas for a chance to make them a reality! Collaborate across disciplines with other students, alumni, faculty, or other partner(s) and present your ideas at a “Shark-Tank” style pitch competition and panel discussion on social entrepreneurship.

Important Dates: 

  • Information Session: Monday, April 27, 2015 (6PM) – Graduate Student Lounge (Main Building)
  • Practice Session: Thursday, May 15, 2015 12-2pm
  • Practice Session: Friday, May 22, 2015 10am-12pm
  • Pitch Competition: Wednesday, May 27, 2015Location for all sessions and the competition is the Baiada Institute (Gerri C. LeBow Hall, Suite 369)


Drexel’s Graduate Student Association, Close School of Entrepreneurship, the Baiada Institute for Entrepreneurship, Alumni Association, and Office of University and Community Partnership

For more information, contact Nicholas Thompson, GSA President, at nat58@drexel.edu.

SAVE THE DATE: Graduate Student Lounge Fundraising Kickoff and Networking Event

On Saturday, May 2 from 4-5:30PM, the GSA will be kicking off our fundraising efforts with a networking event in the GSA Lounge.  The event will be complete with food and refreshments, prizes, and giveaways.

Alumni from all graduate programs are invited to meet and mingle with current students during a casual reception.  Relive your days as a student and learn about plans for a major renovation of the lounge space.

Please come support the graduate student community and become a part of Drexel’s legacy as we embark on the path to reimagining the GSA Lounge.

Please RSVP at the following link: http://goo.gl/fiy5w4.

Donate today and support the growth of your Graduation Student Lounge. 

October Books & Bagels 10/24 12PM

Join us for our next Books & Bagels: Conversations on Interdisciplinary Research!

Friday, October 24, 2014
Graduate Student Lounge (Main 010A)
Basement of Main Building
3141 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Brief introduction to current research by graduate students followed by a moderated discussion.
Audience participation is encouraged.
Lunch will be provided.


Thomas Zylkin
PhD Candidate, School of Economics, LeBow College of Business
“A New Way of Understanding Free Trade Agreements”

Jeff Kahn, Jr.
PhD Candidate, Mechanical Engineering and Mechanics, College of Engineering
“Fish Fins as Sensors and Propulsors”

Moderated by Dr. M. Ani Hsieh, Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering & Mechanics, Director of the Robotics Program at Drexel University

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Flyer: http://drexelgsa.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/Flyer-10-24-14.pdf