A committee has been formed to ensure a smooth transition for President-designee Samuel L. Stanley Jr. as he joins the Spartan community on August 1, 2019. The committee is made up of members from the Presidential Search Committee, as well as other campus leaders. COGS President Meagan Abel will serve on this committee.
Samuel L. Stanley Jr., MD has been chosen to lead MSU as it’s 21st president. We’d like to thank COGS Representative Greg Spray, Ph.D. for his work on the search committee. Greg has been instrumental in making sure Graduate & Professional Student input was considered in the selection process. You may read statements from the Search Committee, including that of Greg Spray, here: https://msu.edu/presidentialsearch/what-people-saying/
MSU Counseling & Psychiatric Services (CAPS) is running a sexual orientation and gender identity support group this summer for Graduate students. Cal 517-355-8270 if you would like more information.
FALL WELCOME COOKOUT 2019 IS AUGUST 24TH – SAVE THE DATE!
RSVP Suggested: https://bit.ly/2I04tjA
The 2018 COGS Annual Fall Welcome Cookout took place on Saturday, August 25, 2018.
A HUGE Thank YOU to our sponsors! We couldn’t do it without you!
PLATINUM: The Graduate School, Graduate Student Life & Wellness, MSU Alumni Association, Spartan Hall of Fame Café
GOLD: MSU Recreational Sports & Fitness, Office for Inclusion and Intercultural Initiatives, MSU-FCU, VP of Student Affairs, College of Education
SILVER: MSU Residential and Hospitality Services, MSU Department of Theatre, MSU College of Communications Arts & Sciences – Advertising/PR Department, MSU Department of Plant Biology, Wharton Center
BRONZE: OISS – Office of International Students and Scholars, MSU Office of the Provost, MSU Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology; MSU Department of Integrative Biology, MSU Department of Anthropology; Sparty’s COMMUMITY SPONSORS: Insomnia Cookies, Blaze Pizza, Noodles & Company, Peanut Barrel, NCG Cinema, Meijer, Douglas J Aveda Salons, Kroger
COGS Celebrated Graduate-Professional Student Appreciation Week April 1-7, 2019
We hope you felt the love as we…
- Gave away 75+ MSU Dairy Store Coupons.
- Treated 92 Grad/Professional Students to $2 movies at NCG Cinema, including popcorn and a soda.
- Hosted a meet-up for 67+ Grad/Professional Students at Harrison Roadhouse. Free appetizer buffet, friends and fun!
- Hosted chair massage event with Graduate Student Life & Wellness from 4-6pm in Chittenden Hall , 20+ graduate/professional students came to relax!
- Coordinated with Eat-At-State Food Truck to be near Chittenden Hall during lunchtime with a special $6 lunch combo.
- Held two hours of COGS bowling at Spartan Lanes in the Union. 20+ students and family members enjoyed free bowling and pizza!
- Basked in the sunshine at the annual COGS Detroit Tigers Trip with 100 Graduate/Professional students.
Come and enjoy live monthly performances at Abrams Planetarium to help you relax during your busy day.
They occur one Monday every month from 12:10-12:50 PM.
Each month, they will be presenting different musical styles, genres, and traditions for you to enjoy. So, come to listen, relax, reflect, and rest with music.
Click the link below for more details:
L-R: Kaitlyn Casulli (Treasurer), Hunter McFall-Boegeman (Recording Secretary), Diondra Straiton (VP for Internal Affairs), Meagan Abel (President), Danielle Jones (VP for External Affairs)
The 2019-2020 COG Executive Board was elected at the March 13, 2019 full council meeting.
Interested in sharing your research? Contact Chelsie and Danny at email@example.com
Sundays at 9:40 AM
Come participate in the Michigan ComSciCon on August 17 and 18!
Applications open March 18 and stay open until May 31.
ComSciCon is a unique professional development program. This year, it will be held at Michigan State University, although applications from all Michigan Universities are welcomed. Participants are provided with full travel funding and lodging during the span of the 2 day workshop.
Visit their website for more details: https://comscicon.com/comscicon-michigan-2019
The Council of Graduate Students is an authorized student government on campus representing our graduate/professional students at various levels across Michigan State University. Our mission is to improve and advance graduate education in order to ensure the vitality of intellectual discovery.
Council of Graduate Students
Michigan State University
466 W. Circle Dr., Room 120
East Lansing, MI. 48824
120 Chittenden Hall
Current Office Hours
Monday-Friday 9am - 5pm
Closed for lunch from 12pm-1pm