The AGS External Committee has had a busy summer and start to the Fall Quarter. UCI now plays an outsized role in the UC Graduate and Professional Council, the systemwide graduate student advocacy organization. AGS VP External Connor Strobel was elected UCGPC President, AGS President Shane Wood was elected Vice Chair, Amy Shine was elected Treasurer, and Maryam Asghari was appointed Campaigns Director. This is a testament to the impact UCI advocacy has made over the years in systemwide and state advocacy. The AGS External Committee is run by VP External Connor Strobel, Legislative Director Eric Hernandez Barraza, and UCGPC Liaison Maryam Asghari. Our committee consists of both members of [...]
AGS Campus Communication Director, Amanda Brown, recently had the chance to interview our new graduate counselor, Elizabeth Dunn!! What types of services do you provide for graduate students? "I, along with my co-counselor Phong Luong, offer collaborative, one-on-one meeting opportunities for UCI students enrolled in masters, PhD, and post-doctoral programs for topics like academic support, student/faculty working relationships, stress management, communication skills, work/life balance, time management techniques, and additionally suggest referrals to other campus and community resources as needed. We serve as a valuable resource to seek out when you’re not sure where to go on campus, or if you just need an objective sounding board to lend an ear [...]
Dear Colleagues, The window to declare your candidacy for AGS President and AGS Council Representative is open. The deadline to declare your candidacy is Friday, March 15th at 5PM. Candidates are only eligible to take part in the election if they declare candidacy before this deadline. Only self-declarations will be accepted at this time although there will be a write-in option during voting. This year’s election will be held online during the 3rd week of Spring Quarter – Monday, April 14th at 9AM to Friday, April 19th at 5PM. You can declare candidacy for both AGS President or Council Representative now at http://www.elections.uci.edu Note for students in Law, Medicine, and Business: You can declare candidacy [...]
AGS Meeting Schedule
All meetings will be held from 5:30-7:30 pm in Student Center Newport Beach AB and are open to the public. However, elected AGS Council members must yield the floor to individuals who wish to speak. Please contact Caitlin Suire (email@example.com) or Shane Wood (firstname.lastname@example.org) for questions.
Week 7: November 12, 2019
Week 6: November 5, 2019
Week 7: February 18, 2020
Week 6: February 11, 2020
You can Join AGS!
Want to give back to the community? Have an idea that can change UCI for the better? You don’t need to be elected, and you can contribute as much or as little time as you have. Contact our VP of Administrative Affairs Caitlin Suire.