GSA 50th Anniversary Celebration

The Graduate Student Association was founded in 1969 and has grown and developed over the last 50 years. During Homecoming this year, we are celebrating and highlighting how far we have come as advocates and members of the Rice community in these past years. If you would like to donate, please visit our Alumni page for directions on how to donate directly to GSA.

Event Schedule

More details coming soon!

Thursday, October 31st
Opening Ceremony

Opening ceremony featuring past GSA presidents and thanking our donors, community supporters and lecture series speakers. Reception will serve as an opportunity for networking between graduate students and alumni.

Friday, November 1st
Distinguished Graduate Alumni Series
Kyle Morrow Room, Fondren

Breakfast and lecture series featuring Rice graduate alumni from different departments across the university. Breaks between each of the lectures will serve as networking opportunities between attending graduate students, alumni and the featured speakers.

Graduate Student Picnic
Graduate Commons, Valhalla

Annual Sausagefest Picnic hosted by Physics and Astronomy, Applied Physics, and Chemistry featuring the progress made in expanding the diversity of graduate programs that have historically been dominated by men.

Saturday, November 2nd
Homecoming Tailgate
Rice Stadium Parking Lot
Come tailgate with us to support our Rice Football Team when they play Marshall.

Committee Members

Charlotte Flatebo – Chair
Loah Stevens
Haopei Wang
Paul Mayer
Annie Crumbley
Thasneem Banu Frousnoon