Graduate Student Union receives national recognition

Author: Erik Runyon

The Graduate Student Union (GSU) at the University of Notre Dame has been named the 2002 Graduate/Professional Student Organization of the Year by the National Association of Graduate-Professional Students (NAGPS).p. The award, which will be presented Saturday (Nov. 9) at the NAGPS national awards dinner in St. Louis, recognizes organizations that have demonstrated outstanding service in contributing to the quality of life for graduate and professional students. Notre Dame’s GSU was specifically cited for making significant progress in reforming the University’s health care policy for graduate students. By establishing a health care committee, the GSU effectively worked with University officials towards obtaining subsidized health insurance for all students. In so doing, the GSU was able to improve communication among students, faculty and the administration.p.

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