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Penn State Chemistry GSA (Graduate Student Association)

Mission: The purpose of the Chemistry Graduate Student Association shall be to provide graduate students with opportunities for professional development and outreach, to facilitate the recruitment and retention of chemistry graduate students, and to foster community within the chemistry department and between the chemistry department and other departments within the Eberly College of Science and The Pennsylvania State University, University Park campus. Please visit our links to learn more about our organization and to view our upcoming events:

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Science Policy Society

Mission: To educate students about the connection between their science and public policy, and to teach them how to be advocates for their science.

If you are interested in learning how events on Capitol Hill and in Harrisburg impact your research and vice versa, or if you want experience and training in science communication to non-technical audiences, please visit:

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Graduate Women in Science

Mission: To build a global community to inspire, support, recognize, and empower women in science. As a chapter of this organization, GWIS State College organizes outreach events, professional development programs, social events, a yearly networking conference, and monthly meetings for graduate students in STEM fields at Penn State. Explore our website to connect with our officers and learn about our upcoming event.


Facebook: Graduate Women in Science at Penn State/State College Chapter


Black Graduate Student Association

Mission: The Black Graduate Student Association was established in February of 1986 to provide “a cross-academic line-and-support network” for African American graduate students.  On December 4, 1986, BGSA was granted a charter by the Graduate Student Association.


Facebook: PSU BGSA