February 26, 2015

GPSG Elections Week Happy Hour

Come to Mario's in Shadyside on Thursday March 25th 2015 to learn about elections, who's running, and to hang out! 

Follow the link at www.gpsghappyhour.eventbrite.com to reserve your spot and get a free drink ticket!

February 2, 2015

GPSG Presents: Phantom of the Opera

Join GPSG at the Benedum Center for the Performing Arts to enjoy The Phantom of the Opera! We currently have two available dates, 2/21/2015 and 2/28/2015. Please follow the eventbrite link for more information, or contact programming.pittgpsg@gmail.com


January 29, 2015

GPSG Presents: Phipps Party in the Tropics

Join the Graduate and Professional Student Government and your fellow students at Phipps' Party in the Tropics!

Phipps hosts monthly Party in the Tropics and the event is free with the price of Phipps admission.  Since Pitt students get into Phipps for free with a valid student ID, the event is free for Pitt students.  GPSG has pre-purchased a limited number food and drink tickets for students.  Purchasing an $8 eventbrite ticket gets you two drinks tickets and one food ticket valued at $18 (drink tickets cost $7 and food tickets cost $4)!  You may purchase an additional eventbrite ticket for a guest, but if your guest is not a Pitt student, he/she will have to pay the admission prince of $15.

*All registered attendees must arrive before 8 pm or their tickets will be given to waitlisted individuals.

**You must bring your Pitt ID or you will have to pay the $15 admission fee.


To learn more and to purchase tickets, check out: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/gpsgs-presents-party-in-the-tropics-tickets-...

November 3, 2014

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Movie Premier


Join the Graduate and Professional Student Government at the midnight premiere of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay...two hours earlier and before all your friends...GPSG has rented a private theater for Pitt Graduate and Professional students and their guests to enjoy the third blockbuster in the Hunger Games trilogy.  The screening will begin on November 20 at 10:00PM and has a run time of 125 minutes. If you've never heard of Mockingjay, you have but you forgot the first two movies, or you simply have an obsession with Jennifer Lawrence, GPSG will be showing the movies at Scaife Hall LR6 at 8:00 PM the two Thursdays before the grand premiere (Nov. 6 - The Hunger Games, Nov. 13 - Catching Fire), and anyone who attends all three screenings will be entered into a raffle for the grand prize! So don't miss out, and may the odds be ever in your favor: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/gpsgs-mockingjay-movie-premiere-tickets-13746471065

October 1, 2014

The Grad Gatsby - GPSG Fall Formal 2014

Join the Graduate and Professional Student Government at our fall formal, Flappers and Dappers: THE GRAD GATSBY.  Expect glitz and glamour and the nostalgia of prohibition with our 20's themed event!  Feel free to dress for the occasion or join us in your favorite cocktail attire as you enjoy appetizers, an open bar, and live entertainment.There will be a prize for the graduate or professional school with the greatest percentage of attendees!  The cost of ticket includes all the prohibition for your inhibitions! 
Learn more and purchase tickets at: https://gpsg2014gradgatsby.eventbrite.com/

August 25, 2014

GPSG's Hofbräuhaus Welcome Back Happy Hour

Start the school year off right and meet your fellow graduate and professional students by joining GPSG at our Welcome Back Happy Hour… Bavarian style! September 2 from 7PM-12AM. Tickets and more info at: https://gpsg2014welcomebackhh.eventbrite.com.

August 1, 2014

GPSG Administrative Assistant Announcement

The University of Pittsburgh Graduate and Professional Student Government (GPSG) seeks to fill an opening Administrative Assistant position beginning Fall 2014 and lasting at least two terms. Job duties, personnel requirements, required skills, compensation, and application procedures are described are http://gpsg.pitt.edu/aa_announcement.  Compensation includes tuition remission, stipend, and health insurance benefits, as a Graduate Student Assistant.
Interested students should email a resume, contact information for 2 professional references, and a brief cover letter addressed to the "GPSG Administrative Assistant Search Committee" at pittgpsg@gmail.com by 5pm on Friday, August 22, 2014.  All files received by then are guaranteed full consideration.  We aim to interview shortlisted candidates between Aug 25 - 29, and a second round Sept 2 - 5. Please direct further inquiries to Michael Lipschultz at: pittgpsg@gmail.com

April 6, 2014

Poverty Simulation Event - April 16th @ 6 pm

Whether you know it or not, you interact with people in living in poverty every day. Please join us on April 16 at 6pm for an interactive poverty simulation in partnership with the Greater Pittsburgh Food Bank, where we will be led on a realistic journey to experience poverty first-hand. Attendees will be assigned the roles of families with income at or below the poverty line and will understand the struggle to provide basic necessities (food, shelter, healthcare, etc.) while facing life’s circumstances.

Please register here! https://docs.google.com/forms/d/19-OD0bIYIfIUTSyDi7b3VVbkf0mRuvmm04bGB3fdY2Q/viewform

RSVP to the Facebook event!https://www.facebook.com/events/758747584149112/

March 26, 2014

Last Chance to Spring Formal Tickets!

GPSG's Spring Formal, "Pirates of the Monongahela" is taking place on April 12th from 7:30 to 11 pm on the Gateway Clipper. 

Join us for an evening of great views of downtown, while dancing on the open water!

All current 21+ Pitt graduate and professional students can purchase tickets! Each student may purchase a maximum of two tickets (one for themselves and one for a non-Pitt guest). Cost is $30 per ticket, maximum of two tickets per Pitt graduate or professional student. 


Purchase your tickets now at gpsgspringformal.eventbrite.com

Send any additional questions to programming.pittgpsg@gmail.com



March 3, 2014

Participate in GPSG's Focus Groups!

GPSG is conducting a series of focus groups in March to hear your voice and learn how to better serve you.  Participants will receive a $20 gift card and snacks and soda at the focus group.  For more information or to sign up, please email pittgpsg@gmail.com.