Graduate and Professional Concerns Committee

2017 GPCC Symposium

Friday, February 3rd, 2017
9:00AM to 4:30pm
Harvard Gutman Conference Center
Cambridge, MA*

To register for this event, click here OR navigate to the top right of this page, click on Members > My Events > Annual GPCC Symposium > 2017 Symposium.

Please note: If Harvard is closed due to severe weather on this date, the event will be canceled.

8:30am – 9:00am
Registration and Breakfast
9:00am – 9:15am
MASFAA President’s Welcome
9:15am – 10:15am
Betsy Mayotte – Federal and Political Climate Update
10:20am – 11:20am
Tom Murphy – Financial Literacy for Graduate Staff Members
11:30am – 12:30pm
Sheena Patel – Savasani Spinal Seated Yoga
12:30pm – 2:00pm
Lunch on Your Own
2:00pm – 2:45pm
Rick DiScipio – Office Exercises
2:50pm-4:00pm
Keynote: Moshe Cohen – Negotiation Tactics
4:00pm-4:30pm
Discussion/Closing Remarks

Click below:

2017 GPCC Session Descriptions

Directions & Parking

Lunch Spots (updated version coming soon)

 


Purpose

The mission of the Graduate and Professional Concerns Committee (GPCC) is two-fold:

  1. Provide support to the graduate and professional financial aid community to assist them in serving students; and
  2. Build and strengthen the network of graduate and professional financial aid administrators in Massachusetts.

Committee Links

Professional Organizations: A list of graduate and professional organizations

Financial Literacy Links

 


Archived Graduate Presentations

Presentations from past conferences and symposiums

2016 GPCC Symposium Presentation Slides: 

2016-2017 Objectives

  1. Make the GPCC a vital part of the professional life of members that serve graduate and professional students.
    1. Update the GPCC section of the MASFAA website to provide valuable resources and reference tools for graduate and professional aid administrators
    2. Write articles for the MASFAA newsletter concerning graduate and professional aid issues
    3. Compile an all-encompassing list of financial literacy resources targeting graduate and professional students.
  2. Provide professional development and training opportunities that meet the needs of our graduate and professional aid officers.
    1. Develop and deliver a one-day information session/symposium related to graduate and professional concerns
    2. Organize and present at least two sessions related to graduate and professional concerns at the MASFAA annual conference
    3. Explore spring training or networking opportunities
  3. Promote networking opportunities for graduate and professional aid administrators
    1. Research the possibility of creating a MASFAA listserv for members serving graduate and professional students
    2. Encourage networking during the MASFAA annual conference and the GPCC symposium

Annual Committee Reports

2016-2017 Graduate and Profession Concerns Committee Reports

2015-2016 Graduate and Professional Concerns Committee Reports

2014-2015 Graduate and Professional Concerns Committee Reports

2013-2014 Graduate and Professional Concerns Committee Reports

2012-2013 Graduate and Professional Concerns Committee Reports

2011-2012 Graduate and Professional Concerns Committee Reports

2010-2011 Graduate and Professional Concerns Committee Reports

 


Committee Members:

Brooke Barbieri
Merrimack College
Co-Chair 
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Rosemary Hilliard
Tufts University School of Dental Medicine 

Co-Chair
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Diana Beaudoin
Boston University | School of Law 
Ebony Carter
Northeastern University 
Ina Frye
Boston University | School of Social Work 
Valeria Harris
Harvard Graduate School of Education 
Thomas Hunt
Lasell College 
Eric Krupski
New England Law | Boston 
Emir Morais
Boston University | Medical Campus
Maria Morelli
Northeastern University 
Christine Padgett
Babson College 
Janet Turner
Boston University | Sargent College 
Maegan Wright
Fisher College