Graduate and Professional Concerns Committee

2020 GPCC Symposium

Friday, March 6, 2020

Link to 2020 GPCC Full Symposium Presentation

9:00AM to 4:30 PM
Raytheon Amphitheater – Northeastern University
Boston, MA

8:30 – 9:00 CHECK IN & CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
9:00 – 9:10 OPENING AND WELCOME
9:15 – 10:15 INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS: GETTING TO KNOW THE F1 VISA PROCESS AND FINANCING OPTIONS
10:30 – 12:00 FOOD SCARCITY ON CAMPUS
12:00 – 1:30 LUNCH ON YOUR OWN
1:30 – 1:40 SPONSOR SESSION – DISCOVER STUDENT LOANS
1:40 – 3:00 CAMPUS FINANCING TRENDS: INCOME SHARE AGREEMENTS
3:00 – 4:00 STUDENT LOAN OVER-BORROWING: A PROBLEM WORTH SOLVING!
4:00 – 4:15 CLOSING REMARKS

Location Details –


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


Graduate Presentations

For slides presented at the annual Graduate and Professional Concerns Committee Symposium, please log in using the “Members” link at the top right of the page.  Then select “Resources”.  They will be kept and updated here each year.


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:

Maria Morelli
Northeastern University | Co-Chair
Robert Picariello
Northeastern University | Co-Chair
Brandyy Fernandes
Eastern Nazarene College
 Janeen Greene
Northeastern University
Monique Howell
Brandeis University
Eric Krupski
New England Law | Boston
Darwin Morency
Sallie Mae
Ireni Rose
Merrimack College
Jasmine Samuels
Boston University
Elizabeth Stavrinos
Simmons University
Maegan Wright
Simmons University