Graduate Student Organizations

The GSC has many recognized student groups that organize events and cater to specific interests.  Find the list of current GSC recognized student groups below and get involved if you see something that interests you!  You can also start your own group and apply for GSC recognition by filling out the GSC student organization recognition form on our forms page. One of the major benefits of being a GSC recognized group is that your group can then apply for block funding (up to $1000 per year) from the GSC.


Chinese Student and Scholar Association (CSSA): The goal of the Chinese Student and Scholar Association (CSSA) is to build a social network among Chinese students by organizing activities based on traditional Chinese cultural events that are open to everyone in order to enhance cultural diversity on campus. Contact: Xiaofan Zhang


DartMoose:
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We are a co-ed, recreational ice hockey group composed primarily of Dartmouth graduate students (including some faculty and professors) who participate in Dartmouth intramural ice hockey and meet regularly for practice/scrimmage games at either Thompson Arena or Occom Pond. Contact: Jarrod Smith or Todd Warzack


Dartmouth Argentine Tango Society: The purpose of the Dartmouth Argentine Tango Society is to promote Argentine tango at Dartmouth through weekly practice lessons taught by members with an occasional professional workshop also offered. Contact: Athina Panotopoulou


Dartmouth Beekeeping Association: DBA's purpose is to promote the spread of knowledge and practical skills related to apiculture (beekeeping).  By doing so, our goal is to increase awareness about honeybees (currently declining worldwide), pollination services, and the ancient art and lifelong hobby of beekeeping. Contact: Thomas Kraft


Dartmouth Desis: Our primary aim is to provide a platform for connecting graduate students interested in topics related to the Indian subcontinent, such as the arts, food and culture. The organization also aims to develop a tight-knit Indian student community on the Dartmouth campus to promote greater communication and collaboration, including welcoming incoming students to our family and keeping in touch with our alumni.  In addition, to promote Indian topics and generate awareness about the rich diversity in India amongst the graduate student community. Contact: Salini Karuvade or visit their Facebook group.


The Graduate Food and Lifestyle Society: is meant to be an open and inclusive club for all graduate students to meet new friends, share their love for cooking and/or eating, and to take part in a variety of fun activities. As such, membership is open to everyone and do not require any special skills or regular time commitment. However, members are welcome to become more involved and play a larger role. Contact: Tommy Khoo or visit their Facebook group.


Dartmouth Graduate Society of Epicureans (DGSE): In the modern sense an Epicurean is one who appreciates and indulges in luxury or the finer arts of society for pleasure. Thus, we have created this club to provide a community for grad students who are interested in such elegant stuffs to culturethemselves through education and exploration of these arts. This club plans to host a multitude of activities from poetry readings, horseback riding, visits to local museums, ballroom dancing, etc. We envision not only to educate grad students in the finer arts and history, but to also help them lead more balanced lives through comfort and relaxation. Contact: Adrienne Perkins.


Dartmouth Graduate Climbing Club: The Dartmouth Graduate Climbing Club will foster connections between the climbing communities across campus and function to organize trips to local climbing areas and gyms for graduate/professional students. Contact: Giovanni Vizcardo or visit their Facebook group.


Dartmouth Graduate Outing Club (DGOC): The purpose of the DGOC is to provide graduate students with opportunities to learn about the regional outdoor recreation possibilities in and around the Upper Valley; the DGOC plans many hiking outings, overnight camping trips, canoeing adventures, and a spring away ski weekend. Contact: Gilbert Rahme


Dartmouth Graduate Veterans Association (DGVA): The DVGA is an organization that unites, mobilizes, and advocates for veterans in the graduate studies programs at Dartmouth College to ensure that graduate veterans have a voice in student government, the college, and the community. Contact:  Mike Rodriguez


Dartmouth Humanitarian Design Initiative: Enhance well-being and safety, physically as well as mentally, of people affected by natural disasters using technical solutions to humanitarian needs through design and human centered design and culturally knowledgeable implementation. Contact: Aditya Mahara

 

Dartmouth Noise Collective: The Noise Collective is viewed as an opportunity for all members of the Dartmouth community to discover and share art. It will promote art by organizing listening sessions promoting cultural diversity, innovation, and originality. Contact: Victor Shepardson or Kyle Kaplan


Data Analytics Club: The purpose of the Data Analytics Club is to create a collaborative and cordial environment where graduate students involved in scientific research can congregate and update/share with their colleagues about current data analysis techniques in order to increase the quality and output of scientific research conducted at Dartmouth. Contact: Matthew H. Ung


Graduate Consulting Club: (INACTIVE for the '14-'15 year) The Graduate Consulting Club serves three purposes: to reach out to graduate students interested in management consulting; to better inform graduate students about the management consulting recruiting process, especially by acting as a case practicing and sharing network; and to gain experience in management consulting. Contact: Emir Beriker


Graduate Christian Fellowship: The Graduate Christian Fellowship are a community of Dartmouth College graduate students who desire to grow in our personal relationship with God, pursue our academic work with humble integrity and to demonstrate the love of Jesus to our campus. We are an interdenominational and interdisciplinary group. Students from many different ethnic and religious backgrounds are involved. Regardless of each person’s starting point, we are committed to challenging one another to grow in that relationship. The Graduate Christian Fellowship is about learning what it means to have an exciting, life-changing relationship with God. Contact: Rich Lopez or Rebekah Guevara


Graduate Relief Team (GRT): The purpose of the Graduate Relief Team is to bring graduate students together to provide volunteering and service/outreach help within our local and extended community; past projects have included doing yard-work and spring clean-up at the Haven, collecting nonperishable food items for the Haven Food Pantry in the winter, sending volunteers to help with Hurricane Irene clean-up projects, and volunteering at The Prouty in the summer. Contact: GSC Service Chair


Graduate Soccer Club: The purpose of the Graduate Soccer Club is to provide a year-round social soccer connection by initiating and sharing opportunities for soccer aficionados to play, practice, scrimmage, discuss, and similarly, commune; past opportunities have included playing in the Grantham Indoor Soccer winter league in Grantham, NH. Contact: Damian Almiron or Bin Hu.


Graduate Student Olympic/Folkstyle Wrestling Club:
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This club will provide a resource for improving conditioning, balance, and technical skill through the sport of wrestling. Practice sessions will be held once or twice a week. During these sessions participants of any skill level will develop endurance through wrestling style conditioning. Contact: Andrew Grassetti


Graduate Women in Science and Engineering (GWISE):
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The Graduate Women in Science and Engineering (GWISE) group at Dartmouth College hopes to enhance the experience of Dartmouth graduate school women by creating a community in which women (and men) will have the opportunity to
1) find encouragement, mentoring, and support
2) network to develop social and professional       connections
3) practice and discover skills useful for a successful scientific career
Contact: Meridith Joyce


Green Lambda: Green Lambda has the following goals: to establish and build the LGBTQA (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning, and allies) graduate community; to increase the visibility of that division of the graduate community on campus and in the community; to disseminate information about resources available to the LGBTQA graduate community, particularly to international students who may be less likely to seek out such resources; to educate members of the Dartmouth community about contemporary local and global issues that affect the LGBTQA community; and to facilitate integration of the LGBTQA community into the larger Dartmouth community. Contact: Thomas Loreng or Yike Jiang


Green Orpheus: This group provides Dartmouth graduate students with a weekly forum in which to discuss ideas at the intersection of music and philosophy, from Plato's suspicion of certain musical modes to Nietzsche's theory of the Dionysian and Apollonian. Contact: Carlos Dominguez


Graduate Homebrewers Guild: The Homebrewers Club aims to promote the responsible enjoyment of homemade beer with friends through the sharing of knowledge, as well as promote a sense of camaraderie between those who enjoy brewing and drinking their own brew. Contact: Christopher Carroll


International Graduate Mentoring Program (IGMP): The IGMP serves to match up volunteers (mentors) with new incoming international students (mentees) based on common interests in order to help these mentees transition smoothly into life and culture at Dartmouth and this country as a whole. Contact: Gilbert Rahme


Millennial Mentors: Millennial Mentors is a community service group focused on fostering inter-generational interactions between local active senior citizens and graduate students at Dartmouth. Contact: Kelli Hvorecny or Yipeng Shi


Science, Technology, and Engineering Policy Society (STEPS):
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The purpose of STEPS is to be a resource for graduate students interested in pursuing careers in public policy by facilitating intradepartmental conversation on issues related to policy making, and providing a clearinghouse for information relating to career preparation. Contact: Erin Shoemaker


Dartmouth Graduate Consulting Group: Dartmouth Graduate Consulting Group (DGCG) is a graduate student run organization that focuses on providing pro-bono consulting services to social enterprises and not-for-profit organizations in the Upper Valley. Since its inception in 2012, DGCG has served over 17 clients on projects ranging from re-branding to increasing operational efficiency. Please visit our website or Facebook page for more information.

Email: dartmouth.graduate.consulting.group@dartmouth.edu


Dartmouth Writers Society: Writing societies have functioned as a creative source for centuries and with this in mind, we have created the Dartmouth Writers Society. Our goal is to build a community of exceptional writers who nourish and replenish the creative energies of our members. Each term we will host workshops, roundtable peer reviews, monthly meetings, and tours to historic writer haunts. From these events our members will learn from professionals in the business, discuss their own writing, and network with each other. Contact: Sarah Decker or visit the Facebook page.