Council of Graduate Students                                

The Council of Graduate Students (COGS) is the student organization that represents, advocates for, informs, facilitates communications among, and supports graduate students (most students who are seeking a research degree: a Ph.D. or a Masters that is associated with a Ph.D. program).

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The COGS & PSG Annual Awards Ceremony was held on May 1st, 2017. 

Complete list of awardees can be found here

Outstanding Advising and Mentoring Award 

The Council of Graduate Students (COGS) Outstanding Advising and Mentoring Award recognizes faculty members for their exceptional contributions to graduate education. This is the only faculty award that expresses the appreciation of the graduate student body – it was created by graduate students, nominations are made by graduate students, and the winners are selected by graduate students.

Nominations are due April 15th and can be submitted here.

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