Graduate College

My name is Samantha Hernandez, and I am a PhD candidate in Political Science and the President of the Graduate and Professional Student Association. I’m originally from Gregory, Texas but now call San Antonio, Texas home.

We are excited to get started with the academic year and continue working on creating professional development programs, advocating on behalf of graduate students with any issues that come up, and of course providing funding for travel and research grants.

This year we are looking to increase our visibility, and reach out to more students so we can provide the programming and events that are most relevant. We are also looking to keep our peers more aware of what advocacy issues we are dealing with and how we can best serve them best. To find out more about GPSA, visit

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