Local and Civic Engagement

The Local and Civic Engagement Committee seeks to foster and maintain connections between University of Maryland–College Park graduate students and the campus’s broader community: College Park and Prince George’s County. The Committee will focus on: 

  • Forming relationships with local elected officials and keeping channels of communication open with them.

  • Learning more about and addressing the needs and interests of graduate students who live in College Park and PG County, e.g. housing.

  • Developing and promoting opportunities for graduate students to engage with local community organizations and events (volunteering with nonprofits, attending town halls, etc.).

The committee is composed of the following GSG Representatives:

  • Daniel Smolyak (chair)

  • Nicole Barbour

  • Erin Hogan

  • Alexander Hoyle

  • Anna Posbergh

  • Enwongo Ekah

  • Alan Wierdak

  • Max Springer