Outreach: Knowledge is Power
Knowledge Is Power is an initiative created to continue the advocacy and enhancement of education in our surrounding community. In an effort to promote the passing of Initiative 42, BGPSA partnered with the 42 For Better Schools Campaign and completed a community canvass and phone bank project.
Work Day Wednesday
Workday Wednesday is a series of sessions that focus on important aspects of college and professional life. BGPSA's first WDW was "Getting Connected with LinkedIn" and covered ways to develop a successful LinkedIn account. Upcoming WDWs will cover resumes, financial literacy, and entrepreneurship.
Every #PressPlay Report will inlclude a member spotlight. Our first member spotlight is Derricka DiAra Vereen, a first year graduate student pursuing a master's degree in Physics. She also serves as a victims advocate for sexual assault. Here at Ole Miss, Derricka is a member of Women in Physics, the Graduate Student Council, and the Black Graduate and Professional Student Association.