The McGoldrick Collegium

Graduate students have a tremendous resource on campus with the McGoldrick Collegium, but a lot of us have never even heard of it. Learn more about the opportunities and offerings open to our network, and how you can get involved! 

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Written by Amelia Niu
Academic Representative of the Albers School
<niuy@seattleu.edu>

The McGoldrick Collegium, located on the first floor of Hunthausen Hall, School of Theology and Ministry, is the home for graduate, non-traditional, undergraduates (25 years and older), and military veteran students from all academic programs.McG5

It is a space that offers a quiet, convenient, engaging, and fun location for the members, equipped with small kitchens, comfortable sofas and reading lamps, study tables, computers, printers, newspapers, books, and access to snacks from an honor bar. Meanwhile, members can enjoy an outdoor patio, having a long conversation under warming sunshine, getting some fresh air and taking a break in the middle of their busy school lives, and proximity to shops and restaurants on 12th Ave. 

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The McGoldrick Collegium is continuously staffed by undergraduate and graduate students who provide a welcoming presence to students and serve as a resource for them. Occasional events, such as pancake breakfast and career counseling nights, bring the community together and help establish relationships.And the Collegium Community Leaders also do utmost to create other interesting and special programs to enrich members’ lives.  The focus, howreading lamps, study tables, computers, printers, newspapers, books, and access to snacks from an honor bar. Meanwhile, members can enjoy an outdoor patio, having a long conversation under warming sunshine, getting some fresh air and taking a break in the middle of their busy school lives, and proximity to shops and restaurants on 12th Ave. 

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As a space for graduate students, theMcGoldrick Collegium pays more attention to the collaboration with Graduate Student Council (GSC) to offer better services. One of the quarterly programs of GSC, Coffee Social, is held here, and the McGoldrick Collegium hopes to keep more intimate and long-lasting relationship with GSC in the future as well.ever, is less on “doing” and more on “being,” allowing the community to develop organically at a pace and depth that is convenient, multicultural and meaningful for students.

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