Meet the GSA

Seven officers represent the Graduate Student Association. The officers represent the six academic colleges and the doctoral programs at Towson. They come from diverse backgrounds and serve as the voice of graduate students on university committees.

GSA Fall '19


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The Fall '19 GSA Officers are:

Mia Williams - President, College of Fine Arts & Communication
Tawa Alaka - VP, Fisher College of Science & Math
Johnathan Beckett - VP, College of Business & Economics
Liz Hagan - VP, Doctoral Programs
Hannah Howard - VP, College of Liberal Arts
Sarah Pressley - VP, College of Health Professions
Douglas Sentz - VP, College of Education

The Fall '19  GSA Officers photos are below:

Photo of Mia Williams

Mia Williams is in her second year pursuing an M.S. in Communication Management. She graduated from the University of Maryland, College Park in May 2018. She received a Bachelor's degree in Communication with a concentration in Communication Studies.


Photo of Tawa Alaka

Tawa Alaka, from Nigeria,  graduated from the University of Ghana, Legon in May 2015 with a Bachelor of Arts in Computer Science. She is in her second year at TU pursuing an M. S. in Computer Science.



Photo of Jonathan Beckett, JR.

Johnathan Beckett, Jr., from Fort Washington, MD, is in his first year pursuing an M.S. in Marketing Intelligence. He graduated from Norfolk State University in May 2019 with a B.S. in Business Management. 


Photo of Liz Hagan

Liz Hagan is from Bel Air, MD. She is in her first year of the Entry-Level Occupational Therapy Doctorate Program (ELOTD). She graduated from Salisbury University in 2017 with a Bachelor's degree in Psychology.


Photo of Hannah Howard

Hannah Howard, from Glenmoore, PA is a first-year graduate student pursuing her M. S. in Child Life, Family Collaboration, and Administration. She recently graduated from the University of Scranton in May 2019 and received her Bachelor's degree in Couseling and Human Services with a concentration in Human Development. 


Photo of Sarah Pressley

Sarah Pressley is from North Dakota. She is in her second year of the Audiology Doctoral Program. Sarah graduated in 2018 with a B. S. in Speech Language Hearing Sciences with a Psychology Minor from Minnesota State University Moorhead.


Photo of Douglas Sentz
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Douglas Sentz is from Dundalk, MD. He is in his second year of the M.A.T. (Masters of Art in Teaching) Program. He graduated from Towson University in May 2018 with a B.S. in History and an Ancient Mediterranean Studies Minor.