School of Music GIA Appointed to Graduate House of Representatives

Grad student Andi Ivins with her dog and her boyfriend

Graduate Instructional Assistant Andi Ivins (Left) with her family.

Graduate Instructional Assistant (GIA) Andi Ivins was recently nominated by John Fleming, Dean of the College of Fine Arts and Communication, to be part of the Graduate House of Representatives–a position which she happily accepted!

Ivins is a native of San Antonio, Texas and received her undergraduate in Music Composition from the University of Texas at San Antonio in 2019. Throughout the 2019-2020 academic year, she has served as a the Marketing Assistant for the School of Music. In this position Ivins has handled press releases for the School of Music, created print and digital media for our Stars At Night concert series, and has worked closely with Dr. Tom Clark, Director of the School of Music, and Ben Felts, Administrative Assistant in charge of News & Social Media, on various projects. She is pursuing a Masters of Music in Music Composition.

The Graduate House of Representatives serves as the graduate students’ branch of the Texas State University Student Government. Each college has two representatives appointed by their Dean. Representative duties include addressing issues directly related to graduate students and volunteering at various on-campus graduate student events. As a representative of the School of Music, Ivins will present new and ongoing projects on behalf of the Department to the Student Government.

Congratulations Andi! We are proud of you and extremely excited to see what you accomplish throughout the 2020-2021 academic year!