Campus News

President’s Corner

December
03,
2019
| 07:51 PM America/Chicago
Where others might be satisfied with the status quo, Governors State University President Dr. Elaine P. Maimon wants to see change – transformation, in fact. When she arrived at Governors State in 2007, Maimon immediately went to work building
October
31,
2019
| 07:48 PM America/Chicago
Governors State University President Elaine P. Maimon was recently invited to present the 2019 President to Presidents speech at the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) National Conference in Phoenix. Her speech,
August
28,
2019
| 07:22 PM America/Chicago
Governors State University President Elaine Maimon recently discussed the university's 50th anniversary celebrations, including signature fundraiser Sculpture, Wine, and Dine, with NBC 5's Alex Maragos. Sculpture, Wine, and Dine supports

Faculty Profiles

November
04,
2019
| 08:29 PM America/Chicago
Starting her career at Governors State University in 1998 as an adjunct professor when the Occupational Therapy (OT) program was in its infancy, Caren Schranz has spent decades at GSU on a journey that has kept students and clients as her
October
01,
2019
| 11:42 PM America/Chicago
When Governors State University Professor Shawn Patrick first went to college, she didn't know what fueled her passion. After extensive searching, she discovered psychology and completed her bachelor’s degree in Psychology and
April
22,
2019
| 05:52 PM America/Chicago
In a lot of ways, Professor Walter Henne’s story is one you can hear all over campus at Governors State University. His working-class parents went back to college when he was in junior high, inspiring him to earn a degree at a local community

Conversations with Leaders

November
04,
2019
| 05:25 PM America/Chicago
From his office overlooking the Hall of Governors at Governors State University's (GSU), Jason Vignone points to the stock market ticker projecting to meandering students below. He calls it a symbol of hope, but it’s Vignone who’s the
February
25,
2019
| 11:39 PM America/Chicago
Long before terms like “diversity” and “inclusion” were trending in our lexicon, Afro Latino college freshman Corey Williams joined a Jewish fraternity to set a new course of conversation on campuses across the state. Williams, now Associate Vice
September
24,
2018
| 08:18 PM America/Chicago
Right in the center of campus, overlooking the Hall of Governors, the Governors State University Library is like the living room of the university—a welcoming place for faculty, staff, and students to learn and explore in the midst of art. A