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2022
November
15,
2022
| 08:30 AM America/Chicago
Governors State University (GSU) welcomes Summer Fields Hayda and Julie Keck as co-chairs of the recently launched Center for Community Media.Hayda and Keck, who were recently elected by CCM’s Advisory Board, bring vital experience to effectively lea...
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November
14,
2022
| 14:36 PM America/Chicago
At Convocation 2022, Dr. Walter Henne (’96,’99) was one of three professors to receive the Excellence Award, an award that recognizes excellence in teaching, performance of primary duties, research, and creative activity. Dr. Henne received recogniti...
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October
11,
2022
| 09:49 AM America/Chicago
Right now, a number of monarch butterflies are on their way to Mexico after making a pit-stop at Governors State University for what Professor Melissa Plakke hopes will be a new annual tradition for the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS). Plakke part...
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September
15,
2022
| 10:08 AM America/Chicago
Governors State University’s (GSU) College of Arts and Sciences is giving students a chance to hear from state and local government officials with the launch of the “State and Local Government in Practice speaker series.” The series kicks off this mo...
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May
09,
2022
| 15:22 PM America/Chicago
Ramona Hernandez, an Interdisciplinary Studies major, says singing The National Anthem at commencement is an honor.After graduating from high school, Hernandez earned her associate in arts at Richard J. Daley College. She wanted to continue her educa...
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May
09,
2022
| 15:14 PM America/Chicago
Commencement speaker Sonya Petty finished her education at Governors State University (GSU) remotely, and looks forward to attending  commencement on May 14. Representing the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) as an IDSS major, Petty,  a 57-year-old ...
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May
02,
2022
| 14:19 PM America/Chicago
For Rachel Beckmann, who is graduating with her degree in English from Governors State University (GSU),  being a Jaguar meant stepping outside her comfort zone.She started her tenure at GSU unsure about her future. Now, as she prepares to graduate M...
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April
13,
2022
| 11:53 AM America/Chicago
Use your summer to get hands-on experience studying wildlife, ecology and environmental science at the Summer Field School hosted by the College of Arts and Sciences at Governors State University (GSU).Many classes will take place  on GSU’s main camp...
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March
09,
2022
| 08:34 AM America/Chicago
The College of Arts and Sciences Advisory Board welcomes two new co-chairs: Gia Orr and Christopher TorresThe two will jointly head the board, which identifies opportunities for Arts and Sciences students and alumni to enrich their education, career,...
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February
08,
2022
| 09:10 AM America/Chicago
Governors State University (GSU) Professor of English and Secondary Education  Rashidah Muhammed said events like the 33rd annual African American Read-in are especially important at this moment in time.The event,  to be  held virtually from 6 p.m. t...
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January
19,
2022
| 12:44 PM America/Chicago
Governors State University (GSU) is partnering with the Village of Bradley for a new Master’s Capstone course which integrates classroom learning with municipal programming and legislation experience. The course, PADM 8900 Problems in Applied Public ...
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2021
December
03,
2021
| 10:20 AM America/Chicago
Governor State University’s Chapter of Pi Alpha Alpha (PAA) , the National Honor Society of Public Affairs and Administration, held an induction ceremony for new members recently.The five new members - Heather Bruder, Jah'miaa Brooks, Anthony Johnson...
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November
24,
2021
| 09:24 AM America/Chicago
Governors State University, located just south of Chicago, has had a small—it is capped at 15 film students—but dynamic MFA in Independent Film & Digital Imaging (IFDI) since its development in 2007.Governors State’s MFA-IFDI program calls itself the...
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November
10,
2021
| 11:00 AM America/Chicago
As the nation experiences historic political divisions amid fiery rhetoric, one College of Arts and Sciences professor says the climate is perfect for institutions of higher learning.“That’s what universities are supposed to do – bring us in to argue...
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November
09,
2021
| 12:55 PM America/Chicago
Drawing on themes of energy, motion and sustainability, sculptor Terry Karpowicz creates art to inspire—or imply—action.His latest work, and the newest installation at Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park (theNate) at Governors State University, "Stargazing...
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November
04,
2021
| 16:09 PM America/Chicago
A multimedia poster designed by Governors State University Honors Program Rachel Beckmann recently won a first-place award in the art and visual media category of the 2021 National Collegiate Honors Council (NCHC) Conference in Orlando, Fla. About 20...
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October
15,
2021
| 10:35 AM America/Chicago
Tickets are on sale now for Governors State University (GSU) Theatre and Performance Studies (TAPS) fall 2021 production "A Delightful Quarantine," which, runs Nov. 4 to 6 on the Center for Performing Arts (CPA) stage. Visiting Director Anthony Sims ...
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October
14,
2021
| 13:49 PM America/Chicago
Governors State University’s robotics and artificial intelligence experts from the College of Arts and Sciences provided an unplanned —but timely —lesson to young techies at the 2021 Illinois State Fair in Springfield, Illinois.Visitors to the fair’s...
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June
29,
2021
| 09:22 AM America/Chicago
The dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Governors State University, Andrae Marak is hitting the trail again to help students!Dr. Marak will be running the Kat’cina Mosa 100K (62 miles) Mountain Run on August 7 to raise money to support Colleg...
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June
18,
2021
| 17:00 PM America/Chicago
As Pride Month celebrations continue across the nation, the GSU Newsroom sat down with Governors State University experts and advocates – faculty and student leaders – to discuss gender inclusivity and plans to promote it on campus.While many essenti...
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May
18,
2021
| 16:38 PM America/Chicago
It wouldn't be surprising to many incoming freshmen to learn that math courses present the greatest obstacle to students’ receiving their bachelor’s degree, according to the U.S. Department of Education.Governors State University is working to change...
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May
18,
2021
| 14:06 PM America/Chicago
For Governors State University Art History Professor Rebecca Siefert, details matter. When she was a student, Siefert heard a professor mention that famous architect Donald Judd dated an Italian architect. This tidbit made Siefert want to dig deeper ...
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May
17,
2021
| 14:18 PM America/Chicago
We’re watching a rising star in Media Studies major Tiyen Simmons, who was recently named to the inaugural Junior Board of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS).Tiyen is one of 30 students and young professionals, all under the...
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May
10,
2021
| 14:39 PM America/Chicago
Zhamarr Thompkins was eager to continue learning about media studies when he transferred to Governors State University, but hesitant to take part in internships on campus.With confidence instilled in him by his professors, Thompkins was able to see h...
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April
27,
2021
| 10:29 AM America/Chicago
For Derron Jackson the world of computer science is a world of opportunity.Graduating this spring with his Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Governors State University, Jackson is transferring the skills he learned at GSU and through his i...
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April
09,
2021
| 09:48 AM America/Chicago
Governors State University is doing its part to diversify science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). At the recent Louis Stokes Alliances for Minority Participation (LSAMP) Symposium, Governors State students not only participated in t...
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January
31,
2021
| 18:12 PM America/Chicago
Myiti Sengstacke-Rice, a Governors State University doctoral student, is passionate about Chicago's Black history. She grew up in a family of innovators who changed Chicago’s demographic landscape and the lives of millions of African Americans.Sengst...
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2020
December
22,
2020
| 10:13 AM America/Chicago
A group of student, faculty and staff artists from Governors State University transformed a vacant storefront in downtown Flossmoor into a vibrant pop-up artist’s cooperative almost overnight.The Flossmoor Artists Co-Op, which opened in late November...
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December
02,
2020
| 15:40 PM America/Chicago
The Center for Performing Arts’ 25th Anniversary Season looks different from what Executive Director Lana Rogachevskaya, her staff, and advisory board originally envisioned. “Instead of welcoming thousands of visitors to our beautiful, state-of-the-a...
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December
02,
2020
| 15:35 PM America/Chicago
When Governors State University student T’Kayla Clayton reflects on the academic journey that will culminate in a Bachelor of Arts Business Administration this spring, she thinks of people like Donald Morrison, a local businessman and longtime suppor...
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