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2022
September
15,
2022
| 10:09 AM America/Chicago
The College of Health and Human Services recently celebrated the release of its 2022 Make Someone’s Life Better Magazine.It dives into the college’s noteworthy activities and accomplishments in the academic year, when the college saw numerous faculty...
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September
14,
2022
| 17:47 PM America/Chicago
Many healthcare disciplines interact with individuals with various substance use disorders and don’t realize it. “They begin to wonder why the clients do not respond to treatment plans quite the way they should,” said Nancy Burley, University Lecture...
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May
12,
2022
| 13:35 PM America/Chicago
The College of Health and Human Services is celebrating Jaguars who were elected to positions on the Illinois Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers.Congratulations to all! Latesha Newson, MSW (Governors State University), LCSW: Presid...
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May
12,
2022
| 09:25 AM America/Chicago
The College of Health and Human Services (CHHS), in the first in-person celebration since 2019, celebrated its faculty, staff, students and community partners on Monday night, kicking off a week of Commencement celebrations.Dr. Cheryl Green, Presiden...
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May
09,
2022
| 15:18 PM America/Chicago
Brave Fung, a Community Health major, began singing when he was a boy.  Now Fung, who works in the Payroll Department at Governors State University (GSU) is a guest vocalist for one of the May 14 graduation ceremonies. GSU Newsroom: What's special ab...
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May
09,
2022
| 14:59 PM America/Chicago
Social Work major Peter Brassea spent a long time working on the speech he will deliver at the evening commencement ceremony for GSU's College of Health and Human  Services and College of Education graduates.  There, Brassea, who is the first in his ...
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April
28,
2022
| 12:55 PM America/Chicago
For Occupational Therapy major Dustin Hogan, Governors State University (GSU) has been an epicenter for promoting curiosity. He hopes to specialize in a few areas in the field after graduation and to eventually pursue a doctorate degree.GSU Newsroom:...
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April
25,
2022
| 11:57 AM America/Chicago
Since she was a freshman, Carolina Serrato, who's graduating with her master's degree in Communications Disorder, always valued the way GSU embraced cultural diversity. As she heads toward  a career in speech pathology post-graduation, she'll lean on...
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April
20,
2022
| 11:17 AM America/Chicago
For, Charuna Sri Chapuri, an international student graduating with her master’s degree in Health Informatics, Governors State University (GSU) is a hub for learning and exploring new things.As she sets her sights on a future in the healthcare industr...
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April
08,
2022
| 12:30 PM America/Chicago
According to the CDC, about 700 people die during or in the year after pregnancy. Black women are three times more likely to die from a pregnancy-related causes than white women. That’s one of many disparities’ faculty from Governors State University...
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April
04,
2022
| 16:01 PM America/Chicago
Amber Wrobel’s lifelong goal has been to work in the healthcare field. However, as a returning student she thought that she might feel left behind while sitting in class with students from a younger generation. Not only did her professors support and...
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March
08,
2022
| 16:24 PM America/Chicago
Governors State University (GSU) faculty are examining the needs, challenges and adjustments social work students have faced since the pandemic began through a study. This study is part of a joint effort with Northeastern Illinois University (NEIU). ...
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February
08,
2022
| 14:26 PM America/Chicago
Imagine a society in which every person is enabled to succeed at their highest level. Some might say Governors State University  (GSU) Social Work Professor Giesela Grumbach is working on that very ideal.Though this utopian notion is more likely mani...
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January
21,
2022
| 14:41 PM America/Chicago
Congratulations to Governors State University College of Health and Human Services Professor Dr. Vickii Coffey, Ph.D., who was recently awarded a scholarship from the Academic Consortium on Criminal Justice Health (ACCJH) and the opportunity to prese...
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2021
December
07,
2021
| 10:36 AM America/Chicago
To complement Governors State University’s response to COVID-19, the university is working on a free educational awareness program to help students become advocates of their own health and allies in stopping the spread of the virus.Through the Jaguar...
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November
08,
2021
| 14:47 PM America/Chicago
The Social Work Department invites you to a virtual “Celebration of the Life of Dr. Adelle Sanders” on Friday, November 12 from 6 to 7 pm. The GSU community, family and friends will come together to honor Dr. Sanders’ life and legacy. Dr. Sanders joi...
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October
11,
2021
| 12:10 PM America/Chicago
Thanks to the innovation and teamwork of Governors State University faculty and students in the College of Health and Human Services, Jaguars now have expanded access to one of the most important tools in the fight against COVID-19.University of Illi...
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October
11,
2021
| 08:59 AM America/Chicago
Student-athlete Sedona Smith, a social work major, is the 2021 Lincoln Laureate.A member of the Women’s Golf Team, Sedona has been active on campus serving in various roles such as the Transfer Student Representative for Student Senate; Staff Writer ...
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October
08,
2021
| 15:13 PM America/Chicago
A frightening situation in her own family led Dr. Tareylon “Terri” Chairse – the Clinical Director of Nursing Education at Governors State University (GSU) – to “quite an awesome career.”Chairse was working as a senior merchandise manager for JC Penn...
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May
21,
2021
| 15:28 PM America/Chicago
Jordan Willhoit transferred to Governors State University for its highly esteemed Master of Occupational Therapy program. What she didn't expect was the supportive cohort and professors that reminded her everyday of why her hard work was worth it. No...
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May
18,
2021
| 15:55 PM America/Chicago
Tifany Jamison, a Professor of Nursing at Governors State University and a practicing family nurse practitioner, understands the frustration that comes with a year of wearing masks because of the COVID-19 pandemic.And, while she's encouraged by the n...
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May
18,
2021
| 14:49 PM America/Chicago
Governors State University's (GSU)  Jaguar Jumps, a pilot program that promotes age appropriate and realistic educational planning  for citizens with intellectual disabilities, recently presented to the National Council on Disability (NCD), an indepe...
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2020
December
02,
2020
| 15:34 PM America/Chicago
Governors State University is remembering Robert “Bob” Cornesky who passed away at the age of 81 this year. His legacy at Governors State is a lasting one that has impacted not only the university, but generations of students, and the surrounding com...
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December
02,
2020
| 14:03 PM America/Chicago
Shirley Comer combines health care leadership and legal expertise to bring a broad perspective to her classroom as a nursing lecturer at Governors State University. After experiencing burnout as an Intensive Care Unit nurse, Dr. Comer earned a law de...
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