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2020
November
12,
2020
| 15:14 PM America/Chicago
If you look up “feral” in the Oxford dictionary, you will find three definitions listed.  "existing in a wild or untamed state"  "having returned to an untamed state from domestication" "of, or suggestive of, a wild animal; savage"Playwright and acti...
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November
11,
2020
| 15:29 PM America/Chicago
From Sept 15. to Oct. 15, Governors State University has hired new employees across the university to ensure students receive an exceptional education. GSU welcomes all new employees and looks forward to the innovation and excellence they'll bring! J...
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September
09,
2020
| 16:56 PM America/Chicago
In a conversation with Psychology major J. Latrice Koger, Governors State University President Cheryl Green shared that her favorite comfort food is pizza, her ideal vacation would be somewhere in the Caribbean islands, and that her theme song (if sh...
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August
05,
2020
| 12:58 PM America/Chicago
In her first major address to the campus community, Governors State University President Cheryl Green will deliver a virtual State of GSU report during Convocation 2020, kicking off the 2020-21 academic year. The ceremony, a longstanding tradition...
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August
04,
2020
| 16:12 PM America/Chicago
As Governors State University students, faculty and staff prepare to return to campus this month, the Emergency Response Team is giving itself high marks for a summer assignment to ensure a safe learning environment. “Our goal was to do everything...
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June
09,
2020
| 10:53 AM America/Chicago
As the Governors State University (GSU)  community and the nation struggle to cope with the recent civil unrest and lingering impact of systemic racism, students and faculty are taking action. Immediately following a day of protests, the Student Sena...
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May
01,
2020
| 16:46 PM America/Chicago
Even the introverts among us are craving a little eye contact these days, and welcoming the gift of a big smile. As Illinois’ Stay-at-Home order extends into its second month, it’s more important than ever to mark special occasions by reaching out...
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April
30,
2020
| 19:22 PM America/Chicago
To help small businesses and individuals in the Southland secure federal and state loans as COVID-19 ravages the economy, the Southland Development Authority (SDA) is launching a Southland Equitable Recovery Stimulus Plan. Under the plan, the SDA ...
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April
24,
2020
| 15:44 PM America/Chicago
While the COVID-19 pandemic has forced all lessons to be moved to remote platforms, exciting progress is being made in math education at Governors State University (GSU) “The words ‘excitement’ and ‘math’ don’t always come out of a person’s mouth ...
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April
04,
2020
| 19:45 PM America/Chicago
Governors State University (GSU) School of Extended Learning (SXL) enjoys partnerships with faculty and online training/technology providers who have offered much-needed stability at this time, not only for its operations, but also for students. ...
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March
27,
2020
| 12:00 PM America/Chicago
As Illinoisans stay home to help stop the spread of COVID-19, Governors State University has stepped up to help Will County first responders and the healthcare community. Two days after Gov. JB Pritzker issued the executive order, the College of...
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March
25,
2020
| 15:14 PM America/Chicago
Best-selling author and autism spokesperson Temple Grandin shared personal insights from her journey with the developmental disability as an entryway into the topic during a recent conference at Governors State University. Her central message to t...
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March
21,
2020
| 09:04 AM America/Chicago
In response to Governor J.B. Prtizker's Stay-at-Home order for all Illinoisans, Governors State University is restricting access to campus until April 7, 2020. President Elaine P. Maimon informed the campus community on Friday.  She wrote: Effe...
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March
13,
2020
| 08:00 AM America/Chicago
Governors State University has been monitoring the outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) for some time and working diligently on contingency plans as the virus spreads across the state of Illinois, our nation, and the world. We have been wo...
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February
18,
2020
| 16:52 PM America/Chicago
Maira Gutierrez, whose immigrant parents speak only Spanish, almost decided not to attend college after high school counselors warned her that she would be on her own. But a motivational talk with her mother led her to Governors State University, whe...
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February
13,
2020
| 10:00 AM America/Chicago
Maybe you’ve read English novelist Jane Austen in class or maybe you visited the cafeteria during Welcome Week and were delighted by the celebratory spread. From the G-building to the Lakeside Lounge, love rarely feels far away at Governors State Uni...
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February
12,
2020
| 17:09 PM America/Chicago
Venturing into the Family Development Center (FDC) at Governors State University (GSU) on a cold day, you’re transported to summers in the prairies: glass, skylit atriums create the illusion of the children playing outside and the hallways are alive ...
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February
05,
2020
| 11:35 AM America/Chicago
The soft sound of the Tibetan singing bell brings the group from their subconscious to the present as the short, guided meditation session ends at Governors State University (GSU). As the lights slowly come back up, Maristela Zell, Professor of So...
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February
04,
2020
| 11:39 AM America/Chicago
With the legalization of recreational cannabis in Illinois, many are left wondering how the new law will influence their lives. For Governors State University  students on campus, nothing changes, says Kelly Grab, Director of Community Standards a...
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February
04,
2020
| 10:46 AM America/Chicago
Governors State recently released a two-minute video that provides an overview of the upcoming April 27-28 campus visit by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), an independent corporation that reviews post secondary institutions to ensure quality hig...
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January
30,
2020
| 12:30 PM America/Chicago
Whether you’re one of the nearly 300 students living in Prairie Place or lingering on campus between classes at Governors State University Mushtaq Choudhary wants you to feel at home. As Director of Auxiliary Services and University Housing, he sa...
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January
28,
2020
| 16:49 PM America/Chicago
Associate Professor David Hamilton Golland writes about the life and work of an unlikely historical figure. Arthur Fletcher, the so-called father of Affirmative Action, was a Black Republican appointed by Richard Nixon as the Assistant Secretary of L...
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January
20,
2020
| 16:27 PM America/Chicago
Although the recent bitter cold is moving out of the area, winter is far from over. With classes just beginning, the notorious changeability of Chicago weather shouldn’t be overlooked (or underestimated). Whether the Polar Vortexes of the past bri...
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January
14,
2020
| 17:00 PM America/Chicago
Excitement is building on campus as major changes are coming to  Governors State University’s cafeteria this spring. The GSU Café,  nearly untouched in 50 years, will be under construction beginning mid-April until August, just in time for the fall 2...
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January
10,
2020
| 10:00 AM America/Chicago
When it comes to cybersecurity, there is good news and bad news. The bad news is that there’s no way to fully protect yourself online. But the good news is that you probably won’t be the one person in a million whose life is ruined by hackers, accord...
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2019
December
16,
2019
| 10:12 AM America/Chicago
“I presented at my first major conference recently, the Sigma Tau Delta Western Conference, as a Graduate student in the English program. It was a great experience that made me appreciate Governors State University so much. We have a really strong co...
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December
03,
2019
| 12:46 PM America/Chicago
If Dr. Robert Clay wants students to get involved at Governors State University, it’s because he knows what a difference it will make. “It’s the key to student success,” he says. As Executive Director of the newly branded Center for Student Engagemen...
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December
02,
2019
| 10:00 AM America/Chicago
Governors State University's Human Resources (HR) Department recently hosted an Open House for faculty and staff to connect names with faces and share refreshments in an informal setting. In the coming year, HR plans to host a variety of events to...
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November
25,
2019
| 12:00 PM America/Chicago
Dr. Frank Harris III studies strategies for and barriers to equity and inclusion at colleges and universities across the nation. During a recent visit to campus the Professor of Postsecondary Education at San Diego State University (SDSU), called out...
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November
22,
2019
| 09:42 AM America/Chicago
If you plan to travel this winter break, don't forget to send a postcard to the Office of International Services (OIS) at Governors State University (GSU). OIS walls dotted with more than 150 postcards feature mementos from across the globe, from ...
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