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2021
September
22,
2021
| 15:36 PM America/Chicago
With the pomp and circumstance usually reserved for royal pageantry, Dr. Cheryl Green was officially “invested” as Governors State University’s sixth president as hundreds of faculty adorned in academic regalia, staff, students and visitors from acro...
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September
20,
2021
| 17:19 PM America/Chicago
Board President Patricia Mell Ragland made a surprise announcement. After selling a piece of property, the Manilow family decided to endow theNate with $250,000. ...
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September
14,
2021
| 16:41 PM America/Chicago
After a year removed, excitement  bubbled over when Governors State University (GSU) kicked off the 2021-22 academic year with its first in-person convocation ceremony since 2019.Board Trustee Kevin Brookins joined faculty, staff and students gathere...
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August
06,
2021
| 15:03 PM America/Chicago
Kicking off the 2021-2022 academic year, Governors State's Convocation will be held on Sept. 2 at 11 am in the Center for Performing Arts--one of the first on campus events since the COVID-19 pandemic began over a year ago. Convocation is a longstand...
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August
06,
2021
| 14:41 PM America/Chicago
The Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park's “Sculpture, Wine & Dine” event will be returning this Sept. 11 to Governors State University. The annual benefit is a tradition that has welcomed up to 300 guests for the last five years who come to support theNate...
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August
04,
2021
| 15:40 PM America/Chicago
Whether you’ve been virtual for the last few semesters or you’re new to Governors State University, a lot of Jaguars will be on campus for the first time this fall! The advocates at GSU want to welcome everyone by sharing their tricks and tips (and h...
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May
12,
2021
| 14:14 PM America/Chicago
Celebrate Commencement 2021 with us on social! Use our frames, gifs, and use the hashtag #GovStateGrad to be featured on our Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. Here are a few fun ideas:- Add a Celebratory Facebook FramesVisit the Change Your Profile P...
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May
04,
2021
| 15:37 PM America/Chicago
Sessily Gianakos, a 2021 graduate, will offer a melodious treat during Governors State University’s virtual 2021 Commencement ceremonies on May 22 and May 23. Sessily earned her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with a perfect 4.0 GPA and has a well-cra...
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April
08,
2021
| 21:06 PM America/Chicago
Governors State University is celebrating graduates from both the Class of 2020 and the Class of 2021 in virtual celebrations next month.A year after the global pandemic forced a delayed Commencement, 2020 graduate Daj’za Mitchell will deliver the Co...
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March
05,
2021
| 10:04 AM America/Chicago
Governors State University has been selected to house the Illinois Black Hall of Fame (IBHOF), recently launched to pay homage to the lives and legacies of notable African Americans from Illinois.Dr. Ceola Barnes ('75), whose vision inspired the IBHO...
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February
01,
2021
| 15:01 PM America/Chicago
When Confederate flag-waving protesters stormed the U.S. Capitol building in early January, many in the world were still reeling from the May 2020 murder of George Floyd. Many were still remembering images of a Black man losing consciousness as a see...
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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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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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