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2020
April
04,
2020
| 02:45 AM 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
| 06:00 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
| 09:14 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
| 03:04 PM 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
| 02:00 PM 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
| 11:52 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
| 05:00 PM 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
| 12:09 AM 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
| 06:35 PM 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
| 06:39 PM 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
| 05:46 PM 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
| 07:30 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
| 11:49 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
| 11:27 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
| 12:00 AM 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
| 05:00 PM 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
| 05:12 PM 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
| 07:46 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
| 05:00 PM 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
| 07:00 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
| 04:42 PM 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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November
04,
2019
| 03:29 AM America/Chicago
The College of Health and Human Services (CHHS) is living its mission in Governors State University’s 50th year. We continue to excel at providing an accessible and quality health and human services professions education with our 16 degree offerings ...
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October
23,
2019
| 05:00 PM America/Chicago
Nearly 40 years after completing his bachelor’s degree at Governors State University (GSU) and 20 years serving the Chicago Police Department, South Chicago Heights Police Chief William “Bill” Joyce returned to GSU and received his Master of Arts in ...
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October
01,
2019
| 04:41 PM America/Chicago
People can get advice anywhere, but the help that hits home often comes from someone who has been in the same situation. At Governors State University, some of the best guidance comes from Erica Wade. “I’ve had clients say, ‘How do you know?’ And ...
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September
23,
2019
| 07:48 PM America/Chicago
The day Makya Newsom walked into a classroom at Governors State University this fall, every student stopped and took notice. The 18-year-old freshman from Calumet City had been using a wheelchair since the semester began. That afternoon, she felt ...
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September
19,
2019
| 09:38 PM America/Chicago
From the bright smiles of children to the unimaginable darkness of a dungeon where slaves spent their last days in Africa, students at Governors State University experienced 10 life-changing days this spring on a service learning program to Ghana. Le...
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September
18,
2019
| 05:00 PM America/Chicago
If art is a verb, as Lewis Manilow believed, then he was the action that inspired the masterpiece today known as the Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park at Governors State University. The Sculpture Park, named for Lewis “Lew” Manilow’s father, has grown...
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September
05,
2019
| 05:00 PM America/Chicago
Governors State University’s Veterans Affairs Department recently launched a digital magazine to showcase the services and student veterans connected with the university. “Honored” was released just weeks after the university was named to the  2019 “...
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August
29,
2019
| 10:42 PM America/Chicago
A bright, shining sun and gentle breeze provided the perfect backdrop for a cast bronze piece of French sculpture to emerge from obscurity at Governors State University’s Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park. Lanleff Demeure No. 4 1961, was recently inst...
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August
28,
2019
| 05:07 PM America/Chicago
At a landmark celebration that filled nearly every seat in the Center for Performing Arts, Governor State University’s 50th Anniversary Convocation Ceremony launched the 2019-20 academic year with advice to students from Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzk...
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