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2024
March
25,
2024
| 12:22 PM America/Chicago
(University Park, Ill.) -- The nation’s largest educational advertising awards competition recognized Governors State University’s (GovState) new tagline announcing “We Are GovState” with gold and silver awards in the 39th Annual
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March
04,
2024
| 16:23 PM America/Chicago
In a move to ready more licensed airplane pilots for takeoff, Governors State University (GovState) is partnering with D14 Aviation to launch a new pilot licensure training program.
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February
05,
2024
| 12:39 PM America/Chicago
Attended by more than 100 dignitaries, students and Governors State University (GovState) supporters, the Latinx Resource Center (LRC) recently launched, marking a historic moment. “As president, I could not be more proud to cut the ribbon on
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2023
May
22,
2023
| 11:33 AM America/Chicago
Governors State University’s (GSU) Commencement 2023 was a day of joyful celebration, a moment to honor those the GSU community lost, and a pedestal for the recurring themes of giving back, stepping up as leaders, and the transformative power of
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May
17,
2023
| 11:01 AM America/Chicago
The hooding of doctoral candidates is a centuries-old tradition, where the pinnacle of educational achievement meets the finest academic regalia. Keeping with tradition, 46 Governors State University (GSU) doctoral candidates, newly adorned with
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April
14,
2023
| 12:07 PM America/Chicago
Governors State University (GSU) will honor Sylvia Puente, trailblazing activist, and advocate for the Latino community, with an honorary doctorate degree during the 2023 Commencement ceremony at the Tinley Park Convention Center
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March
15,
2023
| 09:32 AM America/Chicago
Calling quality, accessible healthcare a right, not a privilege, Lt. Governor Juliana Stratton issued a proclamation during a recent visit to honor Governors State University (GSU) for its work in creating the Stroke Prevention and Awareness Bill
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2022
November
10,
2022
| 14:31 PM America/Chicago
A new library is the centerpiece of a finalized Facilities Master Plan (FMP) that presents a comprehensive vision for the future of facilities at Governors State University. In development since 2019, the 200-page plan represents extensive input
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November
09,
2022
| 11:59 AM America/Chicago
 On a warmer-than usual October morning, Governors State University Student Senate President Marquis Parks joined 75 other student leaders at the White House, where Vice President Kamala Harris convened a meeting to  discuss the fight to
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November
07,
2022
| 19:43 PM America/Chicago
Midwest Alliance for Clean Hydrogen (Mach H2) will leverage region’s abundant carbon-free energy and support thousands of jobs, while reducing emissions from industrial sectors.
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October
20,
2022
| 10:23 AM America/Chicago
 In this, the second annual formal celebration of Governors State University's (GSU) most distinguished alumni, President Cheryl Green on Saturday presented awards to the first woman Illinois Senate Majority Leader, a GSU division
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September
16,
2022
| 10:09 AM America/Chicago
Dr. Green presented the Excellence awards to Professor Walter Henne and Professor Rebecca Siefert from the College of Arts and Sciences and Carlos Ferran from the College of Business. Tracy Sullivan, Associate Vice President of Procurement and
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July
08,
2022
| 15:25 PM America/Chicago
On July 17, 2022, Governors State University will turn 53 years old!Founded in 1969 as an upper-division regional public university, GSU’s founders created the university to be the premier institution for returning and transfer students. In fact,
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May
15,
2022
| 10:14 AM America/Chicago
In-person gathering was one of many firsts in two emotionally charged ceremonies at the Tinley Park Convention Center.
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April
29,
2022
| 14:05 PM America/Chicago
For the first time in three years, Governors State University (GSU) is hosting an in-person commencement ceremony on May 14, 2022 at the Tinley Park Convention Center. The two-part event will be marked by new leaders and traditions.Nearly 1,000
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January
23,
2022
| 17:32 PM America/Chicago
 During an inspiring day-long conference on  the stage of the Center for Performing Arts, a national diversity, equity, and inclusion leader (DEI) Damon Williams, Ph.D. praised Governors State University for its work to promote a sense of
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January
18,
2022
| 09:24 AM America/Chicago
 Williams is a highly sought visionary who has worked with more than 1,000 colleges and universities, Fortune 100 companies, foundations, and government agencies to lead systemic change through diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI)
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2021
November
22,
2021
| 15:52 PM America/Chicago
In her inaugural celebration of Governors State’s most distinguished alumni, President Cheryl Green on Saturday presented awards to two Southland mayors, an educator, a university founder, and a recent graduate who is now running a Texas-based
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November
10,
2021
| 09:19 AM America/Chicago
Since returning to Governors State University as an employee in January, Angela Johnson (‘15) has found herself quite busy.As the university’s only social worker serving students, in the Counseling and Wellness Center, Johnson has
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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