Articles tagged with 'news' | Governors State University

Governors State University - Archive (news)

2021
June
29,
2021
| 09:22 AM America/Chicago
The dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Governors State University, Andrae Marak is hitting the trail again to help students!Dr. Marak will be running the Kat’cina Mosa 100K (62 miles) Mountain Run on August 7 to raise money to support Colleg...
Read more
Tags
CAS
June
18,
2021
| 17:00 PM America/Chicago
As Pride Month celebrations continue across the nation, the GSU Newsroom sat down with Governors State University experts and advocates – faculty and student leaders – to discuss gender inclusivity and plans to promote it on campus.While many essenti...
Read more
Tags
CAS
COE
May
28,
2021
| 15:27 PM America/Chicago
Gathered in a circle overlooking the lake, Governors State President Cheryl Green, members of her cabinet and other staff quietly celebrated the grounds crew and curators of the Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park, which was recently named best in the nati...
Read more
Tags
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...
Read more
Tags
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...
Read more
Tags
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...
Read more
Tags
May
18,
2021
| 14:06 PM America/Chicago
For Governors State University Art History Professor Rebecca Siefert, details matter. When she was a student, Siefert heard a professor mention that famous architect Donald Judd dated an Italian architect. This tidbit made Siefert want to dig deeper ...
Read more
Tags
CAS
May
18,
2021
| 13:17 PM America/Chicago
The Governors State men’s and women’s soccer programs recently completed their 2021 seasons, which were moved from the fall to spring because of COVID-19.The men’s team finished 10-5-2 overall and advanced to the championship game of the Chicagoland ...
Read more
Tags
May
17,
2021
| 12:05 PM America/Chicago
It was an honor to take part in the launch of the Illinois Black Hall of Fame (IBHOF) in February, and I look forward to the first ceremony on June 19, 2021.I am thankful to Dr. Cheryl Green, President of Governors State University, for partnering wi...
Read more
Tags
May
13,
2021
| 16:01 PM America/Chicago
On the ladder of success, the difference between leveling up and languishing in the middle can be a small boost.An innovative grant program implemented at Governors State University as part of the federal CARES act provides a leg up for students who ...
Read more
Tags
May
10,
2021
| 14:39 PM America/Chicago
Zhamarr Thompkins was eager to continue learning about media studies when he transferred to Governors State University, but hesitant to take part in internships on campus.With confidence instilled in him by his professors, Thompkins was able to see h...
Read more
Tags
CAS
May
03,
2021
| 15:10 PM America/Chicago
Like so many others, Nadia Barrera has had to shift and pivot in the midst of the pandemic to achieve her dreams of becoming a physical therapist. Despite the challenges, Barrera has had an eventful year of pursuing her passion at Governors State Uni...
Read more
Tags
April
30,
2021
| 15:28 PM America/Chicago
After receiving her bachelor's and master's degrees in English from Governors State University, Maria Ramirez was enjoying working with at-risk youth and high school students as an English tutor. But her role in the high school expanded as the number...
Read more
Tags
COE
April
29,
2021
| 10:38 AM America/Chicago
Fabian Cambron started his bachelor's degree in information technology in 1994, while juggling a full-time job as well as a family. Governors State University catetered to the needs of Cambron, who received his Bachelor of Science in Information Tech...
Read more
Tags
COB
April
27,
2021
| 10:29 AM America/Chicago
For Derron Jackson the world of computer science is a world of opportunity.Graduating this spring with his Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Governors State University, Jackson is transferring the skills he learned at GSU and through his i...
Read more
Tags
CAS
April
23,
2021
| 16:46 PM America/Chicago
After Nigam Bopanna received his bachelor’s degree in Dental Surgery in India, he was eager to contribute to the health care system as much as possible to help improve outcomes. A mentor suggested Governors State University to further his education. ...
Read more
Tags
April
21,
2021
| 15:55 PM America/Chicago
For Annalee Knapp, the reasons to transfer to Governors State University were simple: an excellent reputation, scholarships and accessibility. Between a Merit Tuition Waiver awarded to her based on her academics at Moraine Valley Community College, a...
Read more
Tags
COB
April
19,
2021
| 18:19 PM America/Chicago
It had been more than a decade since Jennifer Young had earned her bachelor's degree in psychology at another university when the Chicago native discovered Governors State University was where she needed to be to make her dreams a reality.Now graduat...
Read more
Tags
COE
April
14,
2021
| 15:06 PM America/Chicago
"I’m an accountant and entrepreneur. As I began my career as a pastry chef, I received unfortunate news regarding my health. This inspired me to travel to France for an internship opportunity in the culinary arts where I immersed myself in the cultur...
Read more
Tags
April
09,
2021
| 16:10 PM America/Chicago
When Educator and Author Sandy Womack says, “Education provides choices, chances, and opportunities,” he is speaking from experience drawn from a childhood upended by constant moves and a career rooted in transformation.Dr. Womack spoke with Governor...
Read more
Tags
April
09,
2021
| 14:57 PM America/Chicago
Instructors from Governors State University are even more hopeful now that “The Journal of Cancer,” a national publication, has taken notice of their hard work on a study that aims to encourage African American women who have a hereditary risk of dev...
Read more
Tags
April
09,
2021
| 14:52 PM America/Chicago
Erica Mitchell is still dedicated to serving; a mindset she developed in the U.S. Army. As a veteran since 2014, she has been trained to support her fellow comrades, and that is a mission she takes to heart. Mitchell, who is one of the many female Ve...
Read more
Tags
April
09,
2021
| 10:51 AM America/Chicago
Governors State University’s Political Science students have returned from this year’s virtual Model Illinois Government (MIG) with awards in hand.Model Illinois Government, an intercollegiate government simulation, provides students with an in-depth...
Read more
Tags
April
07,
2021
| 13:25 PM America/Chicago
For theNate Sculpture Park at Governors State University, Earth Day isn’t just the celebration of environmental protection, it’s the celebration of home. Housed on 100 acres of prairie land, theNate takes protecting and celebrating Mother Earth serio...
Read more
Tags
April
06,
2021
| 12:16 PM America/Chicago
The second season of varsity men’s soccer at Governors State University is proving to be a successful one as the Jaguars occupy first place in the Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference heading into the final weeks of the regular season.This year...
Read more
Tags
March
05,
2021
| 13:22 PM America/Chicago
The Governors State Board of Trustees met virtually on Feb. 19, 2021. Here are the highlights:Illinois Black Hall of FameU.S. Congressman Danny K. Davis attended the meeting and expressed gratitude to the university for hosting the newly launched Ill...
Read more
Tags
March
05,
2021
| 12:11 PM America/Chicago
Governors State University’s College of Education is premiering the university’s first ever Ph.D. The Doctor of Education in Counselor Education and Supervision (Ed.D.) will be converted to the Doctor of Counselor Education and Supervision (Ph.D.), a...
Read more
Tags
March
05,
2021
| 12:07 PM America/Chicago
Governors State University is spreading knowledge on Cultural Competency to local school districts to start discussions on equity, inclusion, and equality.Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences Andrae Marak is working with Northern Illinois Univers...
Read more
Tags
March
05,
2021
| 10:46 AM America/Chicago
Governors State’s theatrical tribute “From Tina to Beyonce': 50 Years of Female Empowerment” may have been postponed last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but it is returning to The Center for Performing Arts’ (CPA) virtual stage in time for Women’...
Read more
Tags
March
05,
2021
| 10:42 AM America/Chicago
Governors State University’s Physical Therapy Professor Roberta “Robbie” O’Shea loves working out a good problem and overcoming stubborn barriers. She cringes, however, every time a particular question surfaces among her beloved young adult clients w...
Read more
Tags