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2022
May
19,
2022
| 11:38 AM America/Chicago
After sending over a thousand humanitarian aid items to Ukraine in the spring, Svetlana “Lana” Rogachevskaya and her south suburban partners are conducting a second donation campaign to help those in need.Rogachevskaya, Executive Director of the Gove...
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May
14,
2022
| 10:31 AM America/Chicago
The International Graduate Reception 2022 took over Engbretson Hall, just days before Commencement 2022. This event, hosted by The Office of International Services (OIS) at Governors State University (GSU), was a celebration of all recent internation...
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May
13,
2022
| 14:30 PM America/Chicago
In a moving ceremony marked by symbolism and tradition, 60 Governors State University (GSU) doctoral candidates were recently draped with velvet hoods on the stage of the Center for Performing Arts, welcoming them into the exclusive community of acad...
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May
12,
2022
| 12:14 PM America/Chicago
Governors State University’s (GSU) Dual Degree Program (DDP) celebrated its 10th year at a historic and symbolic cording ceremony on the Center for Performing Arts Stage, where 70 students were honored for their achievements.The honorees sat proudly ...
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May
05,
2022
| 15:21 PM America/Chicago
Governors State University joins the nation in celebrating Mexican American heritage on Cinco de Mayo (or the fifth of May). While many of us have been preparing to enjoy delicious festive dishes and fun events for weeks now, today also presents an o...
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May
04,
2022
| 14:00 PM America/Chicago
For retired Governors State University employee Raquel Rios-Aguirre, having two daughters graduate from a place she called home for nearly three decades is one of the greatest Mother’s Day gifts she could receive.Rios-Aguirre, a Park Forest resident,...
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May
02,
2022
| 13:03 PM America/Chicago
 On behalf of the University Events Office, I want to shout my biggest congratulations to each of you. If we have had the pleasure of meeting in person, you likely know that it is truly with a shout—and maybe a few notes of song—that I celebrate you....
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April
18,
2022
| 13:09 PM America/Chicago
Governors State University (GSU) is proud to announce the student commencement speakers for spring 2022:   Sonya Petty, an IDSS student and Peter Brassea, a Social Work graduate student. GSU Newsroom sat down to reflect on their academic journey as t...
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April
18,
2022
| 13:09 PM America/Chicago
Governors State University (GSU) is proud to announce the commencement singers for spring 2022:  Ramona Hernandez, Interdisciplinary Studies student and Brave Fung, a Community Health student.GSU Newsroom sat down with both as they prepare for the ce...
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April
15,
2022
| 15:09 PM America/Chicago
Lt. Governor Juliana Stratton met with Governors State University’s (GSU) faculty, staff and students Tuesday, where they talked about the need to focus on retention for teachers and educators of color amid a state and country-wide teacher shortage.I...
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April
15,
2022
| 13:16 PM America/Chicago
Governors State University welcomes new employees across the university who will ensure students receive an exceptional education. We look forward to the innovation and excellence they will bring!Beverly Schneller, Provost and Vice President for Acad...
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April
15,
2022
| 12:59 PM America/Chicago
A former science and math teacher, Faculty Senate President Dr. Marlon Cummings, admits his first few teaching years and work as a non-profit leader were a training ground for becoming what he calls a “collaborative leader” in the Faculty Senate, whi...
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April
15,
2022
| 10:21 AM America/Chicago
“If you had your Ph.D. today (and) you could work anywhere you wanted to work, do anything you want to do, where would you work and what would you do?”Speaking to an intimate audience at Governors State University (GSU), Gilbert — a leading scholar w...
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April
13,
2022
| 13:11 PM America/Chicago
As a freshman in college, it can be difficult to reach outside of your comfort zone.That’s why Governors State University’s Honors Program takes pride in integrating professional development opportunities into the Writing Studies II classroom—namely,...
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April
13,
2022
| 11:54 AM America/Chicago
As Governors State University (GSU) recognizes and celebrates Arab American Heritage Month in April, Saad Shalabi feels proud to be in an environment where “you’re allowed to be yourself.”“It’s nice to be in a place where you can just exist as a pers...
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April
08,
2022
| 11:07 AM America/Chicago
Governors State University’s (GSU) Theatre and Performance Studies’ (TAPS’) closed its season with a production of “12 Angry Jurors,” which ran from April 7–9 on the Center for Performing Arts’ stage. Based on the 1950s film “12 Angry Men,” which fea...
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April
04,
2022
| 14:28 PM America/Chicago
Silence.Most survivors of sexual violence were in some way and at some time affected by silence. Whether they were protecting others; fearing that they wouldn’t be believed; fearing repercussions from their abuser, or a myriad of other reasons; all s...
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April
01,
2022
| 15:10 PM America/Chicago
The Governors State men’s and women’s golf teams have resumed their 2021-22 campaigns following a fourth-month winter break.Both squads took part in six tournaments during the fall term before returning to action March 25-26, participating at the Oli...
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March
29,
2022
| 10:25 AM America/Chicago
The Jaguar community recently welcomed Governors State University’s (GSU) new Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs Beverly Schneller at a reception in the Hall of Governors and enjoyed refreshments.The provost serves as second-in-command of...
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March
26,
2022
| 14:57 PM America/Chicago
Governors State University’s (GSU) Natasza Juraszek knew she had to do something when she first saw images of the Russian invasion of Ukraine on the news five weeks ago. Juraszek,  who moved from her native Poland to the U.S. in 1998, now works as GS...
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March
09,
2022
| 13:27 PM America/Chicago
Three students  – MaryKate Godinez, Eunice Gomez and Amanda Lask  (not pictured) – have been featured as  Governors State University’s Women of Wonder, along with other members of the community whose photos and bios are on colorful display near Engbr...
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March
09,
2022
| 12:30 PM America/Chicago
Three student-athletes were honored with all-conference recognition as the Governors State women’s and men’s basketball teams recently completed their 2021-22 seasons.For the men, senior forward DeAndrey Robinson II was named to the All-Chicagoland C...
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March
09,
2022
| 11:22 AM America/Chicago
A Women’s History Month-inspired display near Engbretson Hall, which showcases some familiar jaguar faces, aims to give the trailblazing women in the community “their flowers.”That’s according to Chaundrea Jenkins, Graduate Assistant for the Center f...
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March
08,
2022
| 16:34 PM America/Chicago
Mikki Kendall tried being nice. She tried being liked.She scrapped both.Kendall, learned quickly that it’s best to simply be yourself.“I could have made myself small to make other people comfortable, but I wanted the world to look different.” This do...
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March
08,
2022
| 16:27 PM America/Chicago
Governors State University’s (GSU) Center for Performing Arts invites the campus community to preview, RED SUMMER, a play which takes place during the Chicago Riots of 1919.The event includes a staged musical number from the show (which will premiere...
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February
28,
2022
| 16:56 PM America/Chicago
Governors State University (GSU) is honoring the past, celebrating the present and inspiring future generations with a historic showcase of African American Illinoisans. On a cold, sunny afternoon in February 2022 inductees of the Illinois Black Hall...
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February
09,
2022
| 12:26 PM America/Chicago
It’s February and love is in the air at Governors State University (GSU). But love is meant to be shared and that could be challenging as the spring semester kicks into full swing. Calendars are packed, and to-do lists are long. Do busy hearts grow f...
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February
08,
2022
| 09:11 AM America/Chicago
When Frankfort’s first woman police chief isn’t overseeing the village’s police department or taking care of her three children, she's studying Public Administration at Governors State University (GSU).Chief Leanne Chelepis is in the last semester of...
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February
08,
2022
| 09:11 AM America/Chicago
Dr. Larry McClellan, an esteemed historian and founding faculty member of Governors State University (GSU), will give a presentation on the Underground Railroad in the South Suburbs Feb. 15.For McClellan, who started researching the topic in the 1970...
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February
08,
2022
| 09:09 AM America/Chicago
“Cabaret,” “ Dreamgirls,” “Chicago,” “Sweeney Todd,” and “Cats” were just a few of the Broadway musicals that Governors State University's (GSU) Dance Company paid tribute to on the Center for Performing Arts stage February 12.“25 Years of Broadway a...
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