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2023
February
01,
2023
| 09:49 AM America/Chicago
To the GSU Jaguar Family,We stand in deep mourning with Tyre Nichols’ family. The horrifying sound of 29-year-old Tyre screaming out “Mama, Mama” as he was brutally beaten by the Memphis police is a sound that we can never erase from our memory. He d...
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January
18,
2023
| 18:00 PM America/Chicago
Welcome to a new semester and a brand-new year! As new and returning Jaguars arrive on campus ready for a new academic year, the Governors State University (GSU) Emergency Response Team (ERT) say both prevention and preparedness are key to maintainin...
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January
17,
2023
| 15:42 PM America/Chicago
At the second annual Chicago Southland Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Luncheon, Governors State University President Cheryl Green shared personal and historical perspectives with an audience peppered with dignitaries gathered at Idlewild County Club. “D...
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January
16,
2023
| 21:02 PM America/Chicago
With the new year, comes a new semester and new classes. Novel experiences can be exciting and sometimes stressful, though Governors State University (GSU) students are not letting new challenges discourage them from manifesting their academic succes...
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2022
December
08,
2022
| 12:25 PM America/Chicago
Students in Governors State University’s (GSU) Association of Latin America Students (ALAS) were recently awarded ALAS 2022 scholarships. ALAS is an inclusive, student-run organization that promotes Latin American culture on campus. Their goal is to ...
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December
08,
2022
| 12:22 PM America/Chicago
The announcement at Governors State University’s (GSU) October Board of Trustees (BOT) meeting that tenure and full professor status had been approved for Dr. Beverly Schneller, Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs, was met with both applau...
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December
08,
2022
| 12:19 PM America/Chicago
Dr. Rebecca Siefert, sole art historian at Governors State University, received the Excellence Award at Convocation 2022. She was one of three professors to receive the award that recognizes excellence in teaching, performance of primary duties, rese...
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December
08,
2022
| 11:53 AM America/Chicago
Governors State University (GSU) has been recognized for its efforts to increase student voter turnout with the 2022 ALL IN Most Engaged Campus for College Student Voting award.In receiving the award, GSU joins a group of 394 colleges and universitie...
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December
08,
2022
| 11:25 AM America/Chicago
Come enjoy hot beverages and wondrous works of art as Governors State University’s award-winning sculpture park welcomes a new collection at the annual Winter Walk Dec. 10. At 1 p.m. at the G Building South entrance, the Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park...
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November
18,
2022
| 14:53 PM America/Chicago
It is with a heavy heart that I announce the passing of one of our Governors State University students. GSU senior and political science major Chasatte Simeon was killed in a  vehicular accident in Chicago, IL on November 16, 2022. Chasatte joined th...
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November
15,
2022
| 09:02 AM America/Chicago
As Governors State University (GSU) looks forward to the holiday season, GSU Newsroom asked students to reflect on what they are grateful for and why. Here is what they had to say:   Victoria Dean“I am thankful for the endless support I receive from ...
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November
14,
2022
| 10:50 AM America/Chicago
As Governors State University’s full-service Food Pantry celebrates its 3rd anniversary, Ciara Noel, Coordinator, Civic Engagement and Intercultural Education, is proud of the impact it has had on students in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and ris...
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November
11,
2022
| 12:41 PM America/Chicago
Veterans Day (originally known as Armistice Day) is a federal holiday in the United States that is observed on Nov. 11, honoring military veterans of the United States Armed Forces.  Our holiday also coincides with Armistice Day (national holiday for...
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October
14,
2022
| 15:06 PM America/Chicago
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEUniversity Park, Ill. – President Cheryl Green celebrated Governors State University’s (GSU) distinguished alumni at a reception on Oct. 15, to honor those who have made major contributions to their fields and communities. The ke...
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October
13,
2022
| 09:53 AM America/Chicago
(For Immediate Release – October 3, 2022) The Ailey II dance company is a visceral, life-changing experience that merges all that is the original Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater with emerging choreography full of light, movement, love, joy, pain, ...
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October
11,
2022
| 11:15 AM America/Chicago
As Governors State University wraps up its celebration of LatinX Heritage month, Association of Latin American Students (ALAS) President Edith Martinez reflects on the university's dedication to honoring LatinX cultures and helping students succeed. ...
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October
11,
2022
| 10:39 AM America/Chicago
Around this time each year, Governors State University’s teachers, administrators, and staff unite to remind students to fill out their FAFSA applications. But what's a FAFSA and why should I fill it out?Here’s what Associate Director of Financial Ai...
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October
11,
2022
| 09:42 AM America/Chicago
Jaguars are slated to “Let the Good Times Roar” at Homecoming 2022, with a week's worth of excitement and events including the Annual Chicago Southland International Film Fest, friendly competitions, a 5k run, a Gospel celebration and more.The fun ki...
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October
11,
2022
| 09:23 AM America/Chicago
James Adduci, a first-generation college student and a staunch professional animal welfare advocate, is the 2022 Lincoln Laureate. Adduci, a Business and Applied Science major slated to receive his degree at the end of the fall semester, has worked r...
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October
11,
2022
| 09:13 AM America/Chicago
The Governors State Women’s Volleyball team caught a break this season when veteran standouts Dunja Tatic and Ivana Novakovic decided to return for a fifth season of competition.Both players took advantage of an extra year of eligibility that the Nat...
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September
29,
2022
| 09:51 AM America/Chicago
Governors State University's College of Health and Human Services’ (CHHS) Nursing Department and Lambda Lambda Chapter, Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, today known as Sigma at Governors State University (GSU) has collaborated ...
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September
19,
2022
| 14:27 PM America/Chicago
Dr. Crystal Harris believes voter engagement starts in the classroom. As an Assistant Professor of Psychology at Governors State University since 2008, she has seen the impact of student voting. Now, she sees a need to reinforce the importance of stu...
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September
16,
2022
| 16:33 PM America/Chicago
Dr. Cheryl Green. Passionate. Fierce. Innovative. Committed. Accomplished. Tenacious. Visionary. These are just a few adjectives that describe Dr. Green, the sixth president of Governors State University (GSU).She took the helm as president during th...
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September
16,
2022
| 10:14 AM America/Chicago
Governors State University is expanding its efforts to amplify diverse voices with the launch of the Center for Community Media (CCM), a production, teaching and research center that will serve as a broadcasting hub in the Southland.On Sept. 22, the ...
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September
15,
2022
| 11:37 AM America/Chicago
Greeting Fellow Jaguars,My name is Marquis Parks, and I am currently serving as your 2022-2023 Student Senate President. I’m very excited to write to you as we start a year that’ll be the best the school has seen. I want you to know that your experie...
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September
15,
2022
| 10:06 AM America/Chicago
Governors State University welcomes new employees across the university to ensure students receive an exceptional education. We look forward to the innovation and excellence they will bring!June 1, 2022 Walsh, MeganGrants Program CoordinatorStanley, ...
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September
14,
2022
| 18:10 PM America/Chicago
Welcome Back, Jaguars! We are fortunate to begin this school year in-person, and have updated the university’s COVID-19 masking requirements.We are managing the COVID-19 pandemic by maintaining a healthy campus, which requires the most recent contact...
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September
14,
2022
| 17:48 PM America/Chicago
Governors State University (GSU) commemorates the September 11th attacks by remembering the heroic acts of the first responders who risked and gave their lives on that tragic day.  This year GSU launched an on-campus message board campaign. The 9/11 ...
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September
08,
2022
| 17:35 PM America/Chicago
University Park, IL - Governors State University (GSU) recently hosted the Active Minds’ Send Silence Packing tour, which aimed to inspire action for suicide prevention through story and resource sharing.Funded by the state of Illinois, GSU was one o...
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August
29,
2022
| 13:48 PM America/Chicago
From setbacks and self-doubt to realizing her dreams of being a dancer, choreographer, and student leader, Governors State University (GSU) alumna Autumn Price (‘21) is blazing a trail while following her passion. In 2021, Price graduated from GSU wi...
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