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2021
November
10,
2021
| 10:30 AM America/Chicago
Jaguars are back on campus, but many of us are  likely to continue learning and working remotely through fall semester and the university still needs to know how to reach you with important announcements.The Emergency Response Team (ERT) is suggestin...
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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 watched the demand ...
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November
09,
2021
| 12:55 PM America/Chicago
Drawing on themes of energy, motion and sustainability, sculptor Terry Karpowicz creates art to inspire—or imply—action.His latest work, and the newest installation at Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park (theNate) at Governors State University, "Stargazing...
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November
09,
2021
| 12:11 PM America/Chicago
Governors State University believes first-generation college students are worth celebrating, and on Nov. 11 the university will recognize these trailblazers at a special gathering.“The event is going to be an opportunity for networking and socializin...
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November
08,
2021
| 14:47 PM America/Chicago
The Social Work Department invites you to a virtual “Celebration of the Life of Dr. Adelle Sanders” on Friday, November 12 from 6 to 7 pm. The GSU community, family and friends will come together to honor Dr. Sanders’ life and legacy. Dr. Sanders joi...
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November
08,
2021
| 11:42 AM America/Chicago
In a College of Education podcast, Lisa Harrell, Governors State University Board of Trustees Chair, explains why education is the guiding principle in her life and work, and provides strategies that could help retain educators in a field experiencin...
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November
05,
2021
| 11:34 AM America/Chicago
GSU is the first public state university in Illinois to be certified as a healthy building by Hygieneering Inc., a company focused healthy indoor environments. ...
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November
04,
2021
| 16:09 PM America/Chicago
A multimedia poster designed by Governors State University Honors Program Rachel Beckmann recently won a first-place award in the art and visual media category of the 2021 National Collegiate Honors Council (NCHC) Conference in Orlando, Fla. About 20...
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October
15,
2021
| 10:35 AM America/Chicago
Tickets are on sale now for Governors State University (GSU) Theatre and Performance Studies (TAPS) fall 2021 production "A Delightful Quarantine," which, runs Nov. 4 to 6 on the Center for Performing Arts (CPA) stage. Visiting Director Anthony Sims ...
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October
14,
2021
| 15:47 PM America/Chicago
The bachelor’s degree in business Jeremy Joyce (‘15) earned at Governors State University set him on an unexpected path, one that led to success and happiness in surprising places.The founder of immensely popular Black People Eats, an Instagram (IG) ...
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October
14,
2021
| 15:30 PM America/Chicago
Governors State University (GSU) is celebrating a top 2022 ranking in U. S. News and World Report magazine for social mobility, the capacity for individuals to move into higher socio-economic classes.In the Midwest, GSU ranked #25 for Social Mobility...
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October
14,
2021
| 15:18 PM America/Chicago
Since July, Governors State University has welcomed two leaders to President Cheryl Green's Cabinet  to lead strategic diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives and finance and administration, respectively. In July, Carl Hampton began in the inaugu...
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October
14,
2021
| 14:45 PM America/Chicago
Seven athletic teams and 20 students-athletes from Governors State University were recently bestowed academic awards from the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) on NAIA National Awards Day.Jaguars were among 1,100 student-athlet...
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October
14,
2021
| 13:49 PM America/Chicago
Governors State University’s robotics and artificial intelligence experts from the College of Arts and Sciences provided an unplanned —but timely —lesson to young techies at the 2021 Illinois State Fair in Springfield, Illinois.Visitors to the fair’s...
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October
12,
2021
| 15:47 PM America/Chicago
We would like to congratulate all recent Civil Service Employee of the Month winners for their outstanding customer service and contributions to the Governors State community!The winners are: Kimberly Peterson, Admissions & Records Representative, Ma...
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October
11,
2021
| 12:10 PM America/Chicago
Thanks to the innovation and teamwork of Governors State University faculty and students in the College of Health and Human Services, Jaguars now have expanded access to one of the most important tools in the fight against COVID-19.University of Illi...
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October
11,
2021
| 08:59 AM America/Chicago
Student-athlete Sedona Smith, a social work major, is the 2021 Lincoln Laureate.A member of the Women’s Golf Team, Sedona has been active on campus serving in various roles such as the Transfer Student Representative for Student Senate; Staff Writer ...
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October
08,
2021
| 16:16 PM America/Chicago
Lacking the finances and focus needed for higher education after a short-lived college experience, Laurie Crosby (’19) decided to enter the workforce instead.Decades later, Crosby counts herself among the many successful graduates who completed a bac...
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October
08,
2021
| 15:13 PM America/Chicago
A frightening situation in her own family led Dr. Tareylon “Terri” Chairse – the Clinical Director of Nursing Education at Governors State University (GSU) – to “quite an awesome career.”Chairse was working as a senior merchandise manager for JC Penn...
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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 visitors from acro...
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September
15,
2021
| 12:00 PM America/Chicago
Each year, from September 15th to October 15th, Governors State University (GSU) joins the nation to celebrate Latinx Heritage Month, also known as National Hispanic Heritage Month. During this time, we highlight and show appreciation for the Latinx ...
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September
14,
2021
| 16:55 PM America/Chicago
Chicago PBS station WTTW recently broadcast “Sweet Home Chicago—Celebrating 50 Years of Alligator Records," as part of the 25th anniversary celebration for Governors State University’s Center for Performing Arts (the Center). The concerrt features ro...
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September
14,
2021
| 16:11 PM America/Chicago
The Family Development Center (FDC) at Governors State University (GSU) provides an exceptional learning experience for the children of Chicago’s Southland communities and accessible support for their families. If you enjoy working with children and ...
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August
16,
2021
| 10:51 AM America/Chicago
(University Park, IL) – Following an unusual season of streaming concerts, plays, opera and dance productions directly to patrons’ homes, Governors State University’s Center for Performing Arts (the Center) will return to in-person, live events this ...
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August
13,
2021
| 09:37 AM America/Chicago
Welcome back to campus, Jaguars!Facilities has taken advantage of the last year of low traffic at the university to not just maintain, but improve Governors State to enhance your experience on campus.Since you’ve been gone, the Jaguar Dining Center h...
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August
06,
2021
| 15:11 PM America/Chicago
Governors State University alumni are known for giving back to the community, and many turn right back to GSU after graduation to help new Jaguars. Kristiana Russell ('20) who works as an Alumni Advancement Associate at the university aimed to do jus...
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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 is a longstand...
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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 five years who come to support theNate...
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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 and tips (and h...
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August
04,
2021
| 15:38 PM America/Chicago
Governors State University celebrates new and returning students with Welcome Week. This year’s events include activities to help students reconnect!The festivities will kick off on Aug. 30 with the week long Jaguar Journey Virtual Scavenger Hunt wit...
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