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2021
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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August
04,
2021
| 15:34 PM America/Chicago
The COVID-19 pandemic presented challenges for Governors State Athletics. Seasons were shortened and schedules shifted from the fall to spring. Jaguar student-athletes also competed in empty arenas and stadiums as spectators in most cases were not al...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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...
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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 ...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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. ...
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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...
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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...
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