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2021
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 she discovered Governors State University was where she needed to be to make her dreams a reality.Now graduating with her Ma...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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’...
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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...
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March
05,
2021
| 10:06 AM America/Chicago
Retired Principal Dot Jeter and R.J. Neal are a match made for Governors State University's New Leaders Mentor Program (NLMP) offered through the School of Extended Learning (SXL).Jeter, who served in School Districts 149, 155 and 148 for 33 years, 2...
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March
04,
2021
| 12:41 PM America/Chicago
The financial world fascinates Governors State University Finance Professor Mucahit Kochan, who has a master’s degree in accounting and information management, and a doctorate in finance.Rather than become an accountant, he opted to research investme...
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March
03,
2021
| 14:22 PM America/Chicago
Five basketball student-athletes at Governors State University have been recognized with all-conference honors by the Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference.The women’s team had three selections, the most in team history. The players chosen were ...
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March
02,
2021
| 13:24 PM America/Chicago
Despite a global pandemic, Lily Morgan said she came to Governors State University from the Pacific Northwest at the right time.“It’s been nice to back in the Midwest where the cities and drivers know how to handle snow. It snows so seldom in Portlan...
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March
02,
2021
| 13:21 PM America/Chicago
Edgar Rubio was presenting at a chemistry conference during his senior year at another university when he struck up a conversation with the Governors State University (GSU) chemistry student presenting next to him. The conversation convinced Rubio to...
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February
26,
2021
| 16:42 PM America/Chicago
"My name is Grace Gloria Kapichi and I am 25 years old. I was born in Minnesota but I was raised in Tanzania, East Africa. I returned to the United States in 2017 for college. I started at Prairie State College, graduating with my associates degree, ...
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February
26,
2021
| 16:42 PM America/Chicago
“My hometown of Englewood has been known to be one of the most poverty-stricken areas of Chicago. As the youngest of 13 children, I grew up as a student athlete and was the recipient of a basketball scholarship to Fresno State University in the year ...
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February
23,
2021
| 15:07 PM America/Chicago
“I am a motivated and driven man of God. In my time at Governors State University, I have been involved in a number of student organizations such as Young Christian Disciples and the Black Student Union. By being involved on campus, I have learned to...
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February
09,
2021
| 10:19 AM America/Chicago
As the world eagerly watches the historic COVID-19 vaccine roll out, at least two scientists say they are grateful to Governors State University for preparing them for work on the vaccine frontlines.Benjamin Rycraft, a 2020 Bachelor of Science in Che...
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February
02,
2021
| 17:07 PM America/Chicago
The Center for Performing Arts continues its 25th Anniversary Season with a celebration of Chicago blues and Chicago-based Alligator Records’ 50th anniversary by presenting an online streaming video concert starring four of the label’s most popular a...
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February
02,
2021
| 17:07 PM America/Chicago
The Governors State University Athletics has announced its Honor Roll for the 2020 Fall Term. A record-number 67 active athletes were named to either the Athletics Honor Roll or the High Honor Roll. The Honor Roll features student-athletes with a gra...
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