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2020
September
15,
2020
| 10:59 AM America/Chicago
When it comes to establishing work-life balance, it’s easy to see why it’s hard. If you have a supportive family, chances are your employer isn’t. If your workplace has great policies in place, your own relatives may be frustratingly hands-off. In th...
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September
04,
2020
| 09:34 AM America/Chicago
As Governors State University begins to welcome students, faculty and staff back on campus, precautions have been taken to keep everyone healthy and safe. Here are the September updates: Jaguars are required to Mask Up in all buildings, includin...
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September
03,
2020
| 14:48 PM America/Chicago
If you want to know whether the mission of Governors State University (GSU) resonates around the globe, just look at the new faculty hired in the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) this fall. Five of eight new CAS instructors hail from Ireland, Vi...
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September
02,
2020
| 13:41 PM America/Chicago
A short drive through the areas surrounding Governors State University and the innovation and development quickly flocking to the region becomes evident: Amazon’s 1.3 million square foot building along I-57, the proposed South Suburban Airport locate...
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September
02,
2020
| 09:10 AM America/Chicago
A culturally tailored podcast that connects Southland residents with health care professionals is the latest addition to a long list of outreach projects hosted by the College of Health and Human Services (CHHS) at Governors State University (GSU) to...
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September
02,
2020
| 08:59 AM America/Chicago
Parents routinely look to experts from time to time for help in raising their children. But anyone raising a special needs child relies even more strongly on professional guidance that can help their child live his or her best life. Patricia Robey...
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September
02,
2020
| 08:54 AM America/Chicago
Heading back to college at age 50 would be daunting for most, but for Sharmetta Wilson, enrolling at Governors State University was the step she needed to take to realize her lifelong dream to become a teacher. The skills she learned in Governors Sta...
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September
02,
2020
| 08:47 AM America/Chicago
When it comes to complex problems, fitting together the pieces of the puzzle is what Dr. Crystal Harris does. Her impressive educational background at a tier-two research institution saw her hired to Governors State University as a Psychology profess...
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September
02,
2020
| 08:43 AM America/Chicago
Textbooks can convey facts and statistics, but the emotions behind the numbers are best conveyed through the arts. Despite the pandemic darkening the stage of Governors State University’s Center for Performing Arts (CPA), the show must go on for the ...
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September
02,
2020
| 08:32 AM America/Chicago
Governors State University's (GSU) fall semester will look and feel different in every aspect, whether on or off campus. The "new normal" will require face masks, hybrid classes, and a university wide dedication to keeping everyone safe and healthy w...
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September
01,
2020
| 09:40 AM America/Chicago
Finishing touches are being put on Governors State University's brand new dining center. The overhaul of the 17,500-square-foot café features expanded and renovated spaces now serving as cafeteria stations, the dining area, and the kitchen. Renova...
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August
31,
2020
| 15:05 PM America/Chicago
While unemployment rates in Will County skyrocket to above 17% in the face of the pandemic, Amy Barsha, Executive Director of the School of Extended Learning at Governors State University is assisting those seeking employment. "It’s crucial that t...
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August
31,
2020
| 15:03 PM America/Chicago
As Governors State University welcomes students into Prairie Place this week during staggered move in times, new students are adjusting to living on campus while returning Jaguars are adjusting to the new normals of university housing. Colton Krsk...
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August
27,
2020
| 16:04 PM America/Chicago
Despite a delay in fall sports participation, Jaguars expect their highest enrollment of student-athletes since varsity sports began five years ago. Coaching staffs from Governors State's nine varsity teams have been busy building their rosters for 2...
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August
21,
2020
| 12:15 PM America/Chicago
Governors State University is aware of the NBC Chicago report “Coronavirus at College: NBC 5 Investigates Finds Rising Coronavirus Rates Near Some Illinois Public Universities” on August 18, 2020. NBC did not reach out to the university for this repo...
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August
14,
2020
| 16:33 PM America/Chicago
Governors State University's Smart Start program helps prepare first-year students for a successful academic year. The program provides two weeks of focused Math and Science instruction before the beginning of the school year. In past years, stude...
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August
14,
2020
| 16:05 PM America/Chicago
Governors State University (GSU) now partners with mRelief to provide a screening tool to help students determine if they are eligible for SNAP benefits in as little as 10 minutes. mRelief is a Chicago-based nonprofit that helps connect students t...
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August
04,
2020
| 17:12 PM America/Chicago
Despite a decision to postpone most fall sports until spring 2021, Governors State University (GSU) is moving forward with conference championships exclusively for men's and women's cross country this fall. GSU Director of Athletics Tony Bates sai...
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August
04,
2020
| 17:11 PM America/Chicago
The most successful careers are made of a series of positions that match our talents to the tasks at hand. To get the right person into the right position, Dominique Brewer, (’04, Psychology) a Takeda Pharmaceutical Company talent acquisition leader,...
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August
04,
2020
| 17:07 PM America/Chicago
Inspiring children and assuring them their dreams and aspirations are possible is the mission of the College of Education and the Family Development Center (FDC). The College of Education has recently released a children’s book, "Here, you are the Fu...
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August
04,
2020
| 16:31 PM America/Chicago
Athanasios “Tommy” Kolovos ('19, Anthropology and Sociology), 2018 GSU Lincoln Laureate and 2019 Commencement speaker, has returned from Peace Corps Madagascar to Governors State University to pursue a Masters of Art in Political and Social Justice S...
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August
04,
2020
| 14:33 PM America/Chicago
Governors State University's College of Health and Human Services is being recognized for its continuing work to transform healthcare in the Southland. The Occupational Therapy Department  (OT) was recently awarded a $2.68 million grant for Scholarsh...
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August
03,
2020
| 10:41 AM America/Chicago
Being heard is a human experience that changes lives. For Sylvia Ewing, facilitating exchanges that give voice to those silenced has led not only to a successful career in media and nonprofit advocacy but also to winning the 2020 Public Humanities Aw...
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July
31,
2020
| 13:24 PM America/Chicago
First-time moms heading home from the hospital with a newborn sometimes wish the baby came with an instruction manual. But imagine their shock at learning some of the skills they’ll need to have: time management, planning, prioritization, crisis mana...
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July
29,
2020
| 15:04 PM America/Chicago
Associate vice president of facilities at Governors State University, John Potempa, was interviewed recently by The Hinsdalean about his work at GSU and the path that brought him to the university. From the recent remodel of the GSU Café to plans ...
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July
29,
2020
| 14:51 PM America/Chicago
Governors State University's College of Business (COB) has released their annual report, a recap of the college's accomplishments over the last year. Despite being challenged by the pandemic, COB continues to foster strong relationships with local bu...
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July
29,
2020
| 14:09 PM America/Chicago
Two Governors State University (GSU)  professors will be featured at the International Webinar on Restorative Justice and the Environment on Aug. 6 and 7, sponsored by the Brazilian Federal Justice System. The Brazilian based seminar, led by F...
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July
28,
2020
| 15:17 PM America/Chicago
Governors State University's Faculty Senate President David Golland's second book has been selected for a campus-wide freshman reading program at Washburn University, where Arthur Fletcher earned a bachelor's degree in sociology in 1950. Fletcher ...
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July
28,
2020
| 11:16 AM America/Chicago
Running 12 miles through the lava fields of Mexico City during graduate school was just a hobby for the now Dean of the College of Arts and Science at Governors State University, Andrae Marak. Those short sprints soon transformed into ultras, races l...
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July
16,
2020
| 11:35 AM America/Chicago
While the world found creative means to connect while  sheltering in place, the recent civil unrest coupled with the continued pandemic restrictions is requiring a wholly new means of finding community and hope. To help the community find solace a...
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