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2021
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 Chemistry grad...
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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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February
02,
2021
| 17:05 PM America/Chicago
Despite the pandemic, the Governors State University’s chapter of the Student Education Association (SEA) remains a close-knit community of education majors who routinely tackle difficult conversations.The SEA, a pre-professional organization of unde...
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February
02,
2021
| 17:04 PM America/Chicago
Educators and artists from across Governors State University are collectively celebrating a recent grant to support their interdisciplinary work that promotes racial healing.“In my nine years at GSU, this might not be the biggest grant I’ve seen come...
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February
02,
2021
| 17:00 PM America/Chicago
Governors State University’s College of Business (COB) is focused on assisting businesses develop and maintain a competitive edge. As part of this commitment, the college hosts a “COB Thought Leadership” series in partnership with the Supply Chain In...
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February
02,
2021
| 16:58 PM America/Chicago
Five Governors State University (GSU) students from the College of Health and Human Services were recently reminded that no good deed goes unnoticed! The students were awarded the Spirit of Service and Global Service Learning Scholarship for undergra...
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February
01,
2021
| 15:03 PM America/Chicago
Social Work Professor Phyllis West is passionate about healing. She has devoted her life’s work to addressing the needs of the mind, body, and spirit, from a social work and public health lens. As a young Peace Corps volunteer in West Africa, West sa...
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February
01,
2021
| 15:03 PM America/Chicago
Governors State University Criminal Justice Professor Jarrod Shanahan has questions that need answers.“What would it mean to have real safety in communities currently saturated with police that are simultaneously the most unsafe places?” he recently ...
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February
01,
2021
| 15:03 PM America/Chicago
Community Health expert Tonya S. Roberson was working as a nutritionist in 1995, when her mother was diagnosed with breast cancer.Dr. Roberson’s mother, a Chicago Public School teacher for more than 30 years, noted that doctors showed little compassi...
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February
01,
2021
| 15:02 PM America/Chicago
Growing up in a small town outside of Los Angeles, Governors State University Professor Don Culverson lived a life of perpetual summer, with access to the sun, the mountains, and the beach. It was a good life in a safe neighborhood made even better b...
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February
01,
2021
| 15:02 PM America/Chicago
While, environmental racism seems like vague concept, concrete examples are scattered all around like debris at a construction site. Governors State University Professor Joseph Day cites these:*A lead-laden water pipe supply in Flint, Mich. that left...
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February
01,
2021
| 15:02 PM America/Chicago
Thinking back to his time as a middle school teacher, Marlon Cummings, Governors State University Professor of Education, remembers the deflating words of one of his most ambitious students.“I was working in a low-income, minority-serving school and ...
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January
31,
2021
| 18:12 PM America/Chicago
Myiti Sengstacke-Rice, a Governors State University doctoral student, is passionate about Chicago's Black history. She grew up in a family of innovators who changed Chicago’s demographic landscape and the lives of millions of African Americans.Sengst...
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January
22,
2021
| 09:42 AM America/Chicago
As Governors State University begins another remote semester, the Office of Marketing and Communications is pausing to share important updates with the entire community.First, thank you for partnering with the department’s writers, designers, and pro...
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January
20,
2021
| 16:28 PM America/Chicago
Though we are likely to continue learning and working remotely through spring semester, the university still needs to know how to reach you with important updates.The Emergency Response Team (ERT) is suggesting two ways to stay connected while we soc...
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January
20,
2021
| 14:24 PM America/Chicago
Dear Students,Welcome to the Spring 2021 semester! While we are excited for a fresh academic experience, we are all also facing many challenges during this time from social justice unrest, the COVID pandemic, to personal trials and tribulations. You ...
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January
20,
2021
| 14:01 PM America/Chicago
Welcome back, Jaguars! As we enter the spring semester, Governors State students, who are now seasoned pros in remote learning, offer their advice for finishing the academic year strong!Find a Study Space"To be more efficient in completing your work ...
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January
20,
2021
| 13:25 PM America/Chicago
Governors State University ushers in new and returning students with a virtual Welcome Week. This year’s events include activities to help students stay connected!The festivities kicked off on Jan. 18 with the Dr. Martin L. King, Jr. Commemoration Pr...
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January
05,
2021
| 15:01 PM America/Chicago
Just before the pandemic brought the world to a screeching halt in March, Governors State University Chemistry Professor Walter Henne made a special trip to his laboratory on campus for a few critical items.“I grabbed rubber bands and pulse oximeters...
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2020
December
22,
2020
| 10:13 AM America/Chicago
A group of student, faculty and staff artists from Governors State University transformed a vacant storefront in downtown Flossmoor into a vibrant pop-up artist’s cooperative almost overnight.The Flossmoor Artists Co-Op, which opened in late November...
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December
02,
2020
| 15:40 PM America/Chicago
The Center for Performing Arts’ 25th Anniversary Season looks different from what Executive Director Lana Rogachevskaya, her staff, and advisory board originally envisioned. “Instead of welcoming thousands of visitors to our beautiful, state-of-the-a...
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December
02,
2020
| 15:37 PM America/Chicago
Adding to her growing collection of awards, Governors State University  Counseling Professor Tamekia Bell (she/her/hers) was recently awarded the Illinois Counseling Association Bea Wherly Human Rights Award for her outstanding service to the Mental ...
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December
02,
2020
| 15:35 PM America/Chicago
When Governors State University student T’Kayla Clayton reflects on the academic journey that will culminate in a Bachelor of Arts Business Administration this spring, she thinks of people like Donald Morrison, a local businessman and longtime suppor...
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December
02,
2020
| 15:34 PM America/Chicago
Governors State University is remembering Robert “Bob” Cornesky who passed away at the age of 81 this year. His legacy at Governors State is a lasting one that has impacted not only the university, but generations of students, and the surrounding com...
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December
02,
2020
| 12:12 PM America/Chicago
When Natalie Page, the recently named Vice President of Academic Affairs at Danville Area Community College, first came to Governors State University for the guidance she needed to advance her career, she had no idea she would become a pioneer in an ...
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December
01,
2020
| 16:59 PM America/Chicago
Blink and you might have missed the 2020 women's and men’s cross country seasons at Governors State University, a year unlike any other in the two programs’ history.Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the teams had their seasons cut in half with four meets...
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December
01,
2020
| 16:55 PM America/Chicago
Governors State University is filling up libraries! In the coming months multiple faculty members and administration across the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) will have their published books released.Associate Provost Rosemary Johnsen coedited "P...
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December
01,
2020
| 16:52 PM America/Chicago
Governors State University student Lydia Aguirre joins President Jimmy Carter and former U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Donna Shalala as a new member of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS), an honors organization that reco...
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