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2020
November
17,
2020
| 13:18 PM America/Chicago
Governors State University Professor Mary D. Bruce was recently named new Steering Committee Chair of Pi Alpha Alpha (PAA), the global honor society for public affairs & administration during the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Admi...
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November
11,
2020
| 15:25 PM America/Chicago
As I look forward to the upcoming holiday season, I am reminded that while our country’s leaders are navigating cultural and political changes, as well as the devastating impacts of a raging virus, we have to know that the job of healing, restoration...
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November
11,
2020
| 13:36 PM America/Chicago
Congratulations to the newly elected members of Governors State University's Student Senate 2020-2021! Meet your representatives and read what they hope to achieve below. Jenna NaserAs your Senior Class representative my desire is to be the voice of ...
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November
11,
2020
| 12:26 PM America/Chicago
When the COVID-19 pandemic turned the world upside down, up-ending life as we know it, Governors State University Senior Lecturer Phyllis West was inspired.Instead of seeing a problem, she seized an opportunity to help Master of Social Work students ...
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November
11,
2020
| 12:24 PM America/Chicago
Governors State University is going to the Emmy’s! Media Studies undergraduate Zhamarr "Z"  Thompkins and 2020 Communication graduate Jeremy Manthey have been nominated for a Student Emmy, known as the Crystal Pillar Award, by the National Academy of...
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November
11,
2020
| 12:17 PM America/Chicago
Governors State University’s College of Business (COB) took Business Week online this year, culminating in the second annual Alumni Hall of Achievement ceremony.The inductees are all accomplished in their respective fields, employing their Governors ...
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November
11,
2020
| 09:50 AM America/Chicago
When Angela Szczepanik-Sanchez worked as a K-12 special education resource teacher, parents and teachers kept asking her variations of the same question.“What happens to students with disabilities after they leave high school? Can they succeed in hig...
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November
11,
2020
| 09:42 AM America/Chicago
Governors State University alum Trevor Hoskins started as an electrical apprentice – a period which he calls “three months in the dark.” That is both a literal and figurative statement, as Hoskins recalls feeling “out of my element.” Electrical curre...
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November
11,
2020
| 09:34 AM America/Chicago
When Shannon Dermer, Dean of the College of Education (COE) at Governors State University, thinks of the impact of substance abuse, she sees the damage ripple through five branches of society: individuals, couples, families, the healthcare system, an...
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November
10,
2020
| 15:38 PM America/Chicago
The winter sports season has begun at Governors State University and it will have a different look for the men’s and women’s basketball teams.The men’s squad opened its 2020-21 campaign on October 23 with the Jaguars Tip-Off Classic, an event that wa...
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November
10,
2020
| 12:20 PM America/Chicago
Governors State University (GSU) will offer intensive English training, computer literacy, and foundational math classes through a $456,000 state grant to help recruit and retain students hardest hit during the COVID-19 crisis.One of nine schools to ...
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November
09,
2020
| 11:14 AM America/Chicago
When you are a White police chief in a town where half the residents are people of color, it helps to be able to see a situation from a point of view other than your own. For Flossmoor’s Tod Kamleiter, earning a Master of Public Administration in...
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October
21,
2020
| 11:36 AM America/Chicago
The Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs, and Administration (NASPAA) recently selected Governors State University's  Professor Susan Gaffney, Public Administration, and Professor Mary Bruce, Public Administration, to attend this year’s NASP...
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October
20,
2020
| 12:03 PM America/Chicago
While unemployment rates remain high, the School of Extended Learning (SXL) at Governors State University has a few helpful ideas for those seeking employment and educational opportunities. Executive Director Amy Barsha shares, “It’s crucial that adu...
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October
19,
2020
| 09:56 AM America/Chicago
Psychology major J. Latrice Koger is a U.S. Army veteran, a passionate community advocate who has earned many awards for her service, and a newly elected member of the Governors State University Board of Trustees. Now she can add 2020 Lincoln Laureat...
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October
14,
2020
| 13:58 PM America/Chicago
Dedication and drive have proven a winning formula for Governors State University Mathematics Professor Dianna Galante. For more than 40 years she has taught and advocated for those who want to teach math, serving in various roles, including high ...
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October
06,
2020
| 17:49 PM America/Chicago
Every election cycle is important, and the one this fall is as important as they come. Not only will you be asked to vote for a president, but in Illinois you will be asked to vote “yea” or “nay” on an amendment to the Illinois Constitution. This ...
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October
06,
2020
| 16:00 PM America/Chicago
Governors State University alumna Adelicia Brienzo is the new Coordinator of Early Learning and Bilingual Education for Community Consolidated School District 146; a district where 33% of students call a language other than English their home languag...
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October
06,
2020
| 15:59 PM America/Chicago
In winning an international award for her research, Professor Roberta O’Shea’s work shows that Governors State University is a place where Physical Therapy Program students can learn innovative, research-supported techniques that bring life-chang...
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October
06,
2020
| 15:59 PM America/Chicago
When Governors State University first switched to remote learning, the College of Education (COE) quickly jumped on the task of defining what these academic experiences would look like. Through information and Facebook live sessions with stude...
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October
06,
2020
| 15:58 PM America/Chicago
Graduating college debt-free might sound like a dream but Governors State University Elementary Education major Rama Diab knows this can easily be a reality. By completing her Free Application for Federal Aid (FAFSA) every year, Diab has not only ...
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October
06,
2020
| 15:57 PM America/Chicago
Are you one of millions of Americans who want to vote in this year’s election, but due to COVID-19 you are planning to vote by mail? But you have concerns that your vote might not get counted? Understandable. I am here to help alleviate those c...
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October
06,
2020
| 15:56 PM America/Chicago
In a message to the Governors State University community, President Cheryl Green reminds listeners that just as GSU seeks transformative change through the university mission, it is the duty of all citizens to serve as a catalyst in the transformatio...
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October
06,
2020
| 14:48 PM America/Chicago
Governors State University is throwing a virtual, "Wizard of Oz"/"The Wiz" themed celebration for 2020 Homecoming. The campus community is invited to take part in a week’s worth of fun and exciting events, including Curbside Cinema, an Open Mic Night...
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October
05,
2020
| 15:17 PM America/Chicago
Seven athletic teams and 17 students-athletes from Governors State were recently bestowed academic honors from the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) during the NAIA’s National Awards Day. The following Jaguar squads received...
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October
05,
2020
| 10:44 AM America/Chicago
Governors State University’s College of Business has received a $578,884 Build to Scale grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) to fund the operation of the Supply Chain Innovation Center and Business Incubator (SCICBI), an Illi...
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October
01,
2020
| 12:46 PM America/Chicago
Election season highlights the importance of impact, but voting isn’t the only means to make your voice heard. Year-round engagement and investment in the community and arts creates changes in the areas where your passion lies. To welcome the fal...
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October
01,
2020
| 09:49 AM America/Chicago
As we near the Nov. 3 presidential election, Governors State University is engaging faculty, staff, and students on the importance of voting. We sat down with Psychology major and a card-carrying “Super Voter” J. Latrice Koger to discuss what the rig...
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October
01,
2020
| 09:41 AM America/Chicago
In keeping with the core values of Governors State University, the campus should feel more inclusive and reflect more diverse perspectives thanks to a federal grant that will boost study abroad opportunities, fund special events, and expand cultural ...
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September
30,
2020
| 14:50 PM America/Chicago
As a native of Robbins, Ill. who has devoted his talents to serving the Black community, Tyrone Ward is a firm believer in the difference a strong role model can make. From his 17-year career in the schools to serving as mayor since 2013, Ward, a Gov...
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