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2022
June
30,
2022
| 14:34 PM America/Chicago
(University Park, Ill.)  –  In a historic move to create pathways to degree and advanced degree completion and to diversify the pipeline to the legal community, Governors State University (GSU) this week entered an agreement with Southern Illinois Un...
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June
08,
2022
| 12:05 PM America/Chicago
 Ariel Investment Founder John Rogers and Sen. Debbie Meyers-Martin among 2022  honorees to be celebrated...
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April
29,
2022
| 14:02 PM America/Chicago
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE(University Park, Ill.) – Against a colorful backdrop of a natural prairie under a clear sky,  Governors State University (GSU) President Cheryl Green celebrated Arbor Day by announcing the newly accredited Arboretum at the unive...
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April
27,
2022
| 12:00 PM America/Chicago
(UNIVERSITY PARK, Ill.) —Governors State University President Cheryl Green joined other public universities across the state in applauding the 5 percent increase in the 2023 budget recently by Gov. J.B. Pritzker.  Dr. Green said she appreciates Gov. ...
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April
21,
2022
| 12:00 PM America/Chicago
(UNIVERSITY PARK, Ill.) – Governors State University will honor the Rev. Michael Pfleger, activist and social justice champion, with an honorary doctorate degree during the 2022 Commencement ceremony at the Tinley Park Convention Center on May 14, th...
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March
29,
2022
| 17:53 PM America/Chicago
(University Park, Ill.) — African American computer scientist, researcher, inventor, and educator, Dr. Juan Gilbert has created a model to break racial and gender barriers and change lives at the University of Florida (UF), where Gilbert leads a stra...
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March
23,
2022
| 16:35 PM America/Chicago
The Community Foundation of Will County (CFWC) recently awarded Governors State University more than $130,000 for two programs to train early childhood educators and machinists through partnerships with local school districts and community colleges i...
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February
28,
2022
| 16:52 PM America/Chicago
 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE(University Park, Ill.) – New York Times best-selling author, activist and cultural critic Mikki Kendall will explore issues of race and feminism with Governors State University students, faculty, staff and the external campus c...
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February
16,
2022
| 13:20 PM America/Chicago
For Immediate Release(UNIVERSITY PARK, Ill.) – The lives and legacies of five African American trailblazers, including Dr. Timuel Black and the  Rev. Jesse Jackson – both 2021 Illinois Black Hall of Fame (IBHOF) inductees — will be celebrated during ...
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January
19,
2022
| 15:17 PM America/Chicago
The School of Extended Learning’s New Leaders and Mentors Program provides a host of benefits for both its proteges and its mentors. Just ask Lynda Byrd, former principal of Bloom High School and a mentor for 13 years in the program, which matches ex...
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January
19,
2022
| 09:26 AM America/Chicago
University Park, IL –  Governors State University President Cheryl Green was recently named by Crain’s Chicago Business a 2021 Notable Black Leader for her leadership and impact in the African American community as an educator, mentor, and influencer...
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January
18,
2022
| 09:24 AM America/Chicago
 Williams is a highly sought visionary who has worked with more than 1,000 colleges and universities, Fortune 100 companies, foundations, and government agencies to lead systemic change through diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI)  strategies. ...
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2021
November
18,
2021
| 09:17 AM America/Chicago
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEUniversity Park, Ill. -- In President Cheryl Green’s inaugural celebration of the university’s distinguished alumni on Nov. 20, Governors State University (GSU) will honor those who have made major contributions to their fields, ...
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October
19,
2021
| 14:15 PM America/Chicago
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE(UNIVERSITY PARK, Ill.) Registration is now open for Governors State University's (GSU) first, virtual winter hands-on science, technology, engineering, arts, and mathematics (STEAM) camp set to run-in two one-week sessions begin...
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October
13,
2021
| 09:23 AM America/Chicago
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (UNIVERSITY PARK, Ill.) Governors State University (GSU) was recently awarded $1.1 million U.S. Department of Education (DOE) TRIO grant to initiate a project to serve low-income individuals, first-generation college students, a...
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September
16,
2021
| 16:07 PM America/Chicago
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE(University Park, Ill.) After serving in the role for more than a year, Governors State University (GSU) President Dr. Cheryl Green will be invested as the sixth President of Governors State University on Friday, Sept. 17, 2021.T...
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September
14,
2021
| 12:28 PM America/Chicago
The School of Extended Learning (SXL) at Governors State University is launching two new programs in demand for today’s job market: Data Analyst and Python Developer. These are start-anytime, learn-anywhere, career-training programs that prepare job ...
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September
02,
2021
| 15:30 PM America/Chicago
"Stargazing with Contrails," is an emotionally moving tribute to summer on the prairie as it points skyward inviting visitors to follow suit. ...
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June
24,
2021
| 14:40 PM America/Chicago
(University Park, Ill.)  — The Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park at Governors State University recently named three new members to the advisory board for their influential roles as social and business leaders in art, conservation, and education.Jennifer ...
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June
10,
2021
| 14:10 PM America/Chicago
(UNIVERSITY PARK, Ill.) – Public Scholarship in The Humanities is a series of four videos showcasing the collection of essays published as "Public Scholarship in Literary Studies" (2021), a ground-breaking collection released as part of Amherst Colle...
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June
03,
2021
| 11:22 AM America/Chicago
(University Park, IL)--In times of crisis music provides joy, reflection, and refuge. As Governors State University's Center for Performing Arts gets ready to return to live performance in the fall, their 25th Anniversary celebrations continue with M...
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May
17,
2021
| 10:09 AM America/Chicago
(UNIVERSITY PARK, Ill.)  – Governors State University is celebrating Juneteenth, an annual commemoration marking the end of slavery, with a family friendly celebration in its Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park on Saturday, June 19, 2021 from 1 to 4 p.m.Fr...
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May
12,
2021
| 13:01 PM America/Chicago
(University Park, Ill.)  — Governors State University and South Suburban Mayors and Managers Association are partnering with Walgreens to host a COVID-19 vaccine clinic at the university on Saturday, May 15, 2021 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.On Tuesday, Walg...
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May
07,
2021
| 11:18 AM America/Chicago
 (UNIVERSITY PARK, Ill.)  – The Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park at Governors State University is ranked the nation's best according to the 2021 USA TODAY 10Best Readers' Choice travel award contest for Best Sculpture Park. Other parks in the top 10 ran...
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May
05,
2021
| 13:34 PM America/Chicago
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE(UNIVERSITY PARK, Ill.) – Governors State University will honor legal scholar and trailblazer Jill Wine-Banks with an honorary doctorate degree during the 2021 Commencement (virtual) ceremony on May 22, 2021.A special prosecutor ...
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March
23,
2021
| 09:24 AM America/Chicago
 Contact:Zion Bankszbanks@govst.eduGovernors State University630-842-6427FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEUniversity Park, Ill.  – In a perfect spring kickoff, Walgreen Co. launched a pop-up COVD-19 clinic at Governors State University to vaccinate nearly 1,500 ...
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February
26,
2021
| 16:55 PM America/Chicago
ContactZion Bankszbanks@govst.eduGovernors State University630-842-6427FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE(University Park, Ill.) – Friday, U.S. Congressman Danny K. Davis announced the launch and inaugural honoree of the Illinois Black Hall of Fame (IBHOF). Chica...
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February
18,
2021
| 08:55 AM America/Chicago
Contact: Zion BanksGovernors State UniversityEmail: zbanks@govst.edu FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE UNIVERSITY PARK, Ill. — Governors State University (GSU) recently received a $60,000 National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) grant to support a project that will...
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2020
November
10,
2020
| 12:03 PM America/Chicago
Contact: Zion BanksGovernors State UniversityEmail: zbanks@govst.eduFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEUniversity Park, IL – Governors State University (GSU) will offer intensive English training, computer literacy, and foundational math classes through a $456,000...
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November
10,
2020
| 11:13 AM America/Chicago
 Contact: Jane CoxGovernors State Universityjcox1@govst.edu708.207.1361For Immediate ReleaseUniversity Park, IL – The Center for Performing Arts acknowledges that the racial justice crises are wakeup calls that demand attention. Executive Director La...
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