Following an unusual season of streaming concerts, plays, opera and dance productions directly to patrons’ homes, Governors State University’s Center for Performing Arts will return to in-person, live events this October. “Safety is very important to us. This season may look a bit different with new arrival and dismissal procedures, added safety[Read More…]
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Back to School 2021: GSU president sets high goals for the second year of her tenure
Dr. Cheryl Green, president of Governors State University, is looking forward to this fall’s term and seeing students, faculty and staff on campus – a big step forward after her initial year at the school’s helm which was marked by remote learning and other COVID-imposed conditions. In a statement, Green[Read More…]
COVID-19 vaccination event hosted at GSU on Saturday (free content)
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. Walgreens will have the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine available for children as young as 12 years old and[Read More…]
While undergrad enrollment drops, GSU reports increases in graduate, international students
In a historic year marked by a global pandemic and new leadership, Governors State University is reporting surging enrollments in graduate students and double-digit increases in international students. The university’s census is the official 10-day enrollment report. Despite a dip in undergraduate headcount enrollment of 5.74 percent, increases in full-time graduate[Read More…]
GSU board selects Cheryl Green as next president
Cheryl Green is the new president of Governors State University. (Provided photo)
Laramie Project to be performed at GSU
On Nov. 1, 2 and 3, Governors State University’s Theatre and Performance Studies program will present “The Laramie Project,” a docudrama reflection on the kidnapping and brutal murder of Matthew Shepard, a 21-year-old gay student at the University of Wyoming. The production, created by Moises Kaufman and members of[Read More…]
GSU Center for Performing Arts previews 2019-20 season
In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Governors State University (GSU), the university’s Center for Performing Arts presented a preview of its 2019-20 season, which begins in September and continues through April, 2020.
Governor Pritzker appoints 6 to serve on GSU board
Gov. J.B. Pritzker has nominated six candidates for positions on the Board of Governors of Governors State University. Nominees are Kevin Brookins, John Brudnak, Lisa Harrell, Angela Hickey, James Kvedaras joining Anibal Taboas, who currently serves on the board. Board members serve for six-year terms.
GSU/50: Students past and present share testimonials about Governors State
“The faculty at GSU has been really helpful in challenging me and giving me career advice and helping me with my major and outside programs. They suggest that I think about different internships and certifications. Right now I’m interning with the GSU Marketing & Communications Department.”
GSU/50: Academics, arts make GSU great asset to Homewood-Flossmoor community
Elaine Maimon, president of Governors State University, invites Homewood and Flossmoor residents to campus to see the changes that have been happening. “We want to be seen as a great asset to Homewood-Flossmoor and all our surrounding communities,” she said.