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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.  You’ve reached subscriber-only content Register for free to continue reading  Free 3-day[Read More…]

GSU film fest to feature student work

Registration is now open to reserve seats for the short film competition in the inaugural Chicago Southland International Film Festival (CSIFF) on Sept. 15 and 16 at Governors State University’s Center for Performing Arts.The festival will provide students an opportunity to tell extraordinary stories of everyday lives. Storylines include a[Read More…]

PR strategies for business outlined at GSU program July 31

“Public Relations Strategies for Business and Industry,” a free business networking breakfast and panel discussion, will be presented by the School of Extended Learning at Governors State University on Tuesday, July 31. The event from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. at GSU, 1 University Parkway in University Park, will include a panel[Read More…]

GSU offers Vacation Education summer courses

Governors State University is helping college students get additional credits this summer through a program it’s calling Vacation Education. The program focuses on general education and degree requirement classes standard to most bachelor’s degree programs.  Students returning home for summer break from other colleges and universities can take a general education course[Read More…]

‘Caroline, or Change’ performed at GSU this weekend

The Southland Area Theatre Ensemble will perform the musical “Caroline, or Change” Friday, Saturday and Sunday at Governors State University’s Center for Performing Arts in University Park. The production, set in the early 1960s, focuses on a black maid working in the house of a Jewish family living in the South.[Read More…]

GSU shows works of Klement, Ramirez at Visual Arts Gallery

Governors State University is hosting an artists’ showcase “Body and Spirit” featuring the works of Vera Klement and Dan Ramirez. The free exhibit is on display through Sept. 30 in the Visual Arts Gallery on the campus in University Park. The gallery at Governors State University is committed to creating an[Read More…]

GSU Special Olympics car and motorcycle show benefit

On Friday, Sept. 8, Governors State University will host its first Car and Motorcycle Show, sponsored by the Department of Public Safety and the GSU Library. The 4 to 8 p.m. event in east lots 2 and 3 will benefit Special Olympics Illinois. Officer Lee Taylor of the GSU Department of[Read More…]

Farm-to-table fundraiser benefits GSU sculpture park

The Nathan Manilow Sculpture Park at Governors State University will be in the spotlight for the “Sculpture, Wine and Dine” fundraiser Sept. 9 that will feature a farm-to-table dinner. Funds from the event will help sustain the park’s community and educational programs. The sculpture park is considered one of the top[Read More…]

Chicago Dance Crash brings hip-hop fusion street dance to GSU stage

Chicago Dance Crash will perform the dance theatre piece “Evil and Good” at 8 p.m. on Oct. 22 at Governors State University’s Center for Performing Arts. Chicago Dance Crash has emerged as the premier fusion-style contemporary dance company in the Midwest. Emphasizing a unique mission of both athleticism and accessibility.[Read More…]

Winter events

THURSDAY, DEC. 1

  • Flossmoor Business Association open house, 5 to 7 p.m., downtown Flossmoor.

FRIDAY, DEC. 2

  • Holiday Lights in Homewood, 5 to 9 p.m., Ridge Road and Martin Avenue downtown. Shopping, carousel, mulled wine, cookies, ice sculpture, music, antique car parade.
  • Tree-lighting ceremony with Santa Claus, 7 p.m., Irwin Park.

SATURDAY, DEC. 3

  • Janet Gustafson’s gingerbread village tours, 3 to 6 p.m. Register at flossmoor.org.

 

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