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EDITORIAL: GSU right to serve freshmen, too

Governors State University is now committed to serving freshmen and sophomores, not just juniors, seniors and graduate students. This is good for GSU, and it's good for Illinois.

March 17, 2014 12:00 am

State awards funds to start on education center

CHICAGO | A contract has been awarded to begin work on a new $44.8 million center in Chicago to train students for jobs in transportation and logistics.

December 06, 2013 8:15 pm

House honors region's former Ivy Tech leader

INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana House on Monday saluted retired Northwest Indiana Ivy Tech Chancellor J. Guadalupe Valtierra for his 17 years of work at the community college.

March 11, 2013 6:00 pm
GUEST COMMENTARY: The lesson plan for affordable higher education

GUEST COMMENTARY: The lesson plan for affordable higher education

Today, many college students receive their four-year degree with more than $80,000 in debt and no prospects of a good job. For the first time, the middle class is faced with the reality that a college education might no longer be a viable financial option.

July 15, 2012 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Community colleges must help reshape higher education

GUEST COMMENTARY: Community colleges must help reshape higher education

In the 1970s, I began three decades in the automotive industry. It was a good place to be at the time. U.S. automakers had enjoyed decades of growth and profitability, and it seemed like history would continue to repeat itself.

December 22, 2011 12:00 am

BP makes $65K grant to support Ivy Tech program

The Ivy Tech Foundation said Tuesday it received a $65,000 grant from BP Products North America to support the community college system's Process Technology Program.

October 27, 2011 4:00 pm
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Think strategically for zucchinis, universities

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Think strategically for zucchinis, universities

On one rare and beautiful Sunday morning, as we sat on our deck enjoying a relaxing brunch, my husband commented on the delicious qualities of the zucchini omelet: "You're wasting your time as a university president," he said. "We should open a bed and breakfast."

July 03, 2011 12:00 am

GSU backs community college Dual Degree drive

UNIVERSITY PARK | Governors State University on Tuesday became Illinois' first public university to sign a national call for action to increase the number of community college graduates in the nation.

January 06, 2011 12:00 am

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Students must focus on degree completion

The nation's community colleges are receiving much deserved attention, from the Oval Office to the family living room. Community colleges in Indiana and Illinois offer great value: high quality at an affordable price.

November 07, 2010 12:00 am

Dash for community college classes

Now that Salty and I are back at our desks from our first visit to radio land, we're going to continue providing money-saving tips.

May 22, 2009 10:10 pm
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