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GSU presents 'Still Life' live docudrama about Vietnam War

UNIVERSITY PARK | Governors State University presents two live performances of the docudrama, “Still Life,” at 8 p.m. April 17 and 18 in Sherman Hall.

April 13, 2014 12:00 am

Former U.S. Surgeon General to addres Gender Matters conference at GSU

UNIVERSITY PARK | The Gender Matters conference will present an evening with Dr. Joycelyn Elders, featuring her keynote address, “Evolving Gender Roles in the 21rst Century.” This event takes place from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday in Sherman Music Hall.

April 10, 2014 12:00 am

GSU sponsors Career and Internship Fair

UNIVERSITY PARK | The Office of Career Services at Governors State University is sponsoring an employment fair for people interested in jobs and internship opportunities in communications, technology, business and public administration, criminal justice, addiction studies, community health a…

April 08, 2014 12:00 am

GSU’s mascot search comes down to four

UNIVERSITY PARK | After receiving over 400 suggestions, Governors State University has narrowed its choices for an official mascot down to four: the Bengals, the Prairie Wolves, the Jaguars and the Gladiators, according to a news release.

April 04, 2014 5:10 pm

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
GSU president wins prestigious award from American Council on Education

GSU president wins prestigious award from American Council on Education

UNIVERSITY PARK | Governors State University announced this week that its president, Elaine P. Maimon, has won the 2014 Donna Shavlik Award for women's leadership in higher education from the American Council on Education.

March 16, 2014 12:00 am
GSU president wins prestigious award from American Council on Education

GSU president wins prestigious award from American Council on Education

Governors State University President Elaine P. Maimon, right, receives the American Council on Education's Donna Shavlik Award for women's leadership in higher education from ACE president Molly Corbett Broad.

March 16, 2014 12:00 am
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: A true/false quiz on higher education

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: A true/false quiz on higher education

As high school seniors prepare applications to meet the April 1 deadline required at many colleges and universities, I offer the following quiz to test higher education savvy. Numerous misconceptions abound. So, let’s begin to sort out what is true and what is false.

March 16, 2014 12:00 am

GSU hosts workshops for educators

UNIVERSITY PARK | Governors State University's College of Education and Metropolitan Institute for Leadership in Education are sponsoring two workshops for school and district office administrators and staff.

March 09, 2014 12:00 am

Community colleges see cooperation, not competition, from expanded GSU

Students looking to begin college have a new option to consider — Governors State University is converting into a four-year university.

March 08, 2014 11:00 pm

GSU to host virtual graduate business program info session

UNIVERSITY PARK |  The College of Business and Public Administration at Governors State University is hosting a virtual graduate programs information session from 6 to 7:30 p.m. March 24.

March 06, 2014 12:00 am

Film screening and discussion of “Not My Life” at Governors State

UNIVERSITY PARK | On March 11, in conjunction with Women’s History Month, Governors State University will host a special, free screening of “Not My Life,” a film about human trafficking and modern slavery on a global scale. The film is directed by Robert Bilheimer.

March 05, 2014 12:00 am

Governors State won’t boost tuition for upcoming academic year

UNIVERSITY PARK | Students at Governors State University will get to experience something that college students across Illinois dream about — their tuition rates will not increase for the upcoming academic year.

March 03, 2014 2:24 pm

Governors State University launches search for mascot

UNIVERSITY PARK | Governors State University has launched “Operation Mascot,” its official search for a school mascot. The university is enlisting the help of students, faculty, staff, and the surrounding community for input.

February 27, 2014 12:00 am

Lightwire Theater to perform at GSU

UNIVERSITY PARK | Lightwire Theater presents "The Ugly Duckling" and "The Tortoise and The Hare" at 2 p.m. Sunday as part of GSU’s Family Fun series giving a modern upgrade to a pair of classic tales, Hans Christian Andersen's "The Ugly Duckling" and Aesop's fable, "The Tortoise and The Hare."

February 14, 2014 12:00 am

Waubonsee Community College and Governors State University sign Dual Degree agreement

UNIVERSITY PARK | Governors State University is welcoming a new partner to the Dual Degree Program. At a Feb. 3 ceremony, Governors State president Elaine P. Maimon and Waubonsee Community College president Christine Sobek, along with other key members of the schools’ administration teams, s…

February 06, 2014 12:00 am
The 'Love and Marriage' Opera at GSU on Feb. 9

The 'Love and Marriage' Opera at GSU on Feb. 9

UNIVERSITY PARK |  Opera singers and couples, The Richardsons and The Shirleys, tell it like it is through songs and arias for one special night at the Center for Performing Arts at Governors State University in "Love and Marriage" at 4 p.m. Feb. 9.

January 31, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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GSU sponsors education job and internship fair

UNIVERSITY PARK | The Office of Career Services at Governors State University is sponsoring a career fair for people interested in employment and internship opportunities in education and related fields from 2 to 5 p.m. Feb. 20 in the Hall of Governors.

January 26, 2014 12:00 am

GSU to host health care fair

UNIVERSITY PARK | Good health and useful information are the themes of the panel discussion and community resource fair sponsored by the Southland Human Services Leadership Council at Governors State University from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday. 

January 22, 2014 12:00 am
Community theater group gives Sondheim's classic 'Company' a modern-day makeover

Community theater group gives Sondheim's classic 'Company' a modern-day makeover

Chicagoans Annie Litchfield and Fidel Calderon star in the Stephen Sondheim musical, "Company," to be performed Jan. 24, 25 and 26 at the Center for Performing Arts at Governors State University in University Park.

January 20, 2014 12:00 am
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