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GSU summer theater camp to present 'The Lion King'

UNIVERSITY PARK | Governors State University is now taking reservations for its kids’ theatrical summer camp June 16-20, which is presented by The Emerald City Theatre School.

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Illinois projects include Cal-Sag hiking, Cal City and University Park bike paths

The Riverdale portion of a proposed hiking trail along the Cal-Sag Channel, along with construction of new bicycle paths in Calumet City and University Park, are among the state's $52.7 million in local transportation improvement project this year.

April 14, 2014 5:30 pm

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

State to fund extra road repairs in Illinois

More than $1.2 million will be provided by the state to area municipalities to help them cover the cost of repairs needed on local streets.

April 11, 2014 7:00 pm

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
Scholarship recipients presented at PSC

Scholarship recipients presented at PSC

CHICAGO HEIGHTS | Recipients of the 2014 Prairie State College board of trustees scholarship were recognized during a recent reception at the college. The scholarships are for full tuition for two years.

March 27, 2014 12:00 am
Scholarship recipients honored at PSC

Scholarship recipients honored at PSC

PSC students who earned a scholarship are, from left, Amy Roesch, of Chicago Heights; Nicole Grubermann, of Richton Park; Monique Ocanas, of Park Forest; Meilani Schaeffer, of University Park; Zachary Einert, of Chicago Heights, and Kevin Adams, of Homewood. Recipients not present for the re…

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

'The Miracle Worker' comes to GSU's Center for Performing Arts

UNIVERSITY PARK | Governors State University welcomes the Montana Repertory Theater’s production of William Gibson’s play, “The Miracle Worker,” which will play at the Center for Performing Arts at 8 p.m. March 21.

March 14, 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
GUEST COMMENTARY: Strengthening neighborhoods strengthens communities

GUEST COMMENTARY: Strengthening neighborhoods strengthens communities

Within weeks of arriving in the Northwest region as chancellor of Ivy Tech Community College Northwest, the University Park project in Gary was brought to my attention. The project has a transformative vision relative to revitalizing a neighborhood and the community.

February 23, 2014 12:00 am

Celebrate the traditions of Mardi Gras at the Center for Performing Arts

UNIVERSITY PARK | Governors State University welcomes Orbert Davis and the Chicago Jazz Philharmonic ensemble for “Mardi Gras Carnival” March 1 at the Center for Performing Arts, for a celebration of the food and music that gives New Orleans its distinct character.

February 23, 2014 12:00 am
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