Upcoming CAS Events
Graduate Program Open House
A graduate program open house will take place on Saturday, April 6th, 2013 from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. in the G wing lobby. Click here for more information.
Program Information Sessions
There will be a Criminal Justice BA information session at Triton College on October 19th. Click here for more information.
There will be a Political and Justice Studies MA information session at the James R. Thompson Center on October 27th. Click here for more information.
Fall Visual Arts Gallery Schedule of Events
Heidi Stachulak “Once Upon A Time”
August 12 - 17
Reception Friday Aug 12, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Jaclyn Reidy “Water Pollution”
August 19 – 24
Reception Friday Aug 19, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Lori White “A Visual Meditation”
Sept 9 – 14
Reception Friday Sept 9, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Rick Edwards “Urban Decay”
Sept 16 – 21
Reception Saturday Sept 17, 2 – 4 p.m.
Brooke Nicholson “Impressions of Reality”
Sept 23 – 28
Reception Friday Sept 23 5:30 – 8 p.m.
Veronica Cook “Essence of Us: Beyond Human Consciousness”
Sept 30 – Oct 5
Reception Friday Sept 30, 5:30 – 8 p.m.
Ways of Making: Work on Paper
Featuring Visiting Artists Michelle Grabner,
Zachary Mory, Allison Svoboda, and
Guest Curator Elizabeth Whiting,
Curator for the Union League Club of Chicago
Oct 14 – Nov 12
Reception Wednesday Oct 19, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Tim Vitek “The Vitek Color Gradation System:
Sensory Interactions Generated by a Geometric Algorithm”
Nov 17 – 23
Reception Thursday Nov 17, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Janet Engel-Julian, Ceramic Installation Artist
Nov 30 – Dec 9
Reception Friday Dec 2, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Ways of Making: Film and Video
Dec 12 – Dec 16
Multicultural Community: Citizenship and Constitution Day Celebration
GSU Constitution Day activities will be held on September 15, from noon to 1 p.m. and 6 to 7 p.m., in Engbretson Hall.
Vincent Jones, Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice, will discuss Citizenship. Dr. Elizabeth Johnson, Assistant Professor of Social Science, will discuss Multiculturalism in Higher Education.
This event is free and open to the public. It is sponsored by ARC, CAS, the Intellectual Life Committee, and Student Life.
Congratulations to Dr. Pam Guimond on the Faculty Excellence Award.
Winners of this year’s Faculty Excellence Awards were announced at Convocation on August 18, 2011. Dr. Maimon presented the awards to Dr. Lisa Chang, Professor of Math Education in the College of Education; Dr. Pamela Guimond, Assistant Professor of Biology Education and Advisor for Secondary Education in the College of Arts and Sciences; and Dr. Roberta O’Shea, Associate Professor of Physical Therapy in the College of Health and Human Services.
GSU Plans Events Commemorating 9-11
GSU is commemorating the 10th anniversary of 9-11 with a series of public events on Monday, September 12.
Bells on the university carillon will toll from 9 to 9:30 a.m. and a color guard will be posted at the main entrance. A public discussion is scheduled from noon to 1 p.m., in Engbretson Hall. The events are sponsored by the Academic Resource Center, Student Life, and Veteran’s Affairs. For information, call 708.2345.2228.
Stories about “Where Were You on 9-11?” will be read from 1 to 3 p.m., in Sherman Hall. Commemorative stories were submitted to Reinhold Hill, Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences.
All events are free and open to the public.
Building Diversity, Unity, and Equality
GSU’s Gay-Straight Alliance will hold its inaugural meeting on Thursday, September 8 from 3 to 4 p.m., in Room E2590. The organization is dedicated to building diversity, unity, and equality on campus.
For more information, contact the organization at firstname.lastname@example.org or call Dr. Jim Howley at 708.534.7893. You can also find the GSA on Facebook at Gay Straight Alliance at Governors State University.
News You Can Use
Catch up on GSU news and events every day with the new, student-produced daily news show, This Week @ GSU. The two-minute segments provide up to date information about current events and campus news. You can watch it on Facebook, YouTube, the GSU website at http://www.govst.edu/newsevents/default.aspx?id=41776, and local public access cable.
A different host will appear each week. Departments wishing to have their event or news featured in the show should e-mail information to email@example.com.