Mercedes Kane, Alumna

Filmmaker Captures Heartache, Hope in Haiti

A year after a devastating earthquake leveled vast sections of Haiti, Mercedes Kane brought a film crew to the impoverished island nation. Kane (MFA ’09), an independent filmmaker, wanted to show the world heartache and hope in Haiti following the January, 2010 disaster.

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GSU Commemorates Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

What better way to honor the legacy of Dr. King than to spend some time that day in service to the community?

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“Black Women Rock” (BWR) celebrates the outstanding achievements of Black female students, faculty, & staff at Governors State University

BWR aims to empower women to pursue their personal aspirations, encourage women to support others who are making positive strides and enlighten women on tools for success.

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GSU President Elaine P. Maimon joins the White House in their Commitment to Expand College Access event

Today, Governors State University President Elaine P. Maimon joins President Obama, the First Lady, and Vice President Biden along with hundreds of college presidents and other higher education leaders to announce new actions to help more students prepare for and graduate from college. 

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