Service and Leadership Seminar -- August 21-24, 2017
If you are a GSU Freshman or New Transfer Student we have the perfect opportunity for you to get connected to GSU and enhance your leadership skills. The Service and Leadership Seminar is held prior to the start of the fall semester, and encompasses community service projects, workshops, speakers, interaction with current campus leaders. In addition to the exploration day, which is always filled with excitement. There is no fee for the seminar...register early, space is limited.
Civic Engagement and Community Service Events
Operation Healthy- Student Life will be passing out a
variety of fresh fruits and vegetables to students this Spring! Once a month,
every month come to the Hall of Governors from 3:00pm-4:30pm to receive free,
fresh, and healthy foods. Dates are as followed January 18th,
February 15th, March 22nd, and April 19th.
Coaches Vs Cancer- 2/2/2017, 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM. In efforts
to fund raise for Relay for Life we teamed up with the GSU basketball team to
fund raise! A donation table will be station by the concession stand during the
South Suburban Humane Society- 2/11/2017, 9:00 AM to 12:00
PM GSU Civic Engagement & Community Service Center will be hosting a
service day at South Suburban Humane Society on February 11th.
Winter Clothing Drive- 02/10-28/2017. Students donated
clothing goods during the month of November to donate to veteran families in
Bake Sale- 02/16/2017. 11:00 AM-2:00 PM Community Service
Council sold homemade baked goods to the GSU community to raise money and awareness
for Relay for Life.
Restoration Ministries 03/11/2017, 9:45 AM to 12:00 PM. GSU
students will travel to Restoration Food Ministries to assist with their monthly
Alternative Spring Break 3/12-17/2017, 12:00 PM to 11:30 PM
This year we will be going to Biloxi, Mississippi for spring break! This is
located on the Mississippi Gulf.
Students will experience a week of service, culture, and fun.
Rich township food pantry 3/14/2017, 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Students will help pack and distribute food at the Rich Township food pantry.
Restoration Ministries 04/08/2017, 9:45 AM to 12:00 PM. GSU
students will travel to Restoration Food Ministries to assist with their
monthly food distributions.
C.A.R.E. Training- 04/14-21/2017 Certification Awareness
Recognition and Empathy training is designed as a collaboration between Mr.
& Ms. GSU along with the GSU Community and SWSO. Students are encouraged to become certified
by the National Council for Behavioral Health to provide Youth Mental Health
Pop-up Shop- 4/10/2017, 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM Pop-Up Shop.
Stop by to check out the latest fashions. Proceeds benefit Relay for Life,
Cancer Awareness Research efforts.
Relay For Life- 4/28/2017, 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM Every year
Governors State University host a Relay for Campus in support of Relay for
Life. This year we will be hosting the
event in the Hall of Governors. Teams
created from students, faculty, and staff will come to together to fund raise!