Date: October 20, 2009
Contact: Eric Matanyi
Governors State University
Phone: (708) 534-4044
Fax: (708) 534-8399
For Immediate Release
GSU Plans 40th Anniversary Celebration Event
University Park, IL, October 20, 2009 – Governors State University is observing its 40th Anniversary in grand fashion on November 7. An evening of great music, entertainment, and new and old friends offers the opportunity to celebrate 40 years of excellence in education.
The celebration begins with a pre-show reception at 6 p.m., in the Hall of Governors. Following the reception, the classic sounds of the sixties and seventies will be celebrated in the show “A Tribute to Motown Greats” at The Center for Performing Arts, at 7:30 p.m. An after concert party, from 9:30 p.m. to midnight, brings everyone together for dancing to music provided by a DJ. Nineteen-sixties attire is encouraged.
The celebration culminates a year of special events, lectures, seminars, workshops, and exhibits marking the 40 years of educational opportunity offered at GSU. Governors State University is located at 1 University Parkway, University Park.
Tickets for the pre-show reception, the concert, and the after party are only $50. For more information, call (708) 534-4128 or visit www.govst.edu/40years.