GSU receives positive feedback for Sun-Times story about LEAP initiatives

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The Chicago Sun-Times featured GSU president Elaine P. Maimon in its April 4 story entitled, “Common Core for college.” In the story, reporter Sandra Guy interviewed president Maimon about how college students throughout the Chicago area will soon face a higher education program that requires they meet 16 criteria that show they can think critically, work hard and become valuable citizens of the world.

The story received tremendous feedback, having been shared through various social media 428 times.

The learning outcomes cover civic engagement, ethical reasoning, global learning and information literacy among others. The program is called LEAP, which stands for Liberal Education and America’s Promise. GSU began implementing LEAP two years ago as it prepared to move from a two-year to four-year university.

To read the full story, visit www.suntimes.com/news/25990792-418/common-core-for-college.html.

Posted by Michael Drakulich at 04/14/2014 05:28:11 PM