Personal Stories of Success at GSU 


Governors State’s 2019 Commencement is historic: this year, commencement ceremonies took place on May 18, with an entire graduating class of nearly 1,500.  

Each graduating student has a unique story to tell about the journey that brought them to this culminating day of pride and achievement. There are those who have overcome profound hardships; those who are first generation college graduates; or those who traveled to GSU from around the globe all sharing one common goal — success. 

To inspire others along their educational path, we've captured a few of those stories for you to view and share.