Nursing Department to Host Info Session for Degree Programs

University Park, IL–(ENEWSPF)– Area nurses who are interested in taking their careers to the next level are invited to attend a free information session on the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) and Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree programs offered by the College of Health and Human Services at Governors State University (GSU).

The free session is scheduled for Thursday, February 19, from 7 to 9 p.m., in the Cafeteria Annex at GSU. Pizza will be served to all attendees.

GSU nursing programs offer the best, most affordable, and most accessible pathway to success, believes Nancy MacMullen, Ph.D., interim chair of the Nursing Department at GSU. “Armed with a DNP or MSN degree, nurses will be equipped to handle the healthcare challenges of the 21st Century,” said MacMullen.

The College of Health and Human Services is the university’s fastest growing college, offering four baccalaureate programs, six master’s degrees, two doctoral programs, and eleven certificate programs.

For additional information about this and other CHHS events, visit www.govst.edu/chhs. Advance registration is required by Monday, February 16. Contact Vanyette Exton at (708) 534-4040.

Health Professions Career Fair at GSU

The Office of Career Services at Governors State University is sponsoring a Health Professions career fair on Monday, March 16, from 4 to 6 p.m., in the Hall of Governors.

Prospective employers from the fields of healthcare, social work, and mental health will meet with job candidates. The career fair is open to current students, GSU alumni, and members of the community seeking employment in these fields. There is no charge for job seekers. Participants are advised to dress professionally and bring plenty of resumes.

Representatives from both public and private institutions, organizations, and businesses interested in meeting job candidates are also welcome.

For more information or to register, call 708.235.3974 or email [email protected].

Governors State University is located at 1 University Parkway, University Park, Illinois.

GSU Library Offers Free Computer Workshops

The Governors State University Library is offering free, computer and writing workshops to members of the community, students, staff, and faculty.

Among the topics covered in the one to two hour workshops are on PowerPoint, the scholarly publishing process, podcasting, using Publisher, using PhotoShop Express, blogging, APA style citations, formatting papers in APA style, and genealogy.

The workshops are free and open to the public. The workshop schedule is updated frequently. Registration is recommended, but not required.

Governors State University is located at 1 University Parkway, University Park, Illinois. For more information and to view the schedule of classes, visit www.govst.edu/library or call (708) 235-7514.