Reading Tutoring Available at GSU

University Park , IL–(ENEWSPF)– University Park, IL, December 1, 2008 – Governors State University’s Graduate Program in Reading is sponsoring The Literacy Zone, a reading tutorial program for students in grades six through twelve.

This one-to-one program brings students experiencing reading problems together with teachers who have the skills to help them.

Enrollment is limited and based on the number of tutors. Students will be accepted in the order in which the completed application and registration fee are received. There is a $100 registration fee. However, $30 is refunded to the parents/guardians of those students who complete the program with good attendance and return all Literacy Zone materials.

Students meet on campus with certified, experienced teachers enrolled in the Master of Arts Reading Program at GSU. Sessions are on Tuesdays, from 4:45 to 6:30 p.m. from January 20 through April 7. Transportation is not provided.

Governors State University is located at 1 University Parkway, University Park, Illinois. For more information, call (708) 534-4129.

Governors State University Graduate Student Art Exhibit

The Governors State University Visual Arts Gallery presents “Adventures in DisOrder,” a show of recent work by Tim Ryan, now through December 15.

Tim Ryan is an artist working in two-dimensional and three-dimensional media. This series is an exploration of the graffiti culture using the artist’s personal sense of aesthetic order.

Ryan has exhibited regionally as well as internationally. He is currently an art teacher at Oak Lawn Community High School.

The Visual Arts Gallery is located in the E-Wing at Governors State University, 1 University Parkway, University Park, Illinois. The gallery is open Monday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, call (708) 534-4021.