CSU Presents 4-Day Virtual Black Media & Entertainment Industry Conference

CSU Presents 4-Day Virtual Black Media & Entertainment Industry Conference

Chicago State University (CSU) offers a free 4-day virtual event to connect local film and television professionals with industry leaders. The Department of Communications, Media Arts & Theatre Departments are sponsoring the conference to be held April 27-30, 2021. The keynote speaker is the President of Media Sales for BET Networks. Panelists include artists who […]

Chicago State University: Professor Christine Houston’s Excellence in Playwriting

Chicago State University: Professor Christine Houston’s Excellence in Playwriting

Professor Christine Houston is a celebrated and award-winning playwriter who is also a committed and highly respected educator at Chicago State University. ┬áHome to many minorities in the Windy City, this college currently has a 75 percent African-American student population. Although it is not a “historically black college or university,” much of the student body […]

Chicago State University Closure Possible Due to Political Impasse

Chicago State University Closure Possible Due to Political Impasse

Due to overwhelming financial strains, Chicago State University (CSU) has issued pink slips to over 900 faculty members. The letters, which were sent Feb. 25, 2016,did not come as a shock to many, but rather was a sign of the grim reality. Due to the failure of Governor Bruce Rauner and Democratic House Speaker Michael […]