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Center for Student Professional Development

Center for Student Professional Development

Get Involved!


The Grambling State University College of Business Center for Student Professional Development (CSPD) Program provides opportunities for alumni, friends and industry to support the College of Business (COB).  Of course, we need and encourage our COB alumni to “RE-ENGAGE” with the COB and fellow alumni.  Please contact Ms. Greta Carter, CSPD Director, at carterg@gram.edu or (318) 274-3855.

Opportunities for Alumni, Friends and Industry Partners:

Become a Mentor

The CSPD Mentoring Program provides students in the Center for Student Professional Development with the opportunity to benefit from real world advice to will help them navigate a successful path through the College of Business and prepare for career success in their chosen field of endeavor. A network of alumni, industry professionals and supporters volunteer to serve as student mentors and advisors.  Mentors share perspectives on their own education and career development, offer advice about their professional fields and share advice on how to prepare for life after graduation.

Center for Student Professional Development (CSPD) Speaker/Presenter

Alumni, friends and industry professionals are encouraged to partner with the CSPD as workshop and seminar presenters, informational session panelists, and  as webinar hosts via instructional technology sessions. The insight and instruction shared with our students through these various engagements greatly enhance their technical and academic understanding, professional development and career-preparedness.

Fundraising

The CSPD seeks to fulfill its mission and objectives by garnering the necessary support to allow it to remain an operational and sustainable resource to our students. College of Business (COB) alumni, industry friends and supporters, along with their respective organizations and businesses, are encouraged to make contributions to the COB Tiger Development Fund. We also accept “in-kind” donations.  We will provide timely, tax acknowledgement letters and activity reports regarding how the funds are used on an ongoing basis.

Recruitment Ambassadors

Recruiting and nurturing students who aspire to become part of a global business environment is one of our objectives as a university.  The cornerstone of Grambling’s sustainable future will continue to be its diverse student body.  As alumni and friends of the COB, YOU CAN HELP by encouraging students to attend Grambling State University and pursue challenging and rewarding futures through the College of Business. 

You know what it takes to succeed and you know what it takes to excel in the fast-paced environment of global business.  Because of this, we want you on our team and we strongly believe that your involvement in recruiting and nurturing the next COB generation of business professionals and entrepreneurs is critical to our success.