GRAMBLING, LA — Roland Martin, one of America’s most visible journalist, analyst, and author will speak at Grambling State University’s 2011 Spring Commencement. Mr. Martin has made numerous appearances on CNN, BET Nightly News, FOX News, MSNBC, and BBC News. He is the recipient of the 2009 NAACP Image Award for Best Interview for “In Conversation: The Michelle Obama Interview” and the 2008 NAACP Image Award for Best Interview for “In Conversation: The Senator Barack Obama Interview.” Martin can be heard Monday thru Friday on “The Tom Joyner Morning Show” interviewing and/or analyzing current news issues.
Grambling’s spring commencement is scheduled for Saturday, May 21, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. at the Fredrick C. Hobdy Assembly Center. Following the commencement exercises the graduates and their families will join the university president, Dr. Frank G. Pogue, for a reception at McCall Dining Hall. The University is expecting to graduate over 500 students.
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