01/30/2013

Career Services: Superbowl Staff Meeting

Filed under: Events, Uncategorized — admin @ 10:31 am

Career Services would like to meet with any students who applied and were offered positions by Triple Play Staffing for the Superbowl Events. If you are having difficulties such as transportation; come discuss these issues with us.

We will have a meeting on tomorrow, January 30th from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00p.m.,  Jacob T. Stewart (JTS) room 112.

For any additional information contact Denesia Lofton at loftond@gram.edu.

 

01/28/2013

18th Annual Big Ten school grad fair

Filed under: Events, Uncategorized — admin @ 4:58 pm

For the 18th consecutive year in a row, there will be a Big Ten school grad fair Tuesday, the 29th from 10:00 a.m. to 12 noon in Grambling State University’s Black & Gold room. The fair is prearranged by The Committee on Institutional Cooperation (CIC) Recruitment Caravan is a consortium of the Big Ten member universities plus the University of Chicago.

Dr. Willis a sociology professor at GSU, and graduate from The Ohio State University graduate program has hosted the grad fairs at the university in hopes of exposing them to opportunities post GSU. The event will be an informative session about the participating universities grad programs and/or paid summer research opportunities.

For interested sophomores and junior some of the universities will have an onsite interview for their upcoming paid summer research internships.

Each participating Big Ten school will have a representative give a presentation detailing information about the school has to offer. There will also be discussions on what to look for when searching for graduate schools, how to find funds for graduate school, how to apply to graduate school and more.

Students will be afforded the chance to ask questions about financial aid, assistantships, fellowships, etc. The event is open to any student, faculty and/or staff interesting. Refreshments will be served.

For additional information about the event contact Dr. J. Willis at (318) 274- 2331

High School Poetry Contest

Filed under: Events, Uncategorized — admin @ 2:14 pm

Grambling State University’s
Department of English and Foreign Languages sponsors a

High School Poetry Contest

open to juniors and seniors in Louisiana high schools

Grambling State University’s Department of English and Foreign Languages is sponsoring a statewide High School Poetry Contest. Submissions will be accepted until January 31, 2013.

Prizes
The author of the best original poem in English will receive $500; the second place poet will receive $300; and the third place poet will receive $100. In addition, there will be prizes of $100 each for the best original poems in Spanish and in French.

Eligibility
Only Louisiana junior and senior high school students are invited to participate. By entering the contest, entrants accept the terms stipulated below. Original poems must be submitted through the following e-mail address: <poetry@gram.edu>. The e-mail should include the student’s name, class, street address, city, state, zip code, e-mail address, phone number, high school, and the name of any teacher(s) who may have encouraged the entrant to write or submit an entry. No student is allowed to submit more than two poems, and no poem can exceed one page in length. To facilitate assessment, judges require that the poems be printed in an easily read standard font like 12 pt. Times New Roman.

Selection
All poems will be judged anonymously by GSU faculty members. This contest is supported by voluntary donations, and under no circumstances will a contestant have any claims against Grambling State University, the Department of English or judges. The decision of the judges awarding prizes will be final; we reserve the right to withhold prizes if we receive insufficient submissions of reasonable quality. Participation in this contest is voluntary and the prize money has been raised from voluntary donations of supporters, and Grambling State University disclaims any responsibility.

Notification
Winners will be notified by April 15, 2013. Prizes will be sent in the form of a check or money order.

Copyright
Although each author will retain their primary copyright by entering the Contest, each contestant agrees to allow the Department of English and Foreign Languages at Grambling State University to publicize and publish their submitted poems without charge.

Contact
For further information, please send inquiries to <poetry@gram.edu>.

Click here for PDF.

 

01/23/2013

Operation Jump Start

Filed under: Events, Uncategorized — admin @ 4:26 pm

Have you dreamed of starting your own business? Ready to expand your existing business but not sure how?

Operation JumpStart can help!

Operation JumpStart is a hands-on, 36-hour training program designed to help aspiring and existing entrepreneurs determine the feasibility of their business ideas while building essential business planning and preparation skills. Skills learned include business development; market research and analysis; and pricing and financial projections. All classes are taught by certified instructors.

Classes are forming now!

Class dates: Thursday nights starting January 24, 2013 through April 11, 2013

Class meeting times: 6p.m.-9p.m.

Class location: Jacob T. Stewart, Room 262

How to register: Contact: Dr. John Nwoha, nwohao@gram.edu, 318-274-2463

Flyer:
Operation Jumpstart Flyer
Click here for PDF.

 

2013 Annual Faculty Show

Filed under: Events, Uncategorized — admin @ 4:09 pm

Grambling State University

Department of Visual and Performing Arts

Dunbar Gallery

2013 Annual
Faculty Exhibition

January 7 – January 31, 2013

Closing Reception:
Thursday, January 31

4:30-6:00pm

Flyer:
2013 Faculty Show flyer
Click here for PDF.

 

Miss Calendar Girl Interest Meeting

Filed under: Events, Uncategorized — admin @ 4:00 pm

45th ANNUAL CALENDAR GIRL

SCHOLARSHIP PAGEANT

INTEREST MEETING

January 28, 2013
5:00pm
Black & Gold Room

Flyer:
Miss Calendar Girl 2013 - Interest Meeting Flyer
Click here for PDF.

 

FREE PRAXIS WORKSHOP!!!!

Filed under: Events, Uncategorized — admin @ 3:55 pm

GRAMBLING STATE UNIVERSITY

Alternative Teacher Certification Project

FREE PRAXIS WORKSHOP!!!!

WHEN:

  • Tuesday – January 22, 2013
    Wednesday – January 23, 2013
    Thursday – January 24, 2013

TIME:

  • 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. nightly

WHERE:

  • Charles P. Adams Hall Rm. 200
  • You are advised to register for this workshop if you:

    • have been admitted to a teacher education program, and are required to take PRAXIS II for certification
    • will student teach in FALL 2013 OR SPRING 2014 but have not yet taken or passed PRAXIS II
    • will graduate in May 2013 OR August – December 2013 and have not yet taken or passed PRAXIS II

Note: Upcoming PRAXIS Test Dates (paper base version) www.ets.org

January 26, 2013
April 13, 2013

Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Call 318-274-2101 or pick-up a registration form to confirm your attendance by Friday, January 18, 2013

 

Flyer:
Free Praxis Workshop!!!
Click here for PDF.

 

Mardi Gras Parade & Party

Filed under: Events, Uncategorized — admin @ 3:42 pm

Laissez Les Bon Temps Rouler

The Favrot Student Union Board presents….

MARDI GRAS PARADE & PARTY

Tuesday, February 7, 2013

Parade @ 5:00 P.M. – Main St.
Mardi Gras Party @ 6:oo P.M.
- Black & Gold Rm.

Flyer:
FSUB Epic Spades Night
Click here for PDF.

 

Epic Spades Night

Filed under: Events, Uncategorized — admin @ 3:33 pm

The Favrot Student Union Board presents….

EPIC SPADES NIGHT

January 25, 2013 @7pm

Student Union
Black and Gold Room

Sponsored by the Featured Attractions Committee

FlyFSUB Epic Spades Nighter:

Click here for PDF.

 

01/22/2013

Registrar Assists Unregistered Students

Filed under: Events, Uncategorized — admin @ 3:15 pm

The Registrar’s Office will continue to assist students who have not completed the registration process until noon, Monday, January 28th.

The Registrar’s Office is located in Grambling Hall–Suite 18 and can be contacted at 318-274-3242 or 318-274-2385.

 

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