World-Famed Spring Tour: Final Three Opportunities to Hear the Grambling State University Band this Spring

The Grambling State University World Famed Tiger Marching Band has been in full swing this Spring. Don’t miss these final three opportunities to see the World-famed play this Spring:

Template-GSU-SIGN-Campus-bandMarch 23
Crawfest Festival, Shreveport, LA
Find tickets and schedule information at www.crawfestshreveport.com

April 8-10
2019 Ellucian Live Conference, New Orleans, LA
Follow @EllucianInc to view clips and photos from the performance.

April 17 at 7 pm
Grambling State University Presidents Concert, Grambling, LA

Since 1967, the Tiger Marching Band has been making history all over the world. If you know of a current or future  Grambling State Tiger who dreams of joining the world famed, share the band application  today. The world-famed looks forward to your support as they wrap up the Spring tour.

Grambling State Hosts National Recording Artists & MTV’s Wild ‘N Out as TigerFest Headliners

COLLAGE-TigerWorld-ArtistsKash Doll, City Girls, and more to headline Spring Concert and Comedy Events

GRAMBLING, LA – March 18, 2019 – Grambling State University’s Annual TigerFest Concerts and Comedy Show will feature Grammy-nominated artists including Kash Doll, the City Girls, Blac Youngsta, and Yella Beezy during the week-long celebration April 7-13.

About the Events

Themed “TigerWorld,” Grambling State’s annual Spring TigerFest celebration brings together students, alumni groups, and community members for a series of entertainment, social and celebratory events:

TigerFest Gospel Explosion Concert
Sunday, April 7, 5pm
Fredrick C. Hobdy Assembly Center
Featuring special guest Micah Stampley

TigerFest Comedy Show
Wednesday, April 10, 7 pm
Fredrick C. Hobdy Assembly Center
Featuring Comedians: Steve Brown, Comedian Rip Michael’s (Wild N Out), Comedian Tyler Chronicles (Wild N Out), Just Nesh (All def digital) =, and Mr. Bankshot.

TigerFest Concert
Thursday, April 11, 7 pm
Fredrick C. Hobdy Assembly Center
Featuring: Kash Doll, Blac Youngstar, City Girls, and Yella Beezy

For non-students, event admission ranges from $15 to $40. For a full list of events and pricing information, attendees can visit gram.edu/calendar or call Grambling State’s Ticket Office at (318) 274-2629

For interviews and more information about Grambling State University events, please contact mediarelations@gram.edu or call 318-274-2866.

 

About Grambling State University
Grambling State University, located in Grambling Louisiana, is a historically black university founded in 1901. The University has been accredited by 13 accrediting associations and holds accreditations in all programs required by the Louisiana Board of Regents. The 590-acre campus offers 41 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Grambling State University is a member of the University of Louisiana System. For more information visit gram.edu.

Save the Date: Grambling State 2019 TigerFest – “TigerWorld” Official Schedule of Events

Tigerworld2019 Spring Celebration Will Feature it Food, Fun, and the Famous

From Sunday, April 7 to Friday, April 12 our campus will feature unforgettable “TigerWorld” themed events, delicious food, and show-stopping performances by student talent, national recording artists, and comedians.

Students are invited to save the date for this year’s big events:

 

 Sunday, April 7

5 pm
Gospel Explosion Concert
Featuring Special Guests: Follow @Grambling1901 for the big announcement
Fredrick Hobdy Assembly Center 

Monday, April 8

10 am – 2 pm
Fun Fotos to Go & Custom Street Signs
The Quad

1 – 3pm
5 on 5 Basketball Tournament 
Men’s Gym  

7 p.m.
Shoot Your Shot
Black and Gold Room

Tuesday, April 9 

11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
TigerWorld Festival (Food & Rides)
The Quad

7 p.m.
Student Choice Award Show (& Talent Showcase)
Frederick C. Hobdy Assembly Center   

Wednesday, April 10

3 – 5 p.m.
Talking Spit Gram Edition
The Quad 

7 p.m.
Comedy Show Hosted by Comedian Steve Brown 
Frederick C. Hobdy Assembly Center

Thursday, April 11

11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
You Got Served Dance Battle and Cypher
The Yard

7 p.m.
TigerWorld Concert
Frederick C. Hobdy Assembly Center    

Friday, April 12

12 p.m.
Falling G Balloon Release
The Quad

1 p.m.
Crawfish Boil
(Featuring Visiting Greeks)
The Quad

1 p.m.
Tiger Strong Course (Army ROTC)
The Quad

7 p.m.
Greek & Non-Greek Step Show

Frederick C. Hobdy Assembly Center

 

For non-students, event tickets range from $15 to $40. For more event and pricing information, visit gram.edu/calendar or call Grambling State’s Ticket Office at (318) 274-2629.

For media inquiries please contact mediarelations@gram.edu or call 318-274-2866. 

Sybrina Fulton to Keynote Grambling State Women’s History Convocation

Campus Welcomes Trayvon Martin’s Mother to Keynote University Women’s History Celebration

GRAMBLING, LA – March 12, 2019 – Today, Grambling State University announced that Trayvon Martin’s mother, Sybrina Fulton will keynote the University’s Women’s History Convocation at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, March 21, 2019.sybrina-fulton-trayvon-martin-mothers-day-800x450

Since her son’s death, Fulton has become an inspiring spokesperson for social change across the country.

“Mrs. Fulton is an important voice for social change today,” said GSU President Rick Gallot. “We are excited for our students to witness her example of how we can all champion progress for our community.”

In addition to her national social justice work, Mrs. Fulton continues to live and work in Miami-Dade County, Florida where she advocates and help coordinate housing for those in need.

Campus and community members are invited to attend this month’s convocation.

EVENT INFORMATION

WHO:             Grambling State University

WHAT:           Women’s History Month Convocation

WHEN:           Thursday, March 21, 2019, at 11 a.m.  (CST)

WHERE:         Fredrick C. Hobdy Assembly Center, Grambling, LA

FOR STUDENTS | CONVOCATION SCHEDULE (Updated)

Convocation Schedule

 

For media access or more information, call (318) 243-5012 or email mediarelations@gram.edu.

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Women’s History Month Schedule for Grambling State University

SQUARE-Simple-announcementCampus and community host leadership training, convocation, and more

Grambling State University’s month-long Women’s History celebration “We Are Magic” will include a lineup of VIP guests that include Louisiana entrepreneurs, nationally-known activists, and campus-wide cultural events.

The campus and north Louisiana community are invited to visit gram.edu/calendar or download the University’s new mobile app to stay up to date with Women’s History Events and News.

Women’s History Month Events

Thursday, March 14, 2019
Criminal Justice Department Annual Women’s History Celebration
11:00 a.m.
Betty E. Smith School of Nursing Auditorium
Grambling, LA 

Monday, March 18, 2018
Professional Development for Women in Academic Affairs
Featuring Dr. Rhonda Pruitt of True Care Dental
11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Black and Gold Room, Favrot Student Union 
Grambling, LA

Thursday, March 21, 2019 
Women’s History Convocation

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Hobdy Assembly Center
Grambling, LA

For live event updates or to share your photos, follow @Grambling1901 on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

For media access or more information, call (318) 243-5012 or email mediarelations@gram.edu.

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About Grambling State University

Grambling State University, located in Grambling Louisiana, is a historically black university founded in 1901. The University has been accredited by 13 accrediting associations and holds accreditations in all programs required by the Louisiana Board of Regents. The 590-acre campus offers 41 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Grambling State University is a member of the University of Louisiana System. For more information visit gram.edu

Ohio State’s Urban Meyer to Keynote Inaugural Grambling State Event

Former Coach to Keynote “Legacy Keepers: Preserving the Eddie Robinson Playbook” March 21

IMG_6163GRAMBLING, LA –March 7, 2019 –The Grambling State University Department of Athletics, in conjunction with the Eddie G. Robinson Museum, announced a very special event in the continuing celebration of what would have been legendary Grambling State University head football coach Eddie Robinson’s 100th birthday this year. Continue reading

Grambling State Searches for Director of Bands and Music Department Lead

band jaqualanApplications Close March 13 for New “World-Famed” Marching Band and Music Leaders

GRAMBLING, LA – March 1, 2019 – Today, Grambling State University announced applications will close March 13, 2019 for submissions to fill its vacancies for a permanent Director of Bands and a permanent Head of the University’s Music Department. Continue reading

GSU Women Win: Three Grambling State Women and an Alumnus Win Black Engineer of the Year Awards

2019 BEYA Gala

Three women students and one alumnus of Grambling State University took home top honors at this year’s Black Engineer of the Year Awards in Washington, DC. Arlanda Nunsett, Faith Pittman, and Niana Celestine were rewarded for their excellence in community service, student leadership, and academic achievement.

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