Dr. Cynthia Jackson-Hammond to Keynote Grambling State Founder’s Day Convocation

CJH PicGrambling State Welcomes Thurgood Marshall College Fund Board Member & Central State’s First Woman President 

GRAMBLING, La – September 20, 2019 – Today, Grambling State University announced Central State University’s first woman President and Thurgood Marshall College Fund Board Member Dr. Cynthia Jackson-Hammond will keynote the University’s Founder’s Week Convocation at 11 a.m. on September 24, 2019.   Continue reading

The Golden Pitch Returns: $4,500 for Winning GSU Student Business Ideas 

GSU - Instagram 2Deadline September 27 – Grambling State University Student Teams Can Sign Up in Canvas

Do you have a brilliant idea for a business? Get funding and advice from expert business leaders during “The Golden Pitch” 2019 competition. 

From now until September 27, Student teams can enter to win funding, mentorship, and the opportunity to compete statewide for sharing their business ideas.   Continue reading

Grambling State Alumni Activate to Support Through Data 

DSC_24402019 Phone-A-Thon Responses Help Grow Intelligence on Past Student Success 

GRAMBLING, LA – September 18, 2019 – Today, Grambling State University shared that more than 4,500 have joined its Annual Phone-a-thon, a student-driven data collection campaign that helps improve reporting on degree programs and past student success.   Continue reading

Grambling State Announces Founders Week 2019 Events


Campus and community to celebrate “Generations of Innovation” September 23-27, 2019 


GRAMBLING, LA — September 17, 2019 – Today, Grambling State University announced a series of Founders Week events that will honor the University’s influential leaders and its 118-year history.  

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Grammy Nominated, Musiq Soulchild to Headline Grambling State’s Bayou Classic Fundraiser

Combo-musiq-jubileeInaugural President’s Kicks Ball to Feature R&B Star and DJ Jubilee November 29

GRAMBLING, LA – September 17, 2019 – Today, Grambling State University announced that its Bring it Home 2019 Campaign finale will feature Grammy Award winner Musiq Soulchild as it celebrates the close of its $1 million campaign at 8 p.m. on November 29.  Continue reading

Campus Update: 4 Big Ways You Can Help Celebrate Founder’s Week


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Founders Week, to be held September 23 – 27, 2019, is more than opportunity to celebrate our past. Check out these big opportunities to learn about our legacy and meet living Grambling State legends who will visit our campus.

1. Founders Week Community Breakfast | September 23, 2019
Kick off Founder’s Week with entertainment and inspiration in the Black & Gold Room. Breakfast will begin at 8:00 a.m. Tickets can be purchased by contacting Rose Wright in the Office of Institutional Advancement at by email wrightr@gram.edu or phone (318) 274-2217. Pick up tickets at 1 Dickerson Street, Grambling, LA 71254 or pay at the door. Ticket are $12 each and tables can be reserved for $120. Continue reading

Grambling State’s Enrollment Reaches a Seven-Year High

Screen Shot 2019-09-16 at 2.08.31 PMRecord-Breaking Growth Includes Retention Progress and Diverse Student Population

GRAMBLING, LA.– Sept. 16, 2019 – Today, Grambling State University announced its fifth consecutive annual increase in student enrollment; reaching a seven-year enrollment high with 5,232 students enrolled for Fall 2019 semester. Continue reading

Congratulations Winners: Fall 2019 – 2020 SGA Election Results

file-11GRAMBLING, LA – September 9, 2019 – Much deliberation and excitement have gone into the selection of the Student Government Association and the Royal Court at Grambling State – and the results are finally in! Grambling State is proud to introduce your freshly elected student government leadership.   Continue reading