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Grambling State Receives Designation for a Center of Academic Excellence in Mathematical Achievement for Science and Technology

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GRAMBLING, La – October 31, 2019 – Grambling State University receives recognition by the University of Louisiana System Board of Supervisors and the Louisiana Board of Regents for a Center of Academic Excellence in Mathematical Achievement for Science and Technology (CeMAST).
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Grambling State Hosts Grammy-Winning Artists, BET, and adidas for Homecoming 2019

square-monicaAward-Winning R&B Artists Monica, Joe, and Ari Lennox to Headline November 1 Concert  
 
GRAMBLING, La – September 23, 2019 – Today, Grambling State University announced its 2019 Homecoming lineup will include headline performances by award-winning artists Monica, Joe, and Ari Lennox at the “Vibe-ish” concert, Friday, November 1, 2019, at 7 p.m.   Continue reading

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

Grambling State Awards More Than $300,000 in Technology Scholarships

Ten Incoming Freshman Technology Students Receive Four-Years of Academic Funding

TECHTOUR_DSC5387GRAMBLING, LA — September 4, 2019 – Today, Grambling State University announced it has awarded ten tuition and fee scholarships to 10 incoming freshman majoring in technology-related degree programs as a part of its Technology Tour Scholarship program. 

“This scholarship is one of the many ways we are working to make higher education attainable for the next generation of cybersecurity and computer science leaders,” said President Rick Gallot. “We look forward to supporting the success of these students who made the great decision to choose Grambling State.”  Continue reading

Cybersecurity Summit at Grambling State to Feature Origin Bank, AT&T, General Dynamics and Century Link

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Grambling State University Cybersecurity Summit.

Technology Leaders Convene for a Two-Day Workshop and Employment Fair August 29

GRAMBLING, LA – August 22, 2019 – Grambling State University, home of Louisiana’s first bachelor of Cybersecurity degree, will host 11 executives for a two-day Cybersecurity Summit August 29-30. The event will connect students with leading technology professionals, including the Chief Information Officer of Dine Brands Global, which owns Applebee’s and IHOP. Continue reading

Grambling State Appoints Interim Engineering Technology Department Leadership

Notable Engineer and Associate Director of Bands Dr. Edwin Thomas to Head Growing Technology Program  

Thomas-Edwin-Headshot-squareGRAMBLING, LA– August 16, 2019 – Today, Grambling State University announced that Dr. Edwin Thomas will now lead the University’s Engineering Technology program which recently received new support from Governor Edwards and Louisiana Economic Development.  

“As our technology programs grow, it’s critical to ensure our students are connected with faculty who have the network and the knowledge to deliver a strong career start,” said President Rick Gallot. “From the band to the technology classroom, Dr. Thomas has proven to be a dedicated champion who leverages every opportunity to advance the lives of our students.” 

Dr. Thomas is an alumnus of Grambling State University and member of the academy for more than 30 years. After gaining his Bachelor of Science degree from GSU in 1978, he earned a Master’s in Industrial Technology from Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, LA. Dr. Thomas returned home to Grambling State to earn his doctorate degree in Education with a concentration in Higher Education Administration, Supervision and Management. 

Since then, he has served as an expert consultant on home and plant design throughout Louisiana and served in several faculty positions. Dr. Thomas has also served as an advisor for the Louisiana Department of Economic Development. With numerous engineering certifications, include CAED from the University of Texas in Austin, and over 20 years of Industrial Engineering field experience, Dr. Thomas is well known for his leadership as a band director of the World Famed Tiger Marching Band.

The University’s Engineering Technology department offers concentrations in electronics engineering technology and drafting and design engineering technology leading to the Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering Technology. Both programs are accredited by the Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission of ABET (ETAC/ABET). A construction Engineering Technology concentration is also offered in the department. 

The University will launch a national search for a Head of the Engineering Technology program later this year. 

For more information related to Grambling State University, please contact Jovan Hackley at (318) 243-5012 or 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 42 undergraduate and graduate academic programs. Grambling State University is a member of the University of Louisiana System. For more information visit gram.edu

 

A Tiger’s Gotta Eat: Your Guide to Meal Plan Upgrades

Fresh fruit salad in the bowlAnswers and Advice for Choosing the a Meal Plan That’s Right For You 

You are what you eat. That’s why at Grambling State University, we’re working to offer our students options that help you be your best. Your feedback is turning Grambling State into one of the best campus dining destinations in the country.  

From 24/7 dining availability to new campus eateries, big improvements mean a big transition. Here’s how to navigate and choose from your new meal options.   Continue reading

Grambling State Recognized as a Top Producer of Minority Graduates

_DSC1126University Recognized in Five Academic Categories for Leading U.S. in African American Graduates 

Grambling, LA – August 12, 2019 – Recent data published by Diverse Issues in Higher Education acknowledged Grambling State University as a top 10 leading producer of African American graduates in five categories: computer science, social sciences, education, marketing, and homeland security and related areas. Continue reading

President Rick Gallot Goes Live, Tuesday August 13 

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Grambling, La – July 23, 2019 – Grambling State University President Rick Gallot will host a live webcast August 13, 2019, at 6:00 p.m. to share an annual update and connect with students and supporters.

Viewers and media are encouraged to email their questions in advance to www.gram.edu/prezlive19Continue reading