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Students Win: Gram1901Dining Survey Winners Take Home an iPad, Apple Watch, and $250

AdobeStock_183963784-800Congratulations to Ke’Nyja Hayes, D’Errah Nelson, and Jasmine Smith, whose winning feedback won them prizes in our spring @gram1901dining survey. Winners, who were selected at random, joining more than 500 other campus responders. Their feedback helped design our new 24-hour dining program that kicks off in just a few weeks.   Continue reading

Grambling State Launches New Dining Program with Magic Johnson’s Sodexo Magic

Student Feedback Fuels New $6.7 Million Facility Updates and 24-hour Service

_DSC4439-EDITED-final-webGRAMBLING, LA — July 15, 2019 – Today, Grambling State University announced the launch of a long-term partnership with a new dining service provider SodexoMAGIC. The new agreement will deliver $6.7 million in facility renovations, new major-brand quick-serve restaurants, and 24-hour dining.
“The best part of our new program is that we, as students, are driving the design,” said Steven Wilson, rising senior and President of the University’s Student Government Association. “I’m grateful to President Gallot and the entire administration for how they’ve helped turn our comments, emails, and surveys into an experience that supports all of our students.” Continue reading

AT&T Donates $25,000 to Grow Cybersecurity Talent at Grambling State

DSC_1567-att2Nation’s Largest Communications Provider Invests in Louisiana’s First Undergraduate Cybersecurity Students

GRAMBLING, LA — June 18, 2019 – Today, AT&T announced it has donated $25,000 in scholarship funds to students at Grambling State University; home of Louisiana’s first Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity. Continue reading

Grambling State Audit Shows Continued Improvement

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Annual Independent Report Highlight’s University’s Growing Fiscal Position

 

GRAMBLING, LA – April 2, 2019 – Today, Grambling State University announced that the institution’s 2018 annual audit was completed with no findings on the heels of its improved fiscal health score.

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Grambling State President to Award $300,000 in Technology Scholarships

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GRAMBLING, LA – March 22, 2019 – Today, Grambling State University announced that applications are open for its Technology Scholarship Tour, which will award ten tuition and fee scholarships to incoming freshmen from across the country. Continue reading

ESPN to Hire Grambling State Student Reporter – Rhoden Fellowship 2019-20

 

ESPNESPN is on the hunt for its next HBCU-grown star reporter.  Through its  Rhoden Fellows Initiative, one student storyteller will have the opportunity to cover the NCAA Final Four;  the NFL Combine and Draft; and more of America’s top sporting events.

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Grambling State University students are encouraged to apply now at https://jobs.espncareers.com/job/bristol/espn-rhoden-fellowship-2019-2020/5216/10958904 Continue reading

Impact Update: How Public Service Commission Investment Continues Impact at Grambling State

IMG_5568$462,000 Energy Grant Opportunity Grows Campus Opportunity for Student Impact

This week, Louisiana’s Public Service Commissioner Foster Campbell Awarded  $750,000 in energy efficiency grants, including $462,508 for initiatives at Grambling State.

“Energy Efficiency is a cost-effective way to reduce energy costs, improve building comfort and preserve our environment,” Campbell said. “Every dollar that our local governments and public bodies save on their electric bills is a dollar that can help them improve service to the public.”

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Pass the Praxis II, Get Cash

AdobeStock_142686270-smallPassing a portion of the PRAXIS® exam just got even sweeter for Master of Education students at Grambling State University. Master of Education students who completed Praxis II: Special Education: Core Knowledge and Mild to Moderate Applications (5543) are eligible for up to a $300.00 award for passing the test.

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Grambling State Selected to Host Intercollegiate Football Championship through 2020

Stadium-Grambling-Eddie-G-1000Grambling State Selected to Host Intercollegiate Football Championship through 2020

GRAMBLING, LA – December 3, 2018 – Today, the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) announced that Grambling State University will host the 2019 and 2020 Football National Championships at the historic Eddie G. Robinson Memorial Stadium. 

Formerly held in Daytona Beach, FL, the mid-December game will bring more than  $1 million in economic impact to North Louisiana.  Continue reading