Category Archives: alumni

Welcome the Class of 2023: Grambling State Rites of Passage, August 11

square-ellipses-logoJoin students, alumni, faculty, and staff as they welcome 2019’s incoming class of new and transfer students. This special experience will celebrate and uplift the next generation of the Grambling State University and the scholars, parents, and community who will continue to make this “The Place Where Everybody is Somebody.”  Continue reading

GSU Spotlight: Grambling State Alumnus Appointed to Potbelly Corporation’s Board of Directors 

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Dine Brands Global (Applebee’s & IHOP) CIO Adrian Butler to Serve Industry Leader

GRAMBLING, LA – June 5, 2019 – This Spring Grambling State University alumnus, Adrian Butler joined the growing list of minority executives breaking historic barriers in corporate board service. With his appointment to the Potbelly’s Corporation Board of Directors, Butler’s service will help advance the growing uptick of African-Americans and other minorities who are serving on corporate board. Continue reading

Farewell from Our 2018-19 Student Government President

Adarian-Headshot-GraduationStepped in history with a longstanding legacy of tradition, service, excellence and exemplifying our university’s motto: Where Everybody is Somebody! I am honored to be granted the stewardship of this venerable institution; grateful for the trust of the Grambling family; optimistic for our shared future.

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New Era of Excellence Crosses $300,000 Raised for Grambling State University

DSC_6195 copyGrambling State Alumni and Friends raised an additional $65,100 to support Presidential Initiatives

Since President Gallot’s appointment in 2016, GSU Alumni and long-term supporter James Bradford have organized a dedicated group of supporters and givers to help grow Grambling State. For the third year, this group of more than 100 GSU community members supported the third annual New Era of Excellence Reception Saturday, March 16, 2018, raising more than $65,000 to bring their three-year total to $329,000. Continue reading

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

Making Black History: 4 #GramFam Give Back Through Public Service

IMAGE-lead-proudie-hall-fergusonOne of the core tenants of the Grambling State mission is “striving for excellence.” Daily, across the country thousands of alumni are honoring this call by making impact in sports, technology, and in public service.

This Black History Month, Grambling State University celebrates four alumni who are making history in public service: Continue reading

GSU Alumna Dana Williams, Ph.D. Appointed As Interim Dean Of Howard’s Graduate School

Dana Williams Ph.DWASHINGTON – January 30, 2019 – Howard University has appointed Dana Williams, Ph.D., as the Interim Dean of the Howard University Graduate School. Williams serves as the chair of the Department of English and a professor of African American literature. She received her bachelor of arts degree in English from Grambling State University and her master of arts and doctoral degrees in English from Howard University.

Read More at https://newsroom.howard.edu/newsroom/static/9381/dana-williams-phd-appointed-interim-dean-graduate-school

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