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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

GSU Spotlight: “Unc, I Want a Horn” –The World’s Newest Woman HBCU Band Director Started Her Band Career at Age 4

In honor of Grambling State University’s Band Camp, we’d like to share this “throwbuck” spotlight on how this one influential summer event changed the life of a Grambling State leader.

 image3“Every year from age 4 or 5, I attended band camp,” said Dr. Nikole Roebuck, the first woman director of Grambling State University’s World-Famed Tiger Marching Band. Dr. Roebuck is also the third woman in history to serve as Director of the Band at a historically black college and university (HBCU).

“For the first few years, they made me twirl the baton and march with the majorettes.”

“I remember this one day at camp sitting on the steps of Dunbar frustrated. I’m assuming someone had gone to find my Uncle to let him know what was going on,” Roebuck remembers. “[Her Uncle Joseph] comes outside to ask me what was wrong. My response was, ‘I don’t want to twirl the baton.’ When he asked, ‘Well what do you want you to do?’ I said, ‘Unc, I want a horn.’” 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 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

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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Doug Williams, Eddie G. Robinson, and More Recognized at the 45th Bayou Classic Coaches Luncheon

DSC_6221 copyBy Brian Howard, Sports Information Director
Repost from gsutigers.com

Grambling State University student-athletes and notable alumni were recognized for accomplishments in scholarship, service, and lifetime achievement the 45th Bayou Classic Coaches Luncheon. Continue reading

5 Ways to Invest in Grambling State: Radiothon & Day of Giving, Friday, Nov. 2

RadionThon-PromoThere are just a few days left to help Grambling State University Bring It Home 2018. No matter how you’d like to give, the 7th Annual Radiothon and Day of Giving is a great time to make your tax-deductible contribution and help our students, faculty, and campus continue to grow.

Here are five ways you can help Bring it Home before the big total announcement and help us beat our $1 million goal:

  1. SHOW UP in Person: Stop by KGRM – Friday, Nov. 2

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Grambling State Launches New Mobile App

Smartphone application brings news, events, and students services to iOS and Android devices.

Whether you’re a current student, future student, faculty member, or alumni, Grambling State’s new mobile application makes it easy to get engaged with Grambling State.

Click the G or Visit www.gram.edu/mobile

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