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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 Approved to Offer Louisiana’s First Bachelor’s in Cybersecurity

HBCU & Computer Science Leader Receives ULS Board of Supervisors Support for New Fall 2019 MajorCyber-Reddy-and-Prez-small

GRAMBLING, La – October 25, 2018 – Grambling State University, Louisiana’s top producer of African-American Computer Science graduates, has received system approval to offer the state’s first Bachelor of Science degree in Cybersecurity. Continue reading

Grambling State Hosts National Recording Artists & BET/Atlantic Records Access Granted Finale for Homecoming

Post_Square-GSU-SIGN-Academic-BUildingsJazmine Sullivan, Keith Sweat and more to headline November 2 Concert.

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GRAMBLING, LA – October 17, 2018 – Grambling State University’s annual Homecoming Concert will feature a record number of national recording artists. Grammy-nominated artists Jazmine Sullivan, Keith Sweat, and Tank will perform along with actress and singer Teyana Taylor at the University’s event on November 2, 2018, at 7 pm.

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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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GSU Spotlight: 8 Alumni Who Are Helping Grow the Grambling State Legacy

GSU Logo with MottoAs we celebrate this Founder’s Week, we’d like to say a special thank you to the thousands of alumni who help grow the GSU Legacy through their personal achievements and efforts like Bring it Home.

Here are eight alumni whose accomplishments this year helped prove that we really are “The Place Where Everybody is Somebody:”

 “It’s not about the individual, it’s about Grambling” – Doug Williams 

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The Golden Pitch: $5,000 for Winning GSU Student Business Ideas

GSU - Instagram 2Is there a startup in your head? Do you have a business idea that just needs funding and mentorship? Apply now for the 2018 Grambling State University “The Golden Pitch” competition.

What is the Golden Pitch?

The Golden Pitch is a North Louisiana entrepreneurial and business development event that is currently open to all GSU students. The competition’s goal is to provide real-world education in entrepreneurship and to boost awareness and innovation commercialization in our region.

GSU students can submit models for new businesses in any industry. Qualifying participants will progress through 3 phases in the competition – 1) Idea Proposal, 2) Business Development Workshop, and 3) The Final Pitch.

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The top 3 finalists will be awarded cash prizes, scholarships, and in-kind professional services. Continue reading

The Next Grambling “Push”

by Rick Gallot, President of Grambling State University
Article reposted from “The College Town” insert of the Ruston Daily Leader

DSC_2662 copyLegacy is an incredible thing to have in your back pocket; and when you’re from Grambling, there’s no shortage of it. When your reputation includes legends like Eddie G. Robinson creating the “Black Notre Dame” of football and Prez turning 17 instruments from the Sears catalog into a world-famed band, anytime you enter a room you’ve got something working for you. Continue reading

Grambling State’s Bring it Home 2018 Kicks Off with $218,000 in Raised in the First Month

Bring it Home Campaign Kick-off Logo PhotoThis July, Grambling State University’s Bring it Home kicked off with a number of major donations from alumni, staff, and corporate donors raising $218,000 in one month.

“It’s amazing to see the strong surge in initial support,” said Marc Newman, Grambling State University’s Vice President for Advancement, Economic Development, and Research. “The impact of every gift helps grow our campus and we’re grateful for partners who support that growth.” Continue reading