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TODAY: I-20 Corridor Meeting to Feature Grambling State University and Amtrak

The City of Grambling to Host I-20 Corridor Meeting and Discussion on New Amtrak Stops

 

GRAMBLING, LA — May 30, 2018 – Today, the City of Grambling will host the  I-20 Corridor Council public meeting featuring Grambling State University, City of Monroe Mayor, Jamie Mayo, and other local officials.  

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Record Breakers Graduate: Hill, Christmas, Orozco, and More Share the Stage

IMG_7596Grambling State Class of 2019 Includes Nationally Recognized Student-Athletes

Grambling State University’s Class of 2019 includes three of the schools most historic athletes: Shakyla Hill, De’Arius Christmas, and Marc Orozco – who have broken school, conference, and national records during their college sports careers.

“Our athletics programs attract some of the best and brightest students in the country,” said Dr. David Ponton, Director of Athletics and Vice President of Student Affairs. “This year’s graduates are a great example of how the lessons they learn on the field can help drive academic success.”
This Spring on May 10, the University will graduate a record 51 student-athletes in one ceremony and included well-known athletes including Shakyla Hill, De’Arius Christmas, and Marc Orozco. Continue reading

Triplet-Mom Graduates from Grambling State University  

Group-Auset-Champion-EditedStudent Becomes Mom on Her Way to Education Goal

Grambling, LA – May 9, 2019 – Grambling State University’s more than 400 Spring Graduates will include one student who became a mom to three sons on the way to her goal. Auset Champion, at age 23, is set to graduate with her Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice on May 10, 2019, at the University’s Spring Commencement. Continue reading

Grambling State Baseball Player Named Valedictorian

Heath_Jalen_1B_Colorado_Springs-SQUAREJalen Alexander Heath to be recognized at University’s 2019 Spring Commencement

Grambling, LA – May 07, 2019 – Today, Grambling State University named baseball student-athlete, Jalen Alexander Heath, Valedictorian of the Spring 2019 graduating class. Heath earned top honors, with a 3.98-grade point average, and will take the stage Friday, May 10, 2019 at 10 a.m. at the University’s Fredrick C. Hobdy Assembly Center. Continue reading

Truly GramFam: Father and Daughter Graduates Join a Legacy of Gramblinites

Hawkins-FamilyGrambling, Louisiana – May 7, 2019 – Grambling State University’s 2019 will feature a rare occurrence with a father and daughter who will receive their degrees just minutes apart. Leartrice and Lear Hawkins are both candidates to receive their Masters of Criminal Justice at the University’s 2019 Spring Commencement, May 10.

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For Students: President Gallot’s Summer Message

Dear Students:

With so many displays of your brilliance over the last nine months, I’d like to take a moment to thank you for another excellent school year. This year, you’ve enriched Grambling State with incredible work in academics, entertainment, and on the field and courts. That work has been shared around the world and proof of what you may not yet realize; that you are innovators. Continue reading