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Summer Learning: 2019 Camps on Campus at Grambling State University

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Summer-Camps-2019_ALLYear-round, the Grambling State University provides students and community members of all ages with learning opportunities. Through the Office of Continuing Education and Service Learning, Division of Athletics, our Marching Band, and more we work to provide a growing list of the Office’s summer learning opportunities.

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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

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

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

From GSU Tigers: Hill Records Second Career Quadruple-Double

Dyb8d0SU0AAm7WYFrom GSUTigers.com |GRAMBLING, La. | Shakyla Hill etched her name in the college women’s basketball record books on Saturday afternoon as the Grambling State University women’s basketball team rolled past Arkansas-Pine Bluff, 77-57, in a Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC) game at the Fredrick C. Hobdy Assembly Center.
 
Hill posted her second career quadruple-double, a feat never captured before in the NCAA Division I era. The senior guard from Little Rock, Ark. posted her first quadruple-double in a win over Alabama State on Jan. 3, 2018. At the time last year, Hill joined Sonja Tate (Arkansas State), Veronica Pettry (Loyola-Chicago) and Jackie Spenser (Louisville) as the only NCAA Division I women’s basketball players to register a quadruple-double. Continue reading