Category Archives: athletics

REPLAY: President Gallot Answers Live – 2019 University Update

This year’s annual event follows a year of history-making moments for Grambling State including a new 24-hour dining program, more than $20 million in funding for facility updates, the upcoming launch of Louisiana’s first Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity, and the World Famed Tiger Marching Bands invitation to perform for Beyoncé and Adidas.   Continue reading

City of Monroe to host August 21st Press Conference for ULM vs. GSU Football Game

LOGO-MonroeAlumni and football fans have been anxiously awaiting the kickoff of the 2019 college football season, headlined by the August 31 matchup between the University of Louisiana at Monroe Warhawks and Grambling State University Tigers at ULM’s Malone Stadium.  Mayor Jamie Mayo and the City of Monroe will host a special “neutral site” pre-game press conference featuring coaches and university officials from both schools, at 10 am Wednesday, August 21, in the Monroe Convention Center Bayou Room, located at 401 Lea Joyner Expressway, Monroe, LA.  The media and public are invited to attend. Continue reading

From President Gallot: On the Passing of Buddy Davis

Buddy2-1000When you are truly passionate about your work it shows – in the people you reach, in what you produce, and ultimately in how it affects everyone around you. When you do it for a community you care about, it changes the world. 

On behalf of the entire Grambling State University family, I would like to offer our condolences and gratitude to the family of the legendary Buddy Davis who helped cement Grambling State on the map and change our world.  Continue reading

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

GSU 2019 Football Season Tickets on sale Monday, April 8

By: Brian Howard, Sports Information Director

Grambling State Football Season Tickets

GRAMBLING, La. | Season ticket sales for the 2019 football season will be on sale Monday at the GSU Ticket Office, the Grambling State University Department of Athletics has announced.

The Grambling State University Ticket Office is located in the front window of the Fredrick C. Hobdy Assembly Center. Fans are encouraged to attend the Black and Gold game, which is scheduled to begin at noon on Saturday, April 13. Season tickets and Bayou Classic tickets will be available to purchase.

For more ticket information, please call (318) 274-2625, (318) 274-2629 or (318) 274-4795. Tickets may also be purchased online via Grambling State Football – Ticketmaster.

The 2019 home schedule kicks off against Alabama A&M for High School Day on Saturday, Oct. 12. The Tigers will face Texas Southern in the 2019 Homecoming game on Nov. 2 and will conclude their home slate on Nov. 9 for Senior Day against Alcorn State.

All home games for the 2019 season will kick off at 2 p.m. at Eddie G. Robinson Memorial Stadium.

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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