2019 Internship: Coca-Cola “Pay it Forward” Connects HBCU Students with HR, Communications, and Accounting Experience

COKE-SQUAREApplications are open now for Coca-Cola UNITED’s ‘Pay It Forward’ Internship. The opportunity offers students from any major a week-long expenses-paid internship and $1,000 to use towards school expenses.

Grambling State University students are encouraged to apply now at https://cocacolaunited.com/coca-cola-united-pay-it-forward-internship-application.

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Student Services Update: What’s Up with Wi-Fi? [InfoGraphic]

SQUARE-WiFi-Upgrade-FINAL-lowIf you’re Netflixing in the dorms or surfing and studying for mid-terms in the STC lab, you might’ve noticed the internet’s moving with a lot less lag. Earlier this year, we told you about 4 Student Services Updates to expect this academic year; including our internet services. 

Click here to download or scroll on to find out what’s up with wi-fi.

 

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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

Making Black History: 4 #GramFam Give Back Through Public Service

IMAGE-lead-proudie-hall-fergusonOne of the core tenants of the Grambling State mission is “striving for excellence.” Daily, across the country thousands of alumni are honoring this call by making impact in sports, technology, and in public service.

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CNN’s Bakari Sellers to Keynote Grambling State Black History Convocation

Campus Welcomes CNN Commentator and Nation’s Youngest Elected Legislator in History

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GRAMBLING, LA – January 24, 2019 – Today, Grambling State University announced CNN Commentator and history-making South Carolina Legislator, Bakari Sellers will keynote the University’s Black History Convocation at 11:00 a.m. on February 19, 2019.

Sellers, an HBCU graduate, is well-known for making history in 2006 when, at just 22 years old, he defeated a 26-year incumbent State Representative to become the youngest member of the South Carolina State Legislature and the youngest African American elected official in the nation. Continue reading

Gov. Edwards Announces Technology Agreement With Grambling State

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GRAMBLING, La. — Today, Gov. John Bel Edwards joined Grambling State University President Rick Gallot and Louisiana Economic Development Secretary Don Pierson to sign a $1.2 million Memorandum of Understanding which will advance technology careers for Grambling State students. 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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