MEDIA ALERT: Grambling State University Fall 2018 Commencement Information

Fall Commencement to Feature Claire Babineaux-Fontenot and 412 Candidates

GRAMBLING, LA – Grambling State University, Louisiana’s top producer of African-American Computer Science graduates, will celebrate its Fall 2018 Commencement Ceremonies Friday, December 14, 2018 at 10 a.m. in the Fredrick C. Hobdy Assembly Center.

Members of the media are encouraged to RSVP to to attend.


WHO:             Grambling State University
WHAT:           Fall 2018 Commencement
WHEN:           Friday, December 14, 2018 at 10 a.m.
WHERE:         Fredrick C. Hobdy Assembly Center, Grambling, LA



  • Total Degrees Candidates: 412
  • Total Bachelor’s Degree Candidates:  281
  • Total of Master’s Degree Candidates: 127
  • Total of Doctoral Degree Candidates: 4
  • Total Army ROTC Commission Candidates: 4

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About Grambling State University

Grambling State University, located in Grambling Louisiana, is a historically black university founded in 1901. The University has been accredited by 13 accrediting associations and holds accreditations in all programs required by the Louisiana Board of Regents. The 590-acre campus offers 41 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Grambling State University is a member of the University of Louisiana System. For more information visit