CAUTION – FLOOD ALERT: Grambling State University & Surrounding Areas

Grambling State University’s campus and surrounding areas are currently experiencing severe rains and flooding. For safety emergencies, please call (318) 274-2222. Follow http://twitter.com/grambling1901 for updates.

As inclement weather is expected to continue through Sunday night, students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to avoid high-water areas and remain alert when driving; especially when approaching submerged roadways.

Please note that travel is strongly discouraged in the following areas on campus due to excessive flooding:  

RWE Jones Highway (between Central Avenue and College Avenue)

Cole Street (between RWE Jones HWY and Ballock Street)

College Avenue (areas west of Main Street)

Follow @grambling1901 for safety ongoing updates.

Speak Up at the Capitol! ULS Day at the Capitol, April 10th

Universities-STD_Grambling-1000Grambling State students and alumni to join the University of Louisiana System in support of higher education.

Do you believe that higher education is an essential part of Louisiana’s future? If so, join Grambling State University and its sister University of Louisiana System schools April 10, 2019, in Baton Rouge, LA. Continue reading

New Era of Excellence Crosses $300,000 Raised for Grambling State University

DSC_6195 copyGrambling State Alumni and Friends raised an additional $65,100 to support Presidential Initiatives

Since President Gallot’s appointment in 2016, GSU Alumni and long-term supporter James Bradford have organized a dedicated group of supporters and givers to help grow Grambling State. For the third year, this group of more than 100 GSU community members supported the third annual New Era of Excellence Reception Saturday, March 16, 2018, raising more than $65,000 to bring their three-year total to $329,000. Continue reading

Dr. Ellen Smiley to Continue Focus as Dean of the Earl Lester Cole Honors College

President names Dr. Connie Walton Interim Provost Effective May 11, 2019  

GRAMBLING, LA – March 26, 2019 – Today, Dr. Ellen Smiley announced that she will resign her post as provost of Grambling State University and focus on her work as Dean of the Earl Lester Cole Honors College at the close of the current semester.   

“We are fortunate to have dedicated leaders like Dr. Smiley who will continue to support our success in the Honors College and the College of Education,” said President Gallot. 

President Rick Gallot announced that Dr. Connie Walton, the University’s Director of Sponsored Programs, will lead the Division of Academic Affairs and the University’s preparation for accreditation reaffirmation through the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC). Dr. Walton previously served as Provost as well as SACSCOC liaison.   

“Dr. Walton’s successes in the classroom, in sponsored programs, and in her accreditation work are great assets to our university,” said President Gallot. “We are grateful for her experience and commitment to our students.” 

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