Grambling State Alumna Miechelle Willis to Keynote Eddie G. Robinson Lecture Series

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Grambling State University will host the 3rd Annual Eddie G. Robinson Sr. Leadership Lecture Series convocation on November 13, 2018, at 11:00 a.m. in the T.H. Harris Auditorium. The speaker will be Miechelle Willis.

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GSU Alumnus Becomes First African American mayor of Alexandria, Louisiana

District 26 State Rep. Jeff Hall made history Tuesday night, becoming the first African American to be elected mayor of Alexandria.Jeff Hall

Hall, a former Cleco executive, received 53 percent of the vote and beat his closest challenger by more than 2,400 votes.

The Grambling State University accounting graduate also worked for the city of Alexandria for seven years in the 1970s before going to work for the Central Louisiana Legal Services and the Rapides Parish Police Jury. He joined Cleco in 1981, where he worked for 32 years.

In addition to serving in the Louisiana Legislature, Hall is the former chairman of the Greater Alexandria Economic Development Authority (GAEDA) as well as the Alexandria Central Economic Development District (ACEED). Hall also served on the Rapides Hospital Board of Trustees.

President Rick Gallot and the Grambling State University family congratulate Mayor-Elect Hall and wish him great success.

 

Register Today! GSU’s Next High School Day, February 16, 2019

It’s never too early to start the path to become a Tiger! This Spring Grambling State will welcome thousands of families, prospective students, and leaders to its 2019 Spring High School Day – February 16.

Graphic-square-highschoolday-s19High School day is a high-energy, day-long opportunity to experience college. Students from high schools across the state and nation will get to experience: Continue reading

Stephon Wilson to Represent Grambling State at International Manufacturing Conference

Wilson-StephonStephon Wilson, a junior Business Management and Computer Information Systems major, will represent Grambling State University at the 2018 Private Label Manufacturers Association (PLMA’s) Annual Private Label Trade Show November 11-13 in Chicago, Illinois.

Wilson, who was nominated by GSU’s Dean of the College of Business, Dr. Donald White, will shadow and get real-time pitch experience and mentorship from retailers and buyers for large brands. Last year’s mentor companies included big names such as Walmart, Whole Foods, Hormel Foods, Wegmans, H-E-B, and 45 others Continue reading

Statement of Condolences from Grambling State University and President Rick Gallot

On behalf of the entire Grambling State University family, I express my deepest condolences to the family of Jayla Gray and to President Lee and the entire Alcorn State University campus community. We here at Grambling State were greatly saddened to hear of your loss and share our deepest sympathy in this difficult hour. We will keep each of you in our thoughts and prayers.
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5 Ways to Invest in Grambling State: Radiothon & Day of Giving, Friday, Nov. 2

RadionThon-PromoThere are just a few days left to help Grambling State University Bring It Home 2018. No matter how you’d like to give, the 7th Annual Radiothon and Day of Giving is a great time to make your tax-deductible contribution and help our students, faculty, and campus continue to grow.

Here are five ways you can help Bring it Home before the big total announcement and help us beat our $1 million goal:

  1. SHOW UP in Person: Stop by KGRM – Friday, Nov. 2

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Congratulations 2018-19 Earl Lester Cole Honors College Inductees

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Grambling State University would like to congratulate the 2018-19 Earl Lester Honors College Inductees.

Students inducted in the Honors College have maintained a 3.5 GPA or above. They have been distinguished due to their leadership, scholarship, comradeship, and dedication to service.

 

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Grambling State Fiscal Health Score Jumps 100 Percent

University moves from 2016 fiscal watch list to record improvement 

GRAMBLING, LA – Oct. 26, 2018 – An October report issued by the University of Louisiana System reports Grambling State University has doubled its fiscal health score since FY 2016; increasing from a 1.30 to a 2.60 as of the most recent report.   

Grambling State University Campus PhotoThe fiscal health score, developed by the Louisiana Board of Regents, measures overall organizational health, factoring in important components including debt, revenue, and ability to operate. Continue reading

Grambling State Approved to Offer Louisiana’s First Bachelor’s in Cybersecurity

HBCU & Computer Science Leader Receives ULS Board of Supervisors Support for New Fall 2019 MajorCyber-Reddy-and-Prez-small

GRAMBLING, La – October 25, 2018 – Grambling State University, Louisiana’s top producer of African-American Computer Science graduates, has received system approval to offer the state’s first Bachelor of Science degree in Cybersecurity. Continue reading