2020 High Ability Program (Cancelled)
Jun 30 – Jul 31 all-day

2020 High Ability Program

The 2020 Summer High Ability Program at Grambling State University has been cancelled due to precautionary measures of the COVID-19 pandemic.


The High Ability (HA) Program at Grambling State University is a partnership between the Office of Academic Affairs and the Center for Mathematical Achievement in Science and Technology (CMAST).  High Ability offers an accelerated program for high school juniors who have exemplified outstanding academic achievement.

High Ability gives students a commanding lead toward independence, responsibility, and scholarship opportunities.  Participants will earn a total of six credit hours during the summer.  Courses taken by HA students include, but are not limited, to English, mathematics, and science.  Throughout the program, participants are also able to connect with college students and professors to discuss their interests and possible college majors.

High Ability students participate in a science-based field trip to Magic Springs and Crystal Falls Amusement and Water Park in Hot Springs, Arkansas. The High Ability Program at Grambling State University strives to provide a superb educational experience and to promote individual growth and development.


The Summer High Ability Program is a five-week session.  It will begin on Sunday, June 28, 2020.  Registration will be held on Monday, June 29, 2020, and classes will begin on TuesdayJune 30, 2020.  The High Ability program ends at the close of Summer Session II on Friday, July 31, 2020.

More Information:

Application opens February 20, 2020
Deadline to Apply: May 24, 2020

If you have applied or plan to apply to this year’s High Ability Program,  please contact Dr. Jacqueline Harris at or Dr. Danny Hubbard at Please leave your name and date of application. 

Click here to apply.

2020 High Ability Program Flyer

High School Band Camp @ Performing Arts Center (Band Hall)
Jul 5 – Jul 11 all-day
Women’s History Month Convocation @ T.H. Harris Auditorium
Mar 28 @ 11:00 am

Women’s History Month Convocation

Monday, March 28, 2022
T.H. Harris Auditorium
11:00 am
Keynote: Senator Katrina R. Jackson, District 34

Women's History Month Convocation -  Mar. 28, 11am Hobdy Assembly Center

About Senator Katrina R. Jackson

Currently serving as vice-chair of the Senate Education Committee, Jackson is also a member of the Louisiana Senate’s Agriculture, Forestry, Aquaculture, and Rural Development Committee; the Insurance Committee; the Select Committee on Women and Children; and the Joint Legislative Committee on the Budget.

Jackson is a member of the Louisiana Legislative Women’s Caucus and the Louisiana Rural Caucus and began her law career as a practicing attorney working in the offices of Willie Hunter, Jr. practicing in both the Monroe and Baton Rouge areas.

In 2006 Jackson became a staff attorney for the La. House Committee on Labor & Industrial Relations and as Executive Director of the Louisiana Legislative Black Caucus. In 2012 Ms. Jackson opened her private law firm, Katrina R. Jackson LLC, in Monroe, Louisiana.

Some of Jackson’s honors include Legislator of the Year by the Louisiana State Troopers Association in 2015, Legislator of the Year by the Louisiana Academy of Family Physicians in 2015, Champion of Louisiana Juvenile Justice by the State Office of Juvenile Justice in 2015, the 2016 Legislator of the Year by the Louisiana Academy of Family Physicians, the 2017 Legislator of the Year, Louisiana Academy of Family Physicians, the 2017 Legislator of the Year, Louisiana Orthopedic Association and the 2018 District 5 Legislative Advocate of the Year by the Louisiana State Medical Society.

Honors Day Convocation @ Fredrick C. Hobdy Assembly Center
Mar 29 @ 11:00 am

Grambling State University
Honors Convocation

Annually Grambling State University gives special recognition to undergraduate and graduate students who have labored diligently to attain academic excellence. Join us as we celebrate our students.

GSU Honors Medallion

Fredrick C. Hobdy Assembly Center
11:00 Ante Meridiem
Tuesday, March 29, 2022

Students who are being honored and program participants are asked to wear black business professional attire.

Click here for announcement PDF

Honors Convocation Schedule
Tuesday, March 29, 2022


8:00 A.M. 8:00-9:20 A.M.
9:30 A.M. 9:30-10:50 A.M.
11:00 A.M. 1:10-2:20 P.M.
1:00 P.M. 2:30-3:40 P.M.
2:30 P.M. 3:50-5:00 P.M.
4:00 P.M. 5:10-6:20 P.M.

All courses after 4:00 p.m. will resume the regular class schedule.

Click here for Honors Convocation Schedule PDF

Click here for the list of recognized students PDF – President’s List, Deans List, Honor Roll