Founder’s Week Observance

When:
September 26, 2016 – September 30, 2016 all-day
2016-09-26T00:00:00-05:00
2016-10-01T00:00:00-05:00
Where:
Various Events/Locations
Grambling State University
Contact:
Office of Communications
318-274-2866

Founder’s Week
The One Hundred and Fifteenth Anniversary Observance
Theme: Grambling State University: A New Era of Excellence

SCHEDULE OF ACTIVITIES
September 26-30, 2016

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2016
Official Opening of Founder’s Week Ceremony
7:30 a.m. – 7:50 a.m. ~ The Founder’s Bust

Founder’s Week Community Fellowship Breakfast
7:55 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. ~ Black and Gold Room
Tickets: $10.00 (may be purchased at the Advancement Office)
Contact: Mrs. Rose Wright @ 274-2217

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 27 (CONVOCATION SCHEDULE)
Founder’s Day Convocation
11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. ~ T. H. Harris Auditorium
Speaker: Dr. Brian Johnson, President of Tuskegee University

Book Signing – “Honoring the Call, Odyssey of an Acting University President”
Dr. Neari F. Warner, former GSU Acting President
Immediately following Founder’s Day Convocation – Lobby of T. H. Harris Auditorium

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 28 (CONVOCATION SCHEDULE)
Faculty Symposium – “The Zika Virus: What you need to Know”
11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. ~ School of Nursing Auditorium
Panelists: Dr. Martin Ayim, Professor of Health Promotion and author of the book entitled, “Communicable Diseases for School and Community Health Promotion”; Dr. Meg Brown, Interim Associate Dean for the School of Nursing; and Dr. Melvenia Martin, Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 29
Lunch, Learn and Appreciate
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. ~Black and Gold Room
Speaker: LA State Representative Katrina R. Jackson
Sponsored by: The Office of Service Learning

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 26 – FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 30
Founder’s Week Tours (Contact Mrs. Susan Wiley @ 6529) and Departmental/Organizational Exhibits (Contact Ms. Donna McGee @ 2274)

Click here for Founder’s Week Events Schedule
and Convocation Schedules PDF:
FoundersDay2016