More than a game: President Gallot reflects on value of Bayou Classic beyond the gridiron

Imagine yourself on a football field at halftime in front of 70,000 people at the Superdome with millions of viewers watching via television, moments before being cued to play a guitar solo. The ride home after that experience would be surreal. I know firsthand because I lived it. That guitarist was me. It was 1984… Continue reading More than a game: President Gallot reflects on value of Bayou Classic beyond the gridiron

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VAPA chair featured in Canvas Rebel Magazine

Grambling State University’s Rodercas Davis, head of the Department of Visual and Performing Arts, was the subject of a profile feature earlier this month by Canvas Rebel Magazine (canvasrebel.com). The feature discusses Davis’ path to becoming head of Grambling’s VAPA department, including writing he’s done as a former columnist for the Athens Banner-Herald and Code… Continue reading VAPA chair featured in Canvas Rebel Magazine

Grambling State inks agreement with Taiwanese academy for ROTC student exchange program

Grambling, La. – November 15, 2022 – Grambling State University (GSU) has signed a student exchange agreement with Management College of National Defense University (MCNDU), a military academy located in Bade District, Taoyuan City, Taiwan, Republic of China, to establish an ROTC Student Exchange Program. The agreement is to have each institution send one or… Continue reading Grambling State inks agreement with Taiwanese academy for ROTC student exchange program

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Dr. Alicia Odewale shares story of resiliency through anthropological research on 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre

Grambling, La. – November 14, 2022 – Dr. Alicia Odewale, an African Diaspora archaeologist and an assistant professor of anthropology at The University of Tulsa appeared at Grambling State University recently to give a presentation on reanalyzing historical evidence from the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre. Her work focuses not on the attack itself, but instead… Continue reading Dr. Alicia Odewale shares story of resiliency through anthropological research on 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre

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Floyd Sandle players to perform next stage production, ‘Knock Me a Kiss’ November 15-18

Grambling, La. – November 14, 2022 – The Grambling State University Department Visual and Performing Arts is set to perform a fictional imagining of a well-known, actual story in the play “Knock Me a Kiss,” which will open at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Floyd L. Sandle Theatre inside the Conrad Hutchinson Performing Arts Center.… Continue reading Floyd Sandle players to perform next stage production, ‘Knock Me a Kiss’ November 15-18

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Congresswoman Letlow honors service, selflessness during Veteran’s Day event

Grambling, La. – November 11, 2022 – Honor was the theme of the day as Louisiana’s 5th District U.S. Congresswoman Julia Letlow served as the keynote speaker for the fourth annual Veterans Day Appreciation Program at Grambling State University. Opening her speech, Letlow seemed to be directly addressing veterans looking on as part of the… Continue reading Congresswoman Letlow honors service, selflessness during Veteran’s Day event

Entergy Solutions Awards $75,000 in Financial Incentives to Grambling State University for Energy-Saving Projects

Grambling, La. – November 9, 2022 – Entergy Solutions awarded $75,000 in financial incentives to Grambling State University (GSU) for completing energy efficiency upgrades across seven buildings that will lead to significantly reduced electric consumption. These projects will result in GSU saving over 661,000 kilowatt-hours and reducing electricity costs by more than $50,000 in 2022.… Continue reading Entergy Solutions Awards $75,000 in Financial Incentives to Grambling State University for Energy-Saving Projects

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Grambling State leaders reflect on successful Homecoming celebration

Grambling, La. – November 6, 2022 – Even a brief line of storms that hit campus late Friday night into early Saturday morning didn’t dampen what Grambling State University officials called an all-around winning week of Homecoming festivities. GSU defeated Arkansas-Pine Bluff 36-10 in the football game, but that was a small part of what… Continue reading Grambling State leaders reflect on successful Homecoming celebration

Grambling State partners with law enforcement agencies to increase presence, protection during Homecoming Week

Grambling State University is turning toward strength in numbers and advanced technology to ensure Homecoming 2022 is as safe as it can be for all on campus. Homecoming festivities are in full swing at Grambling State, and GSU Police Chief Rodney Demery says that every effort is being made to make sure it will be… Continue reading Grambling State partners with law enforcement agencies to increase presence, protection during Homecoming Week

Congresswoman Julia Letlow to serve as keynote speaker for Veteran’s Day event at Grambling State

Grambling, La. – November 3, 2022 – Louisiana District 5 Congresswoman Julia Letlow will serve as the keynote speaker for the Veterans Day Appreciation Program at Grambling State University (GSU). Set for 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 10, the free public event will be held in the auditorium of the Bettye Smith School of Nursing building.… Continue reading Congresswoman Julia Letlow to serve as keynote speaker for Veteran’s Day event at Grambling State