The Golden Pitch: $5,000 for Winning GSU Student Business Ideas

GSU - Instagram 2Is there a startup in your head? Do you have a business idea that just needs funding and mentorship? Apply now for the 2018 Grambling State University “The Golden Pitch” competition.

What is the Golden Pitch?

The Golden Pitch is a North Louisiana entrepreneurial and business development event that is currently open to all GSU students. The competition’s goal is to provide real-world education in entrepreneurship and to boost awareness and innovation commercialization in our region.

GSU students can submit models for new businesses in any industry. Qualifying participants will progress through 3 phases in the competition – 1) Idea Proposal, 2) Business Development Workshop, and 3) The Final Pitch.

What Can You Win?
The top 3 finalists will be awarded cash prizes, scholarships, and in-kind professional services. Continue reading

The Data Behind the Disparities: Studying the Truth About African-American Health

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Health and wellness are one of the biggest reflections of America’s disparities between African-Americans and other communities.  Today, researchers across the country are engaging in innovative exploration to better understand, address, and overcome community-related challenges and improve wellness. Continue reading

The Next Grambling “Push”

by Rick Gallot, President of Grambling State University
Article reposted from “The College Town” insert of the Ruston Daily Leader

DSC_2662 copyLegacy is an incredible thing to have in your back pocket; and when you’re from Grambling, there’s no shortage of it. When your reputation includes legends like Eddie G. Robinson creating the “Black Notre Dame” of football and Prez turning 17 instruments from the Sears catalog into a world-famed band, anytime you enter a room you’ve got something working for you. Continue reading

The Power of the Grambling State Brand – Results of the “Look for the Label” Program 2017-18

Look for the Label! Trademark & Licensing at Grambling State UniversityThe continued help of our supporters and our sponsors is about more than just dollars at Grambling State University. Every effort, from giving to “looking” to support licensed vendors, helps improve the lives and campus experience of students and faculty – ultimately producing the talented leaders who go on to positively impact their local communities and the world.

With that said, we’d like to thank you for your generous support in 2017 of our “Look for the Label” licensed GSU product program.  Your contributions by choosing to buy licensed products made an $800,000 difference to GSU, and we look forward to beating that this goal in the 2018-19 academic year!

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GSU Students Get “Real World” STEM Education at the NASA Stennis Science Center

Grambling State University would like to congratulate the Grambling Students (Keyara Bowser, Roynisha James, Chello Middleton, Aubreion Bobb) and their faculty sponsor (Dr. Mary Ghongkedze) who were selected to participate in the MUREP Educator Institute (MEI) held in June at the Stennis Space Center in Mississippi.

The Opportunity…Improving K-12 STEM Education

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