VAPA to present “Crumbs from the Table of Joy” with a contemporary twist using all female cast

Grambling, La. – February 2, 2023 – The Department of Visual and Performing Arts (VAPA) at Grambling State University (GSU) is putting a new twist on a play that first ran off-Broadway in 1995 when it presents “Crumbs from the Table of Joy.” Written by Lynn Nottage and adapted and directed for this production by… Continue reading VAPA to present “Crumbs from the Table of Joy” with a contemporary twist using all female cast

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Reflections on the 35th Anniversary of Doug Williams’ Culture-Shifting 1988 Super Bowl Victory

January 31, 1988 was a defining moment in sports history and in American culture. Today marks 35 years since Doug Williams became the first Black NFL quarterback to start in a Super Bowl. He led the Washington Redskins (now the Commanders) to win that game, setting several Super Bowl records, and was named Most Valuable… Continue reading Reflections on the 35th Anniversary of Doug Williams’ Culture-Shifting 1988 Super Bowl Victory

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Grambling State School of Nursing to host forum January 31 for prospective healthcare professionals

Grambling, La. – January 30, 2023 – It’s a profession that has always been important and in demand. Nursing has become even more crucial and needed than ever before in recent years and Grambling State University (GSU) can provide the education and experience needed to become part of that demand. Those interested in the field… Continue reading Grambling State School of Nursing to host forum January 31 for prospective healthcare professionals

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Grambling State among recipients of $75K Ascend grant to support student parents

Grambling, La. – January 25, 2023 – Grambling State University is one of eight Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and Tribal Colleges and Universities (TCUs) to join Ascend at the Aspen Institute’s Black and Native Family Futures Fund.   This new capacity-building fund provides financial support and expert technical assistance to selected HBCU and… Continue reading Grambling State among recipients of $75K Ascend grant to support student parents

VP for Academic Affairs elected to SACSCOC Board of Trustees

Grambling, La. – January 25, 2023 – ­Dr. Connie R. Walton, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at Grambling State University (GSU) has been elected to serve as a member of the Board of Trustees for the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).   “I am elated about Dr. Walton’s… Continue reading VP for Academic Affairs elected to SACSCOC Board of Trustees

GSU set to join Thurgood Marshall coalition to drive long-term progress at HBCUs

Grambling, La. – January 18, 2023 – The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF), UNCF (United Negro College Fund), and Partnership for Education Advancement have launched a landmark collaboration to drive tangible, long-term progress for Grambling State University and other Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) while also impacting the Black economy. What has been dubbed… Continue reading GSU set to join Thurgood Marshall coalition to drive long-term progress at HBCUs

Alumnus Mark Crawford challenges Fall 2022 graduates to exceed limits, break boundaries

GSU alumnus presents $50K check from BP to benefit scholarships Grambling, La. – December 15, 2022 – British Petroleum (bp) Senior Vice President Mark A. Crawford brought much in his role serving as the keynote speaker for Grambling State University’s (GSU) Commencement Ceremony held Friday morning at the Fredrick C. Hobdy Assembly Center. Crawford graduated… Continue reading Alumnus Mark Crawford challenges Fall 2022 graduates to exceed limits, break boundaries

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GSU awarded Keep Louisiana Beautiful University Affiliate Grant To Support Campus Wide Recycling Project

Keep Grambling State University (GSU) Beautiful has been selected as a recipient of the University Affiliate Grant by Keep Louisiana Beautiful, the state’s premier anti-litter and community improvement organization.   This year’s grant, in the amount of $5,000 will support the enhancement of GSU’s Recycling Project.   The purpose of the GSU Recycling Project is… Continue reading GSU awarded Keep Louisiana Beautiful University Affiliate Grant To Support Campus Wide Recycling Project

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Grambling State receives more than $17K from McDonald’s ArkLaTex to support student services

Grambling, La. – December 12, 2022 – The McDonald’s restaurant corporation had a famous slogan in the 1970s — “You deserve a break today.”   On Monday, McDonald’s helped provide a break for Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) in the region, including Grambling State University.   McDonald’s representatives were on the GSU campus Monday… Continue reading Grambling State receives more than $17K from McDonald’s ArkLaTex to support student services

Grambling State biology professor, students included in $670K NSF grant to increase underrepresented researchers

Cancer doesn’t have to be cured if it can be stopped. That’s the approach Grambling State University Biology Professor Dr. Waneene C. Dorsey and a team of her students are taking with research they are currently conducting. And that research has resulted in a $670,204, three-year National Science Foundation grant being awarded to Grambling State… Continue reading Grambling State biology professor, students included in $670K NSF grant to increase underrepresented researchers

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