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Drew Brees-Autographed Football Among Prizes for Grambling State Event Guests

Bayou Classic Kicks Ball to Feature Silent Auction with Online Bidding Through Qtego

Bayou Classic 2019 Kicks Ball FlyerGRAMBLING, La – October 28, 2019 – Today, Grambling State University released a partial list of prizes available to guests of the Inaugural Presidents Bayou Classic Kicks Ball at the Hilton Riverside Hotel in New Orleans on Friday, November 29, 2019 at 8:00 p.m. Attendees who participate in the event’s silent auction can take home a football autographed by New Orleans Saints quarterback, Drew Brees, among other exclusive items.

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Nine-Year-Old Donor Hosts Yard Sale to Benefit Grambling State University

Chicago Family Raises Funds for Grambling State Student Advancement

IMG_8953GRAMBLING, La – October 14, 2019 –Philanthropist Alejandro Valadez Jr., age 9, hosted a garage sale in his Chicago community to benefit Grambling State University students when he learned of the ongoing Bring It Home campaign.

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Grambling State Hosts Grammy-Winning Artists, BET, and adidas for Homecoming 2019

square-monicaAward-Winning R&B Artists Monica, Joe, and Ari Lennox to Headline November 1 Concert  
 
GRAMBLING, La – September 23, 2019 – Today, Grambling State University announced its 2019 Homecoming lineup will include headline performances by award-winning artists Monica, Joe, and Ari Lennox at the “Vibe-ish” concert, Friday, November 1, 2019, at 7 p.m.   Continue reading

Grambling State Announces Founders Week 2019 Events

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Campus and community to celebrate “Generations of Innovation” September 23-27, 2019 

 

GRAMBLING, LA — September 17, 2019 – Today, Grambling State University announced a series of Founders Week events that will honor the University’s influential leaders and its 118-year history.  

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Campus Update: 4 Big Ways You Can Help Celebrate Founder’s Week

Founders Week, to be held September 23 – 27, 2019, is more than opportunity to celebrate our past. Check out these big opportunities to learn about our legacy and meet living Grambling State legends who will visit our campus.

1. Founders Week Community Breakfast | September 23, 2019
Kick off Founder’s Week with entertainment and inspiration in the Black & Gold Room. Breakfast will begin at 8:00 a.m. Tickets can be purchased by contacting Rose Wright in the Office of Institutional Advancement at by email wrightr@gram.edu or phone (318) 274-2217. Pick up tickets at 1 Dickerson Street, Grambling, LA 71254 or pay at the door. Tickets are $12 each and tables can be reserved for $120. Continue reading