Former Grambling hoops great Hershell West dies at 82

By T. Scott Boatright Former Grambling College (now known as Grambling State University) basketball great Hershell West passed away Monday, Jan. 30 in his hometown of Rayville, La., following a short illness.   West, who played basketball at Eula D. Britton High School in his hometown of Rayville and won the Louisiana State AA Championship… Continue reading Former Grambling hoops great Hershell West dies at 82

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GSU Alum Marco French earns Milken Educator Award for Creating Culture of Excellence for Educators and Students

Queensborough Leadership Academy Principal Marco French kicks off the all-school gathering.

Queensborough Leadership Academy chancellor invests in teacher talent, reaps benefits of student learning Watch Video Here: http://https://youtu.be/qLg_7esBgFw Santa Monica, Calif., — By putting the needs of staff and students front and center, Chancellor Marco French has transformed academic performance at Queensborough Leadership Academy and created a nurturing environment for all to thrive. Yet today, French was the focus of… Continue reading GSU Alum Marco French earns Milken Educator Award for Creating Culture of Excellence for Educators and Students

President Gallot Appoints Friends of Technology Advisory Board at Grambling State University

University Leadership Drives Louisiana’s Digital Programming in Higher Education with Forthcoming Cloud Computing Degree  GRAMBLING, La – February 28, 2020 – President Rick Gallot announced the formation of Grambling State University’s inaugural Friends of Technology Advisory Board to pioneer advancement in technology. The Board, comprised of thirteen top executives from technology industry giants including NASA, Salesforce, and Microsoft, serves… Continue reading President Gallot Appoints Friends of Technology Advisory Board at Grambling State University

New Era of Excellence Alumni to Host Fundraising Reception for Grambling State University

Donation Portal Open Now Through February 8 for Spring 2020 Giving Campaign Grambling State University invites campus and community to join the President’s Club Giving Society by supporting the Fourth Annual Alumni & Friends Fundraising Reception, “A New Era of Excellence.” Over 100 Grambling State community members supported last year’s New Era of Excellence Reception,… Continue reading New Era of Excellence Alumni to Host Fundraising Reception for Grambling State University

Bayou Classic: Miss Grambling State and Miss Southern A&M Share Childhood Friendship

HBCU Queens Go Head-to-Head Supporting Opposite Sides of 46-Year Rivalry  GRAMBLING, La  – November 26, 2019 – They will be on opposite sides of the Bayou Classic field for the annual competition, but Miss Southern A&M University, Alacia Brew, and Miss Grambling State University, Rickenzie Johnikin are friends whose bond extends beyond rivalry.  

Three-Time SWAC Champion, Coach Wilbert Ellis, to Keynote Eddie G. Robinson Lecture Series

100th Birthday Celebration Continues with Convocation Today at 11 a.m.  GRAMBLING, La.  – November 11, 2019 – Grambling’s own legendary baseball coach, Wilbert Ellis, will keynote the Fourth Annual Edward G. Robinson Leadership Lecture Series on November 12 in the Fredrick C. Hobdy Assembly Center at 11 a.m. Coach Ellis is a Grambling State Baseball… Continue reading Three-Time SWAC Champion, Coach Wilbert Ellis, to Keynote Eddie G. Robinson Lecture Series

Tech Tour Scholarship Winner Advances to Finals in $3,000 Business Model Competition

Grambling State Students to Compete for Start-Up Business Opportunity at Golden Pitch Finale  GRAMBLING, LA — November 5, 2019 – Destney Johnson, freshmen recipient of the Grambling State Tech Tour Scholarship, is among those advancing to the finals in the campus-wide business model competition, The Golden Pitch. Campus and community are invited to RSVP to… Continue reading Tech Tour Scholarship Winner Advances to Finals in $3,000 Business Model Competition

SodexoMAGIC Makes History with $2 Million Donation to Grambling State

Magic Johnson’s International Conglomerate Invests in STEM, Technology Pilots, and Scholarships   GRAMBLING, LA — November 5, 2019 – Today, Grambling State announced that Magic Johnson’s SodexoMAGIC donated one of the largest unrestricted gifts in the University’s 118-year history. The $2 million contribution comes only four months into the multi-year partnership between the University and international… Continue reading SodexoMAGIC Makes History with $2 Million Donation to Grambling State

adidas™ to Open Custom MakerLab on Grambling State’s Campus November 1

Athletic Apparel Giant Celebrates Nearly Two-Year Partnership with University During Homecoming  Grambling State welcomes global sports partner and multi-billion dollar corporation, adidas, to give 300 Homecoming attendees the opportunity to create their own screen-printed adidas apparel at the adidas MakerLab Friday, November 1 on the campus Yard from 1-6 p.m.