Category Archives: awards

Dr. Cynthia Jackson-Hammond to Keynote Grambling State Founder’s Day Convocation

CJH PicGrambling State Welcomes Thurgood Marshall College Fund Board Member & Central State’s First Woman President 

GRAMBLING, La – September 20, 2019 – Today, Grambling State University announced Central State University’s first woman President and Thurgood Marshall College Fund Board Member Dr. Cynthia Jackson-Hammond will keynote the University’s Founder’s Week Convocation at 11 a.m. on September 24, 2019.   Continue reading

The Golden Pitch Returns: $3,000 for Winning GSU Student Business Ideas 

GSU - Instagram 2Deadline September 27 – Grambling State University Student Teams Can Sign Up in Canvas

Do you have a brilliant idea for a business? Get funding and advice from expert business leaders during “The Golden Pitch” 2019 competition.

From now until September 27, Student teams can enter to win funding, mentorship, and the opportunity to compete statewide for sharing their business ideas.   Continue reading

Grambling State Awards More Than $300,000 in Technology Scholarships

Ten Incoming Freshman Technology Students Receive Four-Years of Academic Funding

TECHTOUR_DSC5387GRAMBLING, LA — September 4, 2019 – Today, Grambling State University announced it has awarded ten tuition and fee scholarships to 10 incoming freshman majoring in technology-related degree programs as a part of its Technology Tour Scholarship program. 

“This scholarship is one of the many ways we are working to make higher education attainable for the next generation of cybersecurity and computer science leaders,” said President Rick Gallot. “We look forward to supporting the success of these students who made the great decision to choose Grambling State.”  Continue reading

Grambling State Fraternities and Sororities to Boost $1 Million Goal

GreekChallenge19University’s Second Annual Greek Challenge Unites National Panhellenic Organizations for Fundraiser 

GRAMBLING, LA – September 12, 2019 – Members of nine fraternities and sororities across the U.S. have kicked off the Second Annual Grambling State University Greek Challenge to help the University reach a $1 million fall fundraising goal. The contest is a part of the University’s third Bring it Home campaign, which has raised more than $2.5 million since 2017.  Continue reading

REPLAY: President Gallot Answers Live – 2019 University Update

This year’s annual event follows a year of history-making moments for Grambling State including a new 24-hour dining program, more than $20 million in funding for facility updates, the upcoming launch of Louisiana’s first Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity, and the World Famed Tiger Marching Band’s invitation to perform for Beyoncé and Adidas.   Continue reading

Students Win: Gram1901Dining Survey Winners Take Home an iPad, Apple Watch, and $250

AdobeStock_183963784-800Congratulations to Ke’Nyja Hayes, D’Errah Nelson, and Jasmine Smith, whose winning feedback won them prizes in our spring @gram1901dining survey. Winners, who were selected at random, joining more than 500 other campus responders. Their feedback helped design our new 24-hour dining program that kicks off in just a few weeks.   Continue reading

Grambling State Launches New Dining Program with Magic Johnson’s Sodexo Magic

Student Feedback Fuels New $6.7 Million Facility Updates and 24-hour Service

_DSC4439-EDITED-final-webGRAMBLING, LA — July 15, 2019 – Today, Grambling State University announced the launch of a long-term partnership with a new dining service provider SodexoMAGIC. The new agreement will deliver $6.7 million in facility renovations, new major-brand quick-serve restaurants, and 24-hour dining.
“The best part of our new program is that we, as students, are driving the design,” said Steven Wilson, rising senior and President of the University’s Student Government Association. “I’m grateful to President Gallot and the entire administration for how they’ve helped turn our comments, emails, and surveys into an experience that supports all of our students.” Continue reading

Student Services Update: New Dining Program Adds 24-Hour Service & More [InfoGraphic]

Header-Square-POST-DiningCongratulations Tigers! You’ve done it. Your feedback, research, surveys and emails have created a state of the art dining program that will improve campus eats for years to come. From 24-hour dining to new restaurants, learn what to expect during the generation of @gram1901dining

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