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Governor John Bel Edwards Invites Grambling State Concert Choir to Perform at Inauguration

Three Louisiana Choirs to Unite on the Capital Steps, January 13, 2020

GRAMBLING, La – January 10, 2020 – Grambling State University’s Concert Choir will perform during second inauguration of Governor John Bel Edwards. The ceremony will take place at the Louisiana State Capitol in Baton Rouge at 11:30 a.m. on January 13, 2020.

Grambling State’s Concert Choir will be joined by choirs from Centenary College and Southern University to perform gospel numbers, “Total Praise” and “Order My Steps,” featuring lead vocals from Fall 2019 graduate, Ruth God.

“Our choir is honored for the opportunity to support Governor Edwards in his second inauguration,” said Natorshau Davis, Grambling State’s Choral Director. “Our students are excited to kick off a year filled with exceptional choral opportunities by partnering with voices from Southern University and Centenary College.”

Louisiana Public Broadcasting will provide live streaming of the inauguration from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at

Following this collaboration, the Grambling State Choir looks forward to a Cultural Arts Tour in Paris, France, June 5 – 14, 2020.

Additional upcoming GSU Choir performances include:
MLK Commemoration Concert 
Sunday, January 19, 2020
6:00 PM
Mt. Zion Baptist Church of Grambling

Paris 2020 Fundraiser sponsored by the Monroe-Ouachita Chapter of GUNAA
Sunday, February 9, 2020
5:00 PM
Little Flower of Jesus Catholic Church

Paris 2020 Fundraisers sponsored by the Houston Chapters of GUNNA
Sunday, February 15-16, 2020
10:00 AM Service
Bethel Institutional Missionary Baptist Church

Sunday, February 16, 2020
1:00 PM Service and 5:00 PM Concert
Wheeler Ave Baptist Church

Sunday, February 23, 2020
11:00 AM Service
St. James Missionary Baptist Church, Fayetteville, AR

Celebration of Women’s History Month Concert
Tuesday, March 3, 2019
7:00 PM
Trinity United Methodist Church of Ruston
To request a Grambling State University Concert Choir performance at your occasion or for more information concerning the Choir, please contact the Choral Department at or 318-274-2106.

STEM Grambling Brings Education Opportunities to North Louisiana Youth November 23

Registration Opens for K-12 Youth Program at Grambling State with STEM NOLA and SodexoMagic 

STEM Fest 2019 - GramblingGrambling, LA, November 13, 2019 – Grambling State University will be hosting the first STEM Grambling “STEM Fest” engaging North Louisiana’s K-12 youth in hands-on education in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). In early September, plans to launch STEM Grambling were introduced as part of the University’s ongoing partnership with Magic Johnson’s SodexoMAGIC in conjunction with STEM NOLA, a successful community-focused educational initiative based in New Orleans, LA.   Continue reading

SodexoMAGIC Makes History with $2 Million Donation to Grambling State

Magic Johnson’s International Conglomerate Invests in STEM, Technology Pilots, and Scholarships 

 _DSC4914GRAMBLING, 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 food service and facilities management giant. 

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Grambling State Receives Designation for a Center of Academic Excellence in Mathematical Achievement for Science and Technology

GRAMBLING, La – October 31, 2019 – Grambling State University receives recognition by the University of Louisiana System Board of Supervisors and the Louisiana Board of Regents for a Center of Academic Excellence in Mathematical Achievement for Science and Technology (CeMAST).
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