BP executive Mark Crawford to serve as keynote for Fall 2022 commencement

Grambling, La. – November 30, 2022 – Mark A. Crawford, Senior Vice President (SVP) for Legal People & Culture, and SVP for Global Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at BP will serve as the keynote speaker for Fall commencement exercises at Grambling State University (GSU). Set for Thursday, December 15 at 10 a.m., the event will… Continue reading BP executive Mark Crawford to serve as keynote for Fall 2022 commencement

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Dr. Alicia Odewale shares story of resiliency through anthropological research on 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre

Grambling, La. – November 14, 2022 – Dr. Alicia Odewale, an African Diaspora archaeologist and an assistant professor of anthropology at The University of Tulsa appeared at Grambling State University recently to give a presentation on reanalyzing historical evidence from the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre. Her work focuses not on the attack itself, but instead… Continue reading Dr. Alicia Odewale shares story of resiliency through anthropological research on 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre

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Floyd Sandle players to perform next stage production, ‘Knock Me a Kiss’ November 15-18

Grambling, La. – November 14, 2022 – The Grambling State University Department Visual and Performing Arts is set to perform a fictional imagining of a well-known, actual story in the play “Knock Me a Kiss,” which will open at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Floyd L. Sandle Theatre inside the Conrad Hutchinson Performing Arts Center.… Continue reading Floyd Sandle players to perform next stage production, ‘Knock Me a Kiss’ November 15-18

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Congresswoman Letlow honors service, selflessness during Veteran’s Day event

Grambling, La. – November 11, 2022 – Honor was the theme of the day as Louisiana’s 5th District U.S. Congresswoman Julia Letlow served as the keynote speaker for the fourth annual Veterans Day Appreciation Program at Grambling State University. Opening her speech, Letlow seemed to be directly addressing veterans looking on as part of the… Continue reading Congresswoman Letlow honors service, selflessness during Veteran’s Day event

Grambling State leaders reflect on successful Homecoming celebration

Grambling, La. – November 6, 2022 – Even a brief line of storms that hit campus late Friday night into early Saturday morning didn’t dampen what Grambling State University officials called an all-around winning week of Homecoming festivities. GSU defeated Arkansas-Pine Bluff 36-10 in the football game, but that was a small part of what… Continue reading Grambling State leaders reflect on successful Homecoming celebration

Congresswoman Julia Letlow to serve as keynote speaker for Veteran’s Day event at Grambling State

Grambling, La. – November 3, 2022 – Louisiana District 5 Congresswoman Julia Letlow will serve as the keynote speaker for the Veterans Day Appreciation Program at Grambling State University (GSU). Set for 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 10, the free public event will be held in the auditorium of the Bettye Smith School of Nursing building.… Continue reading Congresswoman Julia Letlow to serve as keynote speaker for Veteran’s Day event at Grambling State

Convocation speaker imparts words of wisdom during 121st Founder’s Day event

Grambling, La. – November 2, 2022 – Faith, purpose, audacity, trust, and grace — those were five words of wisdom from Grambling State University Founders Day Convocation speaker Dr. Kizuwanda Grant Tuesday morning inside the Frederick C. Hobdy Assembly Center. The morning began with a short ceremony at the bust of Grambling’s founder, Charles P.… Continue reading Convocation speaker imparts words of wisdom during 121st Founder’s Day event

Grambling State slates combined festivities for Founder’s Day, Homecoming

Grambling State University’s Homecoming 2022 will feature a week filled with festivities before the Tigers take the field to face off against Arkansas-Pine Bluff at 2 p.m. on Nov. 5. The kickoff for Homecoming week will begin on a Prayer Walk at The Yard at 12:30 p.m. Sunday followed by a Gospel Concert featuring recording… Continue reading Grambling State slates combined festivities for Founder’s Day, Homecoming

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Dr. Kizuwanda Gayden Grant to serve as keynote speaker for Founder’s Day Convocation

Founder’s Day, Homecoming Celebration occurs same week for the first time in university  history For the first time in Grambling State University history, Founder’s Day and Homecoming Celebration will occur in the same week. Dr. Kizuwanda Gayden Grant, Chief Administrative Officer for Paul Quinn College (PQC), located in Dallas, will serve as keynote speaker during… Continue reading Dr. Kizuwanda Gayden Grant to serve as keynote speaker for Founder’s Day Convocation

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Grambling State choir shines in performance at 75th anniversary event

Grambling, La. — October 21, 2022 — The shining sounds of 75 years of success permeated the air in the Conrad Hutchinson Performing Arts Center on Monday evening as the Grambling State University Choir presented its anniversary performance under the guidance of new director Cordara Harper. Titled “Be Optimistic: A Celebration of 75 years Sharing… Continue reading Grambling State choir shines in performance at 75th anniversary event