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Grambling State Hires New Chief of Police, Jerry Melton

Veteran Officer and Security Professional to Lead University Police Department 


GRAMBLING, LA — October 3, 2019 – Today, Grambling State University officials announced Jerry Melton has been appointed the institution’s new Chief of the University Police Department, taking over for the Interim Chief Dr. Quentin Holmes who will continue to support the Division of Operations as Special Assistant for Campus Safety.  


“I’ve always admired the excellence exhibited by GSU students,” said Chief Melton. “I am committed to ensuring that each and every student has a positive and safe experience on our growing campus.” 

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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

Cybersecurity Summit at Grambling State to Feature Origin Bank, AT&T, General Dynamics and Century Link

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Grambling State University Cybersecurity Summit.

Technology Leaders Convene for a Two-Day Workshop and Employment Fair August 29

GRAMBLING, LA – August 22, 2019 – Grambling State University, home of Louisiana’s first bachelor of Cybersecurity degree, will host 11 executives for a two-day Cybersecurity Summit August 29-30. The event will connect students with leading technology professionals, including the Chief Information Officer of Dine Brands Global, which owns Applebee’s and IHOP. Continue reading

Media Alert: Groundbreaking Event at Grambling State September 7









Students, Officials, and Alumni to Celebrate the Construction Start for the University’s Digital Library and Learning Commons 

Grambling, LA – August 2, 2019 – Grambling State University, Louisiana’s top producer of African-American Computer Science graduates, will celebrate the start of construction on its new University Digital Library and Learning Commons Saturday, September 7, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. at the intersection of RWE Jones Drive and Central Avenue in Grambling, LA.   Continue reading

TODAY: I-20 Corridor Meeting to Feature Grambling State University and Amtrak

The City of Grambling to Host I-20 Corridor Meeting and Discussion on New Amtrak Stops


GRAMBLING, LA — May 30, 2018 – Today, the City of Grambling will host the  I-20 Corridor Council public meeting featuring Grambling State University, City of Monroe Mayor, Jamie Mayo, and other local officials.  

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