Grambling State confers 427 degrees during Spring 2024 graduation

Louisiana State Sen. Cleo Fields told 427 new Grambling State University (GSU) graduates to remember they are all somebody who can change the world for the better as he served as the keynote speaker for Spring 2024 Commencement Exercises inside the Fredrick C. Hobdy Assembly Center. It was the first graduation ceremony serving as new… Continue reading Grambling State confers 427 degrees during Spring 2024 graduation

Sen. Cleo Fields to serve as spring commencement speaker

GRAMBLING, La. — No stranger to Grambling State University, Louisiana State Senator Cleo Fields will serve as keynote speaker for GSU’s Spring 2024 Commencement Exercises to be held at 10 a.m. May 10 inside the Fredrick C. Hobdy Assembly Center.   GSU officials expect to confer diplomas to graduates from the College of Arts and… Continue reading Sen. Cleo Fields to serve as spring commencement speaker

Commencement speaker encourages graduates to remain resilient, learn from life experiences

  Grambling, La. – May 12, 2023 – Keynote speaker Selena Cuffe presented two lessons for new graduates at Grambling State University to learn during Spring 2023 Commencement Exercises Friday morning at the Fredrick C. Hobdy Assembly Center.   Nearly 440 degrees were presented during the ceremonies.     The valedictorian was Cazembe Zumbari of… Continue reading Commencement speaker encourages graduates to remain resilient, learn from life experiences

Grambling State to enforce clear bag policy during commencement ceremony

GRAMBLING, La.  – May 9, 2023 – As families, friends, alumni, and supporters arrive at Grambling State University for Spring 2023 commencement exercises on May 12, preparation should be made to adhere to the clear bag policy. Scheduled to begin at 10:00 a.m., the event will be held in the Fredrick C. Hobdy Assembly Center… Continue reading Grambling State to enforce clear bag policy during commencement ceremony

Selena Cuffe to serve as Spring 2023 Commencement speaker 

Selena Cuffe, the Chief Growth Officer for $700M, 7,000-person international services firm, Blackstone Consulting, Inc. (BCI) and RJB Properties, Inc. (RJB), will be the keynote speaker for Grambling State University’s (GSU) Spring 2023 Commencement ceremony set for 10 a.m. on May 12 at the Fredrick C. Hobdy Assembly Center.    GSU officials expect to confer… Continue reading Selena Cuffe to serve as Spring 2023 Commencement speaker 

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Grambling State to award posthumous degrees to Natalie Desselle Reid, Zaria Griffith during commencement

GRAMBLING, La. – May 6, 2022 – Next week will be a cause for celebration and remembrance as Grambling State University holds its Spring 2022 commencement exercises on May 12. Unique to this semester’s ceremonies is the awarding of a posthumous degree to the late Natalie Desselle Reid and Zaria Griffith during the 2 p.m.… Continue reading Grambling State to award posthumous degrees to Natalie Desselle Reid, Zaria Griffith during commencement

Former State Representative Ted James to serve as spring commencement speaker

Former Louisiana State Rep. Edward “Ted” James will serve as keynote speaker for spring commencement exercises at Grambling State University (GSU) on Thursday, May 12 in the Fredrick C. Hobdy Assembly Center arena.  Graduation ceremonies for Graduate Studies, College of Business and College of Education programs will be held at 9 a.m. and the College… Continue reading Former State Representative Ted James to serve as spring commencement speaker

Grambling State Names Former Calendar Queen as Valedictorian

GRAMBLING, La – May 5, 2020 – Today, Grambling State University announced former Miss Cover Girl Alianndra Williams as valedictorian of the Spring 2020 graduating class. Williams earned top honors, with a 4.0 grade point average.   “I plan on giving back to Grambling State by offering numerous academic and book scholarships to upperclassmen in need,” said Williams.   Attending Grambling State University is a family… Continue reading Grambling State Names Former Calendar Queen as Valedictorian

Grambling State Student Overcomes Paralysis to Walk Across Graduation Stage December 13, 2019

Graduation Candidate Arhonda Smith Shares Her Story of Overcoming a Stroke While Earning Her Degree  GRAMBLING, La. – December 12, 2019 – Grambling State criminal justice major, Arhonda Smith knew something wasn’t right when she suddenly couldn’t walk without staggering the morning of December 3, 2018. After receiving emergency medical attention, Smith learned she had… Continue reading Grambling State Student Overcomes Paralysis to Walk Across Graduation Stage December 13, 2019

Grambling State University Names Two Valedictorians for the Class of Fall 2019

Tionna Baker and Mustapha Yoosuf-Akinlaja to Receive Highest Honors at December 13 Commencement  GRAMBLING, La. – December 12, 2019 – Grambling State University is proud to announce the position of highest GPA for the Fall 2019 graduating class is held by two students, Tionna L. Baker and Mustapha Yoosuf-Akinlaja. The two will be honored as… Continue reading Grambling State University Names Two Valedictorians for the Class of Fall 2019