Grambling State University Announces 2015 MLK Distinguished Leadership Award Recipients

  Grambling State University will honor 10 recipients at the fourth annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Distinguished Leadership Awards Luncheon on February 5. This year’s winners include the youngest mayor in Louisiana’s history, a former professional football player turned teacher and coach, a renowned artist and several leaders in education and non-profit organizations at the… Continue reading Grambling State University Announces 2015 MLK Distinguished Leadership Award Recipients

Microsoft Executive Teaches Students the Dos and Do Nots of Social Media Marketing

  By Angelita Faller Grambling State University alumni Dean Jones, a senior delivery manager at Microsoft, tells college students how to market themselves using social media. The most important advice Dean Jones, a senior delivery manager at Microsoft Corporation, tells young college students looking for a job is to be aware of the competition that… Continue reading Microsoft Executive Teaches Students the Dos and Do Nots of Social Media Marketing

GSU Will Award $50,000 in Student Scholarships from Allstate and the Tom Joyner Foundation Quotes for Education Program

  For the second year in a row, Grambling State University will award $50,000 in student scholarships on February 5, thanks to the many online supporters who voted for Grambling to win the Allstate Quotes for Education fan vote for school pride. Allstate and the Tom Joyner Foundation have partnered together to raise scholarship funds… Continue reading GSU Will Award $50,000 in Student Scholarships from Allstate and the Tom Joyner Foundation Quotes for Education Program

Grambling Interim President Cynthia Warrick Decides Not to Seek Permanent Presidency

After long and thoughtful consideration, Interim President Dr. Cynthia Warrick has decided not to apply for the permanent position of President at Grambling State University. “While I am confident that my work during this important transition has made a positive impact at Grambling; I have decided that I will honor my agreement with the Registry… Continue reading Grambling Interim President Cynthia Warrick Decides Not to Seek Permanent Presidency

“Grambling Students Celebrate Recycling and Black History with Art Contest”

By Angelita Faller A globe representing key events in black history—everything from a bag of Skittles symbolizing what 17-year old Trayvon Martin was carrying when he was killed to inspirational quotes from Martin Luther King, Jr.—was the people’s choice as winner of an art contest where the pieces were made entirely of recyclable materials. The… Continue reading “Grambling Students Celebrate Recycling and Black History with Art Contest”

Honors College to sponsor “Mock Law School Class”

Earl Lester Cole Honors College to sponsor “Mock Law School Class” The Earl Lester Cole Honors College will be sponsoring a “Mock Law School Class” featuring professors from Southern University Law Center. The class provides a great opportunity for students to observe and participate in critical thinking and reasoning through the eyes of the Socratic… Continue reading Honors College to sponsor “Mock Law School Class”

GSU Student Receives NADE Scholarship

By: Henry Williams The National Association for developmental Education awarded a scholarship to Grambling State University’s own Rudolph Ellis, a graduate student from Belize, Central America majoring in developmental education. His concentration is curriculum and instructional design. Ellis was also given a $1000 stipend to attend a conference upon completion of the program. Ellis was… Continue reading GSU Student Receives NADE Scholarship

Featured Artist Kevin X. Rhodes in Dunbar Gallery, January 20 – February 26, 2015

From January 20 – February 26, 2015, Grambling State University’s Department of Visual and Performing Arts will feature an exhibition by Kevin X. Rhodes in Dunbar Gallery. The exhibition, entitled Continuum, explores traditional textile materials and how the essences of those materials are manifested through sculptures, drawn paintings, and photographic media. Rhodes states, “Process is… Continue reading Featured Artist Kevin X. Rhodes in Dunbar Gallery, January 20 – February 26, 2015

GSU Named to the President’s Higher Education Honor Roll for Outstanding Achievements in Service-Learning

  Grambling State University has once again been named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll.  The award was established in 2006, after thousands of college students traveled across the country to support relief efforts along the Gulf Coast following Hurricane Katrina.  This marks the fourth time in six years, that Grambling has… Continue reading GSU Named to the President’s Higher Education Honor Roll for Outstanding Achievements in Service-Learning