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From President Rick Gallot: Statement on North Louisiana’s Severe Weather Events

The hands and hearts of the Grambling State University community go out to our staff, students, and neighbors at Louisiana Tech in response to this week’s severe weather events. We will work closely with Dr. Guice and his team to assess and respond to the coming needs of our students and campuses. Our impacted students and staff are encouraged to remain in close contact with their supervisors and faculty to let us know how we can best support during this challenging time. As a reminder, our students are encouraged to report any safety emergency by calling (318) 274-2222 and following @Grambling1901 for the latest updates during emergencies.

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CAUTION – FLOOD ALERT: Grambling State University & Surrounding Areas

Grambling State University’s campus and surrounding areas are currently experiencing severe rains and flooding. For safety emergencies, please call (318) 274-2222. Follow http://twitter.com/grambling1901 for updates.

As inclement weather is expected to continue through Sunday night, students, faculty, and staff are encouraged to avoid high-water areas and remain alert when driving; especially when approaching submerged roadways.

Please note that travel is strongly discouraged in the following areas on campus due to excessive flooding:  

RWE Jones Highway (between Central Avenue and College Avenue)

Cole Street (between RWE Jones HWY and Ballock Street)

College Avenue (areas west of Main Street)

Follow @grambling1901 for safety ongoing updates.