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On November 12, 2015

Favrot Student Union Board  closes November activities

The Favrot Student Union Board is wraping up its scheduled November events with the 48th Annual Miss Calendar Girl Scholarship Pageant Informational on Monday, Nov. 16 at 5 p.m. in the Black and Gold Room.

A Mix an Mingle with your Major will be held Tuesday, Nov. 17 at 6 p.m. in Carver Hall Room 22. On Friday, Nov. 20 there will be a Bayou Classic Pep Rally at 2:30 p.m. in the Men’s Gym.

Grambling departments to come together for fall health fair 

Grambling State University departments has joined together to host the second Annual Community Health Fair Friday, Nov. 20 from 7:30 a.m. until 12 Noon. Using a the theme Fall Into Good Health, the fair will be held in the Betty Smith Nursing Building.

The fair is sponsored by the School of Social Work, Kinesiology Sport & Leisure Studies Department, Student Counseling & Wellness Resource Center, and a variety of other GSU departments and partners.

‘State of Mississippi and the Face of Emmett Till’ ends Friday night

Grambling State University Theatre will end its presentation of State of Mississippi and the Face of Emmett Till by Mamie Till Mobley and David Barr III held in the Floyd L. Sandle Theatre, located in the Conrad Hutchinson Performing Arts Center. Performances Friday, Nov. 13 and the show begins at 7 p.m.

Tickets are $3 for students and $5 for general admission. The box office will be open from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. today and Friday also thirty minutes before performance time. 

The play is to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Civil Rights Movement. It chronicles the life and tragic death of Emmett Till and the struggle his mother endured in the fight for justice.  From Chicago to Money, Mississippi, the play does not miss a beat. It brings reality to the stage and forces the audience to recapture the hatred that was once a part of the life of the African-American.  Emmett’s death has often been credited for “sparking the modern day Civil Rights Movement.”

Directed by Dr. King David Godwin, the production staff consists of David Kaul as Scenographer, Teisha Lincoln as Costume Supervisor and Ja’Keem Smith, Rachel Chinn, Larresse Wormley as Costume Designers, Koree’ Ceruit as Stage Manager and Ricky Lewis as Assistant Stage Manager. 

For more information, please 274-2892.

GSU students can apply for Alice Brooks Memorial Scholarship 

Grambling State University students may apply for the Alice Brooks Memorial Book Scholarship to be awarded for the Spring 2016 semester.

The two $500 book scholarships will be awarded to a sophomore, junior, or senior at GSU. The book award is to be used at the Grambling State bookstore.

To be eligible to apply, you must have a 3.0 cumulative GPA or higher and the due date is Wednesday, Dec. 2 by 5 p.m. CST. Learn more and apply now at www.abbookscholarship.com or contact us at apply@abbookscholarship.com or Tweet Us.

Grambling State alumni relations in search of 2016 reunion class

The Office of Alumni Relations is looking for the Class of 1966. In May of 2016, the Class of 1966 will celebrate their 50th anniversary class reunion! The office is gathering contact information for all 1966 graduates. 

If you are interested in assisting, please complete the application found on the alumni site: alumni.gram.edu/classagent.

To view the events and registration form for your class reunion, please go to alumni.gram.edu/classreunion.

If you are or know a member of the Class of 1966, please provide their contact information to the alumni relations office - by emailing: alumni@gram.edu  or by calling either 318-274-6265 or 318-274-6008.

City NAACP chapter to sponsor Fellowship at next meeting

The City of Grambling’s NAACP chapter will hold a “Christmas Fellowship Social” on  Tuesday, Dec. 1 at 4:30 p.m. in the Grambling Community Center (City Hall). The City Hall/Community Center is located at 136 King Street. 

All chapter members are asked to bring an educational toy for the KGRM Toys for Tot project.  

Anyone interested in membership is invited, but must RSVP (1-318-247-8449) by Tuesday, Nov. 24.  Membership in NAACP is an equal opportunity organization.

Catch a ride with the Monroe Tigers to see Catfight in Dome

Let’s go see the Grambling State University Tigers take on the Southern Jaguars in the Louisiana Superdome during the Annual Bayou Classic, Saturday, Nov. 28.  There will be a bus leaving the day of the game from the Pecanland Mall in Monroe (Olive Garden Restaurant area) at 6 a.m.  

The bus will arrive in New Orleans around 11:45 a.m. and game time is 4 p.m.  The bus will depart for Monroe after the game.  

The cost of the trip is $95 (game ticket included) or $65 (game ticket not included).   The deadline for payment is Sunday, Nov. 22.  There will be no refunds (Unless trip is cancelled).  Refreshments will be served and door prizes will be given away. 

For more information, please contact Ezzard O. Burton at 318-680-9057 or 318-343-3313.

 

 

 

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