Title III hosts awards banquet

Grambling State University’s Title III Program recently hosted its 2006-07 end-of-the-year external evaluation opening ceremony and awards banquet at Squire Creek Country Club in Choudrant.Dr. Clarence Coleman, Dr. Brenda Jackson, Dr. Franklin Jackson and Jeanette Williams served as the external evaluators. Brenda Jackson was the team leader. She said, “Our task is to look at your program and give you some feedback. The objectives are so critically important.”

Jackson said, “I appreciate the attitude of the people at Grambling. They are willing to improve. We always like coming to Grambling. It feels like homecoming.” Quoting GSU’s motto, she said, “We always feel like somebody.”

“We learn as much from you as we share,” Franklin Jackson said. Grambling has a meticulous way of documenting its program.”

GSU’s Title III program is composed of Beverly Hill-Hercules, director; Shiwanda Brown, resource analyst/office assistant; Tasha Heard, coordinator of program/special projects; and Sonya Webb, coordinator of budgets.

Hill-Hercules and GSU President Horace Judson presented awards to the activity monitors and coordinators, and the supervisory board. Serving as activity monitors are Gloria Rabon, Dr.Willie Daniel, Dr. Ben Lowery and Dr. Ellen Smiley.

The 2006-07 coordinators were Hill-Hercules, project administration; Rory Bedford, service learning; Dr. Judson,endowment; Clair Lewis, Living and Learning Center; Dr. Daniel, faculty development and natatorium; Eldrie Hamilton, Distance Learning; Dr. Coleen Speed, Counseling Center; Francheska Jones, academic assessment; Winfred Jones, Information Technology; Dr. Smiley, Honors College; Johnny Patterson, master development; Veterine Simpson, retention; Nettie Daniels, institutional effectiveness; and Dr. Ali Mohamed, Mass Communication.