Grambling State University will hold its Annual Honors Day next Tuesday at 11 a.m. at the Assembly Center. On this day, the University will formally recognize undergraduate and graduate students who excel academically. The speaker is Clarence Hawkins, director of USDA Rural Development for the State of Louisiana and former mayor of Bastrop. Hawkins is also a GSU graduate.
An awards reception will be held at 4 p.m. in the Black and Gold Room of the Favrot Student Union.
Departments and units will present individual awards to deserving majors.
Students who have earned a semester average of 3.0 or above during the Spring 2009 or Fall 2009 semester, those who have been added to the 2010 Register of Who’s Who Among Students, members of the Earl Lester Cole Honors College, and members of honor societies are to participate in the ceremony.
Students are to meet in the lower level of the Assembly Center, in the right corridor near the elevator, at 10:15 a.m. on Tuesday.
The attire for females is black pantsuits or dresses, and the attire for males is black (or dark slacks) and white (or light) shirts. All students should bring their GSU identification cards.
Honors Day is a “Black and Gold” day campus-wide. Black and gold is worn in honor of academic excellence.
For further information, contact Dr. LaWanna Gunn-Williams, chairperson of the Honors Day Committee at 318-274-3753.