Grambling National Alumni Association to meet here

The Grambling University National Alumni Association will hold its annual meeting on campus July 22-25. The theme of the 2010 convention is “Our Dear Alma Mater, Grambling State University.”

Alumni from all across the country representing more than 40 chapters are encouraged to take part in convention activities.

There are steps that must be taken in order to attend the convention.
The first step is to sign up and submit a registration packet.

The event will kick off Thursday with registration in the Favrot Student Union at 6 p.m. and a reception in the Black & Gold Room at 8 p.m. and end with Sunday services at New Rocky Valley Baptist Church.

The services will begin with Sunday School at 9:30 a.m. and Worship at 10:30 a.m.
Many speakers will be on hand for the GUNAA convention.

During the annual four-day event, there will be an Alumni Life Membership Breakfast (New Life Member Pinning Ceremony).

The speaker is Jeffery Hall, a Gramblinite and the senior vice president of government affairs for CLECO Electric.

The following day for the Plenary Session-Tucker Commission in the Favrot Student Union, Rep. Richard Gallot will be the speaker.

The next activity on the schedule for the afternoon will be at the only museum dedicated to an African American coach, the Eddie G. Robinson Museum.

Sign-up and attend the educational and informative sessions on Admissions and Recruitment, Financial Aid, Institution Advancement, and Retention, and enjoy an afternoon at the Eddie G. Robinson Museum.

Grambling State University is home of the fighting Tigers that holds the motto “Where Everybody Is Somebody.