Favrot Student Union Board releases upcoming activities

The Favrot Student Union Board has scheduled several November events with a Spa Night today in Room 242  of the union at 6 p.m. and Friday will be Outside Movie Night at Douglass Hall Courtyard at 7 p.m.

A Student Spectator Bus will be provided for the UAPB game Nov. 14 – Pine Bluff, Arkansas at a cost of $35 and the deadline to pay and/or request a refund is Nov. 10. The price includes ticket and transportation. 

A Spectator Bus will be provided for the Classic game Nov. 27-29 – New Orleans at a cost of $225 which includes transportation, game, battle of the bands tickets, and two night hotel stay and the deadline to pay and/or request a refund is Nov. 12.

No refunds after deadline. If paying with cash, credit/debit you must pay at the Cashier’s window located in Long-Jones Hall. If paying with G-Flex, you must pay at the Tiger 1 Card office located in Long-Jones Hall. You must be a registered student with no judicial record within the past year.


Red River Classic Gala to honor Grambling State University president 

The Grambling University Foundation will present the Red River Classic honoring GSU president Dr. Willie D. Larkin. The gala will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 6 at the Shreveport convention center.

The evening will include dinner, dancing and award presentations. The music for the evening will be provided by the Shreveport Regional Jazz ensemble.  Tickets are $125 which may be purchased through payroll deduction or available by contacting the Office of Advancement, Research and Economic Development at (318) 274-2217.


Americorps of Louisiana seeks to fill Boys & Girls Clubs positions

The Americorps of Louisiana is seeking to fill various positions available at the Boys and Girls Clubs of North Central Louisiana. An orientation for interested candidates will be held Tuesday, Nov. 10 at 300 Memorial Dr. in Ruston at 5 p.m.

The various positions available to earn living allowances up to $3,825 as well as an education award up to $1,515.55.

Americorps of Louisiana is corporation for national and community service (CNCS) improves lives, strengthens communities and foster civic engagement through service.


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.


Grambling departments 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.


Grambling State alumni Theatre presents  the State of Mississippi and the Face of Emmett Till

Grambling State University Theatre will present State of Mississippi and the Face of Emmett Till by Mamie Till Mobley and David Barr III starting Tuesday, Nov. 10 in the Floyd L. Sandle Theatre, located in the Conrad Hutchinson Performing Arts Center. Performances dates are will continue until 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. Monday through Thursday and 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 or contact us at 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:

To view the events and registration form for your class reunion, please go to

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