Teacher/Graduate School Fair  to be held on campus April 4

April 4 is the date that school districts will be on campus looking to hire prospective graduates to teach.

The event is the Teacher Educational/Graduate School Fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Black and Gold Room in Favrot Student Union.

The Office of Career Services has announced that more than 25 school districts will be on hand.

The Fair is open to anyone, not just students.

For more information, call 318-274-2346.


Favrot Student Union Board to sponsor activities, auditions

The Favrot Student Union Board is releasing its schedule of activities for the months of March and April. 

The annual calendar girl pageant will be held on Tuesday, March 15 at 7 p.m. in the T.H. Harris Auditorium rather than Saturday, March 12 because of inclement weather.

If you are interested in being an opening act in the 2016 Tiger Fest concert to be held on April 14 please bring your CD to office 221 in the Favrot Student Union or mail it to Grambling State University, Favrot Student Union Board, 403 Main St. – Campus Box 4234, Grambling, LA 71245. Deadline to submit is March 17. This is open to the public. However, enrolled students must not have a judicial record within the past year.

Upcoming events will include voting for student choice awards until Thursday, March 31. Tiger Fest is scheduled for April 10-15.


Student Government Association announces schedule for meetings 

The Grambling State University Student Government Association officials are encouraging students to attend the monthly general student body meeting. The next general student body meetings are set March 17 and April 21. All meetings are held in the Favrot Student Union Theater at 6 p.m.

The meetings are open not only to students, but faculty and administration as well. For additional information or concerns contact Jonathan Wallace at 318-303-2927.


The office of Retention releases student subject tutorial schedule

The Grambling State University Office of Retention has announced its tutorial schedule for the semester.

Tutorial for biology 103, 104, 113, and 114, for chemistry 111, and for English 101 and 102 will be held through April 29.

For more information For more information or to schedule a time please contact Jessica Wright at 318-274-2095, Cathy Douglas at 318-274-2200 and Jeanette Moss at 318-274-6127 or, Instagram: @Grambling_Retention also Twitter: @GSURetention.


Zeta Phi Beta to sponsor event honoring women on March 19

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., Grambling Graduate Chapter is hosting a “Finer Womanhood Program”, Saturday, March 19 at 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Lincoln Parish Library, Community Room in Ruston.

The program honorees are Martha V. Pierce and Emma C. Wilson, both of Grambling and are Grambling State University retirees.  The guest speaker is interim superintendent of the Morehouse Parish School Board, Hazel Sellers.

Please reserve your seat by Wednesday, March 16 at Brunch will be served. 

Donations will be accepted for the March of Dimes. For more information contact Shirley Wilson Burns, 318-596-3411 or 


Grambling’s Intramural Center to offer additional operating hours

The Department of Recreation and Intramural Center is now operating with new hours. The center open from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Fridays, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Sundays and closed on Saturdays.

Terry Lilly will teach aerobics from Mondays through Thursday at 5:15 p.m. (step aerobics) and again at 8 p.m. (dance aerobics). Yoga will also be held in the center on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. with Capree Bramel.


Wellness Group sessions to end Tuesday; another starts March 29

The Student Counseling and Wellness Resource Center will end its current Wellness Group meetings with “My Voice, My Decision From This Day Forward” when everyone for the previous sessions will attend.

The next five-week session will begin March 29.

Wellness Group sessions are held every Tuesday from 11:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the “Tiger Room” of the Student Counseling Center. Because space is limited to 12 students per session, students are encouraged to reserve a spot.

For more information, contact the Student Counseling Center at 318-274-3277.


Department of Curriculum and   instruction to hold Praxis core

The Grambling State University Department of Curriculum & Instruction will offer the Praxis Core/PLT study sessions remaining schedule.

 The next session is Tuesday, April 26. Writing will be held on Thursday, April 21. All sessions will be held in Charles P. Adams Room 216 from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. 

For more information contact Melanie Monroe  at (318) 274-3702 or 


The 2016-2017 student FAFSA filing time is fastly approaching

The FAFSA application for the 2016-2017 Academic Year is now available on Please complete the application after you and/or your parents have filed taxes for 2015.

If you and/or your parents are not required by the federal government to file taxes, please complete the 2016-2017 FAFSA now, said Gavin R. Hamms, director of the Office of Student Financial Aid & Scholarships. He can be contacted at or

The priority deadline is April 15, but please act immediately!

For questions please come by the office in Lee Hall or call/email one of the experienced staff members such as Hamms,; Janice Critton, Counselor (A – E) or 318-274-6229; Carlever Allen, Counselor (F – J) or 318-274-6230;  LaTisha Sutton, Counselor (K-R), or 318-274-6415; Vertise Pickens, Coordinator/Counselor (S-Z) or 318-274-6372; Gloria Rhodes, information specialist, or 318-274-6440; Cherlyn Hatter, administrative coordinator II, or 318-274-6277 and Sherita Robertson, assistant director of system maintenance, or 318-274-6439.


Tutoring in mathematics open to all students

The Quality Enhancement Plan at Grambling State University kicked off its Mathematics Clinic earlier this week.  The clinic will be available Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. in Carver Hall, Room 136 until April 28.  

The Mathematics Clinic is an opportunity for students to receive individual assistance from Mathematics faculty outside the classroom.  All mathematics students may participate, however students registered in MATH147 (Pre-calculus I) and MATH148 (Pre-calculus II) are required to attend.    

To find out how the Mathematics Clinic can help you succeed or for more information, contact Shakira Hardison in Carver Hall, Room 137 or by e-mail at  

The Mathematics Department and the QEP team are here to help you excel, because at Grambling State University Math Really Does Matter!


Legacy Square Brick campaign: Be a part of history Phase II

The first bricks have been installed in Legacy Square and we are well on our way to creating an awesome display of love of GSU. So many have viewed the bricks and are pleased at the outcome. Orders are already coming in to ensure that the bricks will be installed by graduation, Spring 2016! (Orders and payments must be received by 03/01/16 for May installation.) All proceeds from the Legacy Square Brick Campaign are used towards scholarships. Contact Alumni Affairs for additional information (318) 274-6265 or (318) 274-6008.



Group seeks producers, track makers and music engineers


Looking for producers, track makers and music engineers an industry standard project. Create and mix and master, R&B/Soul, Hip Hop/Rap, and Blues tracks. Contact Bruce (469) 900-5364.



Burn camp for girls deadline nears

March 15 is deadline to apply for burn camp for girls

Angel Faces is looking for adolescent girls who have suffered severe burns or disfiguring trauma to attend its annual healing retreat June 20-26 in Wolfeboro, New Hampshire. 

The retreat is designed to inspire and nurture the girls to process their adversity and to help boost self-confidence.

The retreat is designed for girls ages 12-18. The week long retreat is free to participants. The $4,500 fees are taken care of by the sponsors of AngelFaces.  

The founder of the Angel Faces, Lesia Cartelli, was burned herself in a gas explosion at the age of 9. She spent over 20 years developing and directing after-care programs for children and adults. 

 “We take girls who hurt inside and out, who may be in a spiral of self-pity, anger and depression… ,” said Cartelli. “We teach them to get out of the spiral by embracing the pain as a blessing.”

Applications are posted online at The deadline for applications to be submitted is March 15.



RPAR softball leagues games to begin April 25

Fresh cut grass, lined infield, ring of a bat, a diving catch, sweating, bleeding, and diving into home.

Not a bad way to spend an evening out at the Ruston Parks and Recreation softball fields.

RPAR softball games begin Monday, April 25 The divisions are Coed, Men’s E, Men’s Church and Coed Church. Games are played by United States Specialty Sports Association rules.

The team fee of $305 is due Wednesday, April 20.

For more information, contact RPAR at 318-255-5800 or