Briefs from September 27, 2018

FSUB sponsors free movie screening of Hate You Give 

The Favrot Student Union Board will be offering a free advanced screening of the movie The Hate U Give on Tuesday, October 2, 2018 at 6:30 PM. 

It will be shown at Celebrity Theaters in Ruston and there is a free shuttle provided.

Everyone must RSVP using there Grambling email (NO Exceptions). There would be a post-screening panel discussion. 

Because there is limited seating you can RSVP at address is 1400 Celebrity Dr, Ruston, LA 71270


SGA Midterm Study Session and midterms coming soon Oct. 8-12

SGA Midterms Study Session 

Mid semester examinations being October 8-12 

The Junior and Senior Class Cabinets presents Midterm Study Session on October 4, 2018. It will be located at 1901 Bistro from 5-7 PM. Refreshments will be served


Office of Transport. hosts trip to Pierre Bossier Mall on Oct. 20

The Office of Transportation will host a Mall Trip, Saturday, October 20 to Pierre Bossier Mall. Just in time to prepare for homecoming! 

Sign up is currently open and located at our office, Student Union #208. Stop by today, SPACE IS LIMITED 


Rising Junior Exam to be held on Oct. 15-19 and Oct. 22-26 2018

The Rising Junior Exam, a proctored online test required for graduation, will be held Oct. 15-19 and October 22-26 2018 in Room 322 of Charles P Adams building. The requirements to be able to take the exam are that students must have registered in GET300 via the Registrars Office, and a test date and time must have been scheduled via Banner Web.


The process for picking test day and time on Banner Web are: log on to Banner Web; click the Students, Testing Center Link, Registration; complete the registration form; scroll down to the bottom and choose day/time to take the exam. For more information, contact the Center for Academic Assessment at 318-274-6260


Alpha Theta AKAs hosts shoe drive until Oct 19. and other event

The Alpha Theta Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. will be conducting a shoe drive for Soles for Souls, a non profit organization. They are asking for your new or gently worn shoes donations at the following drop off locations: Drop off points: 

Duss’e Boutique 108 Vienna, Ruston, La 71270 

Stella’s Closet 104 W. Alabama, Ruston, La 71270 

 CutzByQ Inc. 309 Main St. Grambling, La 71245 

The shoes will be shipped to destinations around the world populated with people of color. They thank you for your donation. 

For more information or if you can’t make it to these locations please call (318)243-2511 

On October 1, 2018 they will be hosting a breast cancer awareness event: Pink with a Purpose from 6-8 in the Favrot Student Union room 242 on GSU’s campus. Wear your pink to show your support.


Students sought to attend HBCU Marketplace in November

The Office of Career Services  looking for students to represent Grambling State University at the 11th Annual HBCU Career Development Marketplace.

The Marketplace helps students prepare for professional opportunities and greater productivity after graduation. It will be held Nov. 7-9 at the University of Maryland in College Park.

Interested students must have a 3.0 GPA or above, be a junior or senior and have an approved resume. Students are also required to attend the “How to Navigate a Career Fair” workshop at 3 p.m. Oct. 1 in Grambling Hall.

For more information, students should stop by the Office of Career Services in Jacob T. Stewart Suite 130 with a resume.


GSUPD cracking down on parking violators across campus

The Grambling State University Police Department has started issuing tickets across campus for vehicles without university parking permits. 

All students, faculty and staff must obtain parking decals from the Traffic Office, Room 171 in Long-Jones Hall, or risk being ticketed. 

The cost is $14 for students, $30 for faculty and staff.  

On-campus students are not permitted to drive to class between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. 

Commuting students should park in the designated parking lots for commuters as designated:

• On Dickerson Street, between Charles P. Adams and Woodson

• On Cole Street, south side facing Charles P. Adams

• On the front row of Charles P. Adams Hall, facing RWE Jones Drive

• On the north end of the A.C. Lewis Memorial Library

• On Blalock Street, where the white paint starts behind the basketball court

• Lot in the front, on the right, of the Conrad Hutchinson Jr. Performing Arts Building

• Lot across from the University Police headquarters, near the St. Benedict Catholic Center

• At the Performing Arts building, on the left side when facing the building

Commuter lots are painted white and faculty/staff lots are yellow.

Parking handbooks can be obtained at the Traffic Office online or in Room 171 Long-Jones Hall.

Tickets will be issued for the following violations: 

• Parking on the lawn

• Parking in a No Parking Zone

• Parking in a Handicap parking spot.

For more information, contact Jeanette Amos at 318-274-3363 or Chief Carlos Kelly at 318-274-2222.