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  • Warrick named Grambling State interim president

    June 27, 2014 4:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Grambling State University has a new interim leader. The University of Louisiana System Board of Supervisors voted Friday to name Cynthia Warrick as interim president of the university. The appointment takes effect Tuesday, with the start of July. Warrick, a pharmacist who has worked in higher education... more »
  • Southern baseball ends home slate with a loss to Grambling State

    April 27, 2014 4:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Southern baseball team couldn't muster any magic on senior day, as the Jaguars closed out their home schedule with a 16-7 loss to Grambling State. The Tigers started off with a two-run home run by Juan Bueno in the first inning and led 4-0 after... more »
  • Southern baseball splits doubleheader vs. Grambling State

    April 26, 2014 11:21 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Playing at home for the final time this weekend, the Southern baseball team gave the fans at Lee Hines Stadium reason to cheer, winning game two of a Saturday doubleheader after dropping the first. Southern fell 6-3 in game one, but staved off a late Grambling... more »
  • Grambling wins 5th of year; 84-75 over Jackson St.

    March 11, 2014 3:27 PM

    HOUSTON - Terry Rose scored 22 points as No. 10 seed Grambling State upset seventh-seeded Jackson State 84-75 in the first round of the Southwestern Athletic Conference tournament on Tuesday. Grambling State, 3-15 in conference play this season, avenged two regular-season losses to Jackson State - both by double-digits.... more »
  • Grambling faces financial punishment for forfeit

    November 13, 2013 12:10 PM

    BIRMINGHAM, Al. - The Southwestern Athletic Conference announced on Wednesday that Grambling will face financial penalties after forfeiting its road game against Jackson State on Oct. 19. The SWAC did not announce exact figures in its release, but said the fine would be issued in accordance to the league's bylaws.... more »
  • GSU establishes faculty, staff retiree association

    June 17, 2013 11:48 AM

    GRAMBLING - Grambling State University produces not only undergraduate and graduate students but also a large group of retirees. The News-Star reports GSU President Frank G. Pogue identified this ready-made pool of highly-qualified and skilled professionals and workers and recently established the Grambling State University Association for Retired Faculty and... more »
  • Accreditation warning removed at Grambling State

    December 11, 2012 4:36 PM

    GRAMBLING - Grambling State University's accreditation warning has been lifted. The university announced Tuesday that it had received notification from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools that the six-month warning issued in June had been removed. The warning required the school to address issues related to financial aid and... more »
  • Poet Nikki Giovanni to speak at Grambling State

    March 13, 2012 6:57 AM

    GRAMBLING - Acclaimed poet Nikki Giovanni will be the next Lyceum Series speaker at Grambling State University. Giovanni will speak Thursday at 6 p.m. at Grambling's T. H. Harris Auditorium. Giovanni has written some 30 books for adults and children, including volumes of poetry, illustrated children's books and... more »
  • Ineligible Jackson St. predicted to win SWAC East

    July 19, 2011 12:58 PM

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Jackson State is the favorite to win its division despite being ineligible to play in the Southwestern Athletic Conference championship game. League coaches picked Jackson State to win the East Division and Grambling State to win the West in balloting released Tuesday at SWAC media day.... more »
  • GSU's new president orders review of 'every dime'

    July 2, 2010 9:50 AM

    Grambling State University's new president has hired the former president of Virginia's largest historically black university to review "every dime" of GSU's budget. Frank Pogue tells The News-Star that Marie McDemmond and two members of her staff also will check the qualifications of Grambling's accounting staff. On Monday,... more »
  • Universities honored for community service

    March 6, 2010 10:57 AM

    Two universities in Louisiana received the 2009 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll Friday. The award honored Grambling State University and Tulane University for commitment to volunteering, service learning, and civic engagement. GSU faculty and staff volunteered more than 46,000 hours and students contributed more than 100,000... more »

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    BATON ROUGE- Police said late Wednesday, officers responded to a shooting south of Airline Highway on Plank Road. Officers were not able to release... more »
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