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The City of Monroe, the University of Louisiana Monroe, and Grambling State University have been awarded a grants which will further the university’s dedication to being a good steward of the environment.

ULM received a $179,830 grant on Monday, Feb. 4, 2019, from Public Service Commissioner Foster Campbell.

The grant will fund installation of high-efficiency LED lights in some ULM buildings.

“These improvements will lower electric bills by thousands of dollars,” Campbell said.

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Award winning artist and actress Beyonce Knowles will be giving Grambling State University grant money as part of her Homecoming Scholars Award Program. GSU was one of three Historically Black Universities chosen in the state.

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The suspect in the high profile Grambling State University double murder has hired a defense team to argue his innocence. Attorneys Ronald Haley and Dedrick Moore would not reveal 19-year-old Jaylin Wayne’s side of the story, but said the focus should switch to the environment at Grambling. 

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Former State Representative Rick Gallot has been named the new President of Grambling State University.  

Gallot was approved today by the Louisiana System Board.  The finalist were Gallot, a Ruston attorney, and the President of Tuskegee University Gilbert Rochon.

Grambling State University has been leaderless since the June resignation of former President Willie Larkin. There have been three leaders in the last two years at the school. Gallot becomes the tenth president of the university.