Honors for the Student Newspaper at Grambling State University

GrambliniteAwardThe Black College Communication Association has named The Gramblinite, the student newspaper at Grambling State University in Louisiana, the best campus newspaper among all of the nation’s historically Black colleges and universities. The announcement was made at the annual HBCU Excellence in Journalism conference held at Prairie View A&M University in Texas. In addition to the best newspaper award, The Gramblinite also won first place in the categories of best editorial cartoons and best spot news coverage.

WandaPetersWanda L. Peters, an assistant professor in the department of mass communication and faculty publication director, stated, “The Gramblinite’s designation as the best student newspaper among historically Black colleges and universities is a testament to the quality of the work of the student journalists here at Grambling. These students work hard to put out a paper each week and they take their work seriously.”

Peters joined the Grambling faculty in 1998 after working as a professional journalist for the Shreveport Times. She holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Grambling State University.

Related Articles

Leave a Reply

Get the JBHE Weekly Bulletin

Receive our weekly email newsletter delivered to your inbox

Latest News

Jamila Taylor Named President of the Institute for Women’s Policy Research

"I am eager to set a path for IWPR that builds upon its reputation as a trusted economic and equity think tank, producing ground-breaking research and bold policy solutions that advance gender equality in ways that are meaningful and long-lasting," says Dr. Taylor.

Three African Americans Appointed to New Academic Positions

Leon Prieto, Kofi Afrifah, and Andrea Moore have been appointed to new academic positions at Clayton University, Bowie State University, and Savannah State University, respectively.

Historic HBCU Landmark Revitalized Through National Park Service Grant

Through three restoration grants totaling $2 million, the Rosenwald Practice School and Principal House will be fully restored, becoming the new home for the Northeastern North Carolina African American Research and Cultural Heritage Institute.

Five Black Leaders Appointed to Administrative Positions

Here is this week’s roundup of African American who have been appointed to new administrative positions at colleges and universities throughout the United States. If you have news for our appointments section, please email the information to contact@JBHE.com.

Featured Jobs