Grambling in Lincoln Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
Rosetta Hill Days
Mrs. Rosetta Days began her career as an educator in Webster Parish in the fields of language arts, social studies, & adult education. At Grambling State University, she was an Assistant Professor, Academic Counselor, and Director of the High Ability Program. Later, she developed the Project Rescue/Student Support Services Program (TRIO), and she also served as Grants Administrator. She was Dean of the College of Basic Studies and Special Assistant to the President for Special and Community Relations. During her 21 year tenure as Councilwoman for the town, beginning in 1973, she simultaneously served as the municipal clerk. She also served as Mayor Pro-tempore. Through this service she helped Grambling achieve city status, served as the university liaison to area local governments, & was a 1992 delegate to the Democratic National Convention in New York. She Was a co-founder of the Miss Juneteenth Pageant and the Grambling Juneteenth Celebration. She also was Coordinator.of C.U.P.I.D. (Community & University United to Prevent Involvement in Drugs)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Education Government & Politics • Women.
Location. 32° 32.274′ N, 92° 42.824′ W. Marker is in Grambling, Louisiana, in Lincoln Parish. Marker can be reached from Legends Avenue (State Highway 149) 0.3 miles south of Interstate 20, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Grambling LA 71245, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Charlene S. Greene (here, next to this marker); The Honorable Pinkie Carolyn Wilkerson (here, next to this marker); Ernest Ladd (here, next to this marker); Dr. Arthur Daniel "A.D." Smith, Jr. (here, next to this marker); Mrs. Ruby Lee Weekly Billups (here, next to this marker); Dr. Ruth Bradford (here, next to this marker); Sarah Jane Richmond (here, next to this marker); Dr. Leon Whittaker (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Grambling.
More about this marker. Located in the Grambling Walk of Fame/Legends Square.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 20, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 20, 2020, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana. This page has been viewed 32 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 20, 2020, by Cajun Scrambler of Assumption, Louisiana.