Grambling State has partnered with Magic Johnson’s new dining program SodexoMAGIC

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GRAMBLING, La (7/15/19) – Grambling State University is teaming up with a new dining service best known for its chairman, NBA legend Earvin “Magic” Johnson.

SodexoMAGIC will bring 24-hour dining options and more major food chains to the campus. some of those restaurants include Chick-Fill-A, Panda Express and Starbucks.

School officials got input from students and staff before choosing SodexoMAGIC.

The company services clients like Delta Airlines and Walt Disney. Students say it’s a change that will enhance their overall college experience.

“Its the overall HBCU experience it has to run hand and hand with each other and I think with Magic Johnson being an athlete himself and coming back and doing this for our university is really I think it’s going to be really really great,” Lanita Hughes, Graduate Student at GSU.

the McCall dining hall and the student union will undergo upgrades. They’re expected to cost $6.7 million dollars.

Renovations at the dining hall already underway. They’re expected to be completed by August 31st of 2020.

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