Helen Richards Smith to retire after 59 years at GSU
The Dean of Grambling State University's Honors College will formally retire Aug. 28.
Helen Richards Smith, who is also a GSU alumnus (Class of 1944) immediately began her 59-year-long labor of love as a teacher at Grambling High School. In 1982 she married attorney Stanford S. Smith, who has an office in Cleveland, Ohio.
"I taught English and science in the high school," Smith said. "In college I taught methods in reading and teaching and developmental psychology."