Yearly Archives: 2005

Grantham Education Corporation Announces New President

December 29, 2005 – Grantham Education Corporation announced today that J. Patrick Campbell will serve as the corporation’s President and Chief Operating Officer. Campbell will manage the continuing growth of Grantham Education Corporation and its subsidiary, Grantham University. He will oversee daily business activities, take part in long term strategic …continued
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You realize that family is the most important thing

December 23, 2005 – Christmas will be quiet for Sharon Morang this year, the first in her apartment off Barry Road. A couple of gifts sit under her new artificial Christmas tree. It is a time for settling down. For many, the holidays are a time for family, loved ones, …continued
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‘We Lost Almost Everything’

Career Education Review: Disaster recover plan, paperless system allows Grantham University to continue operations without interruption with Christine Shelly. Download PDF of the Article
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Grantham University Announces New Law Enforcement Scholarship Program

November 7, 2005 – Grantham University now offers a scholarship program for all active and retired federal, state and local law enforcement professionals. The Law Enforcement Scholarship program provides a tuition discount and includes the cost of all required textbooks and software. “This scholarship was created because we want to …continued
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Colleges take learning outside the classroom

October 4, 2005 – Internet classes offer convenience Carol Horigan used to teach out of a Pensacola Junior College classroom, but she doesn’t anymore. The visual arts professor’s job at the college hasn’t changed. The way she teaches has. Horigan is among a growing number of online teachers who have …continued
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Online College Moves To KC After Hurricane

September 21, 2005 – Grantham University Campus Under Water Online-college Grantham University, based in Slidell, La., is relocating to Kansas City after last week’s hurricane. “Our campus is underwater. It’s crucial that we have to be up and running at all times,” said Kristie Tran, who is the information technology …continued
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Storm Preperation Puts Firm a Step Ahead

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Katrina Gives New Meaning to Portability of Online University

September 9, 2005 – Grantham University, an online university with 8,000 students, maintained all operations throughout Hurricane Katrina and in her aftermath. While 80% of our buildings were destroyed by the hurricane, our business continued without interruption. In addition to being an online university, the functional components required to run …continued
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Louisiana College Moves To KC To Rebuild

September 08, 2005 – Nearly 50 families from hurricane-ravaged Slidell, La., will move to the metro area this week. They are employees of the online college Grantham University. Instead of rebuilding in Louisiana, the group has decided to move to Kansas City and set up temporary offices at 2300 Main …continued
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Grantham University is Awarded Contract for Government-wide E-Learning Initiative

July 15, 2005 – Grantham is one of five universities which have been awarded contracts under the USALearn/GoLearn e-Learning initiative. USALearning is a Government-wide e-Learning initiative designed to support the development of the Federal workforce and advance the accomplishment of agency missions by providing one-stop access to high quality e-Learning …continued
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Colleges Challenge Web-Advertising Practices of For-Profit Institutions

June 29, 2005 – Type “Grantham University” into Yahoo’s search engine, and what appears at the top of the page, above the actual search results, is not a link to Grantham’s home page but an ad for the University of Phoenix — a “sponsored result,” in search-company parlance. Sponsored links …continued
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Announcing the Mark Skousen School of Business

April 25, 2005 – The 54-year-old Grantham University today announced that it is renaming its School of Business “The Mark Skousen School of Business.” “Dr. Mark Skousen is a distinguished scholar and is considered by many leading academics and business leaders to be one of the top free-market economists in …continued
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Distance education offers new opportunities to military students

March 18, 2005 – Sgt. Mathew Bartley, 67th Signal Battalion, recently returned from a six-month deployment in Iraq and Kuwait. The deployment was not quite what he’d imagined, he said, but it was better than he’d expected. “We were able to avoid any major combat, and returned with zero combat …continued
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Airmen learn through distance education

January 28, 2005 – As soon as the ball dropped on December 31st, many Americans turned their thoughts to the New Year and the changes they wanted to make in 2005. Be it shedding bad habits or getting in shape, millions of people across the country make resolutions every January. …continued
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Distance helps Airman get degree, get ahead

January 7, 2005 – Warren SFS member finds college to fit anyones schedule When Staff Sgt. Scott Steeves joined the military 18 years ago, college students were usually fresh from high school and a university education almost always meant classrooms, dorms, and campus lawns. The world has changed greatly in …continued
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