Yearly Archives: 2008

Two colleges cited for their commitment to service members

Kansas City, Mo. – December 31, 2008 – A couple of Northland universities have been recognized for doing their part to help service members stay on track with their education while they help protect the nation. Park University in Parkville and Grantham University in Kansas City North were both recently …continued
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Grantham University Named a Top 20 ‘Military-Friendly’ School

Kansas City, Mo. – December 30, 2008 – Grantham University, (www.grantham.edu), an online university that has served active duty military and veteran students for over 60 years was selected by Military Advanced Education (MAE) as one of America’s “Top 20 Military-Friendly Colleges & Institutions” for 2008. Grantham University was selected …continued
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Stryker Brigade Prepares to Deploy

December 26, 2008 – Mike Slenker spent Christmas much like anybody. He watched his young son open his presents, enjoyed the company of his family, ate a lot of good food. But it was special. The ham and turkey tasted so good. And his grandma’s macaroni and cheese — his …continued
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IACP Foundation Awards Grantham University Scholarship

Kansas City, Mo. – November 25, 2008 – Earlier this year, Grantham University, an online university specializing in educating working adults, donated a one-year scholarship to the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) Foundation.  The University is pleased to announce that the IACP Foundation has awarded the scholarship to …continued
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Career Ladder: Mark Eaton of Grantham University

Mark R. Eaton •Title: Director of Curriculum Development. •Organization: Grantham University, 7200 N.W. 86th St., 816-595-5759 •Education: He has a bachelor’s degree from Wayland Baptist University in Texas and a master’s from St. Mary’s University in Texas. His doctorate degree is from Nova Southeastern University in Florida. •Details: He is …continued
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Grantham University Accepts Invitation to Become a Member of NAIMES

Kansas City, MO – October 29, 2008 – Grantham University announced today that is now a member of the National Association of Institutions for Military Education Services (NAIMES). “Grantham University is honored to become the first nationally accredited distance learning institution to join NAIMES,” said Dr. Greg Garcia, Ed.D., dean …continued
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Grantham University Graduates Come to KC for 2008 Commencement Ceremony

June 19, 2008 – Dozens of Grantham University graduates from around the country come to Kansas City to graduate with classmates they have never met. Donning caps and gowns, these graduates — some of whom have spent years studying in virtual classrooms online to get their degrees — will walk …continued
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Grantham University was Honored by Department of Defense for Extraordinary Support of Employees Who Serve in the, Missouri National Guard and Reserve USAR

June 3, 2008 – (Kansas City, Missouri) The Missouri Committee for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR), an agency of the Department of Defense, announced today DeAnn Wandler of Grantham University was honored with a Patriot Award in recognition of her extraordinary support of employees who serve in …continued
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Local School Teacher Awarded Scholarship to Grantham University

June 1, 2008 – Sara Weikel, a third grade teacher at Maplewood Elementary in the North Kansas City School District, was awarded a full scholarship, including books and tuition, to attend Grantham University (www.grantham.edu) at the Northland Regional Chamber of Commerce’s “Excellence in Education” banquet.  “I’m very grateful for the …continued
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Grantham University’s Tuition Discounts Allow Members of Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) to Pursue Their Educational Goals

May 07, 2008 — The flexibility of online classes combined with tuition discounts offered by Grantham University, (http://www.grantham.edu), is helping working adults like Linda Caffee, part of a husband and wife driver team for FedEx Custom Critical, pursue her education goals while enhancing her trucking business as an independent owner-operator. …continued
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Commit to College: Beginner’s Guide to Getting Your Online Degree

May 5, 2008 – Forget the “three Rs.” When it comes to getting an online education,  it’s the “three Cs” – computer, connection and commitment – that make the difference. Whether you’re planning to start an online degree after giving the  traditional bricks-and-mortar college experience a try, or this is …continued
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Grantham University Selects SunGard Higher Education to Help Create a More Agile and Responsive Online Institution – Solutions Will Help Support Institution’s Mission to Become Online Education Leader

  MALVERN, Pa., March 27, 2008 — Grantham University, an online university specializing in educating working adults, will implement solutions from SunGard Higher Education to help it expand its digital campus and improve online student services, it was announced today by SunGard Higher Education (http://www.sungardhe.com). “Our mission is to be …continued
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Grantham University Student Goes From GED to MBA While Serving in the Army

March 10, 2008 – Command Sergeant Major (CSM) Benny Kinsey is a strong believer of continuing education — he earned his General Education Diploma (GED), Bachelor’s degree and Master in Business Administration (MBA) while serving in the Army. While attending the Sergeants Major Academy (USASMA), CSM Kinsey completed a Master …continued
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Illinois Soldier Awarded National Scholarship

March 4, 2008 – While skimming through GX Magazine, Staff Sgt. Tyler Heleine said he was intrigued when he read that Grantham University teamed up with the National Guard publication to offer a four-year scholarship to one National Guard Soldier per state in the United States. His interest led him …continued
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Have you Heard?

February 08, 2008 MILITARY Spc. Joseph Cormier, who serves in the 29th Army Band in Roanoke, received a full scholarship to Grantham University. Cormier is a member of the Virginia National Guard and received the scholarship during a Family Day celebration on Jan. 26. With the scholarship, Cormier will pursue …continued
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What DHS needs: A network, not a fortress

February 1, 2008 – Strategic thinking has always changed slowly. It took 19th century Boer snipers to show the British that neat formations of massed redcoats were obsolete in an age of guerrilla warfare. World War II compelled the United States and Britain to create new intelligence operations despite traditionalists …continued
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Soldier, Singer, Student – One Missouri National Guard Member Does It All

January 12, 2008 – A group of Soldiers crowd around a laptop as rap music pours from the speakers. The music is a demo CD by M.I.Z.Z. NeKol, aka Spc. Nicole King. King, a member of Detachment 1, Higher Headquarters, 35th Special Troops Battalion, in Kansas City, has been in …continued
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