Yearly Archives: 2009

Grantham University and MyBlueStarFlag.com Award Scholarship to Kansas City Mother

(T) Donna Cheney and family (L) Donna Cheney receiving her scholarship from Grantham University Board Member Joe McGrath. Kansas City, Mo. – December 21, 2009–Grantham University, http://www.grantham.edu, an online university dedicated to providing educational opportunities to military service men and women for over 60 years, announced today that it has …continued
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Grantham University Releases Four New Health Sciences Programs

KANSAS CITY, MO – Grantham University, an online university dedicated to providing educational opportunities to working adults for over 60 years, announced today that it is adding four new Health Sciences degree programs to its existing degree offerings: an Associate of Applied Science in Medical Coding and Billing, a Bachelor of …continued
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Shore man receives ICON award at GE forum

WILMINGTON, N.C. — Roderick Bell, an Eastern Shore native from Fairview, recently received the General Electric 2009 AAF (African-American Forum) ICON award. This award recognizes his accomplishments and contributions to GE and to the African-American Forum. The ICON award promotes role models through recognition of chapters, clusters, and individuals for their outstanding …continued
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Grantham University Student Receives Imagine America Scholarship

Kansas City, Mo.– Grantham University, www.grantham.edu, an online university specializing in educating working adults, announced that student, Christine Glover, was awarded a $1,000 scholarship to use toward her tuition at Grantham University through the Imagine America Foundation’s (IAF) Adult Skills Education Program. “Christine was chosen as a scholarship recipient because …continued
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Graduate Spotlight: Cynthia Greenwood

As a single mother, full-time employee and Grantham University graduate, Cynthia Greenwood is all too familiar with having to overcome obstacles in order to achieve her goals.  After making the decision to return to college, Cindy conducted extensive research on what school to attend and what major would be best …continued
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DoD Honoring Employees who serve in the Missouri National Guard and Reserve

Grantham University honored by Department of Defense for Extraordinary Support of Employees who serve in the Missouri National Guard and Reserve  Kansas City, Mo. — October 20, 2009 — Grantham University, www.grantham.edu, an online university, announced today that employee, Paul Alley, was honored with a Patriot Award in recognition of …continued
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Grantham University Awards Full Scholarships to Army NCO, NCO Spouse

Kansas City, Mo. — October 13, 2009 — In conjunction with the Kansas City Chapter of the Association of the United States Army (AUSA), Grantham University, www.grantham.edu, an online university, awarded a four-year scholarship to Sgt. Matthew Giersdorf a Non-Commissioned Officer (NCO) from Fort Riley, Kansas, and a four-year scholarship …continued
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Grantham University Named “2010 Military Friendly” School by G.I. Jobs Magazine

Kansas City, Mo. – September 02, 2009 – Grantham University, www.grantham.edu, an online university specializing in educating working adults, was recently named a G.I. Jobs Military Friendly School. The list, which was released on August 17th, honors the top 15 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools that are doing …continued
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A History Lesson of Courage & Success – Recovery Battle 101

August 29, 2006 – The American victory over the British at the Battle of New Orleans marked the end of the War of 1812 and made unequivocal the fact that Louisiana and West Florida were part of the United States. After the battle, despite the fact that Andrew Jackson was …continued
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New Dean of Skousen School of Business

 Kansas City, Mo. — August 26, 2009 — Grantham University announced today that Ms. Rhonda Corwin, current Business Professor and Interim Dean at the University, has been appointed to the position of Dean for the Mark Skousen School of Business.  Ms. Corwin’s credentials include a baccalaureate degree in Management in …continued
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Grantham Donates Laptops to CADA For Greater New Orleans

Kansas City, Mo. — August 26, 2009 — In recognition of the fourth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, Grantham University, www.grantham.edu, an online university specializing in educating working adults, donated four laptops to The Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse For Greater New Orleans (CADA).  Chief Master Sergeant John Harris, an …continued
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Most Lucrative College Degrees

Hint: Grab a pencil, calculator, protractor … or a drill. Engineering majors snag most of the top spots.By Julianne Pepitone CNNMoney.com Contributing WriterMath majors don’t always get much respect on college campuses, but fat post-grad wallets should be enough to give them a boost.The top 15 highest-earning college degrees all …continued
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Air Force Association Awards Scholarship

Kansas City, Mo. — August 04, 2009— Grantham University, www.grantham.edu, an online university specializing in educating working adults, today announced that the Air Force Association (AFA) awarded a four-year Grantham University scholarship to a dependent of one of its members.  The scholarship, valued at $36,000, covers tuition costs, required textbooks, …continued
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FEW Foundation Awards Grantham Scholarships

The Federally Employed Women’s Foundation for Education and Training recently announced that Judy Freeman of Tioga, PA, and Jacqueline Wasik of Joliet, IL, are each recipients of a two-year scholarship to Grantham University.  The scholarship includes the cost of tuition, required textbooks, software, and fees.Freeman, employed at the Veterans Administration, …continued
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Everett Alvarez Jr., Distinguished Naval Officer, Author & Entrepreneur Joins Board of Governors

Kansas City, Mo. — July 21, 2009— Grantham University (www.grantham.edu), an online university serving working adult students around the world, today announced Commander (Ret) Everett Alvarez, Jr., distinguished Naval officer, lawyer, author, entrepreneur and former government executive, has joined its Board of Governors.  Commander Alvarez is best known to the …continued
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2009 Commencement Photos Available Online

Update: Photos from 2009 Commencement Ceremony are not available. Contact Grantham University at jaltland@grantham.edu if you have any questions. Photos from the 2009 Commencement Ceremony are now available online.  Please visit: http://www.pictage.com/688789 to view and order photos to commemorate this special day. The Commencement Ceremony was held at the KCI …continued
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Hope Bazin, GU Student, Awarded Corporal Coin

On June 25, Hope Bazin, a Criminal Justice student, was formally recognized by the City of Copperas Cove Police Department for her part in stopping a home burglary.  She, along with the two police officers who came to her aid, received the Corporal Coin and an official letter detailing the …continued
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Grantham University Offers Full Scholarship to Non-Commissioned Officer (NCO) & NCO Spouse

Kansas City, Mo. — July 1, 2009 — Grantham University (www.grantham.edu), an online university serving working adult students around the world, will provide one full, four-year scholarship to a Non-Commissioned Officer (NCO) and one full, four-year scholarship to the spouse of a NCO from the community of the Greater Kansas …continued
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Honoring 774 Graduates in 2009 Graduation Ceremony in Kansas City

Commencement Key Note Speaker is Missouri State Representative Jason Brown (left); Other Distinguished Guests Include Dr. Mark Skousen, Economist and Author and Outstanding Graduate Walter “Cal” Smith; (top) Graduates Toss Thier Caps after Commencement Ceremony Kansas City, Mo. — June 23, 2009 — Grantham University (www.grantham.edu), an online university serving …continued
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Ensure Your Success: Set S.M.A.R.T. Goals

Has anyone ever asked you, “What are your goals?” Were you able to list a few? Have they followed up with, “How are you going to accomplish those goals?”Goals give us something to work towards, something to look forward to, and something to keep us motivated along the way. For …continued
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Lieutenant General (Ret) Thomas G. Rhame, Vice President of Finance and Administration at the AUSA, Appointed to Board of Governors

Kansas City, Mo. — June 12, 2009— Grantham University (www.grantham.edu), an online university serving working adult students around the world, today announced Lieutenant General (Ret) Thomas Rhame, vice president of finance and administration at the Association of the United States Army (AUSA), has joined its Board of Governors.  “Education is …continued
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Congratulations Recent Graduates

  Business Administration Associate of Arts David Cushman Gilbert Agana Peter Svendsen Associate of Science Andre Legrant Angela Robeson Bethella Phillips Bradley Campbell Brian Jones Bruce Wills Christine Clay Crissy Mackey Danelle Litchert David Skaggs David Westphal DeAnna Miller Debra Ruelle Deryk Smith Donna Stavely Felicia Taggart Fitzgerald Taylor Gregory …continued
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9 Ways to Increase Your Productivity

Sometimes we reach the end of the day and are still swamped with work to finish, which makes tackling college coursework a seemingly impossible task. In some cases, poor time management might be the cause, but there are more factors than the clock that keep us from finishing our daily …continued
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Graduate Spotlight: MSG David Jones (Ret.)

Grantham University graduate, Master Sergeant David Jones, recently retired from the United States Army after 20 years of service. Prior to enlisting, Jones earned his associate degree in a traditional classroom environment, but he didn’t want to stop there. Earning a bachelor’s degree before he retired from the military was …continued
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Grantham Names 2009 DETC Outstanding Graduate

Outstanding Graduate Cal Smith Since the inception of the Distance Education and Training Council’s (DETC) Outstanding Graduate Program twenty-five years ago, Grantham University has continuously awarded this honor to one of its graduates each year.  Criteria for this award include a GPA of 3.5 or higher, significant contributions to society …continued
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Education Technology Grant

When you enrolled with Grantham University to earn your undergraduate or graduate degree, not only did you invest in your education, but you invested in your future.  We are committed to helping you succeed, which is why the University launched the 2009 Education Technology Grant program.  The intent of this …continued
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2009 Commencement Ceremony

On Saturday, June 27th, Grantham University will hold its 2009 Commencement Ceremony in Kansas City, Missouri. Commencement is a time to celebrate accomplishments, reflect on the past, and most importantly, look towards the future.  All graduates, past, present and soon-to-be*, are invited, along with their families, to participate in commencement …continued
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Grantham University Student Receives Imagine America Scholarship

Kansas City, MO – March 30, 2009 – Grantham University, www.grantham.edu, an online university specializing in educating working adults, announced that student, Alan Moore, was awarded a $1,000 scholarship to use toward his tuition at Grantham University through the Imagine America Foundation’s (IAF) Military Award Program.
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Grantham University Launches “Stimulus Package” for Military and Veteran Students

Kansas City, MO – March 16, 2009 – Grantham University serving working adult students around the world, today announced that it is offering its own version of a “stimulus package.” The University is offering a new Education Technology Grant for military and veteran students that will provide them with a …continued
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Grantham sees growth in online education

Kansas City, Mo. — February 12, 2009 — There’s at least one Northland company that’s doing very well in this economy.
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