Yearly Archives: 2010

Captain Tyler Moore, Grantham University Student and Service Member, Publishes Second Book

Grantham University MBA student Captain Tyler Moore, who is just steps away from graduating, has published his second book titled, “The Power Within: A Spiritual Guide for Runners.”  Released earlier this month by Wordclay Publishing, an online/on-demand publishing company, this book contains inspirational words and passages from the King James …continued
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Cyber Security Tip: Online Privacy Predators

Thanks to geotags and GPS coordinates, your innocent photo posts could make you a victim to the latest cyber stalking crime By Kate AshfordWomen’s Health Bonnie Russell was having lunch with a friend in a pub near Detroit when she got a wake-up call—one that actually came on her cell. …continued
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$36,000 Scholarship Awarded to NCO Spouse in El Dorado Springs, Missouri

Kansas City, Mo. – December 14, 2010 – For the second year in a row, Grantham University, an online university dedicated to providing educational opportunities to working adults, partnered with the Kansas City Chapter of the Association of the United States Army (AUSA) to award a full scholarship to one …continued
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Grantham University Honored as a Top Military-Friendly University 4th Year in a Row

Kansas City, Mo. – December 9, 2010 – Grantham University, an online university dedicated to providing educational opportunities to working adults for over 60 years, has been named a top military-friendly university in Military Advanced Education’s (MAE) 4th Annual Guide to Military-Friendly Colleges and Universities. Established in 1951 by a …continued
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Grantham Awards Scholarships through the Imagine America Foundation

Kansas City, Mo. – November 30, 2010 – Grantham University, an online university dedicated to providing educational opportunities to working adults for over 60 years, announced that it has awarded $4,000.00 in scholarships through the Imagine America Foundation’s (IAF) Military Award Program.  Gerald Colley of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Matt Gromann of …continued
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Faculty Spotlight: Kenneth Davis

As one of Grantham University’s newest faculty members, Kenneth Davis has been a great addition to the Criminal Justice department.  Since joining Grantham in June of 2010, Mr. Davis has been teaching Criminology, Corrections, Criminal Investigations, Criminal Justice Research and Community Policing.  He received a Bachelor of Science degree from …continued
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Grantham University Develops Unique Mobile Testing Unit to Serve the Military

Kansas City, Mo. – November 22, 2010 – Grantham University, an online university dedicated to providing educational opportunities to working adults for over 60 years, is pleased to announce that it has been authorized by the College Board to develop a mobile National Test Center (NTC) capable of providing computer-based …continued
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Grantham University Sponsors Roundtable Discussion on Service Members in Higher Education

Kansas City, Mo. – November 16, 2010 – Grantham University, an online university dedicated to providing educational opportunities to working adults, is sponsoring an important roundtable discussion, “Higher Education: Serving the Servicemember and Veteran Student,” hosted by the Association of Private Sector Colleges and Universities (APSCU) on Wednesday, November 17, …continued
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Grantham University Named Top University for Veterans

Kansas City, Mo. – November 16, 2010 – Grantham University, an online university dedicated to providing educational opportunities to working adults, has been named a top university for veterans in a recent list compiled by Military Times EDGE. 4,000 institutions of higher learning were invited to submit information about their …continued
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Grantham University Staff Give Back at Veterans Stand Down

Kansas City, Mo. – November 10, 2010 – In honor of service members and veterans all across the world, Grantham University staff volunteered their time at the Veterans Stand Down event for homeless veterans held in Kansas City, Kansas on Friday, November 5th.  The Stand Down event is modeled after …continued
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Grantham Education Corporation’s Christine Shelly to Speak at the Education Dynamics Online Marketing Boot Camp

Kansas City, Mo. – October 27, 2010 – Grantham Education Corporation (GEC), a shared-services company that provides management support and strategic consulting, is pleased to announce that EVP Christine Shelly, will speak at a seminar on online marketing in the education industry hosted by Education Dynamics. The two-day long boot camp …continued
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Graduate Spotlight: Retired Master Sergeant Richard Krohn

Retired Master Sergeant Richard Krohn like many High School seniors graduated with no definite plans. Shortly after, he joined the Air Force to have a job and this is how his journey to where he is now began. He wasn’t planning on making the Air Force a career, but realized …continued
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Graduate Spotlight: Chief Master Sergeant John M. Harris (Ret.)

Chief Master Sergeant John M. Harris retired this year from 26 years of service with the Air Force and Air National Guard. He served as a Joint Terminal Attack Controller, supporting the 256th Infantry BDE, 20th Special Forces Group, OEF Coalition Forces, and multiple Enhanced Separate Brigades of the Army …continued
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Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Alexander Ames

Dr. Alexander Ames is a full-time, virtual Professor of English with Grantham University.  He teaches EN101, EN102, EN301, EN302, and EN405.  In addition, he helps lead the English Faculty Group in GLife, administers the University’s Writing Center within the Angel Learning Management System, and serves on the Curriculum Committee and …continued
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Graduate Spotlight: Trung Nguyen

Graduate, Trung Nguyen, Traveled from Vietnam to the United States for a Chance at a Better Life Mr. Trung Nguyen, the second of four children, was born in Vietnam in 1972, while North and South Vietnam were still at war. Trung’s father was a lieutenant in the Army, who was …continued
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Grantham Awards Scholarships to Mia Baker of Glenn Dale, MD and Rashad Hamilton of Charlotte, NC

Kansas City, Mo. – October 4, 2010 – Grantham University, an online university specializing in educating working adults, announced today that it has awarded a scholarship to Mia Baker of Glenn Dale, Maryland, a member of Blacks In Government and a scholarship to Rashad Hamilton of Charlotte, North Carolina.  Grantham …continued
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3 Ways to Improve Memory While Studying

From an article for The New York Times by Benedict CareyBy Deb Peterson, About.com Guide Contrary to popular belief, research proves that studying several subjects in one sitting, studying them in different settings, and frequent testing helps students improve memory. Benedict Carey wrote about the research for The New York …continued
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Graduate Spotlight: Wanda Covington-Ragsdale

Wanda Covington-Ragsdale obtained her “ultimate goal” when she achieved her MBA in Information Management from Grantham University on September 20, 2010.  As a former enlisted member of the United States Air Force, earning this degree took longer than she planned due to frequent moves. Wanda found that each time she relocated, …continued
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MyBlueStarFlag.com and Grantham University Announce 2nd Annual Blue Star Flag Scholarship

Applications are now being accepted for a fully funded scholarship to Grantham University – all Blue Star Flag supporters are eligible to apply Kansas City, Mo. – October 1, 2010 – Grantham University and its partner site, MyBlueStarFlag.com, announced today that it will offer one lucky Blue Star Flag supporter …continued
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Grantham University and United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Announce National Scholarship Program

Kansas City, Mo. – September 30, 2010 – Grantham University and the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC), announced today that they have partnered to create an annually awarded, four-year scholarship that will be made available to individuals associated with the USHCC.  One scholarship will be awarded each year …continued
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Grantham University and the Enlisted Association of the National Guard of the United States Announce Partnership

Kansas City, Mo. – September 24, 2010 – Grantham University, an online university specializing in educating working adults, announced that it has formed an educational partnership with the Enlisted Association of the National Guard of the United States (EANGUS) We Care For America Foundation.  Along with special tuition grants for …continued
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SSG Kandis Dicks of Fort Campbell, KY Earns Bachelor’s Degree from Grantham University

Kansas City, Mo. – September 21, 2010 – Grantham University, an online university specializing in educating working adults, would like to congratulate Staff Sergeant (SSG) Kandis Dicks on the recent completion of her bachelor’s degree. SSG Dicks was presented with her Bachelor of Science degree in Multidisciplinary Studies on August …continued
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2010 Commencement Ceremony Highlights

Each year, Grantham University holds a Commencement Ceremony in Kansas City, Missouri, and all graduates, past and present, are invited to attend and be recognized for their achievements. This year’s Ceremony was on Saturday, August 14, 2010 at the KCI Expo Center. This year, 117 graduates were recognized on stage …continued
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Graduate Spotlight: Michael Critchlow

Grantham University student, Michael Critchlow, was born in Newark, New Jersey, making him one of the first generations in his family to grow up outside of Trinidad and Tobago. Now working in Washington, DC, Critchlow thinks, “to be competitive you have to be able to match up in person and …continued
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Lanthorn Receives Leadership Development Scholarship

A supply planner on the MRAP team in Land Supplier Operations is this year’s winner of the DLA Land and Maritime Leadership Development Association’s Mary L. Saunders Excellence in Leadership Scholarship. Adam Lanthorn thanked LDA for the $500 scholarship and said it will help him achieve his goal of completing …continued
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Grantham University Scholarship Awarded to Casandra Hutchins, Spouse of an Army Warrant Officer

Kansas City, Mo. – September 9, 2010 – Grantham University, an online university specializing in educating working adults, announced that the United States Army Warrant Officers Association (USAWOA) awarded a four-year Grantham University scholarship to Casandra Hutchins of Fairbanks, AK.  The scholarship, valued at $36,000, covers tuition costs, required textbooks, …continued
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Former Air Force Medical Technician, Dameyon Beaman, Selected as Grantham University Scholarship Recipient

Kansas City, Mo. – September 7, 2010 – Grantham University, an online university specializing in educating working adults, announced today that the Air Force Association (AFA) has awarded Dameyon Beaman with a full scholarship to Grantham.  Beaman, a former Medical Technician in the United States Air Force, plans to complete a …continued
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5 Years After Katrina, Grantham Finds Home In KC

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Five years ago Hurricane Katrina slammed into the Gulf Coast and in the aftermath a university moved its offices to the metro and a lot of employees came along. Grantham University has come a long way to Zona Rosa. The school moved to Kansas City in …continued
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Graduate Spotlight: Technical Sergeant Justin Mosley

Iowa native, Technical Sergeant Justin Mosley, graduated from Warsaw High School in Warsaw, Illinois, with an athletic scholarship offer to a state university. TSgt. Mosley declined the scholarship, and instead, decided to serve his country by joining the United States Air Force. While some may think that he didn’t make …continued
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Grantham University Thriving 5 Years after Hurricane Katrina

Kansas City, Mo. – August 27, 2010 – Five years after the devastation of Hurricane Katrina in the Gulf Coast region, Grantham University, an online university dedicated to providing educational opportunities to working adults, is thriving in its new home in Kansas City, Mo.  Grantham University was located just outside …continued
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