Yearly Archives: 2011

Grantham University Awards Scholarships through the Imagine America Foundation

Grantham University blue shield Scholarships awarded to soldier from Killeen, TX, and retired soldier from Prince George, VA Kansas City, Mo. – December 28, 2011 – Grantham University, a 60-year-old institution delivering accredited online degrees to working adult students around the world, has awarded $2,000.00 in scholarships through the Imagine America Foundation’s (IAF) Military …continued
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Congratulations Graduates 2011

(January – November 2011) Accounting Bachelor of Science Spencer Franklin Business Administration Associate of Arts Andrew McCleskey Andrew Witt Anissa Hutton Arthur Porter Barry Mayfield Bernard Evans Betty Guthrie Brandon Zemba Brandy Drennan Carlos Harrison Carlos Marquez Christine Wilson Christopher Abban Christopher Cox Clarence Hodges Curtis Smith Damien Gill Dazarene …continued
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GU Life Changers Step Up at Stand Down

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 18th, 2011. The Stand Down event is modeled after the “Stand Down” used during the Vietnam …continued
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Student Spotlight – Lieutenant Forest Kemp

Lieutenant Forest Kemp has served in the U.S. Navy for 17 years, and recently earned his bachelor’s degree in Security Management. Now that he had his bachelor’s degree checked off his to-do list, it was time for him to tackle the next item – his master’s degree. “I wanted to …continued
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Faculty Spotlight: Karen Hendrix

The Mark Skousen School of Business offers the biggest selection of degree programs at Grantham University. It’s also the school where one of Grantham’s “upcoming star” faculty members helps her students change their lives for the better. Karen Hendrix (a.k.a. Coach Karen – she’s a certified life coach) has only …continued
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Grantham University Celebrates 375th Birthday of the National Guard

Kansas City, Mo. – December 13, 2011 – On Tuesday, December 13th, the National Guard  celebrates its 375th birthday. Established in 1636, the National Guard predates the United States Navy, Army and Marines Corps by 139 years, and is older than the Declaration of Independence and the United States Constitution. …continued
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Grantham University Welcomes New President

Kansas City, Mo. – November 30, 2011 – Grantham University, a 60-year-old institution delivering accredited online degrees to working adult students around the world, announced today that it has named a new president, Mr. Joseph McGrath. McGrath, who has been with the University in a senior leadership role since 2001, …continued
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Operation Thanksgiving, Mission: Accomplished

For the fifth year in a row, Grantham University came together to support Della Lamb and provide hot meals to families in need this Thanksgiving season. This year, Life Changers donated enough to fill two truckloads with food. In addition to that, we raised an additional $1600 for Della Lamb. …continued
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Grantham University Honored by Blacks In Government Retired Members Chapter

Thomas M. Macon receives award named for W.E.B. DuBois Kansas City, Mo. – November 16, 2011 – Grantham University, a 60-year-old institution delivering accredited online degrees to working adult students around the world, is proud to announce that Thomas M. Macon, chairman and CEO of Grantham Education Corporation which is …continued
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Grantham University Honors Service Members, Veterans and Military Families in November

Kansas City, Mo. – November 11, 2011 – The month of November marks the celebration of a few special military events including Veterans Day, the Marine Corps Birthday and Military Family Appreciation month. Grantham University, a 60-year-old institution delivering accredited online degrees to working adult students around the world, is …continued
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Grantham University Named Top University for Veterans

Second consecutive year Grantham has appeared on Best for Vets list from Military Times EDGE Kansas City, Mo. – November 10, 2011 – Grantham University, a 60-year-old institution delivering accredited online degrees to working adult students around the world, has been named a top university for veterans by Military Times …continued
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Grantham University and EANGUS Present CSM Virgil R. Williams Scholarship to Member of VA Army National Guard

Kansas City, Mo. – November 7, 2011 – Grantham University, a 60-year-old institution delivering accredited online degrees to working adult students around the world, joined together with the Enlisted Association of the National Guard of the United States (EANGUS) to present the first annual CSM Virgil R. Williams Scholarship to …continued
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Graduate Spotlight: Shelly Mathis

While passionate about the band, he didn’t have the same motivation and dedication for his studies. His father, his one encouragement to keep going to school, passed away during Shelly’s freshman year. He was for the most part now on his own. During his sophomore year, he decided to return …continued
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AFGE Member Receives Grantham University Scholarship for Criminal Justice Degree

Covers cost of tuition, books and software for criminal justice degree; laptop provided by AFGE Kansas City, Mo. – November 1, 2011 – Grantham University, a 60-year-old institution delivering accredited online degrees to working adult students around the world, has awarded Lyndsay Kaulave, a member of the American Federation of …continued
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Grantham University Receives $5,000 Grant

Grant provided by Aurora Foundation will be used to develop “Veterans in Transition” awareness program at Grantham Kansas City, Mo. – October 20, 2011 – Grantham University, a 60-year-old institution delivering accredited online degrees to working adult students around the world, has received a $5,000.00 grant from the Aurora Foundation …continued
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Faculty Spotlight: JoAnn Workman

When Grantham University officially launched its Nursing degree programs in February of 2010, faculty member, JoAnn Workman, was there from the very beginning. With a strong work ethic and positive attitude that was instilled during her childhood, JoAnn has been a great asset to the department. “I was raised in …continued
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CDR Everett Alvarez, National War Hero, Speaks on POW Experience at National Naval Aviation Museum

Kansas City, Mo. – October 18, 2011 – On Saturday, October 22, 2011, National War Hero, Commander (CDR) Everett Alvarez (Ret.) will speak on his experiences as a Prisoner of War (POW) during the Vietnam War. The presentation, “A Conversation with CDR Everett Alvarez Jr., USN (Ret.): the first Navy …continued
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Grantham University Honors the Legacy of Steve Jobs

Apple’s innovations aid in students’ access to online courses Kansas City, Mo. – October 7, 2011 – Today, Grantham University is flying its flags at half-mast in honor of the late Steve Jobs who has contributed much to the field of technology. His pioneering spirit and innovations in the world …continued
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Graduate Spotlight: Noel Frias

As Americans, we sometimes take all of our freedoms for granted. The youngest child of eight, Noel Frias, was aware of this freedom at a young age. As a young boy growing up in Manila, Philippines, Frias would watch American commercials on TV and dream about life in America. The …continued
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Grantham University Voluntary Education Partnership MOU Approved by Department of Defense

DoD’s new Voluntary Education Partnership Memorandum of Understanding needs to be signed by Jan. 1, 2012 for schools to qualify for Tuition Assistance Kansas City, Mo. – October 4, 2011 – Grantham University, a 60-year-old institution delivering accredited online degrees to working adult students around the world, has received approval …continued
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Graduate Spotlight: Master Sergeant Lindsey Halley

Master Sergeant Lindsey Halley started her college career traditionally, right after she graduated from high school.  Like a lot of college students, though, she never finished her degree. “I joined the Army, became a wife and mother, traveled and went about the business of living,” MSG Halley said. Life kept …continued
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National War Hero, CDR Everett Alvarez, Presenting at National Naval Aviation Museum

Kansas City, Mo. – September 27, 2011 – Commander (CDR) Everett Alvarez (Ret.), the first Navy pilot shot down in the Vietnam War, will speak on his experiences as a Prisoner of War (POW) at the National Naval Aviation Museum on Saturday, Oct. 22, 2011. This event is sponsored by …continued
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Helping CJ Get a Leg Up On Life

Joel Hebert, a Grantham University employee, and his son, C.J., who suffers from multiple osteochondromas (non-cancerous bone tumors), and proximal femoral focal deficiency multiple osteochondromas (non-cancerous bone tumors), and proximal femoral focal deficiency multiple osteochondromas and proximal femoral focal deficiency, received a standing ovation from Grantham staff at the University’s …continued
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Grantham University Named Military Friendly School by G.I. Jobs Magazine

Marks 3rd consecutive year University receives honor Kansas City, Mo. – September 26, 2011 – Grantham University, a 60-year-old institution delivering accredited online degrees to working adult students around the world, has been named a Military Friendly School by G.I. Jobs for the third consecutive year. The 2012 Military Friendly …continued
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Dr. Vincent Pellegrino Presents GU Pennant to Commandant of the Community College of the Air Force

Dr. Vincent Pellegrino presented a Grantham University Pennant to LtCol Jonathan Hamill, Commandant of the Community College of the Air Force at Maxwell-Gunter AFB, Montgomery AL., on 12 July 2011, during a visit by the GU staff to discuss the Air University Associate to Baccalaureate Cooperative program, also known as AU-ABC. …continued
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GU staff visit the Guard Support Center (GSC) in Little Rock, Arkansas

Back Row (Left to Right) : Art Richards, GSC; Keisha Glass, GSC, Niccole Buckley, GUFront Row (Left to Right): Jeff Cropsey, GU; Vince Pellegrino, GU; Jim Larmoyeux, GSC
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Grantham University Pathways: A Resource to Help 9/11 Veterans Make Transition from Military-to-Civilian Life

Kansas City, Mo. – September 11, 2011 – Ten years ago today the world watched in horror as two planes crashed into The World Trade Center, one into the Pentagon and another into a field in Pennsylvania.  This was the largest terrorist attack on American soil since the Japanese bombed …continued
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Dr. Mark Skousen Presents “Dollars and Sense” Webinar Series

Three-part Webinar series discusses business practices and the economy Kansas City, Mo. – September 7, 2011 – Dr. Mark Skousen, Honorary Dean of Grantham University’s Mark Skousen School of Business, a professional economist, financial advisor and author of more than 25 books, will host a three-part Webinar series discussing business …continued
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Grantham University Dean Part of South American Editor’s Book

Dr. Mark Skousen offers thoughts on his career and theories Kansas City, Mo. – September 1, 2011 – Dr. Mark Skousen, Honorary Dean of Grantham University’s Mark Skousen School of Business, a professional economist, financial advisor and author of more than 20 books, will be featured in a new book, …continued
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Teresa Kimminau Awarded Air Force Association Scholarship to Grantham University

Nurse plans to teach after earning master’s degree Kansas City, Mo. – August 24, 2011 – Grantham University, a 60-year-old institution delivering accredited online degrees to working adult students around the world, is proud to join with the Air Force Association (AFA) in awarding a scholarship to Air Force spouse, …continued
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