Yearly Archives: 2012

Grantham University Named Top Military-Friendly University by Military Advanced Education

Grantham University Named Top Military-Friendly University by Military Advanced Education Kansas City, Mo. – December 12, 2012 – Grantham University is honored to be named a top performing school in the 2013 Guide to Military-Friendly Colleges and Universities for the sixth consecutive year. Compiled by Military Advanced Education, colleges and universities were ranked on the list in four key areas: military …continued
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Grantham University and 5th Recruiting Brigade, Kansas City Recruiting Battalion Sign Agreement

Grantham University and 5th Recruiting Brigade, Kansas City Recruiting Battalion Sign Agreement Kansas City, Mo. – December 14, 2012 – Grantham University and the United States Army Recruiting Command’s 5th Recruiting Brigade, Kansas City Recruiting Battalion signed a Memorandum of Understanding today, which will provide the battalion’s Future Soldiers with the opportunity to take an Army Ready course through the University. “Our …continued
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Grantham University Student, Crystal Humerickhouse, Receives Military Spouse Scholarship

Humerickhouse Final Kansas City, Mo. – December 10, 2012 – Grantham University is pleased to announce that Crystal Humerickhouse was selected as a recipient of the $1,000 military spouse scholarship from the Council of College and Military Educators (CCME). Humerickhouse is currently pursuing her Bachelor’s of Business Administration in Human Resource Management. …continued
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Blue Ribbon Taskforce For Military & Veterans Education Meets At Grantham University

Kansas City, MO – November 29, 2012 – The Association of Private Sector Colleges and Universities (APSCU) Blue Ribbon Taskforce for Military and Veterans Education met for the first time yesterday to begin formulating recommendations and best practices to improve the quality of institutional academic and programmatic delivery for military …continued
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Grantham University Celebrates One-Year Anniversary of using Regent Education to Automate Financial Aid Processing, Student Experience

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Nov. 29, 2012 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Grantham University, an accredited online university specializing in educating working adults, selected and implemented financial aid management solutions from Regent Education to assist the University in the processing of Title IV financial aid. “When we received approval in 2010 from the …continued
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Grantham University’s Operation Thanksgiving Supports Della Lamb

Grantham University Operation supports Della Lamb Kansas City, Mo. – November 26, 2012 – Grantham University hosted Operation Thanksgiving for the sixth year in a row with the proceeds benefitting Della Lamb Community Services, an organization that provides Thanksgiving groceries to needy families in the Kansas City area. This year, Grantham’s employees collected 2,766 food items …continued
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Grantham University Recognized for Sponsorship of KCAUSA’s Army Birthday Celebration

KCAUSA Award Kansas City, Mo. – November 20, 2012 – Grantham University was recognized for sponsoring the Greater Kansas City Chapter of the Association of the United States Army’s (KCAUSA) 2012 Army Birthday Celebration. Grantham’s Vice President of Admissions and Education Outreach, Les Hyde, was on hand to receive the award during …continued
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Grantham University’s Dr. Jeffrey Cropsey Named Co-chair of Blue Ribbon Taskforce for Service Members and Veterans

Kansas City, Mo. – November 12, 2012 – Grantham University, a 61-year-old university with a history of meeting the educational needs of service members and veterans, is pleased to announce that Dr. Jeffrey Cropsey, Vice President for Strategic Initiatives, has been named as co-chair for the Association of Private Sector …continued
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Dr. Mark Skousen, Honorary Dean at Grantham University and Famed Economist, Kicks-Off Global Entrepreneurship Week

Skousen Library Final Kansas City, Mo. – November 9, 2012 – Grantham University’s, honorary dean of the Skousen School of Business, Dr. Mark Skousen, kicked off the 2012 Global Entrepreneurship Week at the Kansas City Central Library on Wednesday with a presentation on “Benjamin Franklin: Founding Father of American Entrepreneurship.”     Franklin …continued
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Dr. Mark Skousen, Honorary Dean of Grantham University’s Mark Skousen School of Business, Kicks-Off Global Entrepreneurship Week

Kansas City, Mo. – November 6, 2012 – Dr. Mark Skousen, Honorary Dean of Grantham University’s Mark Skousen School of Business, will present, “Benjamin: Franklin: Founding Father of American Entrepreneurship”, as the inaugural presentation of Kansas City’s celebration of Global Entrepreneurship Week on Wednesday, November 7.  What: The presentation, “Benjamin …continued
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Russ Meade, Grantham University, to Present at Society of Business Research Conference

Professor Russ Meade Kansas City, Mo. – October 31, 2012 – Grantham University, an online university serving working adult students around the world for 61 years, will be represented at this year’s Society of Business Research Conference in Nashville, Tn., by faculty member Russ Meade who will present “UDL and VARK Principles in …continued
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GU Graduate Donna Smith Picked-up the Pieces and Earned Degree after Husband’s Death

Donna Smith As a former track athlete, Donna Smith looked at college like a race. All she needed to do was wait for the starting pistol to go off. It did, the first time, in August of 1982. She started off strong, and then: life happened.  Donna suffered several setbacks that delayed …continued
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Faculty Spotlight: Danna Teicheira

Danna Teicheira Fears and phobias, everyone has them. The one that Danna Teicheira, who teaches English Composition I and II and Survey of American Literature in the College of Arts and Sciences, sees most often is the “fear” of English classes.  Helping her students overcome these fears is one of Danna’s specialties.  …continued
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Lieutenant Colonel Bilal S. Khan of Pakistan Speaks at Grantham University

Photo of LTC Khan Kansas City, Mo. – October 18, 2012 – Grantham University, a 61-year-old university with a history of meeting the educational needs of service members and veterans, had the distinguished honor of hosting Lieutenant Colonel Bilal S. Khan of the Baloch Regiment in the Pakistan Army at its Third Quarter Town …continued
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Grantham University Releases New Military Web Site for Service Members, Veterans, and Military Spouses

Military preview Kansas City, Mo. – September 26, 2012 – Grantham University, a 61-year-old university with a history of meeting the educational needs of service members and veterans, has launched a new informational Web site that is accessible to any service member, veteran and military spouse who is interested in learning more …continued
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Grantham University Named Military Friendly School by G.I. Jobs Magazine

Marks 4th consecutive year University receives honor Kansas City, Mo. – September 17, 2012 – Grantham University is pleased to announce that it has been named a 2013 Military Friendly School by GI Jobs. This is the fourth consecutive year Grantham has received this recognition. The 2013 Military Friendly Schools …continued
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Hurricane Isaac Brings Back Memories of Katrina

Hurricane Katrina’s impact seven years ago is indelibly a large part of Grantham University’s history. The timing and destruction of Hurricane Isaac this week brought back many of those memories for our staff. The news clips below show glimpses and memories of those days. While these memories are important, this …continued
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Grantham University Honored For Exceptional Support of Military and National Defense

Grantham University solider with flag ESGR Recognizes Grantham’s Dedication to National Guard and Reserve Service Members Kansas City, Mo. – August 24, 2012 – For more than 61 years, Grantham University has supported veteran and active service members through a variety of online degree programs and career services assistance. The University is just as dedicated …continued
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Faculty Spotlight: Russ Meade

Russ Meade To students new to the world of online learning, the first mental picture associated with attending class might be sitting and staring at a computer screen. If you have Russ Meade as your professor that is one of the last things you will find yourself doing. Russ, a seven year …continued
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Grantham University Employees Raise thousands in Support of Susan G. Komen’s Race for the Cure

Race for the Cure 2012 Kansas City, Mo. – August 15, 2012 – Grantham University, a 61-year-old institution delivering accredited online degrees to working adult students around the world, is proud to support the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure in Kansas City, Mo., held on August 12.
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Grantham University Partners With Metropolitan Community College

news reporter working on computer Kansas City, Mo. – August 10, 2012 – Students, faculty, staff and graduates of Metropolitan Community College now have a new opportunity to earn a bachelor’s or a graduate degree through a new transfer agreement with Grantham University, a 61-year-old institution delivering accredited online degree programs to working adult students around the world.
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Grantham University Holds 5th Live Commencement in Kansas City, MO

Grantham University coat of arms for news logo Kansas City, Mo. – August 9, 2012 – Grantham University, a 61-year-old institution delivering accredited online degree programs to working adults and active duty military students around the world, will recognize 1,763 associate, bachelor’s and master’s degree graduates at its commencement ceremony on Saturday, August 11, 2012, at 2 p.m. in Kansas City, Mo.
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Grantham University Student Sergeant Chad Cagle Receives LDRSHIP Award

Grantham University solider with flag   Kansas City, Mo. – June 26, 2012 – Grantham University is pleased to announce that Sergeant Chad Cagle of Killeen, Texas, was one of eleven members of the U.S. military to receive the LDRSHIP Award from the Imagine America Foundation. Sgt. Cagle is currently pursuing his Associate of Arts …continued
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“Army Strong” – More Than Just a Motto

Grantham University solider with flag   “Army Strong” is more than just a saying for Staff Sergeant Christopher Walker; it’s a way of life. SSG Walker has been in the Army for seven years, currently serving with A Co. 30th AG Battalion, 192nd Brigade in Fort Benning, GA, and he just completed his Associate of …continued
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New benefits added in recognition of the sacrifice of severely wounded service members

Grantham University solider with flag Kansas City, Mo. – May 25, 2012 – In celebration of Military Appreciation Month, and in recognition of the sacrifices made by our country’s active and veteran military service members, Grantham University is pleased to announce new benefits added to its Military Severely Injured Scholarship. First established in 2006, the …continued
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General David H. Petraeus Honored during 2012 Distinguished Leadership Award Dinner

Grantham University solider with flag Grantham University a Silver Sponsor for the Command and General Staff College Foundation’s Event Kansas City, Mo. – May 16, 2012 – Grantham University was privileged to participate as a Silver Sponsor of the May 10th Command and General Staff College Foundation’s “2012 Distinguished Leadership Award Dinner”. The event took …continued
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Husband Earns Degree with Family Support

Grantham University solider with flag Recent Grantham University graduate, Brian King, US Air Force Retired, had some college under his belt and plenty of life experiences before finally making the decision to finish his degree. Originally, he was going to finish school before he retired, but life got too busy. Although Brian has a good …continued
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Society for Human Resource Management Partners with Grantham University to Launch First Virtual Kansas City Chapter

small print with glasses at Grantham University Partnership Leverages Online Platform to Provide Professional Association Involvement Opportunities Kansas City, Mo. – May 10, 2012 – Grantham University and the Society for Human Resource Management are pleased to announce the launch of a virtual Kansas City Chapter. The Chapter is currently the only virtual Chapter in Kansas City …continued
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Army Researcher Develops Potential Vaccine Carrier That May Give Stockpiling Efforts A Shot In The Arm

U.S. Army Maj. Jean M. Muderhwa, a researcher and Grantham University graduate, presented yesterday at the Experimental Biology 2012 meeting on a microemulsion he developed and that has been found to be both stable and a good candidate for delivering a variety of antigens. SAN DIEGO, April 22, 2012 /PRNewswire …continued
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Grantham University Selects Army Master Sergeant, Reginald Hurt, as 2012 Outstanding Graduate

Kansas  City, Mo. – April 18, 2012 – Grantham University, a 61 year old  institution delivering accredited  online degrees to working adult students around the world, has  selected Master Sergeant Reginald Hurt as its 2012 Outstanding Graduate. MSG  Hurt completed his Bachelor of Science – Multidisciplinary  Studies degree in December …continued
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