Yearly Archives: 2013

New E-Book to Help Military Spouses Navigate Educational and Career Success

Grantham University’s latest publication provides information on continuing professional development and college courses even if the family is relocated across the world. Kansas City, Mo. — December 19, 2013 — The life of a military spouse is unique. They are frequently asked to juggle family responsibilities and careers while the …continued
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Military Advanced Education Names Grantham a Top Military-Friendly University

This is the seventh consecutive year Grantham has received this honor.   Kansas City, Mo. — December 16, 2013 — Since its inception 62 years ago, Grantham University has always strived to help service members and veterans pursue and achieve their educational goals. For the seventh consecutive year, the University …continued
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Ingram’s Magazine Names Grantham Second Top Private College and University in Mo./Kan.

Rankings were based on undergraduate enrollment for Fall 2012; Grantham also named one of the largest private colleges and universities based on graduate school enrollment. As a benefit for subscribers, each year Ingram’s Magazine compiles the Book of Leads & Lists. For the 2013 edition, Grantham University was amongst the …continued
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Grantham University Announces New Concentrations for Multidisciplinary Studies Program

Concentrations in human resource management, criminal justice, health systems management, accounting, business administration, business management and computer science Grantham University announced that it has added seven new specialized concentrations to its bachelor of science in multidisciplinary studies. The concentrations provide students majoring in multidisciplinary studies with the opportunity to increase …continued
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Seventh Year of GU’s Operation Thanksgiving Gathers Over 2300 Items for Della Lamb

Grantham University also raised over $250 for the charity, which provides low-income families with educational opportunities in addition to groceries during the holiday season The giving nature of Kansas City was experienced first-hand by Grantham University in 2005 when they relocated to the greater metropolitan area from Katrina-ravaged Louisiana. For …continued
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Dr. Nancy Miller Returns as Grantham University’s Dean of the College of Engineering & Computer Science

An accomplished educator, Dr. Miller has ten years of leadership experience in three different countries. Grantham University is proud to announce that their new dean of the College of Engineering and Computer Science is a familiar face. Dr. Nancy Miller has returned to her previous position of dean. “I’m thrilled …continued
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Grantham University to Present at 19th Annual Sloan Consortium International Conference on Online Learning

Dr. Cheryl Hayek and Jennifer Shreckengost lead two presentations on best practices for online universities to utilize when working with full-time faculty and adjunct professors Dr. Cheryl Hayek, chief academic officer, and Jennifer Shreckengost, chair – faculty development and education training, of Grantham University have been selected to present at …continued
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Grantham University Provides a “Hand Up” to Homeless Veterans with Heart of America Stand Down

For two days, 35 staff helped set up and run the biannual event at Memorial Hall in Kansas City, Kan. In a war, “stand down” is a break in fighting that offers military members some much needed rest and respite from battle. In the Kansas City metro area, Heart of …continued
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Grantham University Salutes Our Nation’s Veterans

Kansas City, Mo. — November 11, 2013 — Grantham University’s history of service to America’s veterans began in 1951, when World War II veteran Donald Grantham returned home from the South Pacific and founded the institution with the goal of providing education opportunities to veterans returning home from war. 63 …continued
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Grantham University’s Dr. Niccole Buckley Selected as Session Chair for International Academy of Business and Public Administration Disciplines

Led group discussion for Contemporary Business Issues/Distance Learning division Dr. Niccole Buckley, dean of Grantham University’s Mark Skousen School of Business, served as session chair for the International Academy of Business and Public Administration Disciplines (IABPAD) Fall Conference in Las Vegas, Nev. In addition to serving as session chair for …continued
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Grantham University’s Dr. Mark Skousen Kicks Off Kauffman Foundation’s Global Entrepreneurship Week

Presentation, “Bears Make Headlines, Bulls Make Money: Is Wall Street the Entrepreneur’s Best Friend?” will examine the vital role of capital markets in multiple facets of the business world For the second year in a row, one of superscholar.org’s “20 Most Influential Living Economists” and honorary dean of Grantham University’s …continued
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Grantham University’s Chase Cookson Selected as Session Chair for Academy of Management

Led group discussion in Orlando on four papers for Social Issues in Management division.   Kansas City, Mo. — October 21, 2013 — Chase Cookson, chair of Grantham University’s Mark Skousen School of Business, served as session chair for the Academy of Management’s (AOM) Social Issues in Management (SIM) division. …continued
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Grantham University’s Nicole Gowdy Speaks at Fort Campbell for Hispanic Heritage Month

Presentation focused on “What it means to be Hispanic in the United States Military.” Kansas City, Mo. — October 14, 2013 — Since 1988, Hispanic Heritage Month has been recognized and celebrated throughout the country and the United States military. In honor of the 25th anniversary, the 6th Battalion 101st …continued
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Grantham University’s Dr. Susan Fairchild Retires, Named Dean Emeritus

Fairchild founded the University’s nursing programs in 2009 which later became the School of Nursing, part of the College of Nursing and Allied Health. Kansas City, Mo. — October 10, 2013 — Dr. Susan Fairchild, Dean of the School of Nursing in the Grantham University’s College of Nursing and Allied …continued
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Military Students at Grantham University Will Continue Classes Despite Government Shutdown

University committed to ensuring that each student registered for classes in October will continue their education as planned Kansas City, Mo. — October 04, 2013 — Because of the partial shutdown of the federal government, some college funding sources for students have seen an immediate impact, like military tuition assistance. …continued
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TSgt Noel Fox of Lompoc Receives Scholarship to Grantham University

Student pursuing his MBA with Eugene “Gene” Jewett Memorial Scholarship for Business Students Kansas City, Mo. – October 4, 2013 – Grantham University, www.grantham.edu, has named Technical Sergeant (TSgt) Noel Fox of Lompoc, Cali., as the recipient of the first annual Eugene “Gene” Jewett Memorial Scholarship.  The scholarship, valued up …continued
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Grantham University Named a 2014 Military Friendly School

2014 list marks the 5th consecutive year GU is recognized for serving military students Kansas City, Mo. — September 17, 2013 — For the fifth year in a row, Grantham University, www.grantham.edu, has been named a Military Friendly School® by G.I. Jobs. The 2014 list recognizes the top 20 percent …continued
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Cherilyn Danzer Receives Grantham University Scholarship Through Air Force Association

The Maui native will pursue her master’s degree in information technology Kansas City, Mo. – September 11, 2013 – Grantham University, www.grantham.edu, and the Air Force Association (AFA) have awarded Cherilyn Danzer of Alexandria, VA, a full scholarship to pursue her Master of Science in Information Technology degree at Grantham. …continued
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TSgt Robert Bursee Receives Grantham University’s David “Bull” Baker Memorial Scholarship

Kansas City, Mo. – September 6, 2013 – Grantham University, www.grantham.edu, has named Technical Sergeant (TSgt) Robert Bursee of Nashville, Tenn., as the recipient of the David “Bull” Baker Memorial Scholarship. The scholarship, valued up to $38,600, covers the cost of tuition, textbooks, software and associated fees for the completion …continued
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Grantham University Named “Top Veteran-Friendly School” by U.S. Veterans Magazine

Kansas City, Mo. — September 3, 2013 — The Summer 2013 issue of U.S. Veterans Magazine names Grantham University, www.grantham.edu, an accredited online university, as one of the 2013 “Top Veteran-Friendly Schools.”  Grantham was chosen based on the results of an annual evaluation of U.S. colleges, universities and MBA schools …continued
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Grantham University Receives Missouri Outstanding Military Support Award

Kansas City, Mo.— August 30, 2013 — Grantham University, an accredited online university serving working adults around the world, was recently honored by the Missouri Committee for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (MOESGR) for its support of the military both inside and outside of the classroom. Grantham representatives …continued
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SFC Patrick Mulhill Receives CSM Virgil R. Williams Scholarship

Kansas City, Mo. – August 30, 2013 – Sergeant First Class (SFC) Patrick Mulhill, a Grantham University Bachelor of Business Administration – Human Resource Management student from Bozeman, MT, was awarded the CSM Virgil R. Williams Scholarship from Grantham University, www.grantham.edu, and the Enlisted Association of the National Guard of …continued
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Grantham University Employees Raise $7,154.82 Supporting Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure

Kansas City, Mo. – August 16, 2013 – Grantham University, an accredited 100% online university serving working adults around the world, is no stranger to the power that comes with changing lives for the better. That is why the University was proud to partner with the Kansas City Susan G. …continued
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Grantham University’s 2013 Commencement Ceremony Expected to be Largest in School’s History

Kansas City, Mo. – August 10, 2013 – Grantham University, www.grantham.edu, an accredited online university serving working adults, will recognize 1,902 associate, bachelor’s and master’s degree graduates at its commencement ceremony today, Saturday, August 10, 2013, at 2 p.m., in the Kansas City Convention Center’s Grand Ballroom. Of the nearly …continued
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Grantham University Named Top University by Military Times

Kansas City, Mo. – July 24, 2013 – Grantham University, an accredited online university serving working adults, was ranked number 9 in the top 50 most popular colleges and universities serving military students by The Military Times. Long recognized for its commitment and service to military students, earlier this year …continued
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Grantham Student Gillespie graduates from Army Sergeant Major Academy

From staff reports – Published: Monday, July 8, 2013 at 11:35 a.m. – Sergeant Major Randy W. Gillespie is a native of Spartanburg, and a graduate of Dorman High School. He joined the United States Army in 1989 as a Multichannel Telecommunications Operator and attended Basic Combat Training (BCT) AT Fort …continued
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Mark Wilson of Grantham University Receives Chairman’s Award

Kansas City, Mo. – July 8, 2013 – Grantham University, an online university specializing in educating working adults, announced Mark Wilson as the University’s Chairman’s Award recipient at the second quarter employee town hall meeting held Thursday, June 20. Mark Wilson joined the Grantham team in 2011 and currently serves …continued
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Grantham University and KC Chapter of the AUSA Partnership Provides Local Scholarship Opportunity

Kansas City, Mo. – July 2, 2013 – Grantham University, an accredited online university, serving working adult students all around the world, is awarding one member of the Greater Kansas City, Topeka, Fort Riley or Henry Leavenworth chapters of the Association of the United States Army (AUSA)  a full scholarship …continued
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Grantham University’s Jeff Cropsey to Co-Present Workshop on Best Practices for Military & Veteran Education at APSCU

Kansas City, Mo. – June 6, 2013 – Today, Dr. Jeffrey Cropsey, Grantham University’s vice president for strategic initiatives, will lead a workshop discussing Best Practices for Military & Veteran Education with fellow members of the Association of Private Sector Colleges and Universities’ (APSCU) “Blue Ribbon” Task Force. The workshop …continued
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Grantham University Holds Employer Veteran Recruitment Workshop at NACE

Kansas City, Mo. – June 5, 2013 – Grantham University, an accredited online university serving working adult students around the world, is slated to lead a veteran recruitment workshop for employers at the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) Conference. The workshop will be held at 10 a.m. on …continued
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