Yearly Archives: 2016

GRANTHAM UNIVERSITY NAMED SILVER LEVEL 2017 MILITARY FRIENDLY® SCHOOL SURVEY

MEDIA CONTACT Leila Gallagher 913-309-4804 lgallagher@grantham.edu Grantham University’s Military Initiatives Honored For Being “Better for Veterans” Lenexa, Kan. – December 9, 2016 – For the eighth year in a row, Grantham University, a 65-year-old institution delivering accredited online degree programs to adult learners, veterans and active duty military students around …continued
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GRANTHAM UNIVERSITY SCHOOL SUPPLY DRIVE UNDERWAY IN PARTNERSHIP WITH GREATER KANSAS CITY YMCA AND THE FAMILY CONSERVANCY

As part of Grantham University’s 65th birthday celebration, employees are organizing a Giving Tree school supply drive for children served by Greater Kansas City YMCA and The Family Conservancy Head Start programs. Lenexa, Kan.- December 19, 2016 –  Grantham University has a launched a Giving Tree School Supply Drive for …continued
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GRANTHAM UNIVERSITY RANKED SIXTH ON THE BEST FOR VETS: COLLEGES FOR 2017

MEDIA CONTACT Leila Gallagher 913-309-4804 lgallagher@grantham.edu Eighth annual rankings highlight veteran and military students’ success Lenexa, Kan. – December 15, 2016 – Grantham University, a 65-year-old institution delivering accredited online degree programs to adult learners, veterans and active duty military students around the world, has been ranked sixth on the …continued
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GRANTHAM SCHOOL OF NURSING RECEIVES ACEN CANDIDATE STATUS

MEDIA CONTACT Leila Gallagher 913-309-4804 lgallagher@grantham.edu Lenexa, KS – December 12, 2016 –   The Grantham University School of Nursing has been awarded candidate status for accreditation by the Accrediting Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). Achieving ACEN candidacy is just another recognition of Grantham’s quality educational experience and reputation. According …continued
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GRANTHAM UNIVERSITY, IN PARTNERSHIP WITH AFGE, AWARDS SCHOLARSHIP TO ARMY VETERAN STEVE VELOZ

MEDIA CONTACT Leila Gallagher 913-309-4804 lgallagher@grantham.edu The scholarship provides an American Federation of Government Employee member with up to $38,600 in tuition costs, required text books, software and fees LENEXA, Kan. – December 8, 2016 – Grantham University, a 65-year-old institution delivering accredited online degrees to working adults, veterans and active-duty military …continued
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GRANTHAM UNIVERSITY AWARDED U.S. GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION CONTRACT TO PROVIDE EDUCATION SERVICES

MEDIA CONTACT Leila Gallagher 913-309-4804 lgallagher@grantham.edu LENEXA, Kan. – Nov. 22, 2016 – Grantham University, an accredited online institution delivering programs to working adults and active-duty military students around the world, announced that it has been awarded a U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) contract. Through the contract, federal employees can …continued
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GRANTHAM UNIVERSITY AWARDS SCHOLARSHIP TO GOLD STAR WIFE AT NOVEMBER 6 CHIEFS SALUTE TO SERVICE GAME

Grantham University awarded the Gold Star Memorial Scholarship to Gold Star wife Marie Mackey-Fahey. Mackey-Fahey was married to Staff Sergeant Bryant Wayne Mackey, U.S. Army, who was Killed In Action in February 2008 in Mosul, Iraq. Mackey-Fahey plans to use the Gold Star Memorial Scholarship for her education to allow …continued
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GRANTHAM UNIVERSITY AWARDS A FULL SCHOLARSHIP TO U.S. ARMY WARRANT OFFICERS ASSOCIATION MEMBER

Charity Dunwoody of Ankeny, IA, receives a full scholarship to Grantham University Lenexa, Kan. – November 3, 2016 – Grantham University, a 65-year-old institution delivering accredited online degree programs to adult learners and active duty military students around the world, has awarded Charity Dunwoody the 2016 U.S. Army Warrant Officers …continued
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GRANTHAM UNIVERSITY WILL HOLD WEEK OF EVENTS HONORING VETERANS

Events will be held November 4-12 in the Kansas City area, highlighted by a Gold Star Family scholarship award presentation at the KC Chiefs November 6th Salute to Service game, a military transition networking event on November 9, and a Flightless Honor Flight at Union Station on November 11. Kansas …continued
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GRANTHAM UNIVERSITY AND EANGUS AWARD CSM VIRGIL WILLIAMS SCHOLARSHIP TO NATIONAL GUARD ENLISTED MEMBER

Lenexa, Kan. – October 13, 2016 – Grantham University, a 65-year-old institution delivering accredited online degree programs to adult learners and active duty military students around the world, announced Thomas Brummer as the 2016 recipient of its CSM Virgil Williams scholarship. Each year, Grantham University awards a member of the …continued
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GRANTHAM UNIVERSITY RECOGNIZED BY ABET

Grantham Earns First-Time Accreditation of its Bachelor of Science in Electronics Engineering Technology Program LENEXA, Kan. – September 28, 2016 – Grantham University, an online university that, on January 2, 2016, celebrated 65 years of helping military and civilian adult learners earn their college education, recently achieved first-time accreditation of …continued
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GRANTHAM UNIVERSITY PARTNERSHIP WITH METHODIST HEALTHCARE SYSTEM BOOSTS EDUCATION ADVANCEMENT FOR EMPLOYEES

MEDIA CONTACT Leila Gallagher 913-309-4804 lgallagher@grantham.edu Methodist Healthcare System employees can now take advantage of Grantham University special tuition rates and credit for prior training LENEXA, Kan. – Sept. 13, 2016 – Grantham University and Methodist Healthcare System (MHS) have announced a partnership that will enable MHS employees to more …continued
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Grantham University Releases The Adult Learner’s Guide to Online Education

MEDIA CONTACT Leila Gallagher 913-309-4804 lgallagher@grantham.edu Grantham has been a leader in the field of distance education for adults since its founding in 1951 LENEXA, Kan. – July 5, 2016 – The Adult Learner’s Guide to Online Education is the latest online resource geared toward adult learners released by Grantham …continued
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SHRM RENEWS GRANTHAM UNIVERSITY HUMAN RESOURCE PROGRAM; ESTABLISHES STUDENT CHAPTER

Coursework for Grantham’s BBA in Human Resource Management program has been acknowledged to fully align with the HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)
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GRANTHAM UNIVERSITY ANNOUNCES TWO NURSING SCHOLARSHIPS IN HONOR OF DR. SUSAN FAIRCHILD

MEDIA CONTACT Jeff Chaltas 913-309-4806 jchaltas@grantham.edu Scholarship program provides tuition and fees for two Grantham University courses to students who have a passion to pursue nursing LENEXA, Kan. – August 10, 2016 – Students may now apply for the Dr. Susan Fairchild Nursing Scholarships, named in honor of the founding …continued
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GRANTHAM UNIVERSITY AWARDS FALANA BANKS WITH A BLACKS IN GOVERNMENT SCHOLARSHIP AND ANNOUNCES NEW SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY

MEDIA CONTACT Leila Gallagher 913-309-4804 lgallagher@grantham.edu Banks will work toward an MBA degree in project management at Grantham University LENEXA, Kan. – August 2, 2016 – Grantham University, a 65-year-old institution delivering accredited online degree programs and certificates to working adults, active-duty military and veterans around the world, has announced …continued
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Grantham University 2016 Commencement to Feature Mayor Sly James as Keynote Speaker at Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts

MEDIA CONTACT Jeff Chaltas 913-309-4806 or 913-486-5398 jchaltas@grantham.edu  Kansas City native, holder of the city’s highest office and military veteran to take part in the largest graduation ceremony ever held at the Kauffman Center LENEXA, Kan. – July 21, 2016 – Grantham University’s most recent graduates will celebrate with Kansas City, …continued
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Grantham University Alum and U.S. Air Force Veteran Stephanie Harwell Awarded 2016 Outstanding DEAC Graduate

Harwell leveraged undergraduate and graduate Grantham education to help pioneer USAF cyber simulations LENEXA, Kan. – July 19, 2016 – Stephanie Harwell, a 24-year U.S. Air Force (USAF) veteran and a pioneer in its cyber simulations, has been named Grantham University’s 2016 Outstanding Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC) Graduate. For …continued
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GRANTHAM UNIVERSITY OFFERS MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION ACCELERATED OPTION

MEDIA CONTACT Leila Gallagher 913-309-4804 lgallagher@grantham.edu Grantham University’s online Accelerated Master of Business Administration option is designed to be completed in as little as one year LENEXA, Kan. – July 1, 2016 – Grantham University, is pleased to offer an Accelerated Master of Business Administration (Accelerated MBA) option that features the …continued
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GRANTHAM UNIVERSITY ANNOUNCES FEDERALLY EMPLOYED WOMEN SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENT AND PROFESSIONAL BRANDING EVENT IN DALLAS, TX

Lenexa, Kan. – June 20, 2016 – Grantham University, a 65-year-old institution delivering accredited online degree programs to working adults and active-duty military students around the world, announced Kelly Browd as the 2016 Federally Employed Women (FEW) scholarship  recipient. The scholarship is valued up to $38,600 and covers tuitions costs, required …continued
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GRANTHAM UNIVERSITY ANNOUNCES OVER $78,000 IN SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

MEDIA CONTACT Leila Gallagher 913-309-4804 lgallagher@grantham.edu Grantham is now accepting scholarship applications for two different opportunities.  Lenexa, Kan. – June 6, 2016 Grantham University, a 65-year-old institution delivering accredited online degree programs to working adults and active-duty military students around the world, has announced the following scholarship opportunities: Grantham’s Eugene “Gene” …continued
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Grantham University Announces Partnership with YRC Worldwide Inc.

MEDIA CONTACT Leila Gallagher 913-309-4804 lgallagher@grantham.edu The partnership will provide YRC Worldwide employees with educational and career advancement opportunities. LENEXA, Kan. – June 1, 2016 – Grantham University, a 65-year-old institution delivering accredited online degree programs and certificates to working adults, active-duty military and veterans around the world and YRC Worldwide …continued
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GRANTHAM UNIVERSITY ANNOUNCES AMERICAN FEDERATION OF GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY

MEDIA CONTACT Leila Gallagher 913-309-4804 lgallagher@grantham.edu Grantham’s scholarship provides an AFGE member with up to $38,600 in tuition costs, required textbooks and software fees. Lenexa, Kan. – May 25, 2016 – Grantham University, a 65-year-old institution delivering accredited online degree programs to working adults and active-duty military and veteran students …continued
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Grantham University Announces Professional Branding Event in Stone Mountain, Ga.

MEDIA CONTACT Leila Gallagher 913-309-4804 lgallagher@grantham.edu Stone Mountain area residents are invited to attend this free, career-boosting session at Wade Walker Park Family YMCA. LENEXA, Kan. – May 16, 2016 – Grantham University, a 100 percent online accredited university with students worldwide, is hosting a special event to help Stone Mountain, Ga., area …continued
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NEW DEAN NAMED FOR MARK SKOUSEN SCHOOL OF BUSINESS AT GRANTHAM UNIVERSITY

MEDIA CONTACT Leila Gallagher 913-309-4804 lgallagher@grantham.edu Grantham University has announced the selection of David Marker, Ph.D., as the Dean of the Mark Skousen School of Business at Grantham University. Lenexa, Kan. – April 22, 2016 – Grantham University has announced the selection of David Marker, Ph.D., as dean of the …continued
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GRANTHAM UNIVERSITY and EANGUS PRESENT FULL SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY

MEDIA CONTACT Leila Gallagher 913-309-4804 lgallagher@grantham.edu   Grantham announces it is now accepting EANGUS scholarship applications for one deserving member of the National Guard Enlisted community. Lenexa, Kan. – April 18, 2016 – Grantham University, a 65-year-old institution delivering accredited online degree programs to working adults and active-duty military students …continued
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GRANTHAM UNIVERSITY AWARDS TWO FULL SCHOLARSHIPS IN COMMEMORATION OF 10TH ANNIVERSARY in KANSAS CITY

MEDIA CONTACT Leila Gallagher 913-309-4804 lgallagher@grantham.edu Grantham University has awarded Inetta Brown of Kansas City, Mo., and Kristi Boudreau of Slidell, La., a full scholarship.  Lenexa, Kan. – March 8, 2016 – Today, Grantham University announced the recipients of two scholarships created last fall in commemoration of the university’s move …continued
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GRANTHAM UNIVERSITY STAFF RECOGNIZED FOR SUCCESSFUL CONTRIBUTIONS TO COUNCIL OF COLLEGE AND MILITARY EDUCATORS 2016 SYMPOSIUM

Dr. Jeff Cropsey, The Council of College and Military Educators (CCME) President and Grantham University VP for Strategic Initiatives and External Relations, led a successful CCME symposium. LENEXA, Kan. – February 26, 2016 –  The 2016 Council of College and Military Educators (CCME) Symposium held on February 15-18, 2016, in …continued
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GRANTHAM UNIVERSITY HOSTS COMMUNITY VOLUNTEER FAIR AND GOODWILL DONATION DRIVE

MEDIA CONTACT Leila Gallagher 913-309-4804 lgallagher@grantham.edu In commemoration of its 65th birthday Grantham University is inviting Kansas City area residents to a community volunteer fair and Goodwill donation drive.  Lenexa, Kan. – February 24, 2016 –  Grantham University , a 100% online university, is commemorating its 65th birthday with a …continued
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Dr. Cheryl Hayek Named Interim University President

LENEXA, Kan. – Feb. 18, 2016 – Grantham University announced today that Dr. Cheryl Hayek has assumed the role of interim university president, effective Dec. 23, 2015, in addition to her continued responsibilities as the university’s chief academic officer and provost. “I’m extremely proud to serve in this interim capacity,” …continued
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