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Performance Improvement Spotlight: SGM James W. Grady

In anticipation of the 2016 Enlisted Association of the National Guard of Georgia (EANGGA) Annual State Conference in June, we’re holding a professional branding event to help area residents, enlisted personnel and our students brush up on networking, resume writing and using social media in the job hunt. Our featured …continued Continue Reading

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 Continue Reading

Grantham Gives Back

Amanda and I grinned across the table at each other as Rebecca approached the counter. “Hi,” she said to the unsuspecting bakery patron, “your meal is on Grantham University today. We’re celebrating 65 years of serving others by partnering with MeMa’s to cover the cost of your breakfast.” The three …continued Continue Reading

4 Ways to Calm Your Nerves Before Starting an Online Degree Program

Pursuing a college degree after a lengthy layoff from school can be a stress-inducing predicament for many adult learners. Some have to reach back to their 20s to find the last time they had a study session or wrote a research paper. Now that it’s a little later in life, …continued Continue Reading

Online Degree vs. Traditional University: Pros and Cons

Now is the time many traditional college campuses are enrolling students for the fall semester. Maybe you’ve thought about going back to school, but aren’t sure how to make it work with your schedule. Perhaps an online degree is the right choice to fit your life. There are pros and …continued Continue Reading

Fear No Math

Hello. My name is Pam, and I’m scared of math. Well, not exactly scared. More like intimidated. I’m intimidated by math. But math didn’t always intimidate me. I used to be the boss of math. Math was a breeze. Math was fun. I owned math. Addition, subtraction, multiplication, division … …continued Continue Reading

Criminal Justice Spotlight: Brad Lynn

Editor’s Note: From the cop on the beat to the computer forensic specialist, our modern police are dedicated to peace, service and our protection. At Grantham University, we’re proud to serve their educational needs with online criminal justice degree programs through our College of Arts and Sciences. During National Police Week, …continued Continue Reading

Cheryl Rules, Ph.D.

Director of Nursing Cheryl Rules, Ph.D., director of Nursing, is an educator and nurse with more than 34 years of experience in healthcare. She holds an Associate Degree in Nursing from Gateway Technical College; a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and a Master of Science in Nursing, both from Regis …continued Continue Reading

5 Suspicious Signs Your Job Interview Went Poorly

The mind of a job seeker one hour after completing a job interview can operate like a broken record. Often times, the broken record plays back the same few questions. Did they like me? Did I answer the questions the way the interviewer wanted? Will they call me back? I’ve …continued Continue Reading

6 Common Grammatical Mistakes to Avoid on Cover Letters

R U ready to write ur next ppr? If you find yourself writing like you’re sending a text instead of a cover letter, you might need a few refreshers before tackling that big assignment for your online degree program or sending off your resume to a potential employer. After all, …continued Continue Reading

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 Continue Reading

5 Tips for Presenting Accomplishments in Your Resume, Cover Letter

It can be challenging to differentiate yourself to a potential employer, given the competitive nature of the job market. Focusing on the important topics when writing your resume (tips here) and cover letter (tips here) is essential to earning that coveted in-person interview. One of the best ways to make …continued Continue Reading

But I Don’t Need This Textbook Anymore …

Your semester is nearing its end and you’re probably cramming for a final … or preparing a major project … or simply hyperventilating. (Breathe slowly. In through the nose, out through the mouth. It’s okay. It’s almost over.) Now, as you look back at the work you have accomplished over …continued Continue Reading

Should You Include Social Media Links on Your Resume?

Think of your favorite sports vehicle; your favorite place to grab your morning coffee; your favorite band; your dinner spot of choice on a Friday or Saturday night. Post your answers in the comments section below, if you’d like. Answers to questions like these likely have an active presence in …continued Continue Reading

4 Practical Ways to Use Math in Everyday Life

Many people, including students in online degree programs, seem to despise and/or fear math. Those emotions may be understandable for people who have suffered unfortunate experiences in their schooling (something different than true education). Nonetheless, the practical application, and therefore the knowledge, of elementary math is indispensable in everyday life. …continued Continue Reading

Wise Words from the Founder of Modern Nursing

Editor’s Note: Grantham University honors the self-sacrifice and expertise of the modern nursing community. We’re proud to serve their educational needs with seven nursing-related educational programs in our College of Nursing and Allied Health. In recognition of their caring spirit and place in our lives, we look back to the one who …continued Continue Reading

Military Spouse Appreciation Day

Editor’s Note: Grantham University is taking a moment to acknowledge the tremendous contribution a military spouse makes all year long by republishing timely advice from a veteran Air Force spouse. One day of appreciation is not nearly adequate enough; nevertheless, we thank you.  As I write this, I’m camping out on the …continued Continue Reading

Grantham Gives Back to Hillcrest Transitional Housing of KC

Think about your life for a moment. Think about the simple necessities that we all often take for granted: a roof over your head … food in your refrigerator … clothes in your closet … a vehicle to get you to and from your everyday activities. These are the normalcies …continued Continue Reading

How to Successfully Navigate the Online Classroom

Though it’s been many years since I completed my last degree, I can still feel the butterflies … er, thrill I used to experience every year when the fall semester arrived. I loved the process of preparing to get back into the swing of learning, stocking up on classroom necessities …continued Continue Reading

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 Continue Reading

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David Marker, Ph.D

Dean of the Mark Skousen School of Business Dr. David Marker, dean of the Mark Skousen School of Business, has been with Grantham University since 2013. He spent the previous 12 years at the École Supérieure de Commerce (ESC) – Clermont Ferrand, France, where he served as a full professor, …continued Continue Reading

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 Continue Reading

YRC Worldwide

YRC Worldwide knows a thing or two about making the right move. At Grantham University, we’re happy to help YRC Worldwide employees make a move to improve their futures … the opportunity to pursue – and deliver on – the dream of a college degree. Continue Reading

Parris Island MCRD

Serving Those Who Serve®  For the past five years, GI Jobs has surveyed thousands of schools nationwide to determine the schools that go above and beyond for military college students. The resulting top 15% are deemed “military friendly” and can display the GI Jobs Military Friendly Seal.  Grantham University has been selected …continued Continue Reading

Ft. Polk

Serving Those Who Serve®  For the past five years, GI Jobs has surveyed thousands of schools nationwide to determine the schools that go above and beyond for military college students. The resulting top 15% are deemed “military friendly” and can display the GI Jobs Military Friendly Seal.  Grantham University has been selected …continued Continue Reading

Fairchild AFB

Serving Those Who Serve®  For the past five years, GI Jobs has surveyed thousands of schools nationwide to determine the schools that go above and beyond for military college students. The resulting top 15% are deemed “military friendly” and can display the GI Jobs Military Friendly Seal.  Grantham University has been selected …continued Continue Reading

Grantham University Announces Professional Branding Event in Washington, DC

MEDIA CONTACT Leila Gallagher 913-309-4804 lgallagher@grantham.edu Washington, DC, area residents are invited to attend this free, career-boosting session. LENEXA, Kan. – April 1, 2016 – Grantham University, a 100 percent online accredited university with students worldwide, is hosting a special event to help Washington, DC, area residents enhance their personal branding, social networking …continued Continue Reading

Jheri Bermudez

Jheri provides administrative support to the University Outreach team. Jheri started at Grantham University in the Admission Department and then served for three years in the Registrar’s Office as the Military Portal Administrator. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Kansas and completed her Master of …continued Continue Reading