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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 Continue Reading

How to Get the Job in Electronics Engineering Technology

Online education is tackling traditional brick-and-mortar education head on. You’re an online student—you, more than anyone, understand why it’s so great. You used the internet to your advantage so you could earn your degree. But why aren’t you landing the job? If you’ve gotten used to reaching your academic goals …continued Continue Reading

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) Continue Reading

An Entry-Level Playing Field isn’t a Fair Game for Veterans

I recently had the opportunity to meet with a group of veterans who had just transitioned into the private sector. In visiting with some of these veterans who were in the military for more than eight years, I heard a recurring theme: Civilian employers do not look at the life experience …continued Continue Reading

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 Continue Reading

Student Profile: Curt Dexter

With advancing technology, it seems that engineering careers have become more important than ever. If you want to work in engineering technology, it is never too late to go back to school. This is what our very own electronics engineering technology student, Curt Dexter, chose to do. To achieve his …continued Continue Reading

What You Need to Know About Your Degree in Electronics Engineering Technology

As an online student pursuing a degree in electronics engineering technology, you’re probably most interested in learning about complex control panels and electronic systems. But do you consider all the times that electronics engineers have to make important decisions on the spot? Probably not. As you work towards your degree …continued Continue Reading

The Best Food in Kansas City …that ISN’T Barbecue

When you think about food in Kansas City, the first thing that likely comes to mind is barbecue. And why not? Kansas City’s relationship with slow-smoked meats is rooted deep in its history going back well over a century1, and the local restaurants and barbecue chefs rack up countless awards …continued Continue Reading

Student Profile: Thaddeus Menendez

At Grantham, we value a strong sense of community, and we want you to know your fellow students and classmates. We decided to catch up with Thaddeus Menendez, one of our Electronics Engineering Technology students, to learn more about his journey with Grantham University.   Grantham University: Why did you …continued Continue Reading

Veteran Support Team (VST)

Ryan YeagerVST Coordinator The Veteran Support Team (VST) is a group of Grantham staff and veterans dedicated to providing support for veteran students and their families. We offer an array of services, including comprehensive career planning, resource assistance with both educational and non-educational veteran benefits, programmatic assistance for the classroom, …continued Continue Reading

Kansas City Mayor Sly James Will Speak at Grantham Commencement

Sly James is a household name in Kansas City, but he’s quickly gaining notice on the national stage too. As the Kansas City Mayor, James has been instrumental in the progress the city has seen in technology and innovation, transportation and the revitalization of downtown. On the national scene, James …continued Continue Reading

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 Continue Reading

Don’t Take a Pass on Your Military-to-Civilian Future

How prepared are you for your military-to-civilian future? It goes without saying that those who serve in our military have a full plate. No matter how long you have been – or plan to stay – in the military, you’ve probably wondered: What’s next? For the sake of your military-to-civilian future, think …continued Continue Reading

What You Need to Know About the Future of Drone Technology

When you hear the word “drone,” a variety of connotations probably come to mind. We’ve all heard that drones have been used for good things and definitely some bad things, but drone technology has also been used for everything in between—whether that be to capture samples of fluid sprayed from …continued Continue Reading

Let Your Electronic Engineering Degree Take You to Higher Places!

When we think of flying, we often focus on the little amount of leg room we have and the feeling of relief we experience when the person sitting behind us stops kicking the back of our seat. What we may not think about is all that goes into making a …continued Continue Reading

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 Continue Reading

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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 Continue Reading

Accounting Alumni Spotlight: Kelly Lambert

How do you define success? Is it as substantial as earning a promotion … taking care of your family … or earning an accounting degree from a 100% online university? All three? Maybe it’s as simple as getting to work every day with a matching pair of socks. (I know …continued Continue Reading

7 Places to Explore While Visiting KC

As a Grantham University graduate, you have the pleasure of celebrating commencement with your loved ones in Kansas City. Whether you have traveled 1,000 miles or 10 to attend commencement, you have completed a major academic journey this year and deserve to enjoy some of the city’s best offerings while …continued Continue Reading

Student Debt Relief

Editor’s Note: From low tuition rates to transfer credit opportunities, Grantham University offers a number of programs to help limit the debt load as students pursue a degree. But what about after they graduate? We asked Brent Carpenter, Financial Aid Compliance Analyst, to talk about what Grantham does to help …continued Continue Reading

An Independence Day Quiz

“Those who don’t know history are destined to repeat it.” Did you know this famous quote is attributed to George Washington in regard to the American Revolution and our fight for Independence? It wasn’t. That’s an out-and-out lie. This quote is actually attributed to Edmund Burke, a British-Irish politician who lived at the …continued Continue Reading

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 Continue Reading

What Would You Do with an Accelerated MBA?

I’ll let you in on a little secret. I’ve been struggling with my latest blog assignment. I’m supposed to talk about Grantham’s latest degree option: the Accelerated MBA. And I don’t know what to say! Don’t get me wrong. This new Accelerated MBA option has a lot going for it. …continued Continue Reading

5 Quick Tips for Finding Jobs in Computer Science

Being a lifelong learner is a great quality to have, but you probably went back to school for your online computer science degree for the more specific purpose of advancing your career or finding a job in the information technology industry. If you’re starting the process of looking for jobs …continued Continue Reading

Grantham Gives Back … with Care Packages

This year, Grantham University turned 65-years-young. That’s 65 years of changing lives for the better … of serving others. That’s why, in May, instead of ice cream and cake, we celebrated with care packages for a local community in need. It all started with Suzie Tousey. As part of the Grantham …continued Continue Reading

Dreading your English Composition Class?

As someone seeking an online computer science degree, you may be wondering why you even need to take English Composition. Your job will require you to have computer and technology skills, not writing skills, right? Wrong. “Writing is fundamental to every profession. Even those which do not appear to focus …continued Continue Reading

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 Continue Reading

Kos Semonski: Getting to Know Grantham’s Faculty

When it comes to the Grantham University faculty, the wealth of knowledge and interesting experiences they bring to the table is seemingly endless. We recently caught up with Kos Semonski, an adjunct instructor with the College of Engineering and Computer Science. Grantham University: What brought you to Grantham? Kos Semonski: …continued Continue Reading

Fear No English Class

English. That subject you dreaded in high school. Now you’re considering returning to school at an online institution such as Grantham University. There’s only one problem. You have to take that course … English class. But fear not. English courses are challenging, but they aren’t as bad as all that. In fact, …continued Continue Reading