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Meet Dr. Steven Verrone: Helping Others Achieve Their Goals

At Grantham University, we want to give our students the education they deserve. That wouldn’t be possible without the faculty and staff who make the institution a worthwhile school at which to receive an education. With people such as Dr. Steven Verrone, an instructor for the Mark Skousen School of …continued Continue Reading

Master These Five Qualities Before Starting Your Career in Criminal Justice

What do patrol officers, legal assistants, probation officers, criminal investigators and legal secretaries all have in common? Well, not only do they all have careers in criminal justice1, they have jobs that require interaction with many people. According to an article on, “Criminal justice professionals work closely with team …continued Continue Reading

Support the Troops with the Gift of Giving

With each passing year, the holiday season seems to come up even more quickly than the year before. Before it’s even December 1st, holiday gifts are already planned and shopping has begun. But while you’re out shopping for family and friends, take a moment to remember the people farther from …continued Continue Reading

Five Qualities You Need for a Career in the Criminal Justice Field

Do you have what it takes to succeed in your career in the criminal justice field? While understanding the ins and outs of the criminal justice system is essential, there are some important qualities crucial to success as a criminal justice professional. For these professionals, who may have to work …continued Continue Reading

The Gift of Giving: Grantham University’s Commitment to Serving Others

An article on states, “About 34 percent of all charitable giving is done in the last three months of the year. Of those donations, about 18 percent are given in December alone.”1 It should come as no surprise that serving others increases significantly during the holiday season. It is …continued Continue Reading


MEDIA CONTACT Leila Gallagher 913-309-4804 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 Continue Reading

Five Ways to Get Your Work-Life Balance Back this Thanksgiving

As a Grantham University student, you work hard to incorporate your online classes into your busy schedule. You find a way to complete your assignments between other obligations you have — your online education allows you to do that. Your education can fit into your schedule however you need it …continued Continue Reading

The Many Options Open to You with a Criminal Justice Career

 With a criminal justice career, every day you get to help the lives of others and serve those who are in need. These professionals work tirelessly to protect our streets, homes and country in a variety of ways. As a nation, we depend on these hard-working individuals to keep us …continued Continue Reading

Meet Grantham Data Analyst Steve Kaestner: Committed to a Military-Friendly Workforce and Education

After 20 years and four deployments as a Section Sergeant in the U.S. Army, Grantham University Data Analyst Steve Kaestner understands first-hand the challenges that come with serving our country – not just on the front-line, but back home, as well. Finding the right career or job can be a …continued Continue Reading

Grantham’s Kathy Irvine Honors Father, WWII Veteran By Volunteering With Honor Flight Network of Kansas City

Kathy Irvine’s father never made it to see the WWII Memorial in Washington D.C., where his name is listed along with thousands of others. The memorial was opened in 2004, but Irvine’s father Robert “Bob” Irvine died in 2000. He served three years in the United States Navy as a …continued Continue Reading

Suzie Tousey: From Police Officer to Grantham Instructor

At Grantham, we value finding the right instructor for each program, especially when it comes to giving our students exactly what they need to grow their careers. Suzie Tousey, a Criminal Justice Foundations Faculty member at Grantham University, is a 27-year veteran of law enforcement who wanted to give back …continued Continue Reading

Your Criminal Justice Program: Key Things to Know

Do you want to work in a professional environment where you can make an impact every day? If so, then Grantham has the perfect program for you: criminal justice. With a bachelor’s degree from our criminal justice program, you can pursue a career in many different fields, including corrections, law …continued Continue Reading

Meet Gold Star Memorial Scholarship Recipient: Marie Mackey-Fahey

On Feb. 20, 2008, Marie Mackey-Fahey and her three children had to face chilling news. Mackey-Fahey’s husband, Staff Sergeant Bryant Wayne Mackey,  died in Mosul, Iraq when a rocket propelled grenade struck his tank. Six and a half years prior, in August 2001, Bryant Mackey joined the Army National Guard …continued Continue Reading


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 Continue Reading

Ellis University

We’ll be with you every step of the way. Our Ellis University Student Welcome Team ( or (888) 217-1224) is standing by to help make this transition as stress-free as possible. At Grantham, you’ll enjoy … A low undergraduate tuition rate – $265 per credit hour A lower rate for …continued Continue Reading

Dr. Qudsia Tahmina: Bringing Diversity to Online Learning

At Grantham University, we want to give our students the higher education experience they deserve. That wouldn’t be possible without the faculty and staff who make the institution so great. With instructors like Dr. Qudsia Tahmina, Senior Faculty of Engineering, Grantham is able to offer the high level of care …continued Continue Reading

65 Years of Commitment to Military Veteran Students

As a Grantham University student, you get more than a leader in online education. You get the support of an institution founded on the principles of serving others. You get an institution that demonstrates commitment to making higher education affordable and accessible. You get an institution that cares about the …continued Continue Reading


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 Continue Reading


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 Continue Reading

Join Grantham University in Celebrating Veterans Week!

November 6-13, Grantham is honoring our nation’s veterans with a week of activities in the Kansas City area geared toward military veterans and active duty service members. While a few days will be dedicated to our own internal employees who are veterans, you are welcome to join us in community …continued Continue Reading

Salary Expectations: 2 Ways to Respond When your Interviewer Asks

Interviews are often a nerve-inducing experience without questions about your salary expectations coming up. But when it does, to avoid a series of “ums…” and blank stares off into the distance, it is best to know exactly how to answer this question in a constructive way. As a general rule, …continued Continue Reading

The Busy Student’s Guide to a Halloween Party on a Budget

              Who doesn’t love a good Halloween party? At Grantham, we sure do. But we know it can be hard for busy students on a budget. This year, though, Halloween can be different. Don’t let expensive costumes and fancy party decorations get in the …continued Continue Reading

Join a Veterans Voices Writing Group at Grantham

Grantham University is proud to partner with Veterans Voices Writing Project to offer an avenue for our military veterans and active duty students to join a writing community that aligns with the mission of this noble organization. Veterans Voices Writing Project (VVWP) originally began in 1946 as the Hospitalized Veterans …continued Continue Reading

Meet Grantham Instructor Janet Andrews, PhD: The Lifelong Learner

The Grantham University faculty is full of passionate, driven instructors. For many instructors, like Dr. Janet Andrews, teaching is more than a job; it is a way of life. It encourages continued learning and reaching new goals you never thought you could. Dr. Andrews has a master’s degree in biology …continued Continue Reading

Want to Thrive in Your Career? Master These Five Soft Skills

Do you have what it takes to succeed in your career? While understanding the ins and outs of your occupation is crucial, you cannot overlook developing the soft skills that employers want you to have —you know, those skill requirements you almost always see on job listings. Even for medical …continued Continue Reading


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 Continue Reading

How Healthcare Technology is Improving Your Patient Experience

Cerner, a global leader in healthcare technology, is using its resources to make a positive impact on the movement toward further implementation of electronic health records. The company, headquartered in Kansas City, has opened a state-of-the-art clinic in Bangalore, India. Electronic health records have already improved the way patient information …continued Continue Reading

5 Ways to Improve Your Bedtime Routine to Get More Sleep

What do Microsoft billionaire Bill Gates, Huffington Post Co-Founder Arianna Huffington and world-renowned designer Vera Wang all have in common? They value their bedtime routine.1 What can you say about yours?     If you spend your entire day dreaming about the pizza and Netflix marathon you will begin the …continued Continue Reading

Your Next Degree

Grantham Graduate Pursues Next Degree Jeremiah Woznick, M.B.A., 2016 An avid and accomplished surfer, Jeremiah Woznick has excelled as a surfing instructor, business entrepreneur and FMEA project specialist/program delivery manager. His education in business management – earning a bachelor’s degree and an M.B.A., both at Grantham – helped him create …continued Continue Reading

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