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5 Financial Planning Concepts to Help the 56% of U.S. Adults with No Budget

Are you worried you may be stuck working well past retirement age? You’re not alone. And with good financial planning, you can be on your way to financial security, so you can spend your retirement years sipping Mai Tais on the beach rather than chained to a desk. And who …continued Continue Reading

Answering that Familiar Question: Why Do I Need to Learn This?!

 Before we go any further, I need you to know that I have a great respect for learning. However, that respect was built up over time. There were moments of doubt and countless hours spent flummoxed by some of the subjects that I was forced to endure in grade school …continued Continue Reading

Four Password Tips for the 47 Percent of Adults at Risk of Cyberthreats

At the beginning of every year, tech companies release a list of information that tends to remain the same. You know what it is — a list of the most commonly used passwords. According to a study by the Ponemon Institute, 47 percent of adults have had their personal information …continued Continue Reading

4 Cybersecurity Skills that Can Help Prevent Computer Hacking

Just like the cyberworld, the term “computer hacking” has evolved tremendously. It was initially used in the mid-1900s as a positive term to describe people who had an impressive mastery of computers.1 Now, it refers to the malicious and harmful changes made to computer software or hardware in order to …continued Continue Reading

Resume Tip #1: How to Write a Targeted Resume Quickly

Psst. I want to let you in on a little secret – a little resume tip. Even if you love your current job, it’s OK to keep your resume up-to-date. After all, you never know when that perfect job – your absolute dream job – might appear on your radar. …continued Continue Reading

Cyber Security & the Future: A Guide to Cyber Security Jobs

With more people relying on the internet for their daily needs, it’s no surprise that cyber security jobs are on the rise. Technology has created an interconnected, collaborative world that adds value, ease and fun to many areas of our life. But, with the added benefits of technology, also comes …continued Continue Reading

Meet Raylein Jones: Current Grantham Student, Future Website Designer

Do you want to have the skills to be able to make a difference at your job? Perform better than you ever have before? Make positive suggestions that change the way the company works? Then Grantham University staff member and student, Raylein Jones, has some advice for you: get your …continued Continue Reading

You don’t have to be a Project Manager to use your MBA-PM degree

Since the beginning of time, great examples of project management have permeated history – the creation of the Great Pyramid of Giza in 2570 BC, the building of the Great Wall of China in 208 BC, the construction of the world’s greatest baseball stadium, Wrigley Field, in 1916 (shameless plug, …continued Continue Reading

How a Cyber Security Degree Can Jump Start Your Career

Focus and Foresight. Preparation and problem-solving. Analytics and investigation. Details and Diagnoses. These are all qualities and skills you can learn and develop as you pursue a cyber security degree. Cybersecurity training from Grantham could be your first step into the booming information technology industry. Whether you are pursuing a …continued Continue Reading

Retired Navy Lieutenant, Forest Kemp, Receives Grantham University’s Eugene “Gene” Jewett Memorial Scholarship

MEDIA CONTACT Leila Gallagher 913-309-4804 lgallagher@grantham.edu Lenexa, Kan. – February 7, 2017 – Grantham University has awarded the Eugene “Gene” Jewett Memorial Scholarship to a student in the University’s Mark Skousen School of Business. This year’s recipient is Forest Kemp of Richmond, Va., who served more than 21 years in …continued Continue Reading

Are annual performance appraisals outdated?

The online article, “Ahead of the curve: The future of performance management” in the McKinsey Quarterly really had me thinking about performance appraisals. As a young manager, when our staff had grown to about 25 associates, I thought it was a good idea to implement annual performance appraisals. At the time, …continued Continue Reading

3 Ways Human Resources Will be About the Employee in 2017

With a new year comes new trends. From clothing to apps to the workplace, this upcoming year will bring with it a variety of changes. So, what does this mean for those entering the workforce? It means that the workplace is a rapidly changing environment, but it’s changing in a …continued Continue Reading

NATASHA REED RECEIVES GRANTHAM UNIVERSITY BLACKS IN GOVERNMENT, INC. FULL SCHOLARSHIP

MEDIA CONTACT Leila Gallagher 913-309-4804 lgallagher@grantham.edu LENEXA, Kan. – January 31, 2017 – Grantham University, and the National Organization of Blacks in Government (BIG), Inc are pleased to announce Natasha Reed as this year’s recipient of a full scholarship valued up to $39,471. Ms. Reed is a licensed civil engineer employed …continued Continue Reading

From Foster Child to MBA Graduate: Meet Grantham Alumna September Wallace

As an online student, you have the opportunity to connect with classmates from all over the country who each bring their unique points of view to the online classroom. Your classmates are all people who have taken a unique path to get to where they are in their online education …continued Continue Reading

Meet Instructor Faith Bell: One of Our Highly Educated Life Changers

Being an online student is much more than looking at a computer screen. You’re interacting with people from many different backgrounds, and can share and take in unique thoughts and perspectives. You’re taught by a group of “Life Changers” who are on the other side of the screen. At Grantham …continued Continue Reading

Where Will Your Human Resources Career Path Lead You?

Your human resources career path could take you somewhere entirely different than somebody else who is also pursuing human resources. A human resources management degree could give you the skills and knowledge necessary to take your HR career to the next level. With skills pertaining to nearly every industry — …continued Continue Reading

DR. CHERYL RULES NAMED DEAN OF GRANTHAM’S COLLEGE OF NURSING AND ALLIED HEALTH

Lenexa, Kan. – January 23, 2017 – Grantham University, a 66-year-old institution delivering accredited online degree programs to working adults and military students around the world, has named Dr. Cheryl Rules as its Dean of the College of Nursing and Allied Health. This comes on the heels of the university’s …continued Continue Reading

Five Strategies You’ll Learn from Our Online HR Management Program

Human resources managers are important for the success of any business. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, “They oversee the recruiting, interviewing and hiring of new staff; consult with top executives on strategic planning; and serve as a link between an organization’s management and its employees.”1 Without human resources, …continued Continue Reading

GRANTHAM UNIVERSITY ANNOUNCES 2017 CAREER BOOSTER WEBINAR SERIES

MEDIA CONTACT Leila Gallagher 913-309-4804 lgallagher@grantham.edu Webinars will cover an array of career-focused topics and are free to Grantham students and the public. LENEXA, Kan. – January 23, 2017 – Grantham University is introducing a new series of monthly webinars geared toward providing important, relevant job search information and assistance to …continued Continue Reading

Discover the strange but true history of Inauguration Day

A president becomes empowered as president, not on Election Day, or even after the Electoral votes are counted, but on Inauguration Day after they are administered the oath of office (Article II of the U.S. Constitution). On April 30, 1789, George Washington was inaugurated in New York City as our …continued Continue Reading

Want a Successful Human Resources Career? Master the Art of Monotasking.

For a long time, you have probably been repeatedly told how important it is to master the art of multi-tasking. Balancing multiple projects at one time and keeping your attention on everything at once is more productive, right? Not necessarily. In a study published in 2014, it was found that …continued Continue Reading

MASTER SERGEANT ROBERT BURSEE RECEIVES GRANTHAM UNIVERSITY DAVID “BULL” BAKER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

LENEXA, Kan. – January 18, 2017 – Grantham University, has named Master Sergeant Robert Bursee of Santa Clarita, California, as the recipient of the David “Bull” Baker Memorial Scholarship. Bursee earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration at Grantham and he is now working toward his Master’s in Business Administration. …continued Continue Reading

GRANTHAM UNIVERSITY CELBRATES 66TH BIRTHDAY AND RECEIVES THREE MILITARY DESIGNATIONS

  LENEXA, Kan. – January 17, 2017 This month, Grantham University celebrates 66 years of helping military service members, veterans and adult learners across the globe earn a college education through distance learning. Substantiating this deeply rooted experience within the military community are three 2017 accolades recently awarded to the …continued Continue Reading

Why You Should Consider an Online Master’s in Information Technology

We live in a digital age. Technology is crucial to our daily lives and our dependency on technology is only growing with each passing day. There is a demand for workers who can maintain the security of the technology we rely on and who can continue to develop and progress …continued Continue Reading

Ten New Year’s Resolutions to Reach Your Career Goals

The new year is here. And regardless of whether you are nearing the end of your academic journey or only recently started your first week of classes, it is never too early to start taking steps toward your career goals. Instead of making resolutions you will probably only keep for …continued Continue Reading

Celebrating Grantham’s 66th Year in Higher Education

On January 2, 1951, WWII Veteran Donald Grantham founded Grantham University to provide war veterans with an opportunity to continue their education in an affordable and flexible way. Sixty-six years later, Donald Grantham’s legacy continues. Higher education has changed significantly since 1951, and Grantham has embraced the change. We decided …continued Continue Reading

GRANTHAM UNIVERSITY COMMEMORATES 66TH BIRTHDAY AND CONTINUES SERVICE-FOCUSED MISSION

MEDIA CONTACT Leila Gallagher 913-309-4804 lgallagher@grantham.edu Lenexa, Kan., Jan. 4, 2016 — Grantham University commemorated its 66th birthday on January 2, 2017. Grantham is a 100 percent online university whose focus on “Serving those who Serve®” extends beyond its more than 17,000 students, to numerous corporate and government partners, and …continued Continue Reading

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 Continue Reading

Three Reasons Why a Master’s in Information Technology Will Help Your Career

Whether you want to be the computer systems analyst of an enterprise, an application developer for a small business or a consultant who sets your own hours, the master’s in information technology degree program at Grantham University is the first step toward advancing your career. This degree program emphasizes the …continued Continue Reading

The Advantages of Cloud Computing for Holiday Shopping

How often do you hear someone say, without using a sarcastic tone, “The crowds, traffic and packed parking lots are the reasons I love spending time holiday shopping.” Probably not very often. Holiday shopping, specifically Black Friday and Cyber Monday, has become a huge opportunity for retailers, with over $5.5 …continued Continue Reading