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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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Welcome to Grantham Alumni! Better Futures Under Construction Much as you have improved your opportunities for a better future through a college education, we are improving our ability to continue to serve you as members of Grantham Alumni. Join Our Community! We know from talking with our Students and Alumni …continued Continue Reading

Kristen Drawdy: Grantham Alumna, Future Accountant

After seven years away from an education setting, Grantham University Alumna Kristen Drawdy decided it was time to go back to school. Drawdy wanted to transition out of her cosmetology career and find a place in the finance world. For her, attending Grantham was the perfect opportunity to make that …continued Continue Reading

Why Your Medical Billing and Coding Career Matters

              Medical coding and billing professionals are important members of a medical team. These professionals carefully maintain patient records and make sure that everyone is billed correctly. The health care industry depends on these professionals to properly code a patient’s diagnosis and then request …continued Continue Reading

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One Step at a Time: How Disabled Student Vikki Hall Finds Success

Juggling multiple commitments as a student is not easy. But adding a disability into the mix is even more difficult. However, for some, having inspiration and motivation is enough to power through the challenging times. We had a chance to hear about Vikki Hall’s positive experience as a disabled student …continued Continue Reading

Brandi Rice: Turning Tragedy into Motivation

We all have experiences in life that knock us down at times. What matters most is how we move forward from those experiences. Brandi Rice turns them into motivation to push herself harder to succeed. As a working parent and Grantham medical coding and billing student, Rice is working hard …continued Continue Reading


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 Continue Reading

Three Things You Should Expect from Your Online Medical Billing and Coding Program

Do you want to work in a hospital setting, but would prefer not to work directly with patients? Fortunately, there may be a perfect solution for you: medical billing and coding. These specialists, who can be trained through an online medical billing and coding program, are there to carefully maintain …continued Continue Reading

On the Front Lines: Grantham Alumni CW5 Derrick Edwards

At Grantham University, we value the role we play in helping our military students achieve their academic goals. But offering opportunities to pursue an online degree program is only half the equation. The other half is found in the grit, determination and commitment of our dedicated students. Students who will …continued Continue Reading

How to Answer the Trickiest of Interview Questions

Remember that important childhood rule: honesty is the best policy? The one we accidentally forget about as we get older. Well, as it turns out, employers want to see honesty even when they ask you tricky interview questions. So avoid doing the “humblebrag.” If you are not familiar with the …continued Continue Reading

Why Accounting is Important: A Look Inside the Fashion Industry

“You gotta have style. It helps you get down the stairs. It helps you get up in the morning. It’s a way of life. Without it, you’re nobody.” This bold statement by Diana Vreeland, recognized today as the Empress of Fashion1, reflects the importance fashion has in our everyday lives. …continued Continue Reading

11 Online Education Questions You Want Answered

With more than 65 years of experience in distance education, Grantham University has become a specialist in online learning for adults. We’re sharing some of our expertise by answering your most frequently asked online education questions: Q: What is online learning? A: Online learning (or distance education, as it’s known …continued Continue Reading

Anthony Houchin: Grantham Instructor and Master of the Work-Life Balance

Not only does Grantham University value a healthy work-life balance for its students, it values a healthy work-life balance for its instructors. Anthony Houchin, who currently teaches business and marketing courses at Grantham, left the corporate world — but not his field of interest. He is able to combine his …continued Continue Reading


MEDIA CONTACT Leila Gallagher 913-309-4804 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 Continue Reading

How Confidence in Public Speaking Will Make You a Better Accountant

If you are an accounting student so you can spend your career sitting alone at your desk avoiding face-to-face communication with anyone, it’s time to break out of your shell and make the most of your future accounting career! Confidence in public speaking is crucial to a successful accounting career. …continued Continue Reading

No Joking Matter: How Greg Gildersleeve Uses Stories and Comics to Impact Others

People enjoy comic books. That should come as no surprise. Most likely, you have read at least one at some point in your life. If you haven’t read one, you’ve probably seen the film adaptation1. For some, though, the enjoyment of reading the comic is not enough. Creating one is …continued Continue Reading

Tackling Online Learning Myth Number Three

Online degree programs – as well as online schools, online colleges and online education in general – have been around for years now; decades, in fact. And yet, despite the fact that more than 5.8 million students take classes online in the United States alone, an online learning myth pops up every …continued Continue Reading

Faculty Profile: Archuleta Chisolm

As an entirely online institution, Grantham is able to support students in all walks of life. As Business Foundations faculty member Archuleta Chisolm expresses, Grantham’s instructors are able to provide one-on-one support to students. Chisolm enjoys watching her students grow through their academic journey and use their education to change …continued Continue Reading

The Rise of Online Learning

The landscape of online learning is shifting right now. If you would have asked me about the landscape just five years ago, I would have told you it was emerging. It was still new and exciting, and if you were in the business of online education, you had to prove …continued Continue Reading

3 Unusual Signs of Intelligence in Adults

If you’re always the disorganized, sleep-deprived, foul-mouthed person in the group, you may want to keep reading. Studies are claiming these three traditionally negative qualities are actually signs of intelligence in adults. You read that correctly. Gone are the days when you have to listen to people tell you “organization …continued Continue Reading

Presidential Election Myths

Editor’s Note: In anticipation of the November elections, Political Science Foundations Faculty member Mark Olson wants to help you see through the clutter by debunking a few election myths in this blog post. But he’s not stopping there. Olson is also teaching a Special Topics course on Presidential Elections – GU …continued Continue Reading

5 Unexpected Accounting Careers You Should Know About

Traditionally, people don’t think of accountants as having the “most fun job ever.” However, accounting can be much more than simply looking at numbers. With accounting careers available, and necessary, in a variety of industries, there are a lot more options than the traditional bookkeeping jobs we typically envision when …continued Continue Reading