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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

Bet You Didn’t Know This About Your Dark Roast Coffee…

If you’re a working adult going back to school to get your online degree, you’re probably quite familiar with the sweet nectar of the gods, otherwise known as coffee. It’s a tool that to many students becomes as necessary as your computer and textbooks to ensure success. For better or …continued Continue Reading

MBA Alumni Spotlight: Rita Harder

On August 6, the Life Changers of Grantham University will once again do something pretty unique for a 100% online university … we will host the 2016 edition of our annual live-and-in-person commencement ceremony. Graduates come from all over the world to walk the line. They meet with faculty, staff …continued Continue Reading

From Payphones to Paying with your Phone

Did you see the story recently about the man who paid for his lunch with his hand? In an attempt to push the extreme boundaries of what a life without cash or credit cards and only mobile payments would be like, BuzzFeed News Reporter Charlie Warzel had a microchip implanted …continued Continue Reading

So What, Exactly, is a Computer Support Specialist?

We mentioned in last week’s blog that information technology careers are booming right now. In 2013 the top five entry-level information technology jobs were: Computer Support Specialist, Software Developer/Engineer, Systems Analyst, Network/Systems Admin, and Database Administrator. There were a combined 335,000 job openings posted by companies. About two-thirds of those …continued Continue Reading

GRANTHAM UNIVERSITY ANNOUNCES OVER $78,000 IN SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

MEDIA CONTACT Leila Gallagher 913-309-4804 lgallagher@grantham.edu Grantham is now accepting scholarship applications for two different opportunities.  Lenexa, Kan. – June 6, 2016 Grantham University, a 65-year-old institution delivering accredited online degree programs to working adults and active-duty military students around the world, has announced the following scholarship opportunities: Grantham’s Eugene “Gene” …continued Continue Reading

4 Things to Know About an Online Computer Science Degree

Have you ever jumped out of your chair when someone walked up behind you suddenly? Once you see who it is, you calm down quickly, but your initial reaction of fear and surprise is because the person’s presence was unknown and unexpected. Many people are afraid of what they don’t …continued Continue Reading

Grantham University Announces Partnership with YRC Worldwide Inc.

MEDIA CONTACT Leila Gallagher 913-309-4804 lgallagher@grantham.edu The partnership will provide YRC Worldwide employees with educational and career advancement opportunities. LENEXA, Kan. – June 1, 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 and YRC Worldwide …continued Continue Reading

Educational Pieces of Flair – Digital Badges

Several months ago, I was sharing with my husband that Grantham University will be running a pilot on these digital badges in some of our business courses. He was a bit confused. He didn’t quite understand the idea of a digital badge. What is a digital badge … and why …continued Continue Reading

Memorial Day 2016

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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