Support the Troops with the Gift of Giving

support the troops

Posted by Grantham University
December 6, 2016

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

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

criminal justice field

Posted by Grantham University
November 30, 2016

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

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

Military-Friendly

Posted by Grantham University
November 16, 2016

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

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

Posted by Courtney Servaes
November 9, 2016

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

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Meet Gold Star Memorial Scholarship Recipient: Marie Mackey-Fahey

Marie Mackey-Fahey, Gold Star Memorial Scholarship Recipient

Posted by Grantham University
November 8, 2016

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

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65 Years of Commitment to Military Veteran Students

5 Years of Commitment to Military Veteran Students

Posted by Grantham University
November 3, 2016

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

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On the Front Lines: Grantham Alumni CW5 Derrick Edwards

Derrick Edwards

Posted by Grantham University
September 20, 2016

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

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Grantham’s Veteran Students: Serving Those Who Serve Us

Posted by Grantham University
August 29, 2016

“Serving Those Who Serve Us.” This Grantham University motto expresses the pride we take in our ability to cater to veteran students. Not only was the entire institution shaped by the vision of WWII Veteran Donald Grantham in 1951, it was founded to support members of the military who want …continued

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

Posted by Eden Lord
August 11, 2016

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

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

Posted by Eden Lord
August 1, 2016

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

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An Independence Day Quiz

Posted by Charles Stiles
July 4, 2016

“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

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Memorial Day 2016

Posted by Grantham University
May 27, 2016

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Performance Improvement Spotlight: SGM James W. Grady

Posted by Charles Stiles
May 25, 2016

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

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Criminal Justice Spotlight: Brad Lynn

Posted by Charles Stiles
May 19, 2016

Editor’s Note: From the cop on the beat to the computer forensic specialist, our modern police are dedicated to peace, service and our protection. At Grantham University, we’re proud to serve their educational needs with online criminal justice degree programs through our College of Arts and Sciences. During National Police Week, …continued

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Military Spouse Appreciation Day

Posted by Stephanie Jacoby
May 5, 2016

Editor’s Note: Grantham University is taking a moment to acknowledge the tremendous contribution a military spouse makes all year long by republishing timely advice from a veteran Air Force spouse. One day of appreciation is not nearly adequate enough; nevertheless, we thank you.  As I write this, I’m camping out on the …continued

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