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GU Recognized for Hiring Military Veterans

Grantham University and 11 other Kansas City area employers that hired military veterans through Missouri’s Show-Me Heroes program have been honored by the state’s Department of Economic Development. Read more here: http://www.kansascity.com/2014/04/21/4967915/twelve-kansas-city-area-employers.html#storylink=cpy

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Grantham University Inducted into MoNGA’s Order of the Truman Battery D Battalion

Induction ceremony took place during the organization’s annual conference Lenexa, Kan. — April 14, 2014 — Each year the Missouri National Guard Association (MoNGA) hosts an annual conference for all of its members to come together to discuss how they can best serve the soldiers, airmen, retirees and families of …continued

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Grantham Adds 4 New Certificates to Program Options

The certificates are in human resources, cybersecurity, programming and business leadership Lenexa, Kan. — April 11, 2014 — According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2012 around 8,554 people who received postsecondary non-degrees – in other words they had participated in certificate programs – were employed in their respective …continued

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Charles Lamp, Army Veteran, Named Grantham’s 2014 Outstanding Graduate

Completed his associate, bachelor’s and master’s degrees through the University Lenexa, Kan. — April 8, 2014 — Charles Lamp of Hartselle, Ala., was recognized as Grantham University’s 2014 Outstanding Graduate during an awards luncheon today at the Distance Education and Training Council’s (DETC) 88th Annual Conference in Hammock Beach, Fla. …continued

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Catherine Smith of KC North Awarded SHRM/Grantham Graduate Scholarship

Will use opportunity to pursue her Master of Science in Performance Improvement Lenexa, Kan. — April 4, 2014 — Returning to school after a 24 year break is intimidating, but Catherine Smith, Kansas City North, was determined. After working in human resources for 11 years, she knew to advance her …continued

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Grantham’s School of Business Named “Best for Vets” by Military Times

64 schools were selected based on culture and curriculum that caters to veteran students Lenexa, Kan. — March 11, 2014 — Currently about one million veterans are enrolled in colleges and universities around the country. For these veteran students who are interested in pursuing a business degree, Military Times has …continued

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Grantham University and Labette Community College Open New Doors for Students Pursuing Advanced Degrees

The articulation agreement was signed on Wednesday, Feb. 26, in Parsons, Kan. Kansas City, Mo. – February 26, 2014 – Transitioning from community college to a four-year-degree just got even easier for some local Parsons students. A new articulation agreement between Grantham University and Labette Community College (LCC) offers graduates, …continued

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Dr. Jeffrey Cropsey Named President-Elect of CCME

Grantham University’s vice president for strategic initiatives and external relations was elected during the Council of College and Military Educators’ annual professional development symposium on Tuesday, Feb. 11.    Kansas City, Mo. — Feb. 17, 2014 — Though a winter storm was moving towards Savannah, Ga., members of the Council …continued

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Three Grantham Staff to Present at CCME’s “Crossroads in Military Education”

This year’s annual symposium takes place Feb. 10-13 in Savannah, Ga.   Kansas City, Mo. — Feb. 7, 2014 — In less than a week, military educators will be flocking from across the country to Savannah, Ga., for the Council of College and Military Educators’ (CCME) annual professional development symposium. …continued

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Growth Spurs Grantham University’s Move to Lenexa

Kansas City, Mo.— January 21, 2014 — Grantham University, an accredited online university serving working adults around the world, announced this week that it will be relocating its main campus to Lenexa, Kan., in spring 2014. “We have been searching diligently for a space to accommodate our growing employee base …continued

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Make a Wish and Blow out the Candles, Grantham is 63-Years-Young

On January 2, the University will celebrate serving students world-wide for well over half a century. Kansas City, Mo. — January 2, 2014 — In 1951, the world experienced a variety of “firsts,” including the first time jet planes were used to transport passengers from one destination to another for …continued

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Kansas City Business Journal Names Grantham a Top Area University

This is the second year that the University was listed as third largest based on Fall enrollments.   Kansas City, Mo. — January 2, 2014 — Each year, the Kansas City Business Journal compiles its list of the Top Area Colleges and Universities. This is the second year that Grantham …continued

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New E-Book to Help Military Spouses Navigate Educational and Career Success

Grantham University’s latest publication provides information on continuing professional development and college courses even if the family is relocated across the world. Kansas City, Mo. — December 19, 2013 — The life of a military spouse is unique. They are frequently asked to juggle family responsibilities and careers while the …continued

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Military Advanced Education Names Grantham a Top Military-Friendly University

This is the seventh consecutive year Grantham has received this honor.   Kansas City, Mo. — December 16, 2013 — Since its inception 62 years ago, Grantham University has always strived to help service members and veterans pursue and achieve their educational goals. For the seventh consecutive year, the University …continued

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Ingram’s Magazine Names Grantham Second Top Private College and University in Mo./Kan.

Rankings were based on undergraduate enrollment for Fall 2012; Grantham also named one of the largest private colleges and universities based on graduate school enrollment. As a benefit for subscribers, each year Ingram’s Magazine compiles the Book of Leads & Lists. For the 2013 edition, Grantham University was amongst the …continued

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Grantham University Announces New Concentrations for Multidisciplinary Studies Program

Concentrations in human resource management, criminal justice, health systems management, accounting, business administration, business management and computer science Grantham University announced that it has added seven new specialized concentrations to its bachelor of science in multidisciplinary studies. The concentrations provide students majoring in multidisciplinary studies with the opportunity to increase …continued

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Seventh Year of GU’s Operation Thanksgiving Gathers Over 2300 Items for Della Lamb

Grantham University also raised over $250 for the charity, which provides low-income families with educational opportunities in addition to groceries during the holiday season The giving nature of Kansas City was experienced first-hand by Grantham University in 2005 when they relocated to the greater metropolitan area from Katrina-ravaged Louisiana. For …continued

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Dr. Nancy Miller Returns as Grantham University’s Dean of the College of Engineering & Computer Science

An accomplished educator, Dr. Miller has ten years of leadership experience in three different countries. Grantham University is proud to announce that their new dean of the College of Engineering and Computer Science is a familiar face. Dr. Nancy Miller has returned to her previous position of dean. “I’m thrilled …continued

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Grantham University to Present at 19th Annual Sloan Consortium International Conference on Online Learning

Dr. Cheryl Hayek and Jennifer Shreckengost lead two presentations on best practices for online universities to utilize when working with full-time faculty and adjunct professors Dr. Cheryl Hayek, chief academic officer, and Jennifer Shreckengost, chair – faculty development and education training, of Grantham University have been selected to present at …continued

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Grantham University Provides a “Hand Up” to Homeless Veterans with Heart of America Stand Down

For two days, 35 staff helped set up and run the biannual event at Memorial Hall in Kansas City, Kan. In a war, “stand down” is a break in fighting that offers military members some much needed rest and respite from battle. In the Kansas City metro area, Heart of …continued

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Grantham University Salutes Our Nation’s Veterans

Kansas City, Mo. — November 11, 2013 — Grantham University’s history of service to America’s veterans began in 1951, when World War II veteran Donald Grantham returned home from the South Pacific and founded the institution with the goal of providing education opportunities to veterans returning home from war. 63 …continued

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Grantham University’s Dr. Niccole Buckley Selected as Session Chair for International Academy of Business and Public Administration Disciplines

Led group discussion for Contemporary Business Issues/Distance Learning division Dr. Niccole Buckley, dean of Grantham University’s Mark Skousen School of Business, served as session chair for the International Academy of Business and Public Administration Disciplines (IABPAD) Fall Conference in Las Vegas, Nev. In addition to serving as session chair for …continued

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Grantham University’s Dr. Mark Skousen Kicks Off Kauffman Foundation’s Global Entrepreneurship Week

Presentation, “Bears Make Headlines, Bulls Make Money: Is Wall Street the Entrepreneur’s Best Friend?” will examine the vital role of capital markets in multiple facets of the business world For the second year in a row, one of superscholar.org’s “20 Most Influential Living Economists” and honorary dean of Grantham University’s …continued

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Grantham University’s Chase Cookson Selected as Session Chair for Academy of Management

Led group discussion in Orlando on four papers for Social Issues in Management division.   Kansas City, Mo. — October 21, 2013 — Chase Cookson, chair of Grantham University’s Mark Skousen School of Business, served as session chair for the Academy of Management’s (AOM) Social Issues in Management (SIM) division. …continued

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Grantham University’s Nicole Gowdy Speaks at Fort Campbell for Hispanic Heritage Month

Presentation focused on “What it means to be Hispanic in the United States Military.” Kansas City, Mo. — October 14, 2013 — Since 1988, Hispanic Heritage Month has been recognized and celebrated throughout the country and the United States military. In honor of the 25th anniversary, the 6th Battalion 101st …continued

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Grantham University’s Dr. Susan Fairchild Retires, Named Dean Emeritus

Fairchild founded the University’s nursing programs in 2009 which later became the School of Nursing, part of the College of Nursing and Allied Health. Kansas City, Mo. — October 10, 2013 — Dr. Susan Fairchild, Dean of the School of Nursing in the Grantham University’s College of Nursing and Allied …continued

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Military Students at Grantham University Will Continue Classes Despite Government Shutdown

University committed to ensuring that each student registered for classes in October will continue their education as planned Kansas City, Mo. — October 04, 2013 — Because of the partial shutdown of the federal government, some college funding sources for students have seen an immediate impact, like military tuition assistance. …continued

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TSgt Noel Fox of Lompoc Receives Scholarship to Grantham University

Student pursuing his MBA with Eugene “Gene” Jewett Memorial Scholarship for Business Students Kansas City, Mo. – October 4, 2013 – Grantham University, www.grantham.edu, has named Technical Sergeant (TSgt) Noel Fox of Lompoc, Cali., as the recipient of the first annual Eugene “Gene” Jewett Memorial Scholarship.  The scholarship, valued up …continued

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Grantham University Named a 2014 Military Friendly School

2014 list marks the 5th consecutive year GU is recognized for serving military students Kansas City, Mo. — September 17, 2013 — For the fifth year in a row, Grantham University, www.grantham.edu, has been named a Military Friendly School® by G.I. Jobs. The 2014 list recognizes the top 20 percent …continued

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TSgt Robert Bursee Receives Grantham University’s David “Bull” Baker Memorial Scholarship

Kansas City, Mo. – September 6, 2013 – Grantham University, www.grantham.edu, has named Technical Sergeant (TSgt) Robert Bursee of Nashville, Tenn., as the recipient of the David “Bull” Baker Memorial Scholarship. The scholarship, valued up to $38,600, covers the cost of tuition, textbooks, software and associated fees for the completion …continued

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