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Grantham University Awards Scholarship in Conjunction with American Federation of Government Employees

LENEXA, Kan.—Grantham University in conjunction with the American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) has named Angela Jackson of Beacon, N.Y., as recipient of a $36,000 scholarship. Jackson is working toward a master’s degree in business administration at Grantham University with expected completion in 2016. Jackson, 43, is a native of Detroit, …continued

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Grantham University Awards Scholarship in Conjunction with Enlisted Association of the National Guard of the United States

LENEXA, Kan.—Grantham University, a leader in online military education, in conjunction with the Enlisted Association of the National Guard of the United States (EANGUS) has awarded a $36,000 scholarship to Damon Nakatani of Waianae, Hawaii. He will pursue a bachelor’s of science in information systems.Nakatani is employed as website administrator …continued

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Coffeyville Community College and Grantham University Agree to Articulation

The agreement, signed on September 30, allows students who have completed an associate’s degree to transfer to corresponding bachelor’s degrees Lenexa, Kan. — October 8, 2014 —Students are faced with countless options when it comes to choosing the right school in which to pursue their college education. Recently, Coffeyville Community …continued

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Grantham University Named a 2015 Military Friendly® School

This is the sixth year the school has been added to GI Jobs and Victory Media’s annual list Lenexa, Kan. — Sep. 23, 2014 — In 2008, Victory Media and GI Jobs started compiling a list featuring the top 15 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools that embrace and support …continued

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State Fair Community College and Grantham University Sign Articulation

The new agreement allows students who have completed an associate degree to transfer to corresponding bachelor’s degreesLenexa, Kan. — Sep. 15, 2014 — Since 1901, Sedalia, Mo., has been the home of the Missouri State Fair. In 1968, the town’s appropriately named State Fair Community College (SFCC) opened its doors …continued

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James Hatfield, Topeka, Kan., Receives Grantham’s Eugene “Gene” Jewett Memorial Scholarship

Currently pursuing his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration through the Mark Skousen School of BusinessLenexa, Kan. – Sept. 10, 2014 – For the second year in a row, Grantham University has awarded the Eugene “Gene” Jewett Memorial Scholarship to a student in the University’s Mark Skousen School of Business. …continued

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Beyond the Virtual Classroom – Grantham University Faculty Spends Day at Hope Leadership Academy

“Life Changers” gardened with second graders while discussing importance of oxygen and its effects on learning. Lenexa, Kan. — Sep. 4, 2014 — When teaching at the college level, educators get used to addressing topics in a certain way. Recently, several members of the academics team at Grantham University spent …continued

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Master Sergeant Damon Nakatani Receives Grantham University’s CSM Virgil R. Williams Scholarship

The Waianae, Hawaii, resident plans to pursue a bachelor’s degree in the College of Engineering and Computer ScienceLenexa, Kan. – Aug. 28, 2014 – Master Sergeant (MSgt) Damon Nakatani, a Hawaii Air National Guardsman from Waianae, HI, was awarded the CSM Virgil R. Williams Scholarship from Grantham University and the …continued

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Grantham University’s “Top Chief Financial Officer” Ed Sammarco Joins Hillcrest of Kansas’ Board of Directors

The university will also serve as a silver sponsor for group’s annual gala Lenexa, Kan. — Aug. 22, 2014 — Nonprofit organizations, like Hillcrest Transitional Housing, generally rely on volunteers to serve as their life energy. Grantham University’s Chief Financial Officer Ed Sammarco, recently named one of Kanas City Business Journal’s top …continued

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Grantham University Student Michael Miller of Falmouth, ME, Receives LDRSHIP Award

Lenexa, Kan. — August 21, 2014 — For the past 10 years, the Imagine America Foundation has presented the LDRSHIP Award to honor exceptional students who have served their country through the military and chosen to pursue a college education. This year, Michael Miller was selected as one of 26 recipients …continued

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Wichita Area Technical College and Grantham University Enter into Articulation

The agreement allows students whom have completed an associate degree to transfer to corresponding bachelor’s degreesLenexa, Kan. — August 13, 2014 — Wichita is sometimes considered the “Air Capital of the World,” which is why it makes sense that Wichita Area Technical College (WATC) houses the number one ranked aviation …continued

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Grantham University Commencement Features Inspirational Keynote

Online university invites hundreds of its students from throughout the country to come together for traditional graduation ceremonyKansas City, Mo. - August 5, 2014 - This is not your average college graduation. Sure, friends and families will travel long distances to show support for a college graduate, but at Grantham University’s Commencement, …continued

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Dr. Mark Skousen Shares Insights on Famed Economist Milton Friedman

Event takes place at the Kansas City Central Library on what would have been Milton’s 102 birthdayKansas City, Mo. – July 30, 2014 – Milton Friedman was a renowned economist and statistician who received the Nobel Prize and put the University of Chicago’s school of economics on the map. For most …continued

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State Technical College of Missouri and Grantham University Sign Articulation Agreement

Agreement allows students who have completed associate degrees to transfer to corresponding bachelor’s degreesLenexa, Kan. — July 21, 2014 — Students are faced with countless options when it comes to choosing the right school in which to pursue their college education. Recently State Technical College of Missouri, located in Linn, …continued

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Ed Sammarco, Grantham University, Named a Kansas City Business Journal Top CFO

The 12 honorees were recognized at a June 27 awards luncheonLenexa, Kan. — July 14, 2014 — In the world of C-level executives, chief financial officers are often surrounded in a bit of mystery. To the outsider, they may seem like Rich Uncle Pennybags from the game Monopoly, constantly controlling …continued

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Henley-Putnam University Signs Articulation Agreement with Grantham University

The two schools will work together to ensure students who wish to transfer to one another have a smooth transitionLenexa, Kan. — June 24, 2014 — As technology advances, online education opportunities continue to expand, making it easier for working adults to pursue their education in a flexible, convenient way. …continued

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Lt. Christopher Martin, US Navy, Receives AFCEA DC Military IT Leadership Award

The Grantham University graduate and adjunct instructor was selected as one of two USN recipientsLenexa, Kan. — June 12, 2014 — Each year, the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association Washington, D.C. Chapter (AFCEA DC) recognizes technology heroes from each branch of the armed services and joint forces with the …continued

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It’s Official – Grantham Holds Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for New Campus

Lenexa Chamber of Commerce helped host the event for university staff and members of the communityLenexa, Kan. — June 5, 2014 — As famous fictional Kansan Dorothy Gale once said as she clicked her heels, “there’s no place like home.” This is a sentiment that Grantham University’s 400 plus staff …continued

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Grantham Exec Makes Annual List of K.C.’s Top CFOs

The Kansas City Business Journal has compiled its annual list of the best chief financial officers in the area, and Grantham University’s own CFO Ed Sammarco is among the honorees. The publication’s CFO of the Year awards program, now in its seventh year, recognizes the top financial executives in Kansas …continued

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Chase Cookson: Gladstone Future Leaders Academy Graduate

The dean of Grantham’s Foundations Faculty participated in the program along with 10 others to learn more about civic engagement Lenexa, Kan. — May 27, 2014 — A town is only as good as its citizens. In order to ensure a continually engaged community, Gladstone, Missouri, recently hosted its annual …continued

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For Second Year, Grantham Sponsors Hillcrest Walk for the Homeless

University’s “super heroes” participate at Bronze Level with participation from president and team of Life Changers Lenexa, Kan. — May 17, 2014 — Without the aid of a phone booth to change into costume, Grantham University had a team of super heroes participate in Hillcrest’s Super Hero Walk for the …continued

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Grantham Aids Students Affected by Destructive Spring Weather

Lenexa, Kan. — May 3, 2014 — It has officially been spring for just over a month, and already the South and Midwest have endured several devastating storms. As an online university with students across the country, Grantham University’s family has been affected by the recent rash of tornadoes and …continued

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Grantham Honors Those Lost While Serving by Sponsoring Inaugural Run for the Fallen at Fort Hood

“Fallen, Never Forgotten” will take place Saturday, May 3, at Cameron Field Fort Hood, Texas — May 2, 2014 — Following the tragic events that recently occurred at Fort Hood, the inaugural Run for the Fallen Saturday will be an especially poignant event. “Fallen, Never Forgotten” honors the fallen soldiers …continued

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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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