Grantham University News

Retired Navy Lieutenant, Forest Kemp, Receives Grantham University’s Eugene “Gene” Jewett Memorial Scholarship

MEDIA CONTACT Leila Gallagher 913-309-4804 lgallagher@grantham.edu Lenexa, Kan. – February 7, 2017 – Grantham University has awarded the Eugene “Gene” Jewett Memorial Scholarship to a student in the University’s Mark Skousen School of Business. This year’s recipient is Forest Kemp of Richmond, Va., who served more than 21 years in …continued
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NATASHA REED RECEIVES GRANTHAM UNIVERSITY BLACKS IN GOVERNMENT, INC. FULL SCHOLARSHIP

MEDIA CONTACT Leila Gallagher 913-309-4804 lgallagher@grantham.edu LENEXA, Kan. – January 31, 2017 – Grantham University, and the National Organization of Blacks in Government (BIG), Inc are pleased to announce Natasha Reed as this year’s recipient of a full scholarship valued up to $39,471. Ms. Reed is a licensed civil engineer employed …continued
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DR. CHERYL RULES NAMED DEAN OF GRANTHAM’S COLLEGE OF NURSING AND ALLIED HEALTH

Lenexa, Kan. – January 23, 2017 – Grantham University, a 66-year-old institution delivering accredited online degree programs to working adults and military students around the world, has named Dr. Cheryl Rules as its Dean of the College of Nursing and Allied Health. This comes on the heels of the university’s …continued
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GRANTHAM UNIVERSITY ANNOUNCES 2017 CAREER BOOSTER WEBINAR SERIES

MEDIA CONTACT Leila Gallagher 913-309-4804 lgallagher@grantham.edu Webinars will cover an array of career-focused topics and are free to Grantham students and the public. LENEXA, Kan. – January 23, 2017 – Grantham University is introducing a new series of monthly webinars geared toward providing important, relevant job search information and assistance to …continued
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MASTER SERGEANT ROBERT BURSEE RECEIVES GRANTHAM UNIVERSITY DAVID “BULL” BAKER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP

LENEXA, Kan. – January 18, 2017 – Grantham University, has named Master Sergeant Robert Bursee of Santa Clarita, California, as the recipient of the David “Bull” Baker Memorial Scholarship. Bursee earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration at Grantham and he is now working toward his Master’s in Business Administration. …continued
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GRANTHAM UNIVERSITY CELBRATES 66TH BIRTHDAY AND RECEIVES THREE MILITARY DESIGNATIONS

  LENEXA, Kan. – January 17, 2017 This month, Grantham University celebrates 66 years of helping military service members, veterans and adult learners across the globe earn a college education through distance learning. Substantiating this deeply rooted experience within the military community are three 2017 accolades recently awarded to the …continued
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GRANTHAM UNIVERSITY COMMEMORATES 66TH BIRTHDAY AND CONTINUES SERVICE-FOCUSED MISSION

MEDIA CONTACT Leila Gallagher 913-309-4804 lgallagher@grantham.edu Lenexa, Kan., Jan. 4, 2016 — Grantham University commemorated its 66th birthday on January 2, 2017. Grantham is a 100 percent online university whose focus on “Serving those who Serve®” extends beyond its more than 17,000 students, to numerous corporate and government partners, and …continued
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GRANTHAM UNIVERSITY NAMED SILVER LEVEL 2017 MILITARY FRIENDLY® SCHOOL SURVEY

MEDIA CONTACT Leila Gallagher 913-309-4804 lgallagher@grantham.edu Grantham University’s Military Initiatives Honored For Being “Better for Veterans” Lenexa, Kan. – December 9, 2016 – For the eighth year in a row, Grantham University, a 65-year-old institution delivering accredited online degree programs to adult learners, veterans and active duty military students around …continued
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GRANTHAM UNIVERSITY SCHOOL SUPPLY DRIVE UNDERWAY IN PARTNERSHIP WITH GREATER KANSAS CITY YMCA AND THE FAMILY CONSERVANCY

As part of Grantham University’s 65th birthday celebration, employees are organizing a Giving Tree school supply drive for children served by Greater Kansas City YMCA and The Family Conservancy Head Start programs. Lenexa, Kan.- December 19, 2016 –  Grantham University has a launched a Giving Tree School Supply Drive for …continued
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GRANTHAM UNIVERSITY RANKED SIXTH ON THE BEST FOR VETS: COLLEGES FOR 2017

MEDIA CONTACT Leila Gallagher 913-309-4804 lgallagher@grantham.edu Eighth annual rankings highlight veteran and military students’ success Lenexa, Kan. – December 15, 2016 – Grantham University, a 65-year-old institution delivering accredited online degree programs to adult learners, veterans and active duty military students around the world, has been ranked sixth on the …continued
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GRANTHAM SCHOOL OF NURSING RECEIVES ACEN CANDIDATE STATUS

MEDIA CONTACT Leila Gallagher 913-309-4804 lgallagher@grantham.edu Lenexa, KS – December 12, 2016 –   The Grantham University School of Nursing has been awarded candidate status for accreditation by the Accrediting Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN). Achieving ACEN candidacy is just another recognition of Grantham’s quality educational experience and reputation. According …continued
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GRANTHAM UNIVERSITY, IN PARTNERSHIP WITH AFGE, AWARDS SCHOLARSHIP TO ARMY VETERAN STEVE VELOZ

MEDIA CONTACT Leila Gallagher 913-309-4804 lgallagher@grantham.edu The scholarship provides an American Federation of Government Employee member with up to $38,600 in tuition costs, required text books, software and fees LENEXA, Kan. – December 8, 2016 – Grantham University, a 65-year-old institution delivering accredited online degrees to working adults, veterans and active-duty military …continued
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GRANTHAM UNIVERSITY AWARDED U.S. GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION CONTRACT TO PROVIDE EDUCATION SERVICES

MEDIA CONTACT Leila Gallagher 913-309-4804 lgallagher@grantham.edu LENEXA, Kan. – Nov. 22, 2016 – Grantham University, an accredited online institution delivering programs to working adults and active-duty military students around the world, announced that it has been awarded a U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) contract. Through the contract, federal employees can …continued
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GRANTHAM UNIVERSITY AWARDS SCHOLARSHIP TO GOLD STAR WIFE AT NOVEMBER 6 CHIEFS SALUTE TO SERVICE GAME

Grantham University awarded the Gold Star Memorial Scholarship to Gold Star wife Marie Mackey-Fahey. Mackey-Fahey was married to Staff Sergeant Bryant Wayne Mackey, U.S. Army, who was Killed In Action in February 2008 in Mosul, Iraq. Mackey-Fahey plans to use the Gold Star Memorial Scholarship for her education to allow …continued
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GRANTHAM UNIVERSITY AWARDS A FULL SCHOLARSHIP TO U.S. ARMY WARRANT OFFICERS ASSOCIATION MEMBER

Charity Dunwoody of Ankeny, IA, receives a full scholarship to Grantham University Lenexa, Kan. – November 3, 2016 – Grantham University, a 65-year-old institution delivering accredited online degree programs to adult learners and active duty military students around the world, has awarded Charity Dunwoody the 2016 U.S. Army Warrant Officers …continued
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GRANTHAM UNIVERSITY WILL HOLD WEEK OF EVENTS HONORING VETERANS

Events will be held November 4-12 in the Kansas City area, highlighted by a Gold Star Family scholarship award presentation at the KC Chiefs November 6th Salute to Service game, a military transition networking event on November 9, and a Flightless Honor Flight at Union Station on November 11. Kansas …continued
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GRANTHAM UNIVERSITY AND EANGUS AWARD CSM VIRGIL WILLIAMS SCHOLARSHIP TO NATIONAL GUARD ENLISTED MEMBER

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
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GRANTHAM UNIVERSITY RECOGNIZED BY ABET

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
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GRANTHAM UNIVERSITY PARTNERSHIP WITH METHODIST HEALTHCARE SYSTEM BOOSTS EDUCATION ADVANCEMENT FOR EMPLOYEES

MEDIA CONTACT Leila Gallagher 913-309-4804 lgallagher@grantham.edu 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
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Grantham University Releases The Adult Learner’s Guide to Online Education

MEDIA CONTACT Leila Gallagher 913-309-4804 lgallagher@grantham.edu Grantham has been a leader in the field of distance education for adults since its founding in 1951 LENEXA, Kan. – July 5, 2016 – The Adult Learner’s Guide to Online Education is the latest online resource geared toward adult learners released by Grantham …continued
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SHRM RENEWS GRANTHAM UNIVERSITY HUMAN RESOURCE PROGRAM; ESTABLISHES STUDENT CHAPTER

Coursework for Grantham’s BBA in Human Resource Management program has been acknowledged to fully align with the HR Curriculum Guidebook and Templates of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)
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GRANTHAM UNIVERSITY ANNOUNCES TWO NURSING SCHOLARSHIPS IN HONOR OF DR. SUSAN FAIRCHILD

MEDIA CONTACT Jeff Chaltas 913-309-4806 jchaltas@grantham.edu Scholarship program provides tuition and fees for two Grantham University courses to students who have a passion to pursue nursing LENEXA, Kan. – August 10, 2016 – Students may now apply for the Dr. Susan Fairchild Nursing Scholarships, named in honor of the founding …continued
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GRANTHAM UNIVERSITY AWARDS FALANA BANKS WITH A BLACKS IN GOVERNMENT SCHOLARSHIP AND ANNOUNCES NEW SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY

MEDIA CONTACT Leila Gallagher 913-309-4804 lgallagher@grantham.edu Banks will work toward an MBA degree in project management at Grantham University LENEXA, Kan. – August 2, 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, has announced …continued
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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