Grantham University News

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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Grantham University Announces Professional Branding Event in Stone Mountain, Ga.

MEDIA CONTACT Leila Gallagher 913-309-4804 lgallagher@grantham.edu Stone Mountain area residents are invited to attend this free, career-boosting session at Wade Walker Park Family YMCA. LENEXA, Kan. – May 16, 2016 – Grantham University, a 100 percent online accredited university with students worldwide, is hosting a special event to help Stone Mountain, Ga., area …continued
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NEW DEAN NAMED FOR MARK SKOUSEN SCHOOL OF BUSINESS AT GRANTHAM UNIVERSITY

MEDIA CONTACT Leila Gallagher 913-309-4804 lgallagher@grantham.edu Grantham University has announced the selection of David Marker, Ph.D., as the Dean of the Mark Skousen School of Business at Grantham University. Lenexa, Kan. – April 22, 2016 – Grantham University has announced the selection of David Marker, Ph.D., as dean of the …continued
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GRANTHAM UNIVERSITY and EANGUS PRESENT FULL SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY

MEDIA CONTACT Leila Gallagher 913-309-4804 lgallagher@grantham.edu   Grantham announces it is now accepting EANGUS scholarship applications for one deserving member of the National Guard Enlisted community. Lenexa, Kan. – April 18, 2016 – Grantham University, a 65-year-old institution delivering accredited online degree programs to working adults and active-duty military students …continued
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Grantham University Announces Professional Branding Event in Washington, DC

MEDIA CONTACT Leila Gallagher 913-309-4804 lgallagher@grantham.edu Washington, DC, area residents are invited to attend this free, career-boosting session. LENEXA, Kan. – April 1, 2016 – Grantham University, a 100 percent online accredited university with students worldwide, is hosting a special event to help Washington, DC, area residents enhance their personal branding, social networking …continued
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GRANTHAM UNIVERSITY AWARDS TWO FULL SCHOLARSHIPS IN COMMEMORATION OF 10TH ANNIVERSARY in KANSAS CITY

MEDIA CONTACT Leila Gallagher 913-309-4804 lgallagher@grantham.edu Grantham University has awarded Inetta Brown of Kansas City, Mo., and Kristi Boudreau of Slidell, La., a full scholarship.  Lenexa, Kan. – March 8, 2016 – Today, Grantham University announced the recipients of two scholarships created last fall in commemoration of the university’s move …continued
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GRANTHAM UNIVERSITY STAFF RECOGNIZED FOR SUCCESSFUL CONTRIBUTIONS TO COUNCIL OF COLLEGE AND MILITARY EDUCATORS 2016 SYMPOSIUM

Dr. Jeff Cropsey, The Council of College and Military Educators (CCME) President and Grantham University VP for Strategic Initiatives and External Relations, led a successful CCME symposium. LENEXA, Kan. – February 26, 2016 –  The 2016 Council of College and Military Educators (CCME) Symposium held on February 15-18, 2016, in …continued
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GRANTHAM UNIVERSITY HOSTS COMMUNITY VOLUNTEER FAIR AND GOODWILL DONATION DRIVE

MEDIA CONTACT Leila Gallagher 913-309-4804 lgallagher@grantham.edu In commemoration of its 65th birthday Grantham University is inviting Kansas City area residents to a community volunteer fair and Goodwill donation drive.  Lenexa, Kan. – February 24, 2016 –  Grantham University , a 100% online university, is commemorating its 65th birthday with a …continued
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Dr. Cheryl Hayek Named Interim University President

LENEXA, Kan. – Feb. 18, 2016 – Grantham University announced today that Dr. Cheryl Hayek has assumed the role of interim university president, effective Dec. 23, 2015, in addition to her continued responsibilities as the university’s chief academic officer and provost. “I’m extremely proud to serve in this interim capacity,” …continued
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Grantham University Announces Professional Branding Event in San Antonio

San Antonio residents are invited to attend this free, career-boosting session LENEXA, Kan. – Feb. 8, 2016 – Grantham University, a 100 percent online accredited university with students worldwide, will present a special event on Feb. 16 to help San Antonio area residents enhance their personal branding, social networking and …continued
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Grantham University Selected as a Top School by Military Advanced Education and Transition’s 2016 Guide to Colleges and Universities

MEDIA CONTACT Leila Gallagher 913-309-4804 lgallagher@grantham.edu 2016 MAE&T Guide to Colleges and Universities measures best practices in military and veteran education. Lenexa, Kan. – January 28, 2016 – For the ninth consecutive year, Military Advanced Education & Transition (MAE&T) has awarded Grantham University the designation of a Top School in …continued
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Grantham University Commemorates 65 Year Birthday with a Year of Impact

University staff members pay tribute to 65 years of service by stepping up University-wide volunteerism and fundraising efforts. Lenexa, Kan. – January 11, 2016 – Grantham University, one of the oldest accredited, private, degree-granting distance education universities in the United States, is celebrating its 65th birthday – throughout the entire …continued
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Grantham University Recognized by International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education

Military Advanced Education Logo   LENEXA, Kan. – January 4, 2016 – Grantham University, an online university that, on January 2nd, celebrated 65 years of helping military and civilian adult learners earn their college education, recently achieved first-time accreditation of its Mark Skousen School of Business. While the University has been institutionally accredited since …continued
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Grantham University Named a 2016 Military Friendly® School

2016 marks the seventh consecutive year the University has received the G.I. Jobs recognition. Lenexa, Kan. – November 16, 2015 – For the seventh year in a row, Grantham University, www.grantham.edu, has been named a Military Friendly School® by G.I. Jobs. The list recognizes Grantham as among the top 20 percent of …continued
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Grantham University in Partnership with AFGE Awards Scholarship to United States Marine Corps Veteran Nathan Sporin

The scholarship provides an American Federation of Government Employee member with up to $38,600 in tuition costs, required textbooks, software and fees. Lenexa, Kan. – November 9, 2015 – Grantham University, a 64-year-old institution delivering accredited online degrees to working adults, veterans and active-duty military students around the world, has …continued
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Grantham University Hosts Second Installment In Lecture Series On Best Practices For Hiring Veterans

Army Officer and Military/Veteran Recruiter among Experts Sharing Strategies for Human Resource Professionals Kansas City, Mo. – October 29, 2015 – Grantham University, a 64-year-old institution delivering accredited online degree programs to working adults and active-duty military students around the world, will host a second session in its signature lecture series …continued
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GRANTHAM UNIVERSITY OFFERS NEW SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY FOR ADULT LEARNERS IN ST. TAMMANY PARISH

Dawn Sharpe-Brackett, CEO – East St. Tammany Chamber of Commerce, kicks off Grantham’s Resiliency Scholarship on Friday, August 28, 2015, with Michael Hooker, Grantham University Senior Manager – Organizational Partnerships. Grantham now accepting applications for Resiliency Scholarship in St. Tammany Parish area; recently awards EANGUS scholarship to military veteran who lost his home to Hurricane Katrina Lenexa, Kan. – September 2, 2015 – Grantham University has announced a new full scholarship opportunity valued at up to $38,600 for residents of …continued
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GRANTHAM UNIVERSITY AWARDS SCHOLARSHIP TO EANGUS MEMBER AND ANNOUNCES TWO ADDITIONAL $38,600 SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Eric Nieman, EANGUS member, receives the CSM Virgil R. Williams Scholarship to Grantham University Grantham University has awarded EANGUS member, military veteran and Hurricane Katrina survivor Eric Niemand a full scholarship. The university also announces scholarships in honor of Gulf Coast resiliency and appreciation for the Kanas City community. Lenexa, Kan. – August 24, 2015 – Eric Niemand, is a resident of Slidell, Louisiana, …continued
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Grantham University in Partnership with NGAUS Awards Scholarship to National Guard Association member Steve Gettman

receiving at $14,200 scholarship from Grantham University. The scholarship provides a National Guard Association of the United States member with up to $14,200, and covers tuition costs, required textbooks, software and fees. Lenexa, Kan. – August 31, 2015 – Grantham University, a 64-year-old institution delivering accredited online degree programs to working adults, veterans and active-duty military students …continued
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Grantham University Partners with NGAUS to Award Scholarship to Kimberly Evans

Kim Evans The scholarship provides a National Guard Association of the United States member’s spouse with up to $14,200, and covers tuition costs, required textbooks, software and fees. Lenexa, Kan. – August 31, 2015 – Grantham University, a 64-year-old institution delivering accredited online degree programs to working adults, veterans and active-duty military …continued
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GRANTHAM UNIVERSITY COMMEMORATES 10TH ANNIVERSARY OF HURRICANE KATRINA BY DONATING TWO SCHOLARSHIPS

Grantham University, which relocated to Kansas City from the Gulf Coast following Hurricane Katrina, will give full scholarships to a Slidell/New Orleans resident and KC resident Lenexa, Kan. – August 26, 2015 – Grantham University, a 100% online university serving working adults, veterans and active-duty military students around the world, …continued
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GRANTHAM UNIVERSITY ANNOUNCES TWO DR. SUSAN FAIRCHILD NURSING SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Dr. Susan Fairchild Scholarship program provides tuition and fees for two Grantham University courses. Lenexa, Kan. – August, 1 2015 – Students may now apply for the Dr. Susan Fairchild Nursing Scholarships, named in honor of the founding Grantham University School of Nursing dean (currently serves as a dean emerita and on Grantham …continued
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GRANTHAM UNIVERSITY EXPANDS LEARNING OPPORTUNITIES FOR LEE COLLEGE STUDENTS

Dr. Dennis Brown Associate degree hours now seamlessly transfer into Grantham University’s bachelor’s degree programs. Lenexa, Kan. – June 4, 2015 – Grantham University, a 64-year-old institution delivering accredited online degree programs to working adults and active-duty military students around the world, is pleased to announce an articulation agreement with Lee College, in Baytown, …continued
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GRANTHAM UNIVERSITY AWARDS $38,600 SCHOLARSHIP AT GREATER KANSAS CITY ASSOCIATION OF THE UNITED STATES ARMY CELEBRATION

Steve Waldron, Grantham University Chief Operating Officer, presented Amy Yount with a scholarship at the KCUSA 240th Army birthday celebration. Military spouse receives a full scholarship at Army’s 240th birthday celebration. Lenexa, Kan. – June 13, 2015 – This year the Army celebrates their 240th birthday and on June 13th, the Greater Kansas City Association of the United States Army (KCAUSA) commemorated the event with a celebration at the Westin …continued
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