What’s in the water? Earth Day theme underscores hidden dangers of plastics

Look around you, what do you see? How many things are composed of plastic? I am staring a computer screen and typing on a keyboard, and both are made of plastic. The phone at my desk: plastic. I’m drinking water out of a plastic straw and a plastic cup. My mouse and mouse pad are versions of plastic. My clothing contains polyester and nylon, which are synthesis thermoplastic polymers. Did you see it hidden in that last term? Plastics. The…Read +

5 Important Steps to Make LinkedIn Work for you

The following post is Part 3 of Grantham University’s new Career Launch blog series. With 2018 underway, many of you may be considering a job change or looking for ways to advance your career. These career-focused posts will help you improve your resume, make social media work for you and show you how to transform your current position into your dream job. Social Media can be a great resource when hunting for a job, but you won’t get very far…Read +

Carlos Ayala-Pagan: Mastering the Civilian World

Carlos Ayala-Pagan, 42 Kansas City, Missouri Vice President of Administration, Henry Industries Degrees: Master of Business Administration, 2017 Surrounded by co-workers, friends and family, Carlos Ayala-Pagan received his Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Grantham University during a special award ceremony in December at Wichita, Kan.-based Henry Industries. Carlos, Henry’s Vice President of Administration, chose to hold the ceremony at work so other employees could see the outcome of a commitment to education. The Situation Carlos had already set a…Read +

Transform your Current Job into your Dream Job

The following post is Part 2 of Grantham University’s new Career Launch blog series. With 2018 underway, many of you may be considering a job change or looking for ways to advance your career. These career-focused posts will help you improve your resume, make social media work for you and show you how to transform your current position into your dream job. The latest State of the American Workplace survey from Gallup reports that 70% of U.S. workers were not…Read +