Myles Bjork: Transitioning from the Army to a Civilian Career

W. Myles Bjork, 36 Mobile, Alabama Information Technology Specialist Degrees: Degrees: Associate of Arts, Multidisciplinary Studies, 2012; Master of Science, Information Management – Project Management, 2016; Master of Science, Business Intelligence, on track for 2021 Myles Bjork chose to serve his country when he joined the U.S. Army in 2000. And he chose Grantham University to advance his career — first in the military and then in the civilian sector. With three Grantham degrees already, Myles is now seeking a…Read +

GU Student Jeremy Downum: Building Businesses from the Ground Up

Jeremy Downum, 35 Yukon, Oklahoma Entrepreneur Degree: Bachelor of Science in Business Management Graduation: On track for 2018 Jeremy Downum has always gone for what he wanted, even if it wasn’t the traditional path. Not ready for college after high school, eventually finishing his degree became something he needed to do for himself and his family. The flexibility of an online program and Grantham University’s mission to serve those who serve were a perfect fit for him. The Situation When…Read +

Meet Grantham University President and CEO Scott Andrews

In describing qualities of success, business mogul (and McDonald’s founder) Ray Kroc stated that “the quality of a leader is reflected in the standards they set for themselves.” This quote could just as easily apply to Grantham University’s newly-minted President and Chief Executive Officer, Scott Andrews. In his first 120 days, Andrews has set the bar high not only for those around him, but also for himself. And he continues to seek new opportunities for growth and innovation for Grantham…Read +

Why am I Taking these Courses? Taoist Approach to Education Offers Answers

Countless articles, books and seminars exist that claim to know secrets to motivating people. Sports teams use motivational speakers and coaches to give pep talks before games. Colleges and universities offer courses on motivation, while business summits feature speakers devoted to holding the keys to motivation and success. Instead of boring you with “can-do” catch phrases or showering you with false praise to get you to perform better, let’s explore a less traditional, but valuable approach to motivation by looking…Read +

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