Fall Back into Class. Spring Forward in Your Career: 5 Reasons Fall is Ideal for Going Back to School

“Fall back” is a saying often used to remind us to set our clocks back an hour when Daylight Saving Time expires. It’s a play on words, using “fall” as both the time of season when clocks are set back, and the reminder of which direction to move the time. Typically, you’ll hear the full directive as “Spring forward, fall back.” We officially entered fall on Sept. 22 – the Autumnal Equinox - but Daylight Saving Time won’t end until…Read +

Library Resource Center Brings Big Benefits to Online Students

Linda Catlin has been the Librarian and Resource Specialist at Grantham University for about nine years now. In that time, she has seen GU’s Library Resource Center change and grow — within the past couple years perhaps more than ever. So, we figured it was the perfect time to catch up with Linda to chat about Grantham’s newer library offerings, as well as to highlight some of the overall benefits of these resources for students who have yet to discover…Read +

Did you know that the U.S. Constitution turns the big 2-3-0 this year?!

“We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America…” –Preamble to the Constitution September 17 marks the anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution. The notion of commemorating this historic day was first thought up by…Read +

Disaster Preparedness: 3 Tips That Could Save Your Life

In recent days, Hurricane Irma, a Category 5 storm with winds of over 180 miles an hour, tore through the Caribbean Islands. It is expected to hit Florida next.1 This comes in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, which took a devastating toll on the people of southeast Texas after it made landfall on Aug. 26.2 Flood waters rose to record-breaking levels for days on end, causing an unprecedented number of deaths, injuries, rescue operations and evacuations in the region. Texas…Read +

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