How to Successfully Navigate the Online Classroom

Though it’s been many years since I completed my last degree, I can still feel the butterflies ... er, thrill I used to experience every year when the fall semester arrived. I loved the process of preparing to get back into the swing of learning, stocking up on classroom necessities like new markers, pencils and note pads to help get mentally engaged. But how do you prepare for the challenge of attending school when the classroom, supplies and resources aren’t…

What Can I do with an Engineering Technology Degree?

Recently I sat in on presentations facilitated by our academic team here at Grantham University. One of them was given by our own dean of the College of Engineering and Computer Science, Dr. Nancy Miller. At Grantham, our undergraduate engineering programs are in engineering technology. I’ve often wondered what the difference is between earning a degree in Engineering and one in Engineering Technology. From what I could gather from Dr. Miller’s presentation, the answer is … a whole lot of math. (I’m not a…

Grantham University Employees Continue Commitment to Give Back

I’ve worked at Grantham University for over a year now as the Community Relations Specialist and I’m always in awe of the giving spirit of our employees. March 2, was no different. On that day we invited 15 Greater Kansas City charitable organizations to participate in a community volunteer fair. Goodwill of Western Missouri and Eastern Kansas also brought a 53-foot semi-trailer to the university parking lot for a donation drive. Grantham employees have been allotted 16 hours of volunteer time…

Giving Back: Volunteering with Grantham’s Richard Chesney

For 65 years, Grantham University has proudly lived the creed of serving those who serve. One way we live that service creed is through the Grantham Gives Back program, the University-wide culture of volunteerism and fundraising efforts. Our Life Changers have a passion for serving students. And they have a passion for serving our community, from the Heart of America Stand Down to Hillcrest Transitional Housing. In this special year of impact, Grantham is celebrating our birthday milestone by ramping up the Grantham Gives Back…