4 Practical Ways to Use Math in Everyday Life

Many people, including students in online degree programs, seem to despise and/or fear math. Those emotions may be understandable for people who have suffered unfortunate experiences in their schooling (something different than true education). Nonetheless, the practical application, and therefore the knowledge, of elementary math is indispensable in everyday life. Below are four such uses: 1. Computing mentally how much money to leave as a tip in a restaurant. It is customary in most restaurants nowadays to leave a tip…

Wise Words from the Founder of Modern Nursing

Editor's Note: Grantham University honors the self-sacrifice and expertise of the modern nursing community. We're proud to serve their educational needs with seven nursing-related educational programs in our College of Nursing and Allied Health. In recognition of their caring spirit and place in our lives, we look back to the one who started it all in this blog republication.  "Nursing is an art: and if it is to be made an art, it requires an exclusive devotion as hard a preparation as…

Military Spouse Appreciation Day

Editor's Note: Grantham University is taking a moment to acknowledge the tremendous contribution a military spouse makes all year long by republishing timely advice from a veteran Air Force spouse. One day of appreciation is not nearly adequate enough; nevertheless, we thank you.  As I write this, I’m camping out on the floor of a mostly-empty house. It's the latest of many international moves I’ve made with my husband over the last few years. Where the Air Force sends us, we go. Before…

Grantham Gives Back to Hillcrest Transitional Housing of KC

Think about your life for a moment. Think about the simple necessities that we all often take for granted: a roof over your head ... food in your refrigerator ... clothes in your closet ... a vehicle to get you to and from your everyday activities. These are the normalcies that we don’t typically think of because they have been constants our entire lives, but that isn’t the case for everyone. Earlier this month, a team from Grantham University’s Admissions…