Managing Summer Courses With Kids at Home

Every parent knows how hard it can be to finish even the simplest tasks with kids at home during summer break. At Grantham University, there are many stay-at-home moms and dads who juggle watching their children with their online courses in the summer. Those three months can be tough for student-parents. Kids get bored and want attention. Fortunately, experience has taught us some handy tips for keeping kids occupied while Mom or Dad get much-needed study time. If you’re considering…Read +

Balancing School and Work with a Side Hustle

In the not-so-distant past, higher education changed significantly as a result of new internet technologies that permanently altered the classroom experience. In what seemed like an overnight transition, universities began offering accredited, online programs that made obtaining a degree more manageable for working mothers, active duty military and established professionals alike. Grantham University is proud to have been at the forefront of that transition. Fast-forward to present day and we find history repeating itself! Thanks to rapid technological innovation, a…Read +

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 +

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 +