Carlos Ayala-Pagan: Mastering the Civilian World

Carlos Ayala-Pagan, 42 Kansas City, Missouri Vice President of Administration, Henry Industries Degrees: Master of Business Administration, 2017 Surrounded by co-workers, friends and family, Carlos Ayala-Pagan received his Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Grantham University during a special award ceremony in December at Wichita, Kan.-based Henry Industries. Carlos, Henry’s Vice President of Administration, chose to hold the ceremony at work so other employees could see the outcome of a commitment to education. The Situation Carlos had already set a…Read +

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 +

Once a Military School, Always a Military School: Grantham’s History in Higher Ed

When Grantham University was founded in 1951 by World War II Veteran Donald Grantham, it was called the Grantham Radio License School and had only one campus in Los Angeles. In Grantham’s 66 years in higher education, what started as a small institution for military service members and adult learners alike turned into a fully-accredited, 100% online university. Now, Grantham offers more than 50 degree and certificate programs in four different colleges: The College of Engineering and Computer Science; the…Read +

Get to Know Grantham’s Military Spouse of the Year

In her nearly 17 years of service as an active duty Air Force member, Del Rio, Texas, resident Jessica Fleurimond said she could not have done her job without her husband, Adam Fleurimond, by her side. Adam’s devotion to Jessica earned him the title of Grantham University's Military Spouse of the Year —announced on Friday, May 12. The couple, who met at a wedding, became involved in each other’s lives, providing support and compassion through the ups and downs of…Read +

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