Which Jobs Are Best for Veterans and Do They Require a Degree?

If you will be one of the 250,000 service members transferring out of the military next year, now is the time to start planning for what’s next: a successful civilian career. You already possess traits that make you a highly desirable civilian employee: a sense of duty, adaptability, creative problem solving and leadership skills. But is that enough to land the position you want? Unfortunately, many companies don’t understand veterans and how their time and tasks while serving measure up…Read +

Maximize Your Military Experience to Get the Most College Credit

Part of Grantham University’s mission for nearly 70 years has been to help military service members, veterans and their spouses earn their degrees. But we know that valuable learning also happens outside the classroom. As a veteran-founded university, we recognize the educational importance of military training. Grantham awards credit for this type of on-the-job (plus corporate) training and experience you may have that has been evaluated and approved by the American Council on Education (ACE). Prior national exams and certifications,…Read +

10 Self-Care Tips for Veteran Students to Combat Stress

 Grantham understands that becoming an online college student brings new challenges, which can cause stress. When left unmanaged, too much stress can affect your life and health. But with the right tools and support, you can overcome these stressors and improve your well-being. Read on to learn more about the services we offer military veteran students, as well as other self-care tips to reduce stress and put you at ease. Prioritize. The simple act of writing a to-do list has…Read +

Pride, Honor, and Sacrifice – Veterans Voices

In the timeline of world history, November 11, 1918 marked WWI’s “Armistice on the Western Front” when firing ended on “the eleventh hour on the 11th day of the 11th month”. A hundred years later, the connection to our past will be celebrated with this year’s Veterans Day by reflecting on the sacrifices made by those who have died and served our country. When we take the time to explore the service and sacrifices that our veterans have made, a…Read +