Lalita Brown: One Student’s Journey to Online Education

Have you considered going back to school, but haven’t taken the next step because of fear — fear of failing, of balancing your obligations, of affording higher education? Grantham University student Lalita Brown proves you can be a successful adult learner, without sacrificing your other responsibilities. Lalita started at Grantham in 2014, with no transfer credits, a full-time job and a teenage daughter to take care of by herself. Because of her unwavering determination, Lalita finished her associate degree, and…Read +

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 +

GU Student Jeremy Downum: Building Businesses from the Ground Up

Jeremy Downum, 35 Yukon, Oklahoma Entrepreneur Degree: Bachelor of Science in Business Management Graduation: On track for 2018 Jeremy Downum has always gone for what he wanted, even if it wasn’t the traditional path. Not ready for college after high school, eventually finishing his degree became something he needed to do for himself and his family. The flexibility of an online program and Grantham University’s mission to serve those who serve were a perfect fit for him. The Situation When…Read +