LENEXA, Kan. – January 17, 2017 This month, Grantham University celebrates 66 years of helping military service members, veterans and adult learners across the globe earn a college education through distance learning. Substantiating this deeply rooted experience within the military community are three 2017 accolades recently awarded to the university: Military Friendly School by G.I. Jobs, ranking sixth on the Military Times Best for Vets: Colleges 2017, and one of Military Advanced Education & Transition Magazine Top Schools. Grantham’s…Read +


MEDIA CONTACT Leila Gallagher 913-309-4804 Lenexa, Kan., Jan. 4, 2016 -- Grantham University commemorated its 66th birthday on January 2, 2017. Grantham is a 100 percent online university whose focus on “Serving those who Serve®” extends beyond its more than 17,000 students, to numerous corporate and government partners, and philanthropic organizations across the United States. Following its 2016 emphasis on community service and new ways to help students achieve their goals, Grantham’s service-focused mission will continue throughout 2017 and…Read +


MEDIA CONTACT Leila Gallagher 913-309-4804 Lenexa, Kan.- Dec. 22, 2016 - Grantham University, one of the oldest accredited, private, degree-granting distance education universities in the United States, is concluding its 65th birthday year dedicated to giving back to the community and ramping up service efforts for 2017. In support of the university’s philanthropic mission, Grantham Gives Back, Grantham employees launched activities in January 2016 that resulted in significant contributions of monetary donations, goods and volunteer service hours to benefit…Read +

Grantham Aids Students Affected by Destructive Spring Weather

Lenexa, Kan. — May 3, 2014 — It has officially been spring for just over a month, and already the South and Midwest have endured several devastating storms. As an online university with students across the country, Grantham University’s family has been affected by the recent rash of tornadoes and floods. To help alleviate the burden, Grantham is actively reaching out to its students and helping those affected through this difficult time. Each student’s situation is unique, so Grantham’s student…Read +

Grantham University Employees Raise $7,154.82 Supporting Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure

Kansas City, Mo. – August 16, 2013 – Grantham University, an accredited 100% online university serving working adults around the world, is no stranger to the power that comes with changing lives for the better. That is why the University was proud to partner with the Kansas City Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure as a Silver Sponsor for the fifth year in a row. Early on Sunday, August 10th, 34 Grantham employees, also known as Life Changers, gathered…Read +

Grantham University Gives Back, Provides a Hand Up to Hillcrest Transitional Housing

Kansas City, Mo. - May 16, 2013 - Grantham University, an online education provider for working adults, announced its Bronze-level sponsorship of this year’s annual Hillcrest Walk for the Homeless. Grantham University will support the walks in Hillcrest’s Platte and Jackson County locations on Saturday, May 18. The Platte County walk starts at 8 a.m. at Zona Rosa. The Jackson County walk begins at 10 a.m. at Unity Village, Mo. Hillcrest Transitional Housing offers homeless families, singles, and youth a…Read +

Grantham University Employees Raise thousands in Support of Susan G. Komen’s Race for the Cure

Funds will be used to provide breast cancer screenings, education, support and vital research Kansas City, Mo. – August 15, 2012 – Grantham University, a 61-year-old institution delivering accredited online degrees to working adult students around the world, is proud to support the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure in Kansas City, Mo., held on August 12. This is the fourth consecutive year Grantham has supported the race as a $10,000 Silver Sponsor. In addition to the sponsorship, Team Grantham…Read +

Toys for Tots Holiday Toy Drive

This Holiday Season, Grantham University Life Changers had the great opportunity to play Santa as they collected toys for girls and boys with the Toys for Tots drive. Toys were placed beneath a tree decorated in yellow and blue bulbs. Just as snowflakes fall slowly at first, a few toys appeared and then started accumulating, eventually covering the floor. Thanks to the support of Grantham Life Changers, Holiday wishes will come true for some local boys and girls that otherwise…Read +

GU Life Changers Step Up at Stand Down

In honor of service members and veterans all across the world, Grantham University staff volunteered their time at the Veterans Stand Down event for homeless veterans held in Kansas City, Kansas on Friday, November 18th, 2011. The Stand Down event is modeled after the "Stand Down" used during the Vietnam War where troops were given a break from fighting to get much needed rest, warm meals, showers and relief from battle fatigue. At Stand Down, over 400 volunteers came together…Read +

5 Years of Success in Operation Thanksgiving!

For the fifth year in a row, Grantham University came together to support Della Lamb and provide hot meals to families in need this Thanksgiving season. This year, Life Changers donated enough to fill two truckloads with food. In addition to that, we raised an additional $1600 for Della Lamb. Thank you, Life Changers, for your giving spirit and your dedication to changing the lives of others for the better.Read +