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GRANTHAM UNIVERSITY NAMES DAVID EBY AS CHIEF MARKETING OFFICER

LENEXA, Kan. – June 14, 2017 – Grantham University is proud to announce the appointment of David Eby to the role of chief marketing officer. A seasoned marketing executive with more than 20 years of experience in the higher education arena, Mr. Eby is distinguished by his innovative, insightful approach to advancing the success of educational institutions in areas ranging from marketing and operations to enrollment and student services. His begins his position at Grantham University on June 14, 2017. “As…Read +

GRANTHAM UNIVERSITY PARTNERS WITH CITY OF LEAVENWORTH TO FACILITATE CITY EMPLOYEES’ EDUCATION OPPORTUNITIES

City of Leavenworth employees can now take advantage of Grantham University’s special tuition rates and credit for prior training. Lenexa, Kansas (May 31) – Grantham University and the City of Leavenworth (Kansas) have announced a partnership that will enable the city’s employees to pursue their higher education goals, supported by reduced tuition rates, credit for prior learning and other key benefits. Grantham is a 66-year-old institution delivering accredited online degree programs and certificates to working adults, active-duty military and veterans around the…Read +

GRANTHAM UNIVERSITY NAMES SCOTT ANDREWS AS PRESIDENT AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

LENEXA, Kan. – May 30, 2017 – Grantham University is proud to announce the appointment of Scott Andrews to the role of university president and chief executive officer. Mr. Andrews assumes the leadership role effective today, May 30, 2017. He succeeds former Grantham University president, Mr. Joseph McGrath, who retired from the position in 2014, and Dr. Cheryl Hayek, who subsequently served as interim president during the university’s search for a permanent leader. “I am delighted for Scott to assume his…Read +

Grantham University Celebrates Partnership with the University of the Virgin Islands

The agreement enables greater choice and flexibility for students of both universities. Lenexa, Kan. – May 23, 2017 – Grantham University, a 66-year-old institution delivering accredited online degree programs to students around the world, is proud to announce the recently signed articulation agreement with the University of the Virgin Islands (UVI), a regionally accredited institution with 2,500 students and 47 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. “This agreement is a celebration of two academic institutions with a shared focus on quality,…Read +

GRANTHAM UNIVERSITY PARTNERS WITH KANSAS CITY SYMPHONY’S BANK OF AMERICA CELEBRATION AT THE STATION TO SUPPORT VETERANS AND MILITARY SERVICE MEMBERS

Photo by: Cat Szalkowski LENEXA, Kan. – May 22, 2017 – Grantham University is proud to partner with the Kansas City Symphony for the this year's Bank of America Celebration at the Station on Sunday, May 28, from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m., at Union Station. Around 50,000 people are expected to attend this FREE Memorial Day event, which is celebrating its 15th anniversary. Throughout the festivities, all attendees are invited to visit the Grantham University Veterans Place area and…Read +

ADAM FLEURIMOND OF DEL RIO, TEXAS NAMED GRANTHAM UNIVERSITY MILITARY SPOUSE OF THE YEAR

LENEXA, Kan. – May 12, 2017 – Grantham University is proud to announce the 2017 Military Spouse of the Year: Adam Fleurimond. Adam Fleurimond was selected after his spouse Jessica Fleurimond, an active-duty Air Force member, sent the winning one-minute video describing how Adam has supported her throughout her nearly 17-year military career. “Adam is resilient, strong, patient, dedicated, adaptable, flexible, but most importantly, he is my biggest supporter, my number one supporter, my super hero,” said Jessica Fleurimond. Adam…Read +

CHERYL HAYEK, GRANTHAM UNIVERSITY INTERIM PRESIDENT AND PROVOST, ELECTED TO DEAC BOARD OF DIRECTORS

MEDIA CONTACT Leila Gallagher 913-309-4804 lgallagher@grantham.edu LENEXA, KAN. – May 8, 2017 -  On Wednesday, the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC), announced the results of its election of new members to the DEAC Board of Directors. Grantham University Interim President and Provost, Dr. Cheryl Hayek, was elected alongside Gordon Drummond, Session College for Professional Design President, to serve a three-year term from 2017-2020. “I’m honored to have been elected, and I’m looking forward to bringing my experience in distance education…Read +

LOCAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL LIBRARIAN JOINS GRANTHAM UNIVERSITY AT DINNER IN WASHINGTON D.C. TO SUPPORT STEM EDUCATION AND FUTURE TECHNOLOGY LEADERS

MEDIA CONTACT Leila Gallagher 913-309-4804 lgallagher@grantham.edu Olathe School District’s Tomahawk Elementary librarian Krista Hardy joins Grantham University in supporting STEM education; on Wednesday, March, 29th in Washington D.C., all will attend FMC’s 20th Annual Statesmanship Awards Dinner entitled STEM: Empowering Tomorrow’s Technology Leaders Back Row (L to R): Carl Hill, Gene Lloyd Middle Row: Lauren Lloyd, Tabitha Davis, Anna Liu, Ti Timney First Row: Dr. Jeffrey Cropsey, Dr. Cheryl Hayek, Krista Hardy KANSAS CITY— Every year, more than 400 VIP…Read +

LINDSEY STREETER NAMED GRANTHAM UNIVERSITY’S 2017 DEAC OUTSTANDING GRADUATE OF THE YEAR

LENEXA, Kan. – April 25, 2017 – Lindsey Streeter, a 30-year U.S. Army veteran, has been named Grantham University’s 2017 Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC) Outstanding Graduate of the Year. For the 34th year, with this award, DEAC is recognizing the significant accomplishments of graduates who earned their degrees through distance education. Mr. Streeter currently serves as vice president – sales and marketing for a major U.S. bank. Streeter says that since graduating in 2012, his Grantham University Master of…Read +

GRANTHAM UNIVERSITY DONATES ROBOTS TO TOMAHAWK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL IN SUPPORT OF STEM EDUCATION

Grantham University is donating 18 new Ozobot robots to Tomahawk Elementary School in Olathe, Kan. School librarian, Krista Hardy, has been instrumental in spearheading the school’s STEM education initiative by creating a makerspace for the students. MEDIA CONTACT Leila Gallagher 913-309-4804 lgallagher@grantham.edu OLATHE, Kan. – April 14, 2017 – Grantham University is donating 18 new Ozobots to Olathe School District’s Tomahawk Elementary School to help advance their new Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) library program. The presentation of the robotics…Read +