grantham university logoJune 28, 2007 - Grantham University, specializing in educating working adults, today announced that it has entered into a partnership with the Society of American Indian Government Employees (SAIGE). To celebrate the partnership, the agreement was signed in a special ceremony during SAIGE's 2007 National Training Conference.

"SAIGE and Grantham University are joining forces to offer accredited undergraduate and graduate degree programs to help meet the education mission and requirements of many federal agencies," said Thomas M. Macon, chairman of Grantham University.

Along with special tuition grants, SAIGE will also be offering its members the opportunity to apply for a full, four-year Grantham University scholarship to be used towards a bachelor's degree.

"We're extremely proud to partner with SAIGE," said Macon. "Grantham University has always been committed to our student base of federal government employees. With this partnership, Grantham's goal is to provide SAIGE's membership with the opportunity to further their education, which is needed to grow and prosper in today's competitive workforce."

Grantham University is a designated only degree provider for the federal government's OPM e-training initiative.

Grantham University offers online undergraduate and graduate degree programs in Criminal Justice, Business Administration, General Studies, Computer Science, and other technology related fields. Grantham's degree programs are flexible and self-paced, allowing students to complete their coursework at times and places that fit their busy schedules.

Grantham's faculty, administration, and advisors are comprised of educators, business executives, industry professionals and entrepreneurs. Among the advisors are Dr. Herbert I. London, founder, endowed chair, and former Dean of Students at New York University's Gallatin School of Individualized Study; David E. Baker, Brig. Gen. (USAF, Ret.), a decorated fighter pilot and Senior Vice President for the Stanford Washington Research Group; and Rear Admiral Karen Harmeyer, former Chief Staff Officer, Navy Surgeon General, OPNAV 093R.

SAIGE was formed in 2001 to serve the needs of American Indian (AI) and Alaska Native (AN) federal employees. It is SAIGE's mission to promote the recruitment, hiring, retention, development, advancement and equitable treatment of AI and AN employees in the workforce. For more information about SAIGE, visit: