July 31, 2006 - Grantham University, specializing in educating working adults, has signed articulation agreements with the following liberal arts colleges: Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Mich.; Crowley's Ridge College in Paragould, Ark.; Lake Region State College in Devil's Lake, N.D.; and Northcentral University in Prescott, Ariz. The articulation agreements allow the transfer of undergraduate academic credits between Grantham University and the schools in various programs. For more information on the courses, please call 1-888-947-2684.
"We're thrilled to have the value and worth of Grantham University validated by the willingness of these regionally accredited colleges to accept the transfer of credits," said Gary Sutter, Ph.D., Provost at Grantham University. "We look forward to sharing our experience in distance learning with the colleges."
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 course work at times and places that fit their busy schedules.
"At Grantham, we believe passionately in liberal arts and we want to share our experience in distance learning to help colleges provide an excellent education," added Sutter. By offering more online courses, colleges can increase their revenue through distance education.
About Calvin College
At Calvin College our world-renowned faculty both teaches and does cutting-edge research. Professors come from across the globe, drawn by Calvin's commitment to an academically excellent, distinctively Christian education. Our 4,200 students also come from around the world to work side by side with faculty members in our classrooms and laboratories, in daily Chapels, on the playing fields. At Calvin College our students are equipped to become graduates making a difference in the world. For more information, visit www.calvin.edu.
About Crowley's Ridge College
Now in its 42nd year, Crowley's Ridge College is the only two-year college in the nation affiliated with churches of Christ. It is a co-educational liberal arts college providing for its students a balanced course of studies appropriate for the first two years of college. Students of all religious backgrounds are welcome at CRC. For more information, please visit www.crowleysridgecollege.edu.
About Lake Region State College (LRSC)
LRSC provides students with flexible schedules to accommodate family and work. Forty-seven percent of our students take advantage of our cost savings, small class size, and personal attention while preparing for transfer to another school that will award a bachelor's degree. We are a northeast North Dakota leader in preparing students of all ages for entering the workforce, career advancement, or making career changes. Our programs provide cutting-edge equipment and facilities ranging from computer labs to modern automotive and diesel diagnostic equipment. We offer traditional programs in business-related areas; new programs in nursing, American sign language and interpretive studies; and a unique program in simulator maintenance, preparing students for high paying jobs with commercial airlines, defense contractors, or amusement parks. For more information, please visit www.lrsc.nodak.edu.