Dr. Jeff Cropsey, The Council of College and Military Educators (CCME) President and Grantham University VP for Strategic Initiatives and External Relations, led a successful CCME symposium.

Sergeant Major of the Army Daniel Dailey and Dr. Jeff Cropsey, Grantham University Vice President for Strategic Initiatives and External Relations and President of CCME.

Sergeant Major of the Army Daniel Dailey is thanked for his presentation at the 2016 CCME Conference, by Dr. Jeff Cropsey, Grantham University Vice President for Strategic Initiatives and External Relations and President of CCME.

LENEXA, Kan. – February 26, 2016 –  The 2016 Council of College and Military Educators (CCME) Symposium held on February 15-18, 2016, in San Antonio, Texas, was a great success under the management and leadership of Grantham University’s Dr. Jeff Cropsey, the 100 percent online university’s vice president for strategic initiatives and external relations and the 2015-2016 president of CCME.

Dr Cropsey said, “I’d like to give credit to the members of the CCME Board and the Grantham University management team of Amy Thomas, Hallie Rogers and Leila Gallagher, for the success of the symposium. The event attracted almost 900 attendees and was one of the most successful CCME symposiums in the last six years. The symposium is the largest annual forum of its kind in support of educational opportunities for active duty military, veterans and their families. I am especially proud of the role that Grantham University had this year in making this conference such a great success! ”

Representatives from higher education colleges, universities and government agencies had the opportunity to share best practices and innovative solutions to help ensure educational success for our nation’s active duty military and veterans. Grantham University staff members Dr. Niccole Buckley, Tabitha Davis and Josh Carcopa also presented at symposium sessions.

Many notable speakers from the Department of Defense, the Department of Veterans Affairs and the higher education community supported the theme of "Opening doors. Advancing lives. A military member's and veteran's pathway to education and career success." Also more than 60 concurrent sessions and numerous workshops provided training and information on military and veteran education issues.


About Grantham University: With 2016 marking the University’s 65th birthday, Grantham University was established in 1951 and today offers 50 online undergraduate and graduate degree programs and certificates. With a mission to provide quality, accessible, affordable, professionally relevant programs in a continuously changing global society, Grantham’s courses are 100 percent online, allowing students to study at home, at work, on Temporary Duty or from almost anywhere in the world. Continuously accredited since 1961 by the Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC), Grantham University has earned a distinguished record as a respected and accredited distance learning university spanning more than six decades of service.



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