Keep in Touch with What is Going on at Graceland University

There is always something great going on at Graceland's main campus in Lamoni, Iowa (founded in 1895) and our Independence, Missouri campus (1999). From academic and performing arts events to athletic competition and social gatherings, Graceland students and faculty are on the go, on our campuses and around the world.

You will find a collection of stories at this site that speak to the ongoing vitality of our students and their accomplishments. You will read stories about our rich history and tradition, about our alumni and friends and about our innovative programs and initiatives. It is all part of the dynamic mix at Graceland - the best in academic offerings, a warm community atmosphere and a one-on-one student/faculty experience. The Graceland story never ends as our confident, prepared graduates go out each year to change the world.

Visit some of our web pages for a good look at Graceland. And, keep in touch with news and happenings at this site. If you have questions, comments or ideas for Jeanne Davis, Director of University Relations, email jemdavis@graceland.edu, or call 641-784-5213.


 

Recent News

Graceland University Awards Spectacular Scholarships

The $142,000 in scholarships given at Spec are announced at the end of the week-long camp and are available to students entering their senior year of high school and participating in Spec. Contact the Admissions Office or visit our website at www.graceland.edu for more information on what scholarships or grants are available to you.

Graceland University to Sponsor Free Red Cross Training

Leaders from Graceland’s Youth Launch Commission provided funding and made arrangements with local hospitals in the region to provide CPR classes at no cost to individuals willing to become certified. It is the hope of the Pettit family and Graceland University that many will take advantage of these training opportunities and help turn what could have been a tragedy for one family into a blessing for many.

Graceland University Announces New Social Media Marketing Major

The Social Media Marketing major at Graceland will include a unique combination of communications courses, business and marketing courses, and visual design courses aimed to ready students for jobs in the current real world. The major will serve as a progressive recruiting tool for admissions, drawing on the strengths of both the Graceland University C.H. Sandage School of Business and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

Graceland University Marionette Boot Camp Announced for August

“My hopes are that we afford students the potential for making new friends, learning how to collaborate on projects, and employ a lot of creativeness, all with a hands-on approach,” says Lee Maples, Assistant Professor of Theatre and Scene Designer at Graceland University.