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 is Again One of the "Best in the Midwest"

This designation as “Best in the Midwest” for another year speaks highly to the personal attention students receive at Graceland. Personal attention paves the way for student success. This attribute was highlighted through many of the student surveys done by The Princeton Review, as well as in conversations with students on campus and after graduation.

Graceland University Mourns the Passing of Tom Nowlin

Nowlin coached five sports in more than 41 years while working at Graceland University. He was the first wrestling coach at Graceland and was the head coach of baseball, tennis and track while serving as an assistant football coach throughout his tenure with the Yellowjackets.

Graceland University AmeriCorps Youth Launch Program Receives Funding for its Eighth Year

Shannon Harris, Director of Graceland’s AmeriCorps Youth Launch program, received word that the program has been awarded $522,000 to continue activities for the next three years. The federal funding for the program is matched by an approximately equal amount from the Dekko Foundation and an additional $67,000 in staff and services by Graceland University.

Graceland University TRiO Grant Funded for Another Five Years

Graceland University is excited to continue the strong 37-year history Graceland has built with the SSS program. The new grant cycle will provide 1.5 million dollars over the next five years to provide program services to increase the retention and graduation rates of the 180 first-generation, low-income Graceland students served by the program.

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.