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Graceland Forever Heritage Collection

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

The Alumni Board of Directors is excited to partner with Sticks, a Des Moines American Craft company, to develop the Graceland Forever Heritage Collection.

Graceland University Appoints Athletic Director

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Vice President for Enrollment Management, Kirk Bjorland, is pleased to announce that Joe Worlund ’80 will be the Graceland University Athletic Director effective Nov. 1.

Announcement from Graceland University Board of Directors

Monday, August 11, 2014

Saturday, the Graceland University Board of Trustees ended a year-long, strategic dialogue by endorsing the faculty’s decision to align the academic calendars of Graceland’s two campuses, effective with the 2015-16 academic year.

Team Yellowjacket to Join RAGBRAI for Fourth Year

Monday, July 14, 2014

Team Yellowjacket is heading out for a fourth year in a row on RAGBRAI, the (Des Moines) Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa. This year the 16-member group of alumni and friends will join more than 10,000 other cyclists in the annual river-to-river trek from the Missouri to the Mississippi – even if it takes them “forever” to do it.

Frank Hough 1940-2014

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

While at Graceland, Frank served as counselor, friend and mentor to hundreds of students, who found his vast, real-world experience, partnered with a relaxed, candid teaching style, fostered in them an interest in the fields of business and economics. Student interaction and development is what gave Frank the most satisfaction in his career.

The 117th Commencement: Graceland University 2014

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

The 2014 Commencement preparations began years ago, when the graduates first arrived at Graceland with hopes that this occasion would be marked in their timeline of accomplishments.

Graceland's Scholars Showcase Another Success

Monday, April 28, 2014

Graceland University Professor of Chemistry Dr. Dan Pratt, one of the original founders of this event, commented that the original intent “was to incorporate undergraduate research back into the curriculum. This led to the formation of our Scholars’ Showcase, which highlights our students' creative, scholarly and artistic work.” “To me, the importance of Graceland University’s Scholars’ Showcase comes down to providing an opportunity to show off who we are academically.”

Graceland University Appoints Two Interim Dean Positions

Monday, April 28, 2014

Graceland University is pleased to announce that Scott Huddleston, Ed.D., will be appointed Interim Dean of the Edmund J. Gleazer School of Education, effective July 1, and Dr. Steven L. Anders, Dean of the C.H. Sandage School of Business and Interim Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS), will continue his interim dean role until a national search is completed to hire a full-time CLAS dean.

New CEPE Major at Graceland University Already Proving to be a Success

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Graceland University CEPE students gain the knowledge and skills to assess and restore musculoskeletal function and enhance human performance. The exploration of theoretical concepts and hands-on application in the classroom, practicums and internships provide students the opportunity for mastery of skills as well as instructional and leadership development.

Graceland University Selected for New RSVP Project

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

The Iowa Commission on Volunteer Service (ICVS) approved on Monday a new $15K state-funded RSVP (formerly the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program) grant to be based at Graceland University in Lamoni. The RSVP of Southern Iowa will serve Decatur and Ringgold counties.

Academic Honors Day

Monday, February 17, 2014

Graceland University is committed to academic quality and achievement. Students such as these who attend Academic Honors Day help support Graceland’s mission, which is centered on building learning communities, helping to empower persons for transformational service and leadership.

Upcoming Events

  • Classes End, 8 Week Subsession B and 16 Week Fall Session

    Saturday, December 20
    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

  • 2015-16 Class Schedule Due to Registrar From All Deans

    Monday, December 22
    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

  • Classes Begin, 16 Week Spring Session

    Monday, January 5
    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

  • Classes Begin, 8 Week Spring Subsession A

    Monday, January 5
    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

  • Final Payment due for all Winter Term Programs

    Monday, January 5
    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

  • Winter Term Begins

    Monday, January 5
    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

  • Last Day to Add or Drop Winter Term Programs

    Wednesday, January 7
    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

  • Last Day to Add, Change to Pass/Fail or back to Graded, and last day to Drop a 8 week Subsession A

    Monday, January 12
    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

  • Last Day to Withdraw from Winter Term Programs

    Thursday, January 15
    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

  • Last Day to Add, Change to Pass/Fail or back to Graded, and last day to Drop a 16 week Sub-session

    Monday, January 19
    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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