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, or call 641-784-5213.


Recent News

Graceland University Students Benefit by Creation of Communications Club

Communications Club became an official Graceland club at the start of the 2015-16 school year. The goal of the club is to offer students the opportunity to get involved in and gain experience from the involvement in a variety of forms of communication at Graceland - social media, graphic design, photography, videography, writing and web – while Graceland benefits from their ideas and efforts.

Mentorship Program GU4U Introduced at Fall Burn 2015

Mentors can be extremely helpful to college students. In order to help Graceland students gain the most from their education, Enactus has collaborated with the Graceland Alumni Board to offer GU4U, a mentorship program that will pair current students and recent graduates with alumni and friends in their field of study.

Second Graceland University Town Hall Meeting to Address Privilege

Graceland University has announced that “Privilege” will be the topic for the second Graceland “Town Hall Meeting,” to be held Dec. 3 on the Lamoni campus. “Town Hall Meetings have the potential to be a high-impact practice,” said Tammy Everett, PhD, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of Faculty. Everett continued, “At Graceland, we are working to engage students in this process every semester.”

Graceland University Announces Summer Courses in England

Studying abroad can be one of the most enriching, interesting and educationally stimulating experiences of a student’s entire life. Such an opportunity can offer both personal and professional growth and can help students develop skills and gain experiences not available in a classroom. Graceland courses in England will take place May 2 through 23, 2016, and offer a variety of course topics to choose from.

Graceland University Welcomes So Percussion

Drums, cymbals, tin cans, xylophones and other things that go bump in the night are coming to Graceland. So Percussion will perform in the Shaw Family Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday evening, Nov. 4. There are no advance ticket sales or reserved seats. The box office opens at 6:45 p.m.