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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.

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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.

Graceland Continues its Reputation for Academic Excellence

Friday, January 10, 2014

Graceland is very pleased to announce that the Online Graduate Education, Online Graduate Nursing, and Online Bachelor’s programs have received excellent rankings again this year by U.S. News and World Report for 2014.

Ladysmith Black Mambazo Comes to Graceland February 13, 2014

Monday, November 25, 2013

Graceland University is pleased to invite you and your family and friends to attend the third performance of the 2013-14 Performing Arts Series, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, on Thursday, February 13 at 7:30 p.m. in the Shaw Center.

Upcoming Events

  • Fall Faculty Conference

    Wednesday, August 20
    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

  • Classes End, 16 Week Summer Session

    Friday, August 22
    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

  • Classes End, 8 Week Summer Subsession B

    Friday, August 22
    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

  • Final Summer Session Grade Entry Due -- 1:30 pm

    Friday, August 22
    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

  • New Students Arrive

    Saturday, August 23
    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

  • Returning Students Arrive

    Sunday, August 24
    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

  • Classes Begin, Independence Campus

    Monday, August 25
    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

  • Classes Begin, Lamoni Campus

    Tuesday, August 26
    8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

  • Agricultural Business/FFA Day

    Wednesday, October 1
    8:00 AM

  • College Fair

    Wednesday, October 8
    9:00 AM - 10:30 AM

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