Division of Social Science News

The decision to attend Graceland University was made for Jennifer Craig-Blakeley `02, a member of Community of Christ, when her older sister, Catharine Craig, made Graceland her college of choice a few years earlier. When Craig permanently moved to Iowa following her college graduation, Craig-Blakeley wanted to be closer to her.

Dwayne Melton ’11 has gone from good to great! Graceland’s supportive coaches, staff and faculty made all the difference in Dwayne’s life. He came back to campus a few weeks ago to say thanks…

Grant Kouri ’06 has chosen a career of service and steps out courageously to act on his convictions. Graceland’s mission and values are lived out in Grant’s passion for global humanitarian work.

Graceland University Assistant Professor of Sociology has contributed a chapter to The Timeliness of George Herbert Mead, a book recently published and edited by Hans Joas and Daniel R. Huebner.

Karima Burns, '14

October 4, 2013

Karima Burns knew she wanted to go “somewhere small” for college, but had no idea that would mean moving halfway across the country to rural Iowa.

Junbin Guo, '13

February 3, 2013

Junbin Guo is just one of many international students at Graceland University.

Nathalie Baptiste, '10

January 29, 2013

Nathalie Baptiste '10 learned a lot of things at Graceland - and not just in the classroom.

Brittany Bennett, '11

January 27, 2013

In fall of 2011 Graceland added a Human Services major to their Bachelors of Arts programs. And Brittany Bennett knew this new degree would be perfect for her.

Colleen Brian, '11

January 25, 2013

It's not every day that your best friend asks you to spend a year with them in South Korea. But when Colleen Brian '11 began the application process for the World Service Corps, she asked Sally Norton '11 to sign up with her.

Rebecca Bullock, '09

January 23, 2013

Rebecca Bullock '09 has never been someone you would consider an underachiever. At Graceland, she had two majors, History with a non-Western emphasis and International Studies.