Student Perspective

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Caring Faculty Through Online Learning

April 24, 2020

During this global pandemic, it is hard for faculty and students to find a way to help each other out. But still, through it all, we have found a way. From many group meetings on Zoom to personally written emails...

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Staying Connected Through #ThePowerOfTogether

April 13, 2020

by Mena Runkle '23 While social distancing is the main priority throughout the country, Graceland University students have found ways to stay connected through this global pandemic. While some students have decided to stay connected by staying on campus, other...

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Student Services: Peer Mentoring

November 20, 2019

by Mena Runkle '23 The peer mentor program here at Graceland University is an amazing program designed to help first-year students know their way around. This program offers first-year students’ personal stories from older students who have had experience navigating...

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Student Spotlight: Stephanie Herman

January 15, 2018

Stephanie Herman ’18 was part of the Graceland University group that traveled to Dunfield House in England for May Term 2017. Graceland has a tradition of providing life-changing opportunities to experience intercultural learning, one of the high impact practices the...

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Student Spotlight: Zack & Kinzey

January 9, 2018

Zacary Stetzel ’18 from Panora, Iowa, came to Graceland for a college visit during homecoming. Jerry Hampton ‘52 found out Zac was interested in criminal justice, so he introduced Zac to Kansas City Police Department Deputy Chief Bob Kuehl who was attending...

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Student Spotlight: Bardha Maloku

January 5, 2018

Bardha Maloku ’18 is a senior in Khiyah House, majoring in computer science and technology with minors in business administration and mathematics. She is a smart, determined woman who wants to help other women reach their goals — to slap...

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A Graceland Family Tradition – Student Perspective

January 3, 2018

By: Tabi Miller `17 Graceland University has been a tradition in many families. Generations and siblings have shared in the Graceland experience – sometimes at the same time. Since its early history, Graceland has also been host to international students...

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Protecting Protected Time

November 8, 2017

by Amy Austin '21 You may have heard about “protected time” around Graceland's campus and been confused, because there really is no set description. In fact, that open-ended and vague idea of a time period set aside is exactly the...

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Interfaith: Celebrating diverse faith and spirituality at Graceland

October 17, 2017

Written by: Amy Austin '21 (photo caption): Amina Amirkhanli, this year’s interfaith coordinator for Campus Ministries, Muslim; Abbey Stoetzel, last year’s interfaith coordinator, Methodist; and Humberto Tinsman, one of two Student Pastors with Campus Ministries, Community of Christ As a member of the Community of...

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