Graceland Spotlights News
Alumnus Roger Powell recently returned to Graceland as the director of the writing center, completing a full circle that started when he began to find his way as an undergraduate student several years ago. Powell graduated from Graceland in 2012, but the direction he ultimately chose in his educational path had been a long time coming.
Commencement celebrations highlight Graceland’s amazing students, recognizing them and others for exceptional contributions to our community.
Graceland legend GREG SUTHERLAND '73 was inducted into the Iowa Blues Hall of Fame April 7, 2019.
GRACELAND CHOIR hit the road for its third tour under Director Sara Blessing — this time, to the southwestern region of the U.S.
Graceland's new head football coach, NATE ROBINSON, has already made his mark at Graceland — and not just on the football field.
So many of the Graceland family I’ve met with over the past two years still refer to this special place as home.
SEND US YOUR NEWS Completed a degree program? Published a written work? Received that awesome promotion? Earned a prestigious honor? If so, we want to hear about it.
2018 was a big year for Women’s Volleyball Head Coach STEW McDOLE ’65 — the latest of many, many big years in his 37 seasons coaching the Yellowjackets — and his accomplishments and accolades shine a light on the impact he has had on the volleyball world.
Jonathan Montalvo talks new Hispanic Studies program.
A Conversation with Graceland’s Deans of the School of Nursing.
Graceland students who have gone through the pre-professional programs on the Lamoni campus have a history of success as they take the next steps in their career path.
The first nursing club at Graceland began 40 years ago during the 1979-80 school year and was an option for student involvement for about six years.
Christina Koch ’20 always knew she wanted to work in health care, even if she wasn’t certain which field.
Even in his early 20s, Patrick Kirk ’19 has already had a great deal of experience in the health care field, which he has used to his benefit in the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program at Graceland’s Independence campus.
Krishelle Ivory ’10 knew early on that she wanted to work with kids. What she couldn’t decide was whether to be an educator or a nurse.
There are very few people who impacted the history of Graceland’s nursing program more than Sherri Kirkpatrick, PhD.
Jerry Hampton `52 of Lamoni, Iowa, was recently honored for lifelong service to his community and fellow veterans.
Oh, the nostalgia!
Bryan Gatzke, MS, is the division chair for Graceland’s health and movement science program.
AFTER JUST ONE YEAR AT GRACELAND, JOLENE LYNN, PHD, HAS TAKEN ON THE ROLE OF THE ASSOCIATE DEAN FOR GRADUATE PROGRAMS. LYNN BRINGS A WEALTH OF EXPERIENCE TO GRACELAND.
IF YOU'RE READING THE HORIZONS MAGAZINE, THERE'S A GOOD CHANCE YOU KNOW CHEMISTRY PROFESSOR DAN PRATT, PHD, ’81 — OR SOME OF HIS COUSINS. PROFESSOR PRATT IS CONNECTED.
RAQUEL MOREIRA, PHD, ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF COMMUNICATION, WAS PRESENTED WITH THE ORGANIZATION FOR RESEARCH ON WOMEN AND COMMUNICATION'S FEMINIST SCHOLAR OF THE YEAR AWARD Feb. 17 in Santa Clara, California.
What makes Graceland great? After asking students, alumni, faculty and staff what they would choose as their Graceland top 10, we pooled their answers to bring you this list of inspiring attributes that make Graceland the place we are all proud to call home.
Over the past two years, members of the Graceland community have teamed up with the Kansas City Chiefs to raise funds to build a middle school in the village of Palo Blanco, Guatemala, and another in La Majada, Guatemala.
Dr. Ivan Joseph’s `96 new book, You Got This: Mastering the Skill of Self-Confidence, discusses how “self-confidence can be the difference between success and failure, whether on the field, at the office or at home.” Joseph’s unstoppable career began as a student at Graceland University. And while at Graceland, he discovered that self-confidence is a skill, and skills can be taught.