Graceland Spotlights News
Ashley is a former HIV/Maternal Health Case Manager, now a traveling photographer who is working toward medical school to become an infectious disease specialist.
English instructor, South Harrison High School, Bethany, MO
"I learned marketing isn’t just about selling, it’s about nurturing clients ..."
"It has been an eye-opening experience not only for a design student but for a longtime community member."
Volunteer work in hospitals in 11 countries in 11 months changed her life.
“... seeing scientists working together was really inspiring”
“I learned a lot of real-life applications and problem solving.”
We followed up with Marissa and learned she's been experiencing success in her new career as a paid actress, and still credits Graceland for sparking the fire that began her journey.
"During my experience, I felt at home from the very beginning. The community at the company seemed very close knit and close to the 'Graceland Experience' that I have come to love."
Braden shares, “I never really liked school until I started attending Graceland. I have thoroughly enjoyed taking Macro and Micro Economics, even though my major is theatre and I am going to see if I can minor in business or economics before I graduate. I couldn't be happier. I love it here … Graceland saved my life.”
During my internship with the Office of General Council, Community of Christ, I was able to build lasting relationships with all seven members. All members were friendly, wel...
During my junior year I obtained a summer internship at Eli Lilly and Company, an American global pharmaceutical company. I spent my time in the Musculoskeletal division wher...
Through her Graceland Experience, she has found a deep passion for capturing the world in words and in film, and she found a strong support system in the Graceland faculty, who have nurtured her passion.
Before coming to Graceland, Stephen Moore of Scottsdale, Arizona, didn’t see himself as the best student.
“Every single person in the athletic training major really just wants to see students succeed."
“The professors are really nice and you can tell that they care about you and want to have a personal relationship with you, but they also want to challenge you.”
"Graceland has given me the confidence to follow my dreams and continues to make a difference in my life.”
"I rave about this program to my co-workers and other aspiring teachers."
“The AG program was starting to really take off and I wanted to be a part of the growing system."
Dr. Binnicker has written over 30 peer-reviewed articles, authored 4 book chapters, serves on the editorial board for the Journal of Clinical Microbiology, and has been invited to present his research at conferences around the world.
It is Nate's experience with Graceland's successful Enactus team that he credits for his recent success.
Marissa Roberts is a triple threat: She can sing, she can dance, and she can act. She was a star in Lamoni as a Vocal Performance major, and now, only five months after graduating from Graceland, she’s landed work as a paid extra in Los Angeles.
Mexico City native Sofia Jaramillo’s college of choice had to have two things: a great tennis team and the opportunity to major in Visual Communication.
Justin Pontier remembers being on the Graceland campus as a nine-year-old who had already caught the acting bug.
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.