Graceland Spotlights News

Tatiana Davis, '13

April 26, 2013

Tatiana Davis learned long ago that life is no fairy tale, but that hasn't stopped her from seeing the world through enchanted eyes.

Sophia Ringsdorf, '13

March 4, 2013

For most people, getting braces is less than a desirable experience. There's the pain, the maintenance, the expense, the physical appearance - the list of grievances goes on.

Antonia Davidson, '14

February 26, 2013

Antonia Davidson says that she found Graceland "by accident."

Karin Blythe, '08

February 5, 2013

When Karin Blythe '08 graduated from Graceland, she left Lamoni "on a high."

Caitlyn Barbour, '14

February 4, 2013

Caitlyn Barbour '14 is far from inexperienced.

Junbin Guo, '13

February 3, 2013

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

Daniel Vogelsang, '13

February 2, 2013

Daniel Vogelsang '13 says that he has always been an explorer. And since coming to Graceland, he has indulged the trait.

Patrick Minor, '13

February 1, 2013

Patrick Minor forgot how to play piano this year.

Jennifer Abraham, '11

January 31, 2013

For many students, it can be difficult to see how their classwork will one day benefit their lives.

Sarah Balik, '12

January 30, 2013

Ever since Sarah Balik '12 was little, she knew she wanted to be a doctor. However, during winter term of her sophomore year at Graceland, she encountered a conflict that would eventually change her mind.

Nathalie Baptiste, '10

January 29, 2013

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

Tyler Bridge, '08

January 28, 2013

While at Graceland, Social Sciences Division Chair Dr. Brain Smith kindled his interest when he spoke about the relationship between pharmaceutical companies and doctors.

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.

Morgan Bradford, '12

January 26, 2013

It was an accident that got Morgan Bradford '12 interested in Residence Life.

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.

Ryanne Carlson, '11

January 22, 2013

Ryanne Miiller '11 Carlson came to Graceland because it was a place she'd heard wonderful things about. A third generation Gracelander, her parents and both sets of her grandparents attended "the Hill".

Alex Cash, '12

January 21, 2013

If you don't know Alex Cash '12 personally, you may know his work. In fact, it may even be in the palm of your hand.

Liz Deegan, '12

January 20, 2013

Culture Shock. It's not something you'd think a New Yorker would get. But Liz Deegan '12, hailing from New York state, received an ample dose of it when she first showed up in Lamoni.

Brandon Fletcher, '11

January 19, 2013

Brandon Fletcher '11 came to Graceland because of SPECTACULAR camp. "It's that simple," he says.

Abby Hernandez, '11

January 17, 2013

Abby Hernandez '11 has two big passions - theatre and community service. And through the Lamoni community, she's been able to experience both.

Tyler Jones, '09

January 16, 2013

Ever since Tyler Jones '09 was little, he wanted to come to Graceland. He jokes that this may be the result of a little parental "brain-washing"; and if this is the case, his parents did their job well.

Brittany Longsdorf, '10

January 15, 2013

Iowa sunsets, Swarm-Inn Super Tots and Cheville House's James Bond function. These were a few of Brittany Longsdorf's favorite things.

Cleuzia Navessee, '13

January 13, 2013

Cleuzia Navessee '13 originally came to the United States from the South African country of Mozambique because she wasn't keeping up with her school work.

Matthew Nii, '11

January 11, 2013

When the time came for Matthew Nii '11 to select a graduate program, he couldn't deny that Graceland gave him a taste for the personalized education a smaller university can provide.