Grantham University and Community College of the Air Force Partner to Provide Higher Education to Students

May 22, 2007, 01:00 ET from Grantham University

    KANSAS CITY, Mo., May 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Grantham University
 (, an online university specializing in educating
 working adults, today announced that it has partnered with the Community
 College of the Air Force (CCAF). This partnership formed as a result of the
 Air Force's Air University Associate to Baccalaureate Cooperative Program
 (AU ABC). This program allows CCAF to partner with military friendly
 academic institutions, such as Grantham University, who will accept all
 CCAF degree program credits in one or more of its bachelor degrees
     "We want to stay front and center with all of our students, including
 those in the Air Force," said Greg Garcia, EdD, Dean of Military Programs
 at Grantham University. "Our goal is to continue providing the highest
 quality programs that truly represent a premier online experience."
     Grantham University was one of ten schools that tested the concept, and
 CCAF accepted two of its degree programs, Computer Science and Electronics
 Engineering Technology for this initiative. Airmen will be able to log into
 the Air Force portal beginning June 1, 2007, browse through the available
 degree programs, and enroll with one of the accepted academic institutions.
     "As both Grantham and the military education and training communities
 move forward into the 21st century, we're excited about the revolutionary
 new ways we can cooperatively bring the highest quality education programs
 to our students -- both locally and globally," adds Garcia.
     Grantham University offers online undergraduate and graduate degree
 programs in Criminal Justice, Business Administration, General and
 Interdisciplinary Studies, Computer Science, and other technology related
 fields. Grantham's degree programs are flexible and self-paced, allowing
 students to complete their course work at times and places that fit their
 busy schedules.
     Grantham's faculty, administration, and advisors are comprised of
 educators, business executives, industry professionals and entrepreneurs.
 Among the advisors are Dr. Herbert I. London, founder, endowed chair, and
 former Dean of Students at New York University's Gallatin School of
 Individualized Study; John Ashford, an advisor to Fortune 100 companies as
 Chairman and CEO of The Hawthorne Group; David E. Baker, Brig. Gen. (USAF,
 Ret.), a decorated fighter pilot and Senior Vice President for the Stanford
 Washington Research Group; and Rear Admiral Karen Harmeyer, former Chief
 Staff Officer, Navy Surgeon General, OPNAV 093R.
     About Grantham University:
     Established in 1951, Grantham University is a private institution that
 specializes in educating the working adult student. Its mission is to
 'level the playing field' by making a high quality college education
 available to adult learners based on the combined academic and economic
 principles of Accessibility, Affordability and Academic Accountability.
 Grantham University offers military scholarships for active duty, reserve,
 guard, veterans and military family members, as well as scholarships for
 law enforcement professionals. Grantham's courses are online and
 self-paced, allowing students to study at home, at work, on Temporary Duty
 (TDY) or from almost anywhere in the world. Grantham University is
 accredited by the Accrediting Commission of the Distance Education and
 Training Council (DETC). For more information, visit or
 call 1-800-955-2527.

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