News and Announcements

Read the latest news, updates, and insights from Granite State College.

Granite State College Helps Firefighters Maximize their Education Goals

This spring, Granite State College will offer firefighters from across the region the opportunity to earn a degree through a new, innovative bachelor’s degree completion program. Through courses offered online and on-site at the Headquarters Fire Station in Manchester, New Hampshire, students will earn a B.S. in Applied Studies – Management in as little as two years, while completing courses alongside … Read More

River Valley Community College Welcomes Granite State College to RVCC’s Lebanon Academic Center

Collaborative relationship provides new academic location, resources, and reinforces commitment to workforce development in New Hampshire’s Upper Valley Claremont, NH – Two of New Hampshire’s public higher education institutions are collaborating in a new way, giving students and employers in New Hampshire’s Upper Valley more options and greater convenience when making career and professional development choices. In January, Granite State … Read More

Granite State College and NH Lodging & Restaurant Association Team Up for Hospitality Employees

Granite State College and the the New Hampshire Lodging and Restaurant Association (NHLRA) have entered into a partnership to offer professional development for the hospitality industry to promote careers in management. Participants will have an opportunity to attend workshops in an online, face-to-face, or hybrid environment. Topics will include: management, communications, customer service, and leadership, driving excellence in the field. … Read More

NH Retail Association Launches Partnership with Granite State College

Helping NH’s Employers Grow through Professional Development Granite State College and the New Hampshire Retail Association are proud to introduce a new partnership, which will create professional development opportunities for members of the Association. As one of New Hampshire’s largest industries, the retail sector and its unique professional development needs are often overlooked by traditional training providers. By partnering with … Read More

Granite State College Earns Top Honors in 2018 U.S. News and World Report Rankings

For the seventh consecutive year, Granite State College ranks in the top-100 of U.S. News & World Report’s annual list of online degree programs. Nationwide, Granite State College ranks at #71 for its online bachelor’s programs and #87 for its graduate business programs (non-MBA).  More than 1,490 institutions were assessed, making 2018 a competitive, landmark year. This comes just five … Read More

NH Grocers Association Launches Partnership with Granite State College

Concord, NH—Granite State College and the New Hampshire Grocers Association (NHGA) are proud to introduce a new partnership, which will create professional development opportunities for members of the Association. With a diverse membership base in the food industry that ranges from suppliers to retailers, producers to distributors, and more; NHGA members and their employees will benefit from the online and hybrid learning opportunities presented by Granite State College. … Read More

Announcing Our Summer and Fall 2017 Dean’s List

Granite State College congratulates students who earned recognition on the Dean’s List for the Summer and Fall 2017 academic term. This achievement is reached when degree seeking students meet the following criteria: Complete a minimum of 12 credits toward the degree for the terms of consideration (summer/fall or winter/spring), with no grade below a C and no incomplete courses Have … Read More

Granite State College Wins Statewide Community Spirit Award

In a ceremony held on November 7, 2017, Granite State College was honored with the Spirit of New Hampshire Award from Volunteer NH, one of the organization’s highest honors. The award ceremony at the Capitol Center for the Arts celebrates the impact that a volunteer—and the organizations that support volunteers—has on life in the state. Through this recognition, Volunteer NH … Read More

Granite State College Welcomes New Faculty

Granite State College is pleased to announce the addition of the following full-time faculty members. “These seven individuals will greatly strengthen Granite State College’s reputation as a national leader in education for returning adult students,” said Carole Beauchemin, vice provost for academic affairs. Krista Olsen, has been named program director for the M.S. in Management, Graduate Studies. She has taught … Read More

Granite State College Turns 45 in Style

More than 120 people celebrated Granite State College’s 45th anniversary on the evening of September 14 at Derryfield Country Club. The College has served the needs of more than 67,000 adult students and active-duty military from New Hampshire and beyond since 1972. Granite State College provides a high-quality, personalized educational experience that considers each student’s past educational and work skills. … Read More