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Granite State College Ranks #1 in New Hampshire and #13 in U.S. for Best Colleges for Adult Learners

Granite State College has once again captured a top spot in Washington Monthly’s Best Colleges for Adult Learners. Nationwide, Granite State College ranks #13; among institutions in New Hampshire, the College has secured the #1 position. Approximately 40 percent of college students in the U.S. are aged 25 or older, according to Washington Monthly. In 2016, this prompted the publication … Read More

Granite State College Celebrates the 2017 Graduation, Academic Honors, and Presents Honorary Degree and Awards at Commencement Ceremony

Concord, NH  – On Sunday, June 11, 2017, Granite State College celebrated the graduation of more than 500 students from its associate, bachelor’s, and master’s degree programs at the Radisson Hotel in Manchester, New Hampshire. In addition, the College will celebrate various awards including an Honorary Doctorate in Humane Letters presented to Sarah Currier, Director of Workforce Development at Dartmouth-Hitchcock. … Read More

Intensive, Six-Month Program Inspires Emerging Leaders at Easterseals

Twenty-one Easterseals supervisors and managers have completed an intensive, six-month program in leadership, offered through the nationally-ranked leadership program at Granite State College. This is the second group of Easterseals staff that has completed this course. “Professionals in the nonprofit sector who have the capacity and desire to hone their leadership skills often face limited opportunities for professional development due … Read More

Introducing College Central Network

College Central Network is a web-based system for students to search, plan, and initiate field-based experiential learning opportunities. What is field-based experiential learning? Field-based experiential learning provides students with the opportunity to apply theory to practice in real-world workplace or clinical settings. Students move out of the ‘classroom’ to guided learning through direct experience in their field of study. Opportunities … Read More

Granite State College Earns Top Honors in 2017 U.S. News and World Report Rankings

Granite State College once again earned recognition in U.S. News and World Report’s annual compilation of online programs. U.S. News assessed more than 1,300 programs to identify the best. Nationwide, Granite State College ranks at #99 for its online bachelor’s programs and #63 for its graduate business programs. In both categories, Granite State College is the #1 ranked institution in … Read More

Granite State College Announces its Summer and Fall 2016 Dean’s List

Granite State College congratulates students who earned recognition on the Dean’s List for the Summer and Fall 2016 academic term. This achievement is reached when students meet the following criteria: Be an admitted degree candidate Have completed a minimum of 12 credits toward the degree for the terms of consideration (summer/fall or winter/spring) with no grade below a C, no … Read More

Director of OLLI at Granite State College Honored with Volunteer Administration Award

Concord, NH – Granite State College congratulates Jane Fletcher, Program Director for OLLI at Granite State College, who was presented with the 2016 Judith Lonergan Award from the New Hampshire Association of Volunteer Administrators (NHAVA). Fletcher has supported and empowered volunteers for many years. In addition to her work at OLLI Granite State College, Jane was recognized for her efforts as … Read More

Invitation for Public Comments: NEASC Accreditation Comprehensive Evaluation

Granite State College will undergo a comprehensive evaluation visit November 7-9, 2016, by a team representing the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. The Commission on Institutions of Higher Education is one of seven accrediting commissions in the United States that provide institutional accreditation on a regional basis. Accreditation is voluntary … Read More

Together with Key Partners, Granite State College Introduces New Campus Sexual Assault Prevention App

In partnership with the Prevention Innovations Research Center and STEM Discovery Laboratory at the University of New Hampshire, NH Coalition Against Domestic and Sexual Violence, and the NH SART Project at the Attorney General’s Office; Granite State College recently introduced a free smartphone app to its students, uSafeNH. Now available at 21 colleges and universities across the state, the uSafeNH … Read More