News and Announcements

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

Nominations for University System Student Board Student Representatives Now Being Accepted

Granite State College and the University System of New Hampshire are looking for two outstanding students to represent the College on the statewide University System Student Board (USSB) for the 2018-2019 academic year. Offered annually, this unique opportunity links our students directly to University System of New Hampshire (USNH) trustees, ensuring that student voices are represented and considered during decision-making. … Read More

Introducing the Accelerated Bachelor’s Completion Option: Helping NH Community College Graduates Earn a Bachelor’s Degree Faster

This fall, Granite State College will offer community college graduates in New Hampshire the opportunity to earn a bachelor’s degree in as little as 18 months through a new Accelerated Bachelor’s Completion program. Students can choose either the B.S. in Business Management or B.S. in Psychology option and courses will be offered 100% online. As a participant in the accelerated … Read More

Granite State College’s New Graduate Programs Address New England’s Health Care Needs

With roughly half of its employees nearing retirement age, the health care industry in New Hampshire is positioned for a generational turnover of workers, which will create a significant shortage of talent across the field. Two new graduate programs at Granite State College will help address this gap by preparing emerging leaders in the health care workforce for top positions … Read More

Granite State College Award Winners Give Back to the Community

Two members of the Granite State College community have been recognized by Campus Compact for New Hampshire (CCNH) for their efforts to help others throughout the region. Christine Williams, assistant vice president of enrollment operations, and Derek Reiss, who is completing his bachelor of science degree in Communication Studies, were honored at the award ceremony on Tuesday, April 10 at … Read More

Engaging in National Learning Initiative

Three Granite State College academics attended a selective national meeting at Boston University on Saturday, March 24. Sponsor of the institute, The Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U), invited Granite State College to engage with participants in a 3-year national demonstration grant from the Davis Foundation. Speakers and workshops focused on the value of developing “signature work” across the … Read More

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 New Hampshire Lodging and Restaurant Association (NHLRA) have entered into a partnership to offer an exclusive discount on 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 … 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