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Granite State College Announces its Winter and Spring 2016 Dean’s List

Granite State College congratulates students who earned recognition on the Dean’s List for the Winter and Spring 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

Update: Summer Term Tuition Payment and Registration Due Date

Update: Summer Term Tuition Payment and Registration Due Date As the Summer Term approaches, Granite State College wanted to highlight the new payment due date and other important details: New! Tuition Payment Deadline – Wednesday, June 22, 2016 This includes documented payment arrangements, like financial aid. Summer Term online registration will close at 5 p.m. (EST) on June 22, 2016. Students who … Read More

Granite State College Celebrates the 2016 Graduation, Academic Honors, and Presents Honorary Degree and Awards at Commencement Ceremony

On Sunday, June 5, 2016, Granite State College will celebrate the graduation of more than 600 students from its associate, bachelor’s, and master’s degree programs at the Bank of NH Pavilion at Meadowbrook in Gilford, New Hampshire. In addition to these degrees, the College will celebrate various awards including an Honorary Doctorate in Humane Letters presented to Larry J. Gammon, … Read More

Granite State College welcomes new director for the Master of Science in Leadership degree program

Granite State College is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Kathy L. DesRoches, who will serve as the new Program Director for the Master of Science in Leadership. DesRoches brings the critical combination of expertise in workforce development, training, and education. In her new role, she will continue to successfully grow the M.S. is Leadership degree program and serve … Read More

Granite State College Earns Top Honors in 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 1,200 programs to identify the best. Nationwide, Granite State College ranks at #79 for its online bachelor’s programs and #51 for its graduate business programs. In both categories, Granite State College is the #1 ranked institution in New Hampshire. “U.S. … Read More

Granite State College Joins the Ranks of Select Institutions Offering a Project Management Degree Program

The Master of Science in Project Management program at Granite State College was accredited by the Project Management Institute Global Accreditation Center for Project Management Education Programs (GAC) on October 2015. Degree programs that achieve GAC accreditation must demonstrate and meet the GAC’s rigorous global standards of accreditation, which include an assessment of each program’s objectives and outcomes, faculty and … Read More

Granite State College Program Awarded $1 Million

The Osher Lifelong learning Institute (OLLI) at Granite State College has recently been awarded a $950,000 endowment and a $50,000 bridge grant from the Bernard Osher Foundation to support the growth and expansion of its OLLI program. “This generous gift from the Osher Foundation will help to enhance and expand our OLLI programing and contributes to the mission of Granite … Read More

Granite State College Announces Alumni Appointment to the University System of New Hampshire’s Board of Trustees

Granite State College is proud to announce that Christopher M. Pope of Concord, NH, will serve as the College’s first Alumni Trustee on the University System of New Hampshire’s Board of Trustees, giving important representation to the 55,000 adult students the College has served since 1972. Christopher Pope (’04) has dedicated his career and life to public safety and public … Read More

Granite State College Selected as a TOP School in Military Advanced Education & Transition’s 2016 Guide To Colleges & Universities

Military Advanced Education & Transition (MAE&T) has awarded Granite State College the designation of a Top School in its 2016 MAE&T Guide to Colleges & Universities, measuring best practices in military and veteran education. The Guide was released late this December, and is available online at The Guide presents results of a questionnaire of the military-supportive policies enacted at more than … Read More