Finishing Your Degree: Tips for Taking a Full-Time Course Load


Studying for online classes at Granite State College.

Once you commit to finishing your degree, you’ll be faced with the decision to attend part-time or full-time. For some people, part-time works better due to family and financial commitments. However, for many others, full-time study is the key to achieving their education and career goals faster. As a full-time student (eight credits or more each term), you’ll finish your … Read MoreRead More

Online Student Seeks to Build a More Inclusive Community


Martin Toe, Granite State College

Martin Toe: Civic Leader Each year, emerging young leaders across New Hampshire are honored by Stay Work Play, a nonprofit committed to attracting and retaining more young people, during their Annual Rising Stars Awards. Among the 2020 award recipients is business management major, Martin Toe ‘21, who was named the Civic Leader of the Year for his efforts to make … Read MoreRead More

New Hampshire Leader Pursues Project Management Degree


Lorrie Rudis at the New Hampshire State House

Always Moving Forward Lorrie Embraces a Project Management Mindset As the Director of Personnel for the State of New Hampshire, Lorrie Rudis is responsible for nurturing talent and supporting state workers. She helps senior leaders identify the best ways to systematically increase the knowledge, skills, and aptitudes of employees so they may perform functions critical to New Hampshire’s infrastructure and … Read MoreRead More

New Hampshire State Trooper Earns His Bachelor’s Degree


New Hampshire State Trooper earns bachelor's degree at Granite State College.

A Continuous Improvement Mindset In the world of project management, the continuous improvement model reflects the idea that organizations can enhance their operations by making smaller, incremental improvements to services, products, and work processes. Tom Lencki was introduced to continuous improvement when he started his journey taking Lean Project Management workshops, made available to him as an employee of the … Read MoreRead More

Granite State College Awarded for its Online, Distance-Based Teacher Preparation Programs

Future teacher graduating from Granite State College.

October 3, 2019 Granite State College, New Hampshire’s leading public provider of online higher education, has won the 2019 WICHE Cooperative for Educational Technologies (WCET) Outstanding Work (WOW) award for its innovative, online teacher preparation programs. Since 2004, WCET (the WICHE Cooperative for Educational Technologies) has presented the WCET Outstanding Work (WOW) award to colleges, universities, and organizations who implement … Read More

When Education and Military Service Meet


Online student at Granite State College

Tiffany Earns her Bachelor’s Using Military Benefits At the end of high school, most people make specific choices about their future: college, military service, getting a job, or pursuing other passions. Tiffany Honeycutt didn’t necessarily fit into just one of those boxes. Luckily, she found a pathway that didn’t require her to choose. In 2017, seven months pregnant and on … Read MoreRead More

How College Became an Attainable Dream for One Online Student


Granite State College Student, Denee.

Breaking through Barriers: Denee’s Story Denee ’19 is a leader both at work and in her community. She’s in the home stretch of her online associate degree and is a member of the College’s honor society. You would never imagine that she’s also a high school dropout who earned her GED as a teen, entered the workforce right away, and … Read MoreRead More