There are many paths back to college and our students are a great example of what you can accomplish when you finish your degree. Whether you are starting college for the first time or returning after life took you in different direction, we are here to help support your goals and give you confidence as a student.

These success stories spotlight the journeys of students and alumni who decided to invest in their future and earn their degree.


Granite State Inspiration

Hear about the important role that Granite State College plays in the lives of our alumni and friends.



Sean Advances His Law Enforcement Career

Granite State College Alum Sean Eaton

Sean knew from an early age that he wanted to pursue a career in law enforcement. Now, as a 15-year veteran of the New Hampshire State Police, Sean understands that successful law enforcement requires adaptability and empathy. To take on an advanced leadership role and mentor new recruits, he chose an undergraduate program that amplified his professional experience as a state trooper and allowed him to learn valuable new skills for the field.

Read More



Associate to Bachelor’s: Jessica Finishes Her Degree in Nashua

blog_img_jessicaJessica received her associate degree in Human Services at Nashua Community College in 2011. As a human resources administrator at a non-profit organization in Nashua, the degree gave Jessica a great foundation to build her career and she wanted a bachelor’s degree to qualify her for even more great opportunities.

Read More



Sabrina Earns Her Master’s With Discipline and Determination

Granite State College Alumna Sabrina

Sabrina grew up on a fourth-generation dairy farm, where she learned discipline and a strong work ethic. After high school, she enrolled in the New Hampshire Air National Guard, becoming the first woman in her family to serve in the military. Sabrina earned her associate degree from the Community College of the Air Force. Then, using her military benefits and transfer credit, she enrolled in an online program at Granite State College. Now, Sabrina has her master’s degree and a successful career in human resources.

Read More