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Graceland University





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Libraries

The Lamoni campus is home to the Frederick Madison Library, which offers a selection of print and nonprint materials for the use of students and faculty. The Grabske Library is located on the Independence Campus. Its holdings focus on medicine, nursing, science, and allied health subject areas; it includes professional journals, monographs, a vertical file and standard bibliograhical tools such as the International Nursing Index and Index Medicus. The Center for the Study of the Korean War located in the Dr. Charles F. Grabske, Sr. Library in Independence, is an archive designed to collect, preserve, and make available materials dealing with the Korean War. The collection is open by appointment through the librarian. The Graceland University International Health Center seeks to enrich the lives of women and children in developing countries while providing Graceland University students with international service learning opportunities.

  • Member of library consortia.

Computing

Requirements

  • Students are required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.

Campus Resources

  • 106 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, health service

Remedial

reading, math, writing, study skills

Counseling

minority student, career, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, religious

Career

on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interview training, other

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

  • The school does not provide assistance for off-campus housing.

      Extracurricular

      • Alcohol is not permitted on campus.
      • Popular events on campus: New Years in November, Renossance Week, Cakes and Caroling, Community in Review, Hawaiian Luau, Final Fling, Wednesday night "movie night", Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony, Disc Golf Tournaments, International Festival
      • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, drama/theater, jazz band, music ensembles, musical theater, pep band, student government, student newspaper, symphony orchestra, yearbook
      • In total, there are about 54 organizations on campus.
      • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Book of Mormon, Christian Life 101, Fellowship of Christian Athletes
      • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Black Student Union, Hui O' Hawai'i, International Club, Los Amigos - Spanish Club, New Latino Generation
      • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Acacia (yearbook), Art Appreciation Club, Cheerleaders, Disc Golf Club, Free Writers Forum, Gadets (Dance), GSA (Gay/Straight Alliance), Graceland Cycling Club, Graceland Players, Graceland Student Education Association, Habitat for Humanity, OASIS (Non traditional Students), Random Acts of Kindness, Rock Climbing Club, Acquatics Club (Water Polo), Science Club, Soccer Club, Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE), Young Democrats, University Liberatarians, University Republicans, Volleyball Club, World Wide Forum, Roller Hockey Club, Search for Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence, Student Athletic Trainers Association
      • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) The Tower (weekly)

      Travel

      • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Kansas City, MO (110), Des Moines, IA (75)
      • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Osceola, IA (30)
      • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Lamoni (1)
      • Public transportation does not serve the campus.
      • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.

      Employment

      • School employment is available.
      • 38% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 814
      • Freshman are not discouraged from working.
      • There are 0 fraternities
      • 0 fraternity houses
      • There are 0 sororities
      • 0 sorority houses

      ROTC

      • Army ROTC: Not offered
      • Navy ROTC: Not offered
      • Airforce ROTC: Not offered
      • Additional Policies

        class attendance mandatory, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited, other






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      Am glad for have read about Graceland.Do you offer other subjects except nursing?Have done Diploma in pharmacy and am looking for sponsorship to pursue in Health subject in your campus what criteria to apply?Is there part time classes?Do you offer sponsorship for International students? posted Mar 30th, 2010 7:00 am



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