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Recognition & Awards


The Level Playing Field ® & Grantham University Celebrate 20 Years of Service

Grantham’s history and its mission of serving those who serve, backed by The Level Playing Field ® and its mission, has created a proven platform of 60+ undergraduate and graduate online certificates and degree programs and 360 degree student support that has been nationally recognized for serving adult learner communities, first generation college students, and students from historically underserved communities.


Best Practice: Affordability

The middle class is being marginalized” says LPF CEO, Tom Macon, at Congressman McKeon’s Roundtable Discussion on College Cost Crisis.

2003 to Present

Best Practice:
Serving Military Learner Communities

For nearly two decades, Grantham University has been recognized for its expertise serving the unique needs of military learner communities.


Best Practice:

LPF CEO, Tom Macon awarded Black’s in Government W.E.B. DuBois Award recognizing Grantham as a leading institution supporting education needs of the African American community.


Best Practice: Opportunity

LPF CEO Tom Macon receives Cristo Rey President’s Decade of Gratitude Award for Grantham’s 10 years of service in local historically underserved communities.