Capella University to sponsor “This I Believe” on NPR

May 1, 2006

MINNEAPOLIS, May 1, 2006 — Capella University, an accredited* online university, and leader in online education, is the new presenting sponsor for “This I Believe,” a weekly show on NPR (National Public Radio) newsmagazines, “Morning Edition” and “All Things Considered.”

“This I Believe” is a contemporary version of the 1950s project created by Edward R. Murrow. The show airs personal essays from listeners and prominent Americans about the core beliefs that guide their daily lives. Murrow's project caught the attention of millions of listeners who sought the comfort and inspiration the essays brought to a time of uncertainty in America. Today, “This I Believe” aims to give hope and encouragement to listeners who may also feel that belief is dividing our nation, while supporting the respect for beliefs that may not always be like our own.

About Capella University
Founded in 1993, Capella University is an accredited* online university that offers graduate degree programs in business, information technology, education, human services and psychology, as well as a Bachelor of Science online degree program with 11 specializations in business and information technology. The online university currently serves more than 14,500 enrolled learners from all 50 states and 63 countries. Capella is a national leader in online education, committed to providing high-caliber academic excellence and pursuing balanced business growth. Capella University is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Capella Education Company, headquartered in Minneapolis. For more information, please visit http://www.capella.edu or call 1-888-CAPELLA (227-3552)

*Capella University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, located at 30 N. LaSalle Street, Suite 2400, Chicago, IL 60602-2504, (312) 263-0456, www.ncahigherlearningcommission.org.

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