SPONSORSHIP OF ANTARCTICA MARATHON FOCUS OF CAPELLA UNIVERSITY’S LATEST ‘INSIDE ONLINE EDUCATION’ PODCAST

October 11, 2006

MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 11, 2006 — Capella University (www.capella.edu), an accredited online university and a leader in online education, has released its latest podcast, which features an interview with Thom Gilligan, organizer of the Antarctica Marathon and president of Marathon Tours & Travel. Part of the “Inside Online Education” podcast series, this installment discusses Capella’s sponsorship of the 2007 Antarctica Marathon and the challenges that will face three of Capella’s students who will run the race on Feb. 26 on King George Island.    These regular podcasts feature interviews with Capella students,  faculty and staff who share the experience of online education from a first-person point of view. They will typically be between 7 to 15 minutes long and are available through the Capella University Web site at http://www.capella.edu or http://www.capellacommons.com. Listeners can subscribe to the podcast RSS feed at http://www.capellacommons.com/rss/. They are also available via subscription for those with iTunes.  

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, and bachelor’s degree programs in business and information technology. Within those areas, Capella offers 76 graduate and undergraduate specializations and 16 certificate specializations. The online university currently serves 16,000 students from all 50 states and 63 countries. It 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. Learn more about earning an online degree at Capella University: online education (http://www.capella.edu/online_education.aspx), online college (http://www.capella.edu/online_college_degree_programs.aspx), distance learning (http://www.capella.edu/distance_learning.aspx), online university (http://www.capella.edu/online_university.aspx), online learning (http://www.capella.edu/online-learning-degree-programs.aspx).

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