PURSUING A NEW CAREER IN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY FOCUS OF CAPELLA UNIVERSITY’S LATEST ‘INSIDE ONLINE EDUCATION’ PODCAST

October 26, 2006

MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 26, 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 Robin Bundy, a former sewage plant laborer who was awarded a $15,000 Women in Technology scholarship from the Michigan Council of Women in Technology (MCWT). Bundy received her bachelor’s degree in IT from Capella in August 2006 and is now pursuing a MBA from Capella in information technology management. Part of the “Inside Online Education” podcast series, this installment highlights Bundy’s transformation from a blue collar worker to her new career in IT. She now works for IBM in the Rational Software division.

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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