CAPELLA UNIVERSITY PHD STUDENT NAMED A PROFILES IN COURAGE HONOREE

February 5, 2007

Cincinnati, Feb. 5, 2007 – Teresa Nared, a PhD student studying organization and management at Capella University, an accredited, fully online university, has been named a Profiles in Courage 2007 Honoree by Fifth Third Bank, WCPO-TV, the Urban League of Greater Cincinnati, the University of Cincinnati and the Cincinnati Herald.Profiles in Courage recognizes the resilience and courage of African Americans who have met life’s challenges.  Nared, who is a single mother of two children and a college access advisor for the Cincinnati Youth Collaborative, has been pursuing her higher education goals for the past 12 years. She expects to graduate with her PhD from Capella in 2009. Nearly 85 percent of Capella’s students are pursuing master’s or PhD degrees.  “When I found out I would be a Profiles in Courage honoree, I was elated and proud as well. As you journey through life, the achievements you make are their own reward. But still, when I learned of this award, I was shocked,” Nared says. Nared will be honored at a special reception on Feb. 8 at the University of Cincinnati.  In addition to her work advising high school and middle school students – in which she uses her own educational experiences to illustrate how they too can achieve academic success – Nared teaches oral communication part time at Chatfield College.  


About Capella University
Founded in 1993, Capella University is an accredited,* fully 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 programs. The online university currently serves 16,300 students from all 50 states and 63 countries. It is 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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