MINNEAPOLIS, May 21, 2007 – A new blog focusing on public safety and law enforcement issues has been launched by two public safety faculty members of Capella University. Titled Public Safety Signals (www.publicsafetysignals.com), it provides a venue for those working or interested in the fields of public safety and law enforcement to join in conversations about the latest news, trends and other important issues related to public safety. The authors – Charles Tiffin, program chair for the public safety program at Capella; and Joseph Pascarella, core faculty member at Capella – are experienced professionals and educators in the field of public safety. Capella University (www.capella.edu) is an accredited, online university with more than 19,000 students. Read the rest of this entry »

MINNEAPOLIS, May 21, 2007 – A new blog focusing on human resources management has been launched by three leading HR faculty members of Capella University. Titled Human Resource Management in the 21st Century (www.hrmanagementtoday.com), it focuses on timely, forward-thinking and sometimes controversial issues related to change and transformation within the human resource management industry and human resource professionals. It is authored by Michael Williams, PhD, SPHR,  faculty chair of the Human Resource Management and Leadership Specialization at Capella; Robert Bigelow, JD, an adjunct faculty member at Capella; and Jean Gordon, DBA, also an adjunct faculty member at Capella. Capella
University (
www.capella.edu) is an accredited, online university with more than 19,000 students.   Read the rest of this entry »

MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 16, 2006 – To honor the sacrifices of our men and women in uniform, Capella University (www.capella.edu), an accredited online university and a leader in online education, is offering five $10,000 scholarships to service members wounded in Operation Enduring Freedom or Operation Iraqi Freedom. Titled “Spirit of Capella Scholarships For Injured Service Members,” the scholarships may be applied to any of Capella’s online degree programs. Approximately 15 percent of Capella students are members of the military. Read the rest of this entry »

MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 12, 2006 – Public health professionals today must have the capability to quickly and effectively deal with challenges and crisis that were not on the radar just a few years ago. A pair of new books by Dr. Chris Cassirer, ScD, MPH, dean of the School of Human Services at Capella University (www.capella.edu), an accredited online university and a leader in online education, focus on the fundamental changes that lie ahead for the public health profession. Read the rest of this entry »

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.    Read the rest of this entry »

MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 29, 2006 — Training Magazine has named Capella University, an accredited online university and a leader in online education, its Editor’s Pick for Best Compliance Training for its Ethic Education training program for employees. The award will be presented to Capella at the Training Solutions Conference in Denver from October 23 -25. Read the rest of this entry »

MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 28, 2006 Capella University is once again proud to sponsor the Twin Cities Marathon, which takes place on Oct. 1, 2006. This year marks the 25th anniversary of the marathon, often referred to as “the most beautiful urban marathon in America.” The 26.2 mile course begins near the Metrodome in downtown Minneapolis, and finishes at the State Capitol in St. Paul. The course is flat to rolling, mostly asphalt, and winds through parkways, lakes, rivers and tree-lined boulevards. More than 250,000 spectators are expected to watch the event. Read the rest of this entry »