MINNEAPOLIS, August 1, 2007 – Capella Education Company (www.capellaeducation.com) (NASDAQ: CPLA), a provider of exclusively online education through its wholly owned subsidiary Capella University (www.capella.edu), an online university based in Minneapolis, has announced that it has hired Sally Chial as its new head of human resources.  Chial will begin in her new role as Vice President of Human Resources at Capella on August 29, 2007, when she will assume responsibility for all human resources and training & professional development functions. She will also be a member of Capella’s Executive Leadership Team. Capella Education Company currently has more than 1000 administrative staff and 940 faculty members.
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MINNEAPOLIS, May 30, 2007 — Capella University (www.capella.edu), an accredited, online university with more than 19,000 students, has released its latest Inside Online Education podcast. It features a conversation with Capella PhD student Carla Chladek about her work as Program Manager for the Joint Staff Training Program at the Pentagon. Chladek, who is pursuing a master’s degree in education at Capella, is responsible for ensuring that the training needs are met for the 2,000 military members who support the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. 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
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www.capella.edu) is an accredited, online university with more than 19,000 students.   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. 19, 2006 – Eileen Timmins, a PhD student of Capella University’s School of Business and Technology, presented on human resources leadership at the Oxford Round Table 2006 Women in Leadership Conference at Exeter College in Oxford, England, on Aug. 7. Read the rest of this entry »