MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 9, 2007 – In honor of the sacrifices of our men and women in uniform, Capella University (www.capella.edu), an accredited, fully online university, has awarded 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 »

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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, July 14, 2006Capella University, an accredited online university and leader in online education, has been named one of the 2006 WebCT Exemplary Course Project winners. The course that was honored, Project Management for IT Professionals, is one of six courses chosen for the award. The course is part of the Master’s in Information Technology program in Capella’s School of Business and Technology.

“The course provides relevant, real-world activities for learners through interactive media and advice from experts,” said Stacey Clawson, the online university’s principal architect. “This form of problem-based learning is important for Capella’s adult learners.”

The award was presented to Clawson, along with course designer Liz Anderson, at Impact 2006, the eighth-annual WebCT user conference. The conference was held July 10-14 in Chicago.

The WebCT Exemplary course project recognizes courses that model best practices in course design, interaction/collaboration, assessment/evaluation, meaningful technology use and learner support.

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 77 graduate and undergraduate specializations and 16 certificate specializations. The online university currently serves more than 15,700 learners 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.

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MINNEAPOLIS, July 14, 2006 — Michael J. Offerman, president of Capella University, an accredited online university and a leader in online education, will join several other university presidents on a plenary session panel at the upcoming DOD WorldWide ‘06 in Orlando. The topic of the panel is “Quality of Learning: Assuring Desired Outcomes for Service Members,” and is scheduled to take place Wednesday, July 19, from 8:30 a.m. until 10 a.m.

The panelists will address questions such as:

  • How to assure desired outcomes
  • How to avoid undesired outcomes
  • How to determine what desired outcomes are
  • How to know whether you have been successful

“At Capella, we are pleased and proud to serve our country’s service members and support the Department of Defense in their primary education conference,” Offerman said.

DOD WorldWide is sponsored by the Department of Defense once every three years, attracting military education services officers, counselors and other educational institution representatives from around the world to discuss the military’s Voluntary Education program. About 2,000 people are expected to attend the three-day event this year. More information on the conference can be found at www.ww06.com.

At Capella, 17 percent of the university’s 15,700 learners are eligible for Capella’s military tuition discount.

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 77 graduate and undergraduate specializations and 16 certificate specializations. The online university currently serves more than 15,700 learners 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.

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