MINNEAPOLIS, February 28, 2007 – Two students from Capella University (www.capella.edu), an accredited, fully online university, have been invited to present at the 2007 Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology’s (SIOP) annual conference being held in New York City April 27–29. Read the rest of this entry »


MINNEAPOLIS, February 26, 2007 – In the next decade, three of the 10 fastest growing occupations will be in the field of information technology (IT), according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. To educate these IT leaders of the future, there is a corresponding need for PhD faculty in IT disciplines. To respond to the growing need for both IT professionals and faculty, Capella University (www.capella.edu), an accredited*, fully online university based in Minneapolis, Minn., has announced that it will offer a new PhD in information technology through its School of Business and Technology. Learners can choose a general program or a specialization in information technology education. Read the rest of this entry »

MINNEAPOLIS, February 22, 2007 – Capella University (www.capella.edu), an accredited,* fully online university based in Minneapolis, Minn., today introduced new graduate and post-graduate educational offerings in public safety, IT, business, and education. Enrollment is now open for the programs, with classes beginning spring quarter 2007. Read the rest of this entry »

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 »

MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 7, 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 Carol Young, a recent PhD graduate and neonatal nurse in Houston. Part of the “Inside Online Education” podcast series, this installment highlights Young’s experience earning an advanced degree later in life, and the similarities to her passion for running marathons. She has completed more than a dozen marathons since age 54, which is also when she started pursuing her PhD.   Read the rest of this entry »

MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 15, 2006 – Praeger Publishing has named Dr. Duane Dobbert to the position of Forensic Psychology Series Editor. Dobbert, who also serves as an adjunct faculty member in Capella University’s human services online degree program, will be responsible for establishing a new series of books, the approval of manuscripts, as well as the identification and solicitation of authors and editors. The position is a career-long appointment. According to Dobbert, he has set the goal of producing 50 new titles in the next five years. Read the rest of this entry »

MINNEAPOLIS, August 9, 2006 – Jeffrey Baker, a 2005 PhD graduate from Capella University, an online university and a leader in online education, will present his dissertation research at the 2006 American Psychological Association (APA) Convention in New Orleans on August 10. His paper, “Extended Testing Time and GPA for College Students with LD,” will be part of a session titled “Issues Related to Adults with Developmental Disabilities.”

Baker holds a PhD in psychology with a specialization in educational psychology from Capella, a master’s degree in counseling from Syracuse University and a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Regents College. He is a trustee of the Learning Disabilities Association of New York State, and former consultant, board member, vice president and president of the Learning Disabilities Association of the Genesee Valley. He is also a member of the American Psychological Association.

“It is an honor to be able to present to my peers at the APA convention,” Baker said. “I’m looking forward to sharing my research with them, and learning from the research they have done.”

The 2006 APA convention is being held August 10–13 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans.

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 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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