MINNEAPOLIS, October 31, 2007 – Capella University (www.capella.edu), an accredited*, fully online university based in Minneapolis, announced today that it is offering a new Gerontology specialization within its Master of Science in Human Services online degree program. The curriculum was designed around the recommendations of the Association for Gerontology in Higher Education (AGHE).   Read the rest of this entry »

MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 16, 2007 – Teresa Chaulk, a PhD student at Capella University (www.capella.edu), has been named superintendent of Lincoln County School District Number One in Wyoming. She began in her new role on July 1. Lincoln County School District Number One is located in the southwest portion of Wyoming. Capella is an accredited*, fully online university based in Minneapolis. Read the rest of this entry »

MINNEAPOLIS, August 7, 2007 – Capella University (www.capella.edu), an accredited,* online university based in Minneapolis, has announced a new Education Specialist (EdS) degree program in its School of Education. Within this online degree program, two specializations are being offered, Leadership in Educational Administration, and Curriculum and Instruction. Capella also announced a new education-focused specialization, School Counseling, as part of its Master of Science in Human Services program. Read the rest of this entry »

MINNEAPOLIS, August 6, 2007 — Capella University (www.capella.edu), an accredited, fully online university with nearly 20,000 students, has released its latest Inside Online Education podcast. It features a conversation with Capella Education Company Chairman and CEO Steve Shank, who discusses his vision for online education and the need to improve the quality of higher education. Read the rest of this entry »

MINNEAPOLIS, July 23, 2007 – Antanas “Tony” Levinskas, PhD, NCSP, a core faculty member in the school psychology specialization at Capella University, has been elected to the executive board of directors of the Minnesota School Psychologists Association (MSPA). Capella is an accredited* online university based in Minneapolis with nearly 85 percent of its students pursuing master’s or PhD degrees. The online university’s master’s degree and specialist certificate programs in school psychology are designed around National Association of School Psychologists standards. Capella offers one of the only online psychology degrees related to school psychology.

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MINNEAPOLIS, July 20, 2007Capella University, an accredited* online university based in Minneapolis, has named Dr. Harry McLenighan as dean of its School of Education. Dr. McLenighan, who had been serving as interim dean, has more than 34 years experience as a teacher and administrator in K-12 education, and 15 years as a teacher and administrator in higher education.

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