Monthly Archives: November 2012

Capella named Jefferson Award recipient for corporate giving

November 21, 2012

Capella has been named an honoree for the 2012 Jefferson Awards for its corporate philanthropic efforts. We were honored at the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal’s 5th annual Celebrate Giving event on Nov. 20 at the Xcel Energy Center in St. … Continue reading

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New thinking on credit hours

November 13, 2012

I’m late getting to it, but here is an important piece from the New America Foundation’s Amy Laitinen explaining the origins of the credit hour and the obstacles it poses to innovation. The thesis of Amy’s piece is that federal … Continue reading

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Results are in: Capella’s TFG Employee Giving Campaign

November 6, 2012

Together for Good is Capella University’s annual employee giving campaign. Through a spirited two-week campaign, employees are given the opportunity to participate in many different fundraising events, become educated on the needs that exist in their communities, and to be … Continue reading

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A Tribute to My Friend, Sue VanderHeyden

November 2, 2012

Capella Education Company lost an important part of our family last Saturday when Sue VanderHeyden passed away from an almost year-and-a-half long battle with colon cancer. Sue was in charge of organizational effectiveness at Capella and she made us a … Continue reading

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Snapshot of Capella [INFOGRAPHIC]

November 1, 2012

Our latest infographic showcases the learning community at Capella University and what makes our university unique. This is further evidence that the face of higher education is no longer only the 18-year old going to school full-time – they are … Continue reading

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