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The Capella learning community [INFOGRAPHIC]

December 4, 2013

Our current infographic showcases the unique learning community at Capella University. Our professionally minded students span all 50 states and 61 countries. What makes our learning community unique is that 95% of our students attend part-time and have an average … Continue reading

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Competency-based education and the real world

December 3, 2013

Carol Geary Schneider, president of the Association of American Colleges and Universities, recently published an article that dives deeper into what competency-based education should encompass and what the student’s role in becoming “competent” should be. “If Competency Is the Goal, … Continue reading

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Capella’s VP of Academic Innovation to Present at CAEL Conference

November 6, 2013

Just as we get a bit of snow here in Minneapolis, Deb Bushway, Capella’s vice president of Academic Innovation and I are off to sunny San Diego to the 2013 Council for Adult and Experiential Learning (CAEL) International Conference. Deb … Continue reading

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Capella Featured in the New York Times

October 29, 2013

Earlier this year, President Obama issued a call to improve college affordability and encouraged more colleges to innovate with cutting-edge practices. The need to provide high value and increase college affordability continues. With that, I am excited to share that … Continue reading

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Together for Good Campaign Kicks Off Today

October 25, 2013

The Together for Good campaign is Capella University’s annual employee giving campaign. The spirited two-week campaign is an incredibly energizing time at Capella. Employees are given the opportunity to participate in many different fundraising events, become educated on the needs that exist in their … Continue reading

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