Category Archives: Capella Education Company

Fighting the affordability crisis

January 8, 2014

Capella’s President Scott Kinney wrote a powerful article in the Hechinger Report today on how innovation in higher education can help make college more affordable. To address this national crisis, we must support innovation in higher ed. By re-thinking how … Continue reading

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2013 – Year in Review

December 30, 2013

2013 was an important year for Capella and competency-based education. In March, the U.S. Department of Education invited higher education institutions to submit programs for consideration under Title IV federal financial aid that did not rely on seat time. The … Continue reading

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Big comparable data is higher education’s friend

July 18, 2013

Big data is higher education’s friend … as long as we use that data to report on metrics related to the issues that matter most for student success. With a better system in place, policymakers will be able to assess … Continue reading

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Capella’s SOPHIA to Feature Mayo Clinic Tutorials

February 7, 2013

Ever been curious about what happens when you have your gallbladder removed? Look no further – the free social education platform SOPHIA (a member of the Capella family) – is offering tutorials developed by Mayo Clinic surgeon and professor, David … Continue reading

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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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