Category Archives: Capella Education Company

President Scott Kinney interviews recent FlexPath graduates

May 21, 2015

One of the best parts of my job is hearing learners’ stories and educational journeys. Capella’s mission is to extend access to high quality programs to adults who seek to maximize their personal and professional potential. Hearing from learners about … Continue reading

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Star Tribune feature: “Capella aims to accelerate education”

April 13, 2015

Capella was featured in a column in the Minneapolis Star Tribune on Sunday. The article speaks to Capella’s position as an innovative leader within higher education, and explores FlexPath, which “certainly looks like the kind of innovation that could go … Continue reading

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Additional FlexPath programs approved by the Department of Education

August 6, 2014

I’m excited to announce that the U.S. Department of Education informed us this week that four additional degree programs have been approved in our FlexPath learning model. The newly approved degree programs in FlexPath, which also have been approved by … Continue reading

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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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