Category Archives: Capella University

(PODCAST) Discussing competency-based education with Amy Laitinen

June 2, 2015

Today’s podcast is with Amy Laitinen, Deputy Director at the New America Foundation. Those in the competency-based education space are probably familiar with Amy as she has spent a lot of time working on CBE at the Department of Education and New America. … Continue reading

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Are You a Game Changer?

May 29, 2015

Today’s guest post is by Julie Smolich, vice president and general manager of the College of Business, Technology, and Undergraduate Studies. Yesterday, I was honored to attend the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal’s 18th Annual Women in Business Awards. The event, … Continue reading

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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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(PODCAST) Nurse Leaders: A conversation with Colonel Deedra Zabokrtsky, Chief Nursing Officer

May 14, 2015

I recently had the opportunity to sit down and speak with U.S. Air Force Colonel and Capella DNP graduate Deedra Zabokrtsky. Deedra and I spoke about her career as a nurse in the Air Force, her decision to go back … Continue reading

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Changing the conversation from delivery methods to outcomes

May 11, 2015

Last week, WCCO News in Minneapolis aired a segment about how employers view online degree programs. Capella was mentioned as a reputable online university that is shifting the perception of online education, along with Stanford and Princeton. Check out the … Continue reading

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