Category Archives: Higher Ed News

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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Mainstreaming CBE at the ASU+GSV Summit

April 10, 2015

Earlier this week, I, along with Scott Kinney and several Capella leaders, attended the ASU+GSV Summit in Arizona. Each year, the summit brings together companies in the technology, education, and policy sectors to discuss the future of education. The summit … Continue reading

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Scott Kinney writes about direct assessment for the Training Magazine

March 26, 2015

Scott Kinney, Capella University president, recently wrote a piece on direct assessment programs for the Training Magazine, a professional development magazine that advocates training and workforce development as a business tool. Through Rodney Showmar’s story, Scott outlines the problem many working adult … Continue reading

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FlexPath Grads in eCampus News Article

March 20, 2015

Capella’s FlexPath graduates were featured today in a great piece by eCampus News, “New pathway in higher-ed sifts out serious professionals“. Recent graduates, John Scafide and Tapitha Jamison were interviewed for the piece, as well as MBA faculty chair, Dr. … Continue reading

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Student Tips for Competency-based Education

March 3, 2015

U.S. News and World Report published an article today about competency-based education and four factors prospective students should take into account before enrolling in a program. Both John Scafide, a recent FlexPath graduate, and Kim Pearce, Capella’s academic quality analytics and accreditation … Continue reading

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