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Realizing my Dream – Management Consultant and Author

by Terrence Simon - PhD. Organization and Management -2012

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I am grateful to the faculty and staff at Capella University for the support I received during my doctoral journey. I graduated in 2012 with the PhD in Organization and Management. Shortly after graduation I started a management consulting company T.E SIMON CONSULTING INC offering corporate training and business services to small businesses in the Greater New York City Area.

In October 2013 I published a book titled ” A Guide to Ethical Practices in the United States Tax Industry.” The book is available at amazon.com, Barnes & Noble, and Books-a-Million in paperback and eBook versions. I now realize that I learned a lot about writing during my doctoral journey at Capella. The faculty were great and always willing to help me at all times.

 
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What is better than Back to School? Back to Capella!

This is my favorite time of year – back to school season! Capella’s fall quarter just started, and it is a busy time for many of our learners. Remember what ‘back to school’ was like when you were younger?  Here are my top 5 reasons why ‘back to Capella’ is so much better!

 

5. You don’t have to sit over the wheel-well on the bus.

4. No. 2 pencils are not required.

3. You don’t need to remember a locker combination.

2.  Go ahead and sleep in!  You won’t miss a lecture.

 

And my number one reason why ‘back to Capella’ is so great…

 1. No more ‘Chef’s Surprise’ in the cafeteria.

 

What are your favorite reasons for being back to Capella this fall?  Share in the comments below!

 

Dr. Suzanne Holmes, DPA

Dean, School of Public Service Leadership

Capella University

 
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My achievements

by Hawkins Bennett - Masters in Healthcare Administration

I have achieved more than I thought I would at Capella. My facilitators have been great in every class. I have learned so much while being in class at Capella. My family has also been a big supporter in getting my degree. It’s been a challenge, but I am determined to make it.

 
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109 Solutions

Ours is often a difficult and challenging world. A look at the daily news shows the scope of problems confronting our communities. Consider the floods, droughts, fires and storms affecting families from coast to coast. Consider the ever-increasing need to deliver quality health care more efficiently, more effectively, and to more people. Consider a workforce still reeling from the Great Recession, our senior citizens searching for support and stability, veterans returning from serving our country and transitioning to civilian careers. The challenges are many and diverse, and often impact us in very significant and personal ways.

Fortunately, there are people working in public, private and non-profit organizations that tackle these problems every day. Public safety workers are keeping our families, friends and neighbors safe. First responders are walking straight into disaster, and emergency managers are helping communities rebuild and prepare for the future. Nurses are delivering care when it is most needed, and healthcare managers are ensuring our country’s healthcare delivery is second to none. Human services professionals are providing support for children, adults and seniors in all walks of life. Public health practitioners are protecting diverse communities through education, outreach and response.

These are people who look beyond the challenges, people who work tirelessly to improve our communities and our country. And on August 10th, 2013, Capella University took great pride in conferring degrees to 109 people who are dedicated to making their communities and our world a better place.

To our graduates of the School of Public Service Leadership, we offer more than just congratulations on your academic accomplishments. We offer our sincere thanks and gratitude for everything you have contributed to your communities thus far, and for all that you will do going forward. Yes, ours is often a difficult and challenging world. Fortunately, we have solutions. We have you.

Dr. Suzanne Holmes, DPA
Dean, School of Public Service Leadership
Capella University

 
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Fresh motivation and re-dedication found

I write this today because I am feeling freshly re-invigorated. Ten days ago, in Minneapolis, over 900 Capella learners graduated. There were learners in undergraduate and graduate programs from all across the country. I had the honor and privilege to assist with the event as a volunteer and it was an exciting and motivating experience. Having attended the commencement ceremony I feel energized to move forward with my own dissertation.

I am a PhD learner in the Health Care Administration program. In March I completed my comprehensive exam and I have just submitted my dissertation topic for approval. Seeing the graduates has motivated me in a way that is difficult to describe but is very real.

Thank you Capella for putting together an excellent commencement ceremony.

 
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My Life at Capella University

by Sarah Nowlin - PhD

I am a very proud Capella University graduate. I never imagined the support I received from the instructors and especially my doctoral mentor. I have always wanted to be a university professor, and after receiving my PhD I have been offered an associate faculty position at a university in Clinton, Iowa. My doctoral education has started to work for me.

 
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AADE Cohort Inspired Me!

by Jackie Hartwig - MBA alumni

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Capella University is a proud partner with the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE). Last week I was in Philadelphia, PA at the AADE Annual Conference where I had the pleasure of meeting a group of talented Nurses/Certified Diabetes Educators that are currently enrolled as a cohort within Capella’s MSN in Diabetes Nursing program. These women are the face of Capella Nursing. They work full time – mostly more than full time, they have families, and they are passionate about not only their own career, but about the profession: Diabetes care. Plus, they all still find the time to advance their education with a master’s degree. The AADE cohort is a true inspiration that has put a spark in me to look at finishing my PhD at Capella University. Thank you AADE ladies!

 
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