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My Academic Journey

by Christine Benson - MS Public Safety, Emergency Management with Public Administration

Hello fellow learners, Let me begin by saying the professors here are great! They, as well as the rest of the staff here, are committed to helping you succeed. I could not have accomplished all that I have without all of the wonderful professors, staff, and classmates that I have had the opportunity to interact

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How my education played a positive role in my life.

by Taneka Govan - Bachelor's public safety

Before I started school, I did not know exactly what I wanted to do as far as school, I then turned to my advisor and asked her what she thought I should do. She then told me that I should try a couple of criminal justice courses. I thought to my self, would this be

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Growing Chances

by Jennell Gaines - BS Public Safety, Graduation Fall 2013

My experience here at Capella has been wonderful. This is my breakthrough, my “Growing Chance” to make a difference. I have been working for the state on North Carolina as a Correctional Officer for 11 years and after graduation I will be moving over to Probation and Parole. Since I have started my adventure at

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Application of Knowledge

by Paul Sullivan - MHA

Hello Fellow learners; I began my journey at Capella just over a year ago. I have about 16 more credits before I complete the program. I am a teacher and a Substance Abuse/Mental Health Counselor in Albany New York. My experience at Capella has enabled me to learn new concepts in the field of Healthcare

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Adjunct Professor

by Hudson Cutno, Jr. - MS Public Safety, Emergency Management

I was approaching the end of my Masters program with Capella in March of 2012, when a co-worker asked me if I would be interested in teaching at a local University. I replied yes, he put me in-touch with the school’s director and in less than 15 mins, I had a potiential job offer to

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Administrator In Training Program

by Geraldine Wheeler-Harris - Master Healthcare Administration

I have been selected to participate as an Administrator In Training with the State of Texas. This program will give me the skills and experience I need in the future for working at Nursing Homes or Hospice facilities…what a wonderful opportunity. Thanks to Capella for providing a good learning environment.

 
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Two for the price of one

by Jerome Brothers - Public Safety: Criminal Justice

I received my Master of Science degree from Capella University in September of 2010, since then, I have accepted a job with Tiffin University teaching online courses in their Criminal Justice department. Additionally, I earned my Post-Master’s Certificate in Education specializing in College Teaching (PSAE) at Capella and currently, I am working towards earning the

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Starting with nothing, ending with success

by Elizabeth Wagner - PhD Public Service Leadership, Specialization Criminal Justice

I started the PhD Public Service Leadership Program, specialization Criminal Justice in 2009. Prior to starting the program, I only had one-year experience working death investigations for a busy medical examiner’s office. Without relevant working experience, it is difficult to get a teaching job in criminal justice. Although I knew I was capable of doing

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Graduate Professor

by Wayne Thompson - PhD in Public Safety

Since completing the PhD in public safety, I have received two full time offers for tenure track positions. I received a pay raise as an adjunct professor at the undergraduate level. I was recently hired as an adjunct graduate professor which would not have happened without the PhD. I am also hoping for promotion at

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Case Manager

by Alacia Earley - Social & Community Services

I was recently hired as a Case Manager/Family Advocate with Reston Interfaith. I’m part of a 7 person team of Case Managers who all work with families to help them gain and maintain stable housing.

 
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