• This is Your World.

    It all starts with an idea.

    Meet the faculty

    • Jennifer Hodge, Ph.D.

      Professor of Education

      Dr. Jennifer Hodge teaches Physical Education at Capital University

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    • David Reed, Ph.D.


      Dr. David Reed is a professor of Mathematics, Computer Science, and Physics at Capital University

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    • Ann Peden, DSc

      Professor of Nursing

      Dr. Ann R. Peden is professor and chair of the Department of Nursing at Capital University.

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    • Dina Lentsner, Ph.D.

      Associate Professor of Music

      A native of St. Petersburg, Russia, Dr. Dina Lentsner teaches in the Conservatory of Music

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    • Andrea Karkowski,  Ph.D.

      Professor of Psychology

      Dr. Andrea has expertise in learning and comparative psychology

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    • David Summers, Ph.D.

      Professor of English

      Dr. David Summers teaches classics at Capital University

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    • Gail Zugger, D.M.A.

      Associate Professor of Music

      Gail Lehto Zugger is highly regarded as a clarinetist and teacher

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    • Stephanie Gray Wilson, Ph.D.

      Professor of Psychology

      Dr. Wilson is a cognitive psychologist with a particular interest in adult language processing and the fallibility of memory

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    • Barbara B. Barresi, Ph.D.

      Instructor in Business

      Dr. Barbara Barresi teaches business ethics and leadership in both the traditional and graduate programs.

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  • Homecoming 2015

    October 9-11, 2015

    Join alumni and friends for a weekend of fun with your Cap Family. Whether you want to relive memories of the time your chemistry experiment went awry, show your kids where you used to live, meet up with an old teammate or check on construction progress of the new Convergent Media Center, we think you’ll have a great time at this year’s Homecoming festivities.

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    Summer Learning

    May 4-August 15, 2015

    Whether you want to earn college credit or just expand your mind, our summer academic programs will help you meet your goal. We offer multiple sessions in undergraduate and graduate programs, and even summer camps for kids.

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    Fall Visit Day Events

    September - November

    Get the full Capital experience on a weekend (including lunch in our main dining room)! Our Open House events are the perfect campus visit for students at any stage of the college search. It’s also great for any major since faculty from all academic departments will be hosting information sessions.

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    Spotlight on Academics

    Creative Arts Camps

    Discover lights, cameras and magic at Capital this summer. Learn from Capital’s art, film and theater professors during this one-week immersive summer camp experience for students ages 14-17 interested in exploring the creative arts.