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Following his experience over the
last six months as a senior consultant for Capital University, Mark Pringle has
been named director of Human Resources. An
experienced human resources
leader, Pringle brings the ability to align performance management processes to
organizational goals and objectives; develop business strategy; manage benefits
creation and restructuring; foster employee engagement; and offer management
Capital University has named Erin Delffs assistant vice
president for Business and Finance, effective October 30, 2017. He comes from
St. Edward’s University in Austin, Texas, where he has served as associate vice
president for Finance. ...
University Law School will honor Yvette McGee Brown with the Esther Brocker
award at a reception on Thursday, November 9, 2017. The award is given annually to a woman who
has made significant contributions to and had involvement in advancing the status
of women in the legal profession & the Columbus community. The event is graciously being hosted by
Thompson Hine LLP....
Capital University’s Department
of Nursing has been awarded a second $200,000 grant by the Ohio Board of
Nursing from the Nursing Education Grant Program (NEGP) to increase enrollment
capacity in the university’s nurse education programs. ...
Capital University and
Trinity Lutheran Seminary will present a series of events beginning in late
September to commemorate the 500th anniversary of the Lutheran Reformation.
Martin Luther’s posting of 95 theses for discussion and debate, which according
to tradition he nailed to the church door in Wittenberg, Germany, on October
31, 1517, is commemorated as the beginning of the Reformation. While not the
first or only reformer, Luther, a university professor, was a catalyst in this
movement, which brought sweeping changes to church and society and changed the
religious landscape of Europe. Luther championed free inquiry and education,
opening a critical dialogue that would change Christianity and its European
On Tuesday, October 24, 2017, the Gerhold Lecture Series in the Humanities will host Daniel Handler, creator of the Lemony Snicket books, “A Series of Unfortunate Events.” Handler will be at Capital University to talk about the writing of his new book, “All the Dirty Parts,” and sharing his thoughts on Lemony Snicket....
Capital University junior Amanda Sorrell is a double major in Creative Writing and Religion. This past summer she participated in the Summer Scholars program where she wrote a collection of Honduran-inspired poems based on her own personal experiences....
With a continued focus on active aging, Capital University’s Nursing Program will present Maestro David Dworkin and CONDUCTORCISE, another installment in its Older but Bolder series at 7 pm Thursday, September 28, in The Capital Cente...
As the newly appointed director and
1998 Capital graduate, Gentilini has close ties with the gallery. He started as
an assistant to the former director, Cassandra Tellier, back in 2000. Tellier
was also Gentilini’s art history professor, and gave him not only his job, but
also his passion for the gallery. ...
The cliché is often the first obstacle a writer must overcome. No matter how compelling the subject, a story told from the same lens each time starts to become as vapid as a piece of over-chewed gum. Capital University senior Stephanie Schwarten is a Professional Writing major who is also in the process of writing a novel which she hopes will offer a counter perspective to victims of sexual assault, a topic she has spent many hours researching....
In another display of the Power of Purple, Capital
University’s Conservatory of Music will host a faculty showcase performance to
benefit the victims of Hurricane Harvey at 7:30 pm Wednesday, Sept. 6, in
Huntington Recital Hall....
Capital University has named Bill Mea vice president for Business and Finance, effective October 16. Mea comes to Capital from The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, in New York....
Whether you’re a CEO fashioning the largest tween specialty retailer in the world, an executive designing a turnaround to save a major international jewelry corporation about to close its doors, or a college student preparing to enter the workforce, the chief motivator for attracting and retaining top talent is shifting from profit to purpose....
Growing up as the daughter of a Lutheran pastor in a rural Ohio, Moriah Reichert knows the inescapable awareness and responsibility being “the pastor's kid" brings.
In a town barely...
In an effort to reduce this ecological footprint locally, Capital University’s Office of Facilities Management has unveiled a new recycling program to establish uniformity and clarity regarding where recycled goods should go, and what can and cannot be recycled....
Capital University has named Garien Hudson director of admission. As director, Hudson will lead the undergraduate admission team in recruiting and retaining best-fit students to support university strategy and goals for enrollment, persistence and degree attainment. He will join the Capital Family Tuesday, August 1....
Capital University, together with Trinity Lutheran Seminary,
welcomes the Rev. Dr. Anne C.S. Marshall as its first Director of Contextual
and Experiential Formation. This newly created position integrates Trinity’s
distinctive approach to contextual learning and leadership formation across
many disciplines with Capital’s emphasis on high-impact practices and
interdisciplinary learning. She will begin Tuesday, August 15. ...
Commemorating Kodály with Cbus Children’s Choir, Pianist Gilbert De Greeve
Capital University will mark the start of its 37th Kodály Institute Sunday, July 16, with an opening concert featuring Columbus Children’s Choir’s New World Singers and famed Belgian pianist Gilbert De Greeve, past pr...
The Rev. Dr. Stanley N. Olson has been named
interim president of Trinity Lutheran Seminary, Capital University and the
Seminary announced today. The Seminary’s Board of Directors passed a resolution
Friday morning electing Olson to a five-month term as president, effective
August 1 through December 31, 2017. Trinity’s current president, the Rev. Dr.
Rick Barger, announced in May 2016 he would retire in August 2017, concluding a
dynamic and influential four-year term. ...
Trinity Lutheran Seminary-Capital Reunion
June 16, 2017 Dear Colleagues,
Our work toward reconnecting Trinity Lutheran Seminary with Capital University is challenging. It takes constant effort, ingenuity, and adaptation. Loss and grief are felt. And grace is needed, all around. Our ...
From adolescence through adulthood, we’re observing a generation who appears remarkably fluent in multi-tasking. They weave through social media sites effortlessly, text friends with lightning speed, and journal nearly every hour of their lives through the lens of a smartphone. Collectively, we’re Generation Tech.But we’re also finding out that, despite having endless access to information, Generation Tech is becoming increasingly clueless when it comes to filtering accuracy and trustworthiness in the 24/7/365 news cycle afforded by modern technology.That’s the topical space where Valerie Szabo, a rising senior at Capital University, is spending her summer as part of a 10-week research project. She is one of eight Capital students who have been awarded the honor of Summer Scholar, participating in a high-impact program offered here, which allows students to conduct their own research on campus with a faculty mentor....
Capital University Names John Gentner Dean of School of Management and Leadership
Capital University has announced the appointment of John Gentner as dean of the School of Management and Leadership. Having served as director of the MBA and graduate programs in the School of Management and Lead...
Power of Purple Brightened 2017 Central Ohio PRSA Awards
Capital University co-sponsored the 2017 Central Ohio PRSA PRism Awards, held last week at the Columbus Athenaeum, and the Power of Purple turned out in full force. Capital alumnus Kevin Terry Smith, of Leadership Columbus, received the Ris...
Capital University Names Rachel Rubin Director of Library and Information Services
Capital University has announced Dr. Rachel Rubin as its new director of library and information resources, effective July 1, 2017. Rubin will join Capital from Bexley Public Library, where she has served as libr...
Capital University Announces Formal Partnership with Corella and Bertram F. Bonner Foundation
Partnership will fuel scholarships for students interested in social justice issues
As part of its weeklong celebration leading up to the inauguration of Capital University’s 16th president, Dr. Elizabe...
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