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  • Save The Date: Welcome Weekend

    August 15-18

    Welcome Weekend will be here before you know it. This is the perfect opportunity for new students to connect with their classmates, faculty, and staff.

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    Summer Visit Day

    July 19

    Discover how Capital empowers its students to push boundaries, question convention, and face their fears so they can do more, not less. Talk with our professors and students about how their passion for teaching and learning turns everything into a classroom. Learning happens everywhere here.

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    Smooth Transitions

    August 11

    Smooth Transitions begins three days before August new Student Orientation and extends throughout the academic year. Daily activities focus on utilizing campus resources, developing supportive networks, understanding academic expectations and encouraging involvement in campus activities and community service.

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    • Reginald Dyck, Ph.D.

      Professor of English

      Dr. Reginald Dyck's published essays on Louise Erdrich, Simon Ortiz, Willa Cather, William Faulkner and Greg Sarris have directly shaped his teaching of their works.

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    • Kathryn Bell, Ph.D.

      Associate Professor of Psychology

      Dr. Kathryn Bell is a licensed clinical psychologist with expertise in interpersonal violence, trauma, behavior analysis and addictions.

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    • Saleem Saleem, Ph.D.

      Professor

      Dr. Saleem is a Chair, Program Director, and Professor of Social Work at Capital University, Columbus, Ohio.  He earned his Doctorate in Social Work from the University of Pittsburgh and his Masters in Social Work from the University of Washington. Dr. Saleem also graduated with a Master of Arts Degree in Sociology and Eastern Literature from the University of Karachi.

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    • Saurav Roychoudhury, Ph.D., FRM

      Professor of Finance & Economics

      Dr. Saurav Roychoudhury is an associate professor of Finance and Economics at Capital University.

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    • Elene P. Kent, Ph.D.

      Professor

      Dr. Elene Kent's areas of expertise are business management and teaching and learning pedagogies using instructional technology.

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    • Olga Shonia, Ph.D.

      Associate Professor

      Dr. Olga N. Shonia received her degree in Educational Policy Studies from Indiana University (Bloomington), and her degrees in Linguistics and TESOL from Russia and Norway.

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    • Jennifer Faison Hodge, Ph.D.

      Professor & Director of Clinical Partnerships

      Jennifer Hodge, Ph.D. Professor of Education Education Ruff Learning Center Room 234 614-236-6569 jhodge@capital.edu Biography Dr. Jennifer Hodge received the Capital University Cotterman Award for exceptional service to students through advising in 2007. She is past depart

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    • Dina Lentsner, Ph.D.

      Professor of Music

      As a musicologist, Dr. Lentsner is interested in the intersection of music and literature, primarily focusing on contemporary music.

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    • Paula Federico, Ph.D.

      Associate Professor, Department Chair

      Paula Federico, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Computer Science and Physics Mathematics, Computer Science and Physics Battelle Hall Room 116 (614) 236-6393 pfederic@capital.edu Biography Paula Federico was selected as a 2009-2010 Exxon Mobil Project NExT Fell

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    Capital is a comprehensive, independent university grounded in the Lutheran tradition.

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    Toads Attest to Habitat Health

    Brandyn Shipley ’18 (Environmental Science) recently presented her original research on the link between healthy amphibians and habitat quality at the 25th annual national conference for The Wildlife Society. One in three Capital University undergraduates conducts research with their professor.