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Seventeen students in Dr. Lois Foreman-Wernet’s Public Relations 494 immersion class were part of a client-based partnership that helped create awareness surrounding youth homelessness in Central Ohio. The collaboration paired Capital students with Fahlgren Mortine, Ohio’s largest PR and creative communications company, and the Community Shelter Board, a leading nonprofit whose mission is to ensure everyone has a place to call home by bringing together 16 agencies across Columbus and Franklin County....
The brain-craving zombie virus attacked all, turning everyone in its path into white-faced, bloodied and lethargic walking dead. Their Zombie Lives Matter movement brought new meaning to the word “tragedy.”But thanks to Dr. Steve Clymer, chemistry wizard extraordinaire, and a lemonade anti-virus potion, the zombie outbreak was cured and the Capital campus was made safe again....
Capital University announced today
the appointment of Dr. Reneé Dunnington as dean of Nursing. Dunnington succeeds
Dr. Ann Peden, who retired in June following 10 years of strong leadership and
program growth, including the launch of the new online Executive Leadership
Doctor of Nursing Practice. Dunnington’s appointment is effective immediately....
semester’s PR Programs and Campaigns course, students formed groups and were
tasked with the challenge of developing a campaign to launch on campus that
advocates for one of Capital’s organizations. The student group consisting of
Marygrace Chylinski, Sarah Tilton, Kari Hogan, Erin Willford and Eddie Carroll
decided to base their campaign on the promotion of the Public Safety
department. The primary focus of their campaign revolves around their
promotional video, titled “Full Safety”, which is a parody of the Full House
theme song and demonstrates a multitude of Public Safety’s resources and
services in a fun way. ...
Imagine a world where interfaith cooperation is the
norm—a place where religious diversity can exist without strife. In a country
that grows increasingly diverse and seemingly more divided by the day, this may
sound like a tall order. And it's exactly what students like Nicky Gutierrez
are striving for. ...
With strong commitments to scholarship as it serves the mission of the church and the mission of Trinity Lutheran Seminary at Capital University, two professors were honored at a celebration of investiture as holders of newly endowed chairs. The Rev. Dr. Cheryl M. Peterson, professor of Systematic Theology and associate dean for Academics at Seminary, is The Trinity Endowed Chair in Mission and Ministry. The Rev. Dr. Joy Schroeder, who teaches on both the Seminary and Capital University faculties, is the Trinity Endowed Chair in Lutheran Heritage....
Law Alumni Lead the Way in Public Office
Three Capital University Law School alumni are taking their legal backgrounds to new roles in the Ohio House of Representatives and on Columbus City Council and the Columbus Board of Education.
Onward to the Statehouse In November 2018, Erica Crawley ...
Active Engagement Tool Fosters Academic Success in 2Ls
Academic success, whether at the undergraduate or graduate level, goes beyond just getting good grades. While that’s an important part of it, success also depends on the student’s willingness to invest in themselves as learners and to develo...
COGO Bike Share at Capital University
Special Discount for Capital Students, Faculty and Staff
Transportation can be tough…but CoGo makes it easy! Get to
your favorite lunch spot, run your mid-day errands, and even help reduce your stress.
Capital University is happy to introduce you to CoGo ...
Reagan Stone is an education major who decided to
take a different approach to the student teaching experience. Unlike many of
her peers, who will student teach in Ohio, Reagan is venturing farther away
from home to a place where the culture is vastly different. She will spend the
entire 16 weeks student teaching in the Navajo Nation at a school in the Four
Corners Region of northeastern Arizona. ...
The Opera Columbus Capital University Resident Artist
Program, a one-of-a-kind partnership between Opera Columbus and Capital
University, has selected the artists who will serve as teachers and performers
for the launch of the newly created alliance between these two central Ohio
institutions. The first season of this residency program will span from the
fall of 2019 through spring 2020. ...
Capital University President
Elizabeth L. “Beth” Paul, Ph.D., has informed the Board of Trustees that she
will conclude her leadership at the University at the end of this academic
year, the University announced today. Paul’s tenure as president will conclude
at the end of June 2020....
Music Tech Students Produce Award Winning Podcast
The Capital University awards showcase just got a little more crowded.
The Columbus Chamber of Commerce's business-focused podcast, cbuzz – produced by Capital's music technology students at Capital's Convergent Media Center – was named the 2...
Capital University students, staff
and alumni earned four wins at the Ohio Valley Chapter of the National Academy
of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS), and were nominated for a total of nine
High-performance LED lighting
solutions advances sustainability initiatives, will cut lighting energy use by more
than 65%, creates more productive learning environment....
ELCA’s Lutheran Campus Ministry Honors Tucker for Dedication, Service to Students
Capital University Pastor Drew Tucker was named one of the recipients of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America’s 2019 Lutheran Campus Ministry Award.
Tucker received the 2019 Hess-Pierson Award, which recog...
SOS! Start of School is in the air. As August
unfolds, so does a period of summer punctuated by anticipation, wonder and, too
often, distress for more than 75 million K-12 and incoming college students. ...
11 Tips for the Summer Before Your Senior Year
“Next year, that’ll be me.” The mantra autorepeats every time you pass your friends’ university-branded graduation banners, go to another graduation party, and attend the next senior banquet. You’re next, and there’s nothing better! It’s almost yo...
The Conservatory of Music of Capital University enjoyed the use of new pianos and digital pianos at no-cost for the 2018-2019 academic year. This arrangement is provided through an association with the Rockley Family Foundation, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to supporting music education. These instruments and now scheduled to be sold to support music education programs....
Capital University today
reported a record-breaking number of applications for its 2019-2020 academic
year, amounting to a 21 percent year-over-year increase from 2018. The boost in
awareness and interest from prospective students can be attributed, at least in
part, to the innovative “Good
Guarantee” initiative the university
launched in the fall of 2018 – ensuring half tuition for undergraduates whose
families have chosen mission-centered careers through nonprofit and
public-service work. ...
the complexities of the U.S. health care system deepen and the demand for
innovative, patient-centered solutions increases, Capital University, a
comprehensive private university in Columbus, Ohio, is expanding its graduate
nursing portfolio with a new online Executive Leadership Doctor of Nurse
Practice (DNP) to prepare executive nurses to extend their expertise from the
bedside to the boardroom....
Life can get crazy for a college student, and between work, classes, or little obligations here and there, important things like self-care can accidentally get missed. College can be expensive, and one of the first things we sacrifice is a decent meal. It’s no surprise that a 25 cent pack of ramen that’s ready in three minutes is a college go-to. Not only is it not nutritional, it’s not very filling. Late night bowl of cereal anyone? Believe it or not, unhealthy eating habits can lead to a lot more than the freshman 15....
Capital University has announced tuition, fees, room and board rates for the 2019-2020 academic year. Total cost of attendance for undergraduate students, including tuition, room and board, will increase by an average of 4 percent. Fees for student activities, health and wellness and technology will remain flat. ...
Capital University will launch a new podcast and video series today to better connect accepted students and families who are in their final stage of college selection with the faces and voices of CapFam....
Capital University’s Nursing program, working with sponsors and local health agencies, is providing an opportunity for you to hear from internationally recognized experts in healthy aging and to interact with others interested in boldly growing older....
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