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Making the choice to embrace means that you don’t push through, just to get through. In life’s good and bad times, there are always things we can learn to become better people. We learn, not only for ourselves, but for the impact and influence we can have on our family and friends....
Capital University Closing Residence Halls, Extending Remote Learning Through Semester
COLUMBUS, Ohio, March 16, 2020 — In continuing efforts to ensure the safety of its students and staff amid the COVID-19 pandemic, Capital University today announced it will close its traditional residence hall...
We’re excited to introduce “Capital Stories,” an online journal for the entire CapFam that allows us to engage with each other and connect to the world around us....
Every Tuesday in March is a Lunch and Learn for Adult, Graduate & Seminary students...
The Rev. Dr. Beverly Wallace, Associate Professor of Congregational and Community Care at Luther Seminary will keynote the 2020 Trout Lectures. Her address is entitled: “Do You Want to be Well? ‘Cause Wholeness Ain’t No Trifling Thing: The Necessity of Healing Work in Theological Education for Authentic Diversity.” ...
As part of Capital University’s commitment to promoting the
health and wellness of our community, we are providing this update on
communicable diseases, tips for prevention, and instructions for what to do if
you get sick. ...
Capital University is one of the 119 U.S. colleges and universities to receive the Carnegie Community Engagement Classification, an elective designation that indicates institutional commitment to community engagement, the Carnegie Foundation has announced....
The second student-led documentary project to come out of Capital University’s Immersion course premiered Monday during Capital’s 29th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Learning to a packed house at The Drexel Theatre, Bexley’s historic independent theatre house built in 1939, the same time period covered in the film....
the summer of 2019 Jackie spent over 35 hours a week painting and drawing from
life at Studio Escalier in Argentonnay, France. Jackie spent 11 weeks learning
how to turn the human form and about translating that to paper and canvas.
Jackie was one of 13 students selected to participate in this intensive
painting and drawing experience, and her newfound understanding of light,
color, movement, philosophy, and technique has allowed her to take her own
artwork to new heights as she prepares a show for her nomination
for the AICUO Excellence in Visual
Arts Award. ...
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...
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