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  • Creative Arts Workshop

    April 7 - 9 A.M. – 4:30 P.M.

    Join Capital University’s renowned faculty, industry professionals, student-led WXCU Radio, CapTV, the student chapter of the AES (Audio Engineering Society), and WAAM (Woman in Audio and Music) for a free and exciting afternoon of workshops and presentations in the Convergent Media Center at Capital.

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    The Trinity Seminary Choir invites you to the Choral Evensong

    Friday, April 13

    Choral Evensong begins with an extended prelude and includes a wide variety of musical styles focused on the seasonal theme, followed by the service of Evening Prayer from Evangelical Lutheran Worship. The service includes hymns with instrumental accompaniment, psalmody, scripture, prayers, sung litany, and a major choral work.

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    Countdown to Cap

    Saturday, April 14
    1 - 4 P.M.

    Come celebrate with us for a fun-filled day and meet new friends, connect with faculty and staff, sample Capital’s extra-curricular activities, get the lay of the land and be part of the CapFam.

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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.

      Chair, Program Director, and 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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    • 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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    • Elene P. Kent, Ph.D.

      Professor and Department Chair

      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 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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    • Paula Federico, Ph.D.

      Associate Professor

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

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    The 22nd Annual Symposium on Undergraduate Scholarship

    On Wednesday, April 18, 2018, Capital University celebrates its annual Honors Day with a symposium for undergraduate and graduate students featuring their original research projects and showcasing their scholarship activities. Capital University is an institutional member of the Council on Undergraduate Research.