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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...
University announced today the appointment of Tina M. Guegold ’14 as vice
president for Integrated Marketing and Communications. She will begin May 9. In
joining Capital’s leadership team, Guegold is returning to her non-profit
marketing roots, and to her roots as a Capital University alumna. Guegold comes
aboard the leadership team during a surge of renewed excitement, momentum and
sense of urgency for purpose-ready higher education, as inspired by Capital’s
dynamic and visionary president, Beth Paul....
Capital University Names Roger Ingles Director of Athletics and Recreation
Following an extensive search process that began in November, Capital University is prepared to announce that Mr. Roger Ingles has accepted an offer to become the director of Athletics and Recreation. Ingles joins the Pu...
Inaugural Capital University Young Choral Artists Festival to Feature Jake Runestad
Capital University will launch a new Young Choral Artists Festival March 24-25, featuring award-winning composer Jake Runestad as its inaugural composer-in-residence. Among the program’s featured pieces will be...
WXCU Radio station hosts its 3rd annual Radiothon
Capital University’s WXCU Radio station will be hosting its
3 rd annual Radiothon March 17, starting at 5 pm. This 24-hour live
broadcasting event will be located in the Convergent Media Center and is packed
with live performances, gaming ...
What began as a sublime quest last October is racing toward a huge finale on March 20 when Wenting Yu takes the Harborside Ballroom stage in Baltimore, Maryland. Yu will be one of seven finalists competing for the top honor among the nation’s best performers in the Music Teachers National Association (MTNA) Steinway Young Artist Piano Competition....
University has named Jennifer Patterson vice president for Advancement and
chief development officer. She has served as Capital’s interim vice president
since March 2015. ...
Capital University Names Jody Fournier Provost and Vice President of Learning
Capital University has announced the appointment of Jody S. Fournier, Ph.D., as provost and vice president of learning, effective June 1, 2017. Fournier, who currently serves as associate provost for Academic and Stud...
Honoring Her Parents’ Ministry
As a child, Pat Winters walked quickly and skipped to keep up with her father’s long stride. The Rev. Robert Winters (’29) and his wife, Helen, brought the kids when making pastoral calls on their Lutheran flock, so Pat grew up hearing snippets of ministerial comfo...
Older but Bolder
Capital’s Nursing Program Sponsors Symposium on Active Aging for the Body and Mind
Capital University will host “Older but Bolder,” a two-day symposium on active aging, March 13-14. Features include a presentation on “Changing the Way We Age” by Colin Milner, the CEO of the Inter...
For Brecksville, Ohio native and Capital University
Music Technology senior Nicole “Nik” Engelhart, the future has flashed forward.
She is about to begin a two-week Internship in Pasadena, where she will be
co-designing a production of “Man of La Mancha” with award-winning
composer/sound designer Martín Carríllo at A Noise Within theater in March. This unlikely internship evolved
from her participation in the Entertainment Technology Conference presented by Cirque
du Soleil at Capital last October....
Trevon Fout spent his first year at Capital in his residence hall, away from others. He did not like talking to other people and was very introverted. He decided to step out of the shadows sophomore year and become an orientation leader....
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