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OH. Monday, Nov. 6, 2017–The boards of Capital University and Trinity Lutheran
Seminary have approved an agreement to unify the institutions and establish
Trinity Lutheran Seminary at Capital University, effective Jan. 1, 2018....
“We’re from Capital: Our Story, Created and Told
By Us,” has won top honors — two platinum awards — in the 2017 MarCom Awards. The video, created and
launched in spring 2017 for the inauguration of Capital University President
Beth Paul, won platinum awards in the categories of Social Video and Original
Music. The magic behind the video’s creative concept and execution is it was
created by Capital students, alumni, faculty and partners who employ Capital
interns and alumni, like Fahlgren Mortine. ...
On October 24, Capital sophomore Lindi Cisco got to meet the
author she credits with inspiring her read. David Handler, aka – Lemony Snicket
was the featured speaker at this year’s Gerhold Lecture and the machinations of
the stories she read in early childhood came to life in the author’s personality. ...
national search, Capital University, in cooperation with the Southern Ohio
Synod Bishop’s office, has identified the Rev. Andrew Tucker as its recommended
choice for university pastor, and he accepted. The Southern Ohio Synod Council
will receive this recommendation and vote on his call to the position at its
next meeting on Dec. 2. In the meantime, with the knowledge of the synod,
Pastor Tucker will join Capital University community prior to this on Nov. 27. ...
Following his experience over the
last six months as a senior consultant for Capital University, Mark Pringle has
been named director of Human Resources. An
experienced human resources
leader, Pringle brings the ability to align performance management processes to
organizational goals and objectives; develop business strategy; manage benefits
creation and restructuring; foster employee engagement; and offer management
Capital University has named Erin Delffs assistant vice
president for Business and Finance, effective October 30, 2017. He comes from
St. Edward’s University in Austin, Texas, where he has served as associate vice
president for Finance. ...
University Law School will honor Yvette McGee Brown with the Esther Brocker
award at a reception on Thursday, November 9, 2017. The award is given annually to a woman who
has made significant contributions to and had involvement in advancing the status
of women in the legal profession & the Columbus community. The event is graciously being hosted by
Thompson Hine LLP....
Capital University and
Trinity Lutheran Seminary will present a series of events beginning in late
September to commemorate the 500th anniversary of the Lutheran Reformation.
Martin Luther’s posting of 95 theses for discussion and debate, which according
to tradition he nailed to the church door in Wittenberg, Germany, on October
31, 1517, is commemorated as the beginning of the Reformation. While not the
first or only reformer, Luther, a university professor, was a catalyst in this
movement, which brought sweeping changes to church and society and changed the
religious landscape of Europe. Luther championed free inquiry and education,
opening a critical dialogue that would change Christianity and its European
On Tuesday, October 24, 2017, the Gerhold Lecture Series in the Humanities will host Daniel Handler, creator of the Lemony Snicket books, “A Series of Unfortunate Events.” Handler will be at Capital University to talk about the writing of his new book, “All the Dirty Parts,” and sharing his thoughts on Lemony Snicket....
Capital University junior Amanda Sorrell is a double major in Creative Writing and Religion. This past summer she participated in the Summer Scholars program where she wrote a collection of Honduran-inspired poems based on her own personal experiences....
As the newly appointed director and
1998 Capital graduate, Gentilini has close ties with the gallery. He started as
an assistant to the former director, Cassandra Tellier, back in 2000. Tellier
was also Gentilini’s art history professor, and gave him not only his job, but
also his passion for the gallery. ...
Capital University has named Bill Mea vice president for Business and Finance, effective October 16. Mea comes to Capital from The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, in New York....
Whether you’re a CEO fashioning the largest tween specialty retailer in the world, an executive designing a turnaround to save a major international jewelry corporation about to close its doors, or a college student preparing to enter the workforce, the chief motivator for attracting and retaining top talent is shifting from profit to purpose....
Growing up as the daughter of a Lutheran pastor in a rural Ohio, Moriah Reichert knows the inescapable awareness and responsibility being “the pastor's kid" brings.
In a town barely...
In an effort to reduce this ecological footprint locally, Capital University’s Office of Facilities Management has unveiled a new recycling program to establish uniformity and clarity regarding where recycled goods should go, and what can and cannot be recycled....
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. ...
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