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Community Connect
  • Lead. Inspire. Make a Difference.
    Outreach Campaign 2013 

    Social responsibility and civic engagement have always been central to our University. 

    Congratulations to those who helped show Capital University's support for social responsibility and civic engagement through our 2012 Community Connect campaign. 


    Here are the results you can be proud of.


    • This year, we raised a total of $7,499 ($4,751 for the United Way and $2,748 for Community Shares) 
    • Our total participation rate was 20.4% 


    Participation Competition Results

    Congratulations to Planning and Advancement!  Participants win a movie night with President Bowman.


    Contest and Raffle Winners

    Raffle Prize Winners


    • Golf prize: David Summers 
    • Holiday Inn Downtown/COSI passes: Shelley Miller 
    • Courtyard Downtown: Peggy Irion 
    • CMA family pass: Jennifer Hodge 
    • CMA family pass: Sara Thompson 
    • Funnybone for 2: Susanna Mayo 
    • Top gift card: Susan Simms 
    • Top gift card: Peter Horn 
    • Guiseppes gift card: Larry Hunter 
    • United Way gift bag: Brent Koerber 
    • United Way gift bag: Andy Carlson 
    • Drexel Tickets: Melissa Wiruth, Jean Jacko, Anne Callahan, Kathy Donovan, Viola Walters, JoYin Tang 
    • Chipotle gift card: Stacey Jones, Mandy Sohl, Eric Richmond, Terri Botsko 
    • Graeters gift card: Jason Davis 



    Thanks again to everyone who attended the kickoff. For those that are curious, the two pumpkins weighed 39.9 lbs combined, and there were 764 candy corn in the jar. The contest winners below from each campus can collect their prize from Stefanie Hansen, room 222 Yochum Hall.

    Pumpkin Weight

    Main Campus - Lindsey Sherwood and Shelly Miller guessed 38 lbs.

    Law School - Jason Griffin guessed 39 lbs.

    Candy Corn

    Main Campus - Anna Biszaha guessed 763 candy corn

    Law School - Rebecca Rayner guessed 776 candy corn


  •  community garden banner 

    Capital is partnering with Columbus City Schools, Barack Community Recreation Center, Whole Foods Market, Hazel's House of Hope, and Community Development for All People to support a community garden, cooking and nutrition program benefiting the Lincoln Park community.The garden provides fresh produce to families of Lincoln Park Elementary students and the surrounding community who are in need. Lincoln Park Elementary is managing the project, and Capital students, faculty and staff have volunteered to work in the garden throughout the growing season, giving us another opportunity to give back to the community.

    » Learn more about the Lincoln Park Community Garden project.