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    • Capital University Announces Inaugural Bonner Leaders Class, Community Partnership Details

      Bonner Leaders Class Rebecca Desta

      Capital University today revealed its inaugural class and outlined the community organizations the students’ efforts will impact in the first year. This comes one year after announcing its formal partnership with The Corella and Bertram F. Bonner Foundation to provide scholarships for lower-income, underrepresented and first-generation students with a passion for community engagement and social justice issues....

    • Five great spaces at Capital

      Favorite Spaces-Starbucks

      Great places have great spaces. Capital University sophomore Lindi Cisco shares her favorite spots around campus to hang out, relax, eat, and get caffeinated....

    • Capital University Conservatory of Music celebrates Piano Day

      Piano Day at the Conservatory of Music
      Saturday, January 27, 2018

      Come and celebrate Mozart’s birthday with Capital University keyboard faculty. Competitions with cash awards, master classes, practice coaching sessions, presentations, Q & A on majoring in music and career possibilities, evening concerts, all in one fun and productive day! Participants will work with our faculty closely to enrich pianistic techniques, musicality and artistic growth. ...

    • Capital University Takes Gold in CASE V Circle of Excellence Awards

      CASE Awards

      Capital University has been honored with the Gold Award in the Pride of CASE District V Awards for events, marketing and communication for the inauguration of President Beth Paul. The Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) District V annually recognizes excellence in the district, which includes Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio and Wisconsin. The Pride of CASE V Awards showcase best practices in alumni relations, fundraising, advancement services, special events and outstanding communications. Experts from all disciplines outside of District V judge the entries. ...

    • Active Aging

      Maestro David Dworkin
      Older but Bolder Series Continues with CONDUCTORCISE Sept. 28

      With a continued focus on active aging, Capital University’s Nursing Program will present Maestro David Dworkin and CONDUCTORCISE, another installment in its Older but Bolder series at 7 pm Thursday, September 28, in The Capital Cente...

    • Class Notes with Stephanie Schwarten

      Stephanie Schwarten
      Aspiring novelist shares motivation and passion for writing.

      The cliché is often the first obstacle a writer must overcome. No matter how compelling the subject, a story told from the same lens each time starts to become as vapid as a piece of over-chewed gum. Capital University senior Stephanie Schwarten is a Professional Writing major who is also in the process of writing a novel which she hopes will offer a counter perspective to victims of sexual assault, a topic she has spent many hours researching....

    • Summer Scholar Valerie Szabo debunks fake news with fact-checking technology and research

      Valerie Szabo

      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....

    • Devoted to making the world better by educating children

      Trevon Fout
      By Shawntel Knight

      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....

    • Volunteering with the White House Press

      Amber Thomas
      By Amber Thomas ’16, Communications/PR major

      Volunteering with the White House Press By Amber Thomas ’16, Communications/PR major Excitement and anxiousness filled the air Tuesday afternoon, November 1, 2016, as Capital University served as the venue for President Barack Obama`s “Get Out the Early Vote” event. About 6,000 people filed into ...

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