MINNEAPOLIS--(Capella University (http://www.capella.edu), an accredited online university* that has built its reputation by providing high quality online degree programs for working adults, is partnering with the YWCA to host a volunteer event on Wednesday, Sept. 12, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. to beautify the YWCA’s Central Carolinas’ Women in Transition program. Kirsten Sikkelee, CEO of YWCA’s Central Carolinas, will join Capella students, alumni, faculty, staff, and friends to benefit the Women in Transition program, which provides affordable housing and life-skills training for single women. To register, please visit http://fs11.formsite.com/CapellaEvents/form226/index.html?1344888881130)--
This is one of several volunteer events that Capella has hosted in the past couple of years to help those less fortunate. Past events have taken place in locations such as San Francisco, New York, Atlanta, and Seattle.
The YWCA is a featured nonprofit for Capella’s Inspire Giving program, and is also an education alliance partner for the online university. Under the alliance, YWCA employees and their immediate family members** are eligible for reduced tuition at Capella.
The event is taking place in conjunction with the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy Annual Conference (AAMFT), where Capella will have two faculty members, Sheila Addison, PhD, and Mike Bishop, PhD, presenting.
As of June 30, 2012, more than 36,000 students are pursuing an online degree at Capella. The learning and career outcomes of Capella’s students and alumni can be found at www.capellaresults.org.
** Immediate family members of Florida employees are not eligible to receive tuition discounts. Members of the employee’s immediate family include employee’s spouse or domestic partner and unmarried children of employee, spouse or domestic partner. Unmarried children are those who reside regularly in employee’s household, are not members of another household and are under the age of 30.
About Capella University
Capella University is an accredited online university* that has built its reputation by providing quality online degree programs for working adults. About 75 percent of Capella students are currently enrolled in master's or doctoral degree programs in business, counseling, education, health administration, homeland security, human resource management, human services, information technology, nonprofit management and leadership, nursing, psychology, public administration, public health, public safety, and social work. Capella also offers bachelor's degree programs in business, information technology, nursing, psychology, and public safety. Within those areas, Capella currently offers 149 graduate and undergraduate specializations and 17 certificate programs. More than 36,000 learners were enrolled as of June 30, 2012, from all 50 states and 59 other countries. Capella is committed to providing high-caliber academic excellence and pursuing balanced business growth. Founded in 1993, Capella University is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Capella Education Company, headquartered in Minneapolis. For more information, please visit http://www.capella.edu or call 1.888.CAPELLA (227.3552).
*Capella University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and
is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
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