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 North Texas Food Bank (NTFB) to host a volunteer event on Saturday, Sept. 22. From 12:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., Capella students, alumni, faculty, staff, and friends will be sorting food with the goal to get thousands of pounds of food to those who need it most.)--
NTFB is a nonprofit hunger relief organization and member of Feeding America, which supports the nutritional needs of children, families and seniors through education, advocacy and strategic partnerships.
This is one of several volunteer events that Capella has hosted to help those less fortunate. Past events have taken place in locations such as Charlotte, San Francisco, New York, Atlanta, and Seattle.
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.
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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