Capitol College community hopes you are enjoying
the first days of summer! Check out what's happening on our sunny campus:
|Introducing the Capitol Connector
much deliberation over some excellent suggestions, the Marketing and
Communications office has named the E-Newsletter the Capitol Connector! Thanks to everyone who submitted their title
time to round up your golfing buddies and hit the links! The 2nd
annual Capitol College Scholarship Golf Tournament, held June 12, 2009, will
raise funds to support the growing needs of our students and ensure that they
will receive financial support annually through scholarships. Sign up today! Singles are welcome, we'll pair you up! Go
to the tournament website to
register your foursome and learn more about sponsorship opportunities.
|Virtual Open House
you always wanted to continue your education? Capitol College
is offering graduate students the opportunity to attend a Virtual Open House on
June 10, 2009 at 7 p.m. in anticipation of the summer 2009 term II semester.
Attendees should expect to learn about what Capitol has to offer and be
acclimated to the available master's degree programs, all while experiencing
the unique online classroom format. Register now!
|Students Clinch Rare DoD Scholarships
For the second year in a row, students from Capitol
College were awarded
scholarships under the U.S. Department of Defense Information Assurance Scholarship Program, sponsored by the Assistant Secretary of Defense for
Networks and Information Integration, and administered by the National Security
Agency. Kimberly Johnson and Jennifer Duryea were recognized for their
outstanding leadership and dedication with these rare and competitive
scholarships. So far this year, 32 new scholarships and 40 continuing
scholarships have been awarded nationwide. Included in Duryea's and Johnson's
scholarship package are internships with the Department of Defense.
years of hard work and dedication, Capitol
College graduates walked
across the stage on May 16, 2009 at Capitol's 82nd Commencement
ceremony. Our graduates received their various degrees and honors in front of a
large crowd filled with family, friends, and members of the Capitol community. Notable
speakers included former United States Air Force pilot and NASA astronaut, Colonel Paul S. Lockhart, who spoke to graduates about the importance of life decisions;
Dean Helen Barker, who presented William P. Littleton, Jr. with the Marilyn and
Seymour Levenson Memorial Award; and Melody Ford, Douglas Daniels, and
Christopher T. Blegan, who presented the senior class gift. Graduates who want
to remember this important day in their lives are invited to utilize several commemorative keepsake options the college offers.
number of new graduates attended this year's Graduates' Reception on May 15,
2009 in the atrium of the McGowan
A Mardi Gras theme, complete with spicy Cajun-inspired food, encouraged many
party-goers to wear festive masks and their brightest colors in celebration of
the impending graduation ceremony the following morning. Many graduate students
greeted staff and faculty face-to-face for the first time, after completing
their degree online. A special thanks from the Capitol community to everyone
a limited time, Capitol is offering a 15% tuition discount for all alumni who
want to earn a master's degree. Students are eligible for only one tuition
discount at a time and must begin classes during the summer 2009, fall 2009, or
spring 2010 semesters. Discount applies to the first master's degree only.
Registration for summer and fall semesters is underway. Summer term II graduate
classes begin June 29, 2009 and fall 2009 classes begin August 31, 2009. View course schedules or contact Graduate Admissions for more information.
Retirement Planning Today®
It takes more
than money to live a "rich life." Starting May 28, 2009 Capitol
College's Innovation and Leadership Institute is hosting Retirement Planning Today®, an educational course specifically geared towards ages
50-70 that will teach you how to avoid the biggest retirement planning mistakes
and get you on a solid path to retirement. Visit the Capitol College
website to learn more.
|DojoSec Monthly Briefings on Campus
Capitol College, in conjunction with Sun Tzu Data,
LLC, will host DojoSec Monthly Briefings, a series of monthly events focusing
on information security topics. The series will be held monthly in the Avrum
Gudelsky Memorial Auditorium from 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., featuring new speakers
and topics each month. All students, faculty and staff are invited to attend.
An entry fee of $1 is required, waived for current undergraduates. Please RSVP
to Ken Crockett
, and visit the DoJoSec website
to learn more about speakers
and upcoming event dates.
Dr. W. Vic Maconachy, vice president for academic affairs and CAO, and students Peter Starland and Jennifer Duryea,
will present "An Analysis of the State of Cyber
Security Education in America"
in Seattle, Wa. on June 2, 2009.
Associate Professor Andrew Mehri will represent Capitol
College at the Cyber Games Workshop in
Charlotte, NC from June 14-19.
Tune in to WOL1450
AM on May 30, 2009 to hear Director of Admissions George Walls speak about how Capitol College is involved in the world of STEM