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It's almost time for Capitol College students to pick up their books and start their classes! In this issue of the Capitol Connector, take a look at what's been going on this summer, watch for upcoming events, and take advantage of opportunities to support the college.
StoreCapitol Store Now Open!
Wear your support on your sleeve - literally! We are pleased to announce that Capitol College merchandise such as shirts, sweaters, hats, jackets, drinkware and book bags are now available for purchase online. Check out the new Capitol Store today! Happy shopping!
Yellow Ribbon Program
When the Post-9/11 Veterans Education Assistance Act -- the most generous veterans' benefit for higher education since the WWII GI Bill -- goes into effect on August 1, 2009, Capitol College will be one of the fourteen independent colleges and universities in Maryland to participate in the bill's Yellow Ribbon Program. At Capitol, the Yellow Ribbon Program will allow qualifying veterans the opportunity to attend one of Capitol's twelve undergraduate or 6 graduate programs tuition free. For more information about Capitol's military-friendly admissions programs, contact the Admissions office.
Brick Commemorative Brick Campaign
In honor of the college's sixth president, Capitol College's Board of Trustees donated a feature to the campus
landscape -- the G. William Troxler Symposium Court, a semicircular gathering place located at the heart of campus. Students, alumni, faculty, staff, companies, and friends of the college are invited to be a part of our exciting campus evolution by participating in the Commemorative Brick Campaign. With the purchase of a commemorative brick, your name, your company name, or a name you want to recognize can be a part of this campus landmark. Pave the way to excellence in education - purchase your brick today!
"Creepy Crawlers" Lecture
Capitol College and the NASA Robotics Academy present "Creepy Crawlers," a public lecture by Dr. Roger Quinn of Case Western Reserve University on Thursday, July 30, 2009 at 7:30 p.m. in the Avrum Gudelsky Memorial Auditorium. This fun and exciting robotics lecture has something for all ages, featuring live demonstrations of Dr. Quinn's bio-inspired robots. Free refreshments will be provided. RSVP today!
Graduate Virtual Open House
Grad studentsHaven't you always wanted to continue your education? Capitol College is offering graduate students the opportunity to attend a Virtual Open House on August 12, 2009 at 7 p.m. in anticipation of classes beginning this fall. VOH 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!
FIRST Recognizes Capitol College
The FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) has recently recognized Capitol College for its commitment to the FIRST Scholarship Program. As a result of the dedication of many colleges, universities, corporations and professional associations, this year's FIRST high school student participants had over 630 scholarship opportunities available to them, valued at nearly $10 million. Browse Financial Aid for more information on applying for FIRST scholarships and other scholarship opportunities.
Alumni Discount
For 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 fall 2009 or spring 2010 semesters. Discount applies to the first master's degree only. Registration for summer and fall semesters is underway. Fall 2009 classes begin August 31, 2009. View course schedules or contact Graduate Admissions for more information.
Award2009 Best of Laurel Award - Colleges and Universities
Capitol College has been selected for the 2009 Best of Laurel Award in the Colleges & Universities category by the U.S. Commerce Association (USCA). The USCA "Best of Local Business" Award Program recognizes outstanding local businesses throughout the country. These local companies enhance the positive image of small business through service to their customers and community.
Issue: 6
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In This Issue
Capitol Store
Yellow Ribbon Program
Brick Campaign
"Creepy Crawlers"
Virtual Open House
FIRST Recognition
Alumni Discount
2009 Best of Laurel Award

Senior Marcel Mabson and first-year students Jamia Davis and Thalida Noel, accompanied by Admissions Director George Walls and Asst. Director of Student Life Travis Anderson, attended the Baltimore College Bound Foundation Scholarship Luncheon on July 23, 2009.
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The mission of Capitol College is to provide practical education in engineering,
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professional careers and affords them the opportunity to thrive in a changing world.