The end of the
spring semester is always a flurry of activity on the Capitol College
campus; we want to keep you up-to-date on all past and future events, awards,
outreach and opportunities for you to get involved. We hope to see you at
|Commencement, Graduates' Reception|
On Saturday, May 15,
2010, over 220 Capitol
College graduates will
walk across the stage at Commencement to be awarded with a degree that
signifies their hard work and achievements during their college years. This
year, Capitol welcomes commencement speaker Haden A. Land
to address the
soon-to-be alumni. Attendance for the day is open, and all alumni, friends and
supporters of the college are invited to attend. Visit our website for more
To kick off the
graduation weekend, Capitol will host a Graduates' Reception
for all Class of 2010 graduates, their families, alumni, faculty and
staff on May 14, 2010 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the William G. McGowan Academic
Center. This is also
great opportunity for online students to visit campus and see their classmates
and professors face-to-face.
the Cyber Battle Lab
Capitol College welcomed Lt. Governor Anthony Brown to
campus in April for a Base Realignment and Closure press conference. He focused
on cyber security following the recent Maryland Higher Education Commission,
BRAC Higher Education Investment Fund FY 2010 award of $92,992 to Capitol for
the establishment of a Cyber Battle Lab. Read about the Lt. Governor's visit and how the college's new lab is training the cyber defense workforce.
It's almost time to round up your golf buddies and hit the
links! The Capitol College Scholarship Golf Tournament is held every year to
raise funds to support the growing needs of our students annually through scholarships.
Save the date and join us as we tee off for a good cause.
September 10, 2010
Patuxent Greens Country Club
7 a.m. (8 a.m. shotgun start)
in being a sponsor? Contact Jason Copley, 301-269-2800, ext. 3097.
the Innovation and Leadership Institute's Speaker Series brought three distinguished speakers to campus to share their insights
on innovation, entrepreneurship and leadership. Click to read more about
presentations from Dr. Susana Deustua, AURA Term Scientist, and Dr. Denise Smith, Office of Public Outreach, both from the Space
Telescope Science Institute (STScI), and the March lecture on the future of technology by Kevin McGuire.
April 30, the ILI also conducted its first
Information Operations Seminar, a day-long lecture introducing students to the
overall concept of information warfare and information operations, particularly
with regard to the US Federal government and the Department of Defense. Read more about speaker Dr. Leigh Armistead, CISSP.
Information Assurance Doctorate |
announced in March the addition of a doctor of science (DSc) degree in information assurance to its academic programs, hundreds of potential doctoral students signed up for the program. Were you one of them? The DSc program represents a new level
of academic excellence in information assurance education for the institution
and the activation of the college's strategic goal of advancing learning
opportunities to the highest level. As part of the School of Business
and Information Sciences, the doctorate program will enable professionals from
the information assurance industry to understand and evaluate the scope and
impact of systems and technology from institutional, industry and global
perspectives. Contact us with your questions about the admissions process, degree requirements,
financial aid options, and course schedules.
|Summer Tuition Reduction|
Don't let the
hot summer months keep you from continuing your education; Capitol is lowering tuition rates again by 1/3 for the 2010 summer semester. Summer course options allow
students to get ahead and finish their degree earlier than expected, all while
saving some dollars along the way. Undergraduate students taking a class in any
of Capitol's engineering, computer science or technology degree programs should
expect to pay just $413 per credit hour, while business and management students
will see their per credit hour rate drop to $222. Don't forget, current students can register
online for the summer 2010 semester; registration is now open. Offer
applies to students taking classes online or at the Laurel campus only.
|Earn One Free Credit|
always wanted to get your master's degree? Capitol College
is offering one free credit towards your first enrollment in a master's degree
program when you attend a Virtual Open House
. Just like an on-campus Open
House, a VOH is Capitol
College's way of
acclimating potential graduate students to the online learning environment. Learn about our programs, speak directly to faculty
and deans, ask questions, and most importantly experience first-hand our unique
online platform, Capitol Live. Earn a $549 credit towards your first course in
a master's degree program when you apply for admission and attend a VOH,
awarded only for enrollment in the semester following your VOH attendance. You
must meet the admissions requirements of the academic program to receive this
credit. Register now
for one of the following VOH dates:
- June 3, 2010 at 7 p.m.
- August 5, 2010 at 7 p.m.
Class of 2010 prepares for Commencement, future college students can still
learn about the exciting Capitol education that could be in store for them.
Encourage a friend or family member to schedule a one-on-one tour today to find out about our
degree programs, state-of-the-art equipment, job guarantee and more. The Office
of Admissions conducts tours and information sessions on weekdays throughout
Every year, current students show off their best side at the annual photo shoot:
See this year's photos on Facebook!
Our students are movers and shakers: see who was
honored at the recent
Student Leadership Awards Ceremony