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Capitol Connector


We hope you're staying cool so far during this sweltering July month - this issue of the Connector will have you looking forward to the cool fall months and the many events and important dates coming up!
The Chronicle's New Face
ChronicleThis summer's edition of the Capitol Chronicle sports an inspired new look, complimenting the college's recently revised and updated vision. The new outlook on the college's future will start a wave of new initiatives and projects, and we hope the new format of the college's magazine will spark a new wave of support from our loyal benefactors.
In addition, the Chronicle is going greener (the print version is FSC certified and on 50% recycled content including 15% post consumer waste) by going online - new page-turning software allows you to interact with the magazine as never before, and it's compatible with your iPhone, iPad, and other e-readers. Read it now!
Capitol College Scholarship
Golf Tournament

Logo golf ballIt'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 through scholarships. Save the date and join us as we tee off for a good cause.

September 10, 2010
Patuxent Greens Country Club
Laurel, MD
7 a.m. (8 a.m. shotgun start)

Interested in being a sponsor? Contact Jason Copley, 301-369-2800, ext. 3097.
ILI BookILI Book Series
The Innovation and Leadership Institute
at Capitol announces the publication of a three-book series that serves as a resource for students, faculty and professionals
to engage in the ongoing academic discussion of best practices in the emerging field of innovative leadership.
The first installment, Perspectives on Leadership Education: Strategies for Leading Innovation, edited by Dr. Michael G. Gibbs, vice president for advancement, and Dr. Helen G. Barker, dean, will be available for purchase on Amazon summer 2010. Learn more about the series and download the preface
of the first book today!

Look forward to the series' next installments:
  • Telecommunications Pioneers, written by Dr. Michael T. Wood - available Fall 2010
  • Leadership Styles, edited by Dr. Helen G. Barker and Dr. Michael G. Gibbs - available Winter 2010-2011
A special thank you to the generous benefactors who have given to support this series and the other ILI events presented this year!
Maryland InfraGard
Capitol will host the July meeting of the Infragard Maryland Members Alliance on Wednesday, July 14, 2010 in the Avrum Gudelsky Memorial Auditorium from 8 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. This meeting's theme is protecting trade secrets and defending our country - InfraGard will welcome Lieutenant General Patrick M. Hughes, U.S. Army, retired, on the topic of information sharing between government, industry and academe, and Keith Salette, a senior member of the FBI, who will present on the Economic Espionage statute - how it works and how private industry can team with the FBI to protect important trade secrets. IMMA membership not required, invite your colleagues! Refreshments served at 8 a.m., program begins at 8:30 a.m. Last day to register is Tuesday, July 13, 2010 - Register now!
IA Doctorate
The students in the first cohort in the information assurance doctoral program have finished their first semester! Were you one of them? It's not too late to sign up for one of the fastest growing degree programs around! If you're interested in achieving academic excellence in information assurance and pursuing your education to the highest level, contact us with your questions about the admissions process, degree requirements, financial aid options, and course schedules.
CISSP Exam Preparation
Are you preparing to sit for a certification exam? Don't go it alone. Delivered online through the Critical Infrastructures and Cyber Protection Center at Capitol, the CISSP certification examination preparation program is conducted in ten, four-hour modules, addressing each one of the ten domains of the common bodies of knowledge associated with the official (ISC) CISSP certification, preparing participants to successfully pass the exam. Classes begin Saturday, September 18, 2010; register today!
Campus Tours
While most students are enjoying their summer vacations, 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 Undergraduate Admissions conducts tours and information sessions on weekdays throughout the year.
Earn One Free Credit
StudentsThis could be the year you come back to Capitol 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, interact with faculty and deans, ask questions, experience first-hand our unique online platform, Capitol Live. To receive this credit, you must apply for admission and attend a VOH; credit awarded only for enrollment in the semester following your VOH attendance. You must meet the admissions requirements of the academic program to receive the credit.  Register now for the following VOH date exclusively for master's programs:
Questions? Contact graduate admissions for more information.
Issue: 18
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In This Issue
Chronicle's New Face
Scholarship Golf Tournament
ILI Book Series
MD InfraGard
IA Doctorate
Campus Tours
Free Graduate Credit

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