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Greetings!

There's a lot going on at Capitol these days; we're welcoming new faces to campus and getting freshmen settled into their dorms, upperclassman and graduate students are back to their classes. Faculty, staff, students, alumni and friends are all working hard to make this the best year ever for the entire college community! Use this issue of the Connector to mark your calendar for the important events coming up this semester and to join in on the fun (don't forget to wear your Capitol gear!)
Scholarship Golf Tournament
Last chance to register!
Logo golf ballTee off for a great cause! August 26, 2010 is your last chance to register for the Capitol College Scholarship Golf Tournament, held every year to raise funds to support the growing needs of our students through scholarships. Join us for a round of golf, food, and fun prizes!
 
September 10, 2010
Patuxent Greens Country Club
Laurel, MD
7 a.m. (8 a.m. shotgun start)

Don't miss this opportunity to network with professionals from the college community including executive leadership, trustees, alumni, faculty, staff, students, corporate and community partners and our current sponsors.
 

Questions? Contact Jason Copley, 301-369-2800, ext. 3097.
Alumni Association Council Nominations
The recently approved Capitol College Alumni Association Council is now accepting member nominations! The college community is invited to recommend initial members of the council; nominations must be of current Capitol College alumni - self-nominations are accepted. Please send nominations by September 1, 2010 to Jason Copley, 301-369-2800, ext. 3097.

Capitol College would like to thank everyone who provided input while the new association was being developed. View the association's mission statement and bylaws online.
Capitol Store 2.0!
MerchandiseThe Capitol Store is new and improved, ready for you to purchase your Capitol gear! We have expanded the amount and quality of items available, and alumni are now able to add their "alumni" distinction in embroidery on their merchandise along with the college logo (at no extra cost!).

 
Don't see an item you want to purchase? Suggest new ideas to the Marketing Office and check back often as additional items become available. We hope that you enjoy our new products, and we encourage you to pass on this information to your family and friends!
MFS LogoMilitary Friendly School
For the second year in a row, Capitol was named a Military Friendly School by G.I. Jobs magazine, announced by the release of the publication's 2011 list of Military Friendly Schools. The list honors the top colleges, universities and higher education institutions which are doing the most to embrace America's veterans as students. Originating as a radio engineering institute offering courses for Navy personnel in 1927, Capitol College has a long, proud history of educating active and former members of the armed forces. Participating in the Yellow Ribbon Program and Montgomery GI Bill are just two examples of the many ways Capitol is military-friendly.
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!
2010 Fall/Winter
Open HouseUndergrad Open Houses
While most students are settling into their dorms and going to the first of the semester's classes, 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 visit campus during one of many Undergraduate Open Houses this fall to find out about our degree programs, state-of-the-art equipment, job guarantee and more. All open houses will be held from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on the following dates:
  • Friday, October 8, 2010
  • Friday, October 22, 2010
  • Friday, November 5, 2010
  • Saturday, November 13, 2010
  • Saturday, January 29, 2011
Campus Tours
Can't make it to an Open House? The Office of Undergraduate Admissions conducts one-on-one tours and information sessions on weekdays throughout the year. Visit us online to schedule a visit or attend an open house.
Earn One Free Credit
This 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.
IA Doctorate & VOH
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 cybersecurity 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. Or, register to attend the fall Doctorate Virtual Open House on September 9, 2010 at 7 p.m.
Issue: 19
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In This Issue
Scholarship Golf Tournament
Alumni Assoc. Council Nominations
Capitol Store 2.0
Military Friendly School
CISSP Exam Prep
Undergrad Open Houses
Free Graduate Credit
IA Doctorate & VOH

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The Innovation and Leadership Institute presents...
a presentation by Andrea Razzaghi of NASA on women in STEM education. Mark your calendars for September 13!


Professor Angela Walters will attend the NASA Minority Innovation Challenges Institute's (MICI) Academic Year Kick-off Event on
September 8, 2010.

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