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  • Piano Day at the Conservatory

    Saturday, January 27, 2018

    Come and celebrate Mozart’s birthday with Capital University keyboard faculty. Competitions with cash awards, master classes, practice coaching sessions, presentations, Q & A on majoring in music and career possibilities, evening concerts, all in one fun and productive day! Participants will work with our faculty closely to enrich pianistic techniques, musicality and artistic growth.

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    When the Weather Outside is Frightful

    Winter 2017-18

    When weather conditions are extreme, Capital University will make every attempt to remain open and hold classes. But on occasion, the University must close in the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy living, learning and working environment for all students and employees.

    Capital's severe weather policy

    MLK Day of Learning at Capital

    January 15, 2018

    Save the date for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Learning at Capital University. The theme for 2018 is, "The Power of We: Advancing Human Dignity,"  and this year's keynote speaker will be Donzaleigh Abernathy, daughter of Rev. Ralph Abernathy, and an award-winning actress & writer.

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    • Reginald Dyck, Ph.D.

      Professor of English

      Dr. Reginald Dyck's published essays on Louise Erdrich, Simon Ortiz, Willa Cather, William Faulkner and Greg Sarris have directly shaped his teaching of their works.

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    • Kathryn Bell, Ph.D.

      Associate Professor of Psychology

      Dr. Kathryn Bell is a licensed clinical psychologist with expertise in interpersonal violence, trauma, behavior analysis and addictions.

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    • Saleem Saleem, Ph.D.

      Chair, Program Director, and Professor

      Dr. Saleem is a Chair, Program Director, and Professor of Social Work at Capital University, Columbus, Ohio.  He earned his Doctorate in Social Work from the University of Pittsburgh and his Masters in Social Work from the University of Washington. Dr. Saleem also graduated with a Master of Arts Degree in Sociology and Eastern Literature from the University of Karachi.

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    • Saurav Roychoudhury, Ph.D.

      Associate Professor of Business

      Dr. Saurav Roychoudhury is an associate professor of Finance and Economics at Capital University.

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    • Dina Lentsner, Ph.D.

      Professor of Music

      As a musicologist, Dr. Lentsner is interested in the intersection of music and literature, primarily focusing on contemporary music.

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    • Elene P. Kent, Ph.D.

      Professor and Department Chair

      Dr. Elene Kent's areas of expertise are business management and teaching and learning pedagogies using instructional technology.

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    • Olga Shonia, Ph.D.

      Associate Professor

      Dr. Olga N. Shonia received her degree in Educational Policy Studies from Indiana University (Bloomington), and her degrees in Linguistics and TESOL from Russia and Norway.

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    • Jennifer Faison Hodge, Ph.D.

      Professor & Director of Clinical Partnerships

      Jennifer Hodge, Ph.D. Professor of Education Education Ruff Learning Center Room 234 614-236-6569 jhodge@capital.edu Biography Dr. Jennifer Hodge received the Capital University Cotterman Award for exceptional service to students through advising in 2007. She is past depart

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    • Paula Federico, Ph.D.

      Associate Professor

      Paula Federico, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Mathematics, Computer Science and Physics Mathematics, Computer Science and Physics Battelle Hall Room 116 (614) 236-6393 pfederic@capital.edu Biography Paula Federico was selected as a 2009-2010 Exxon Mobil Project NExT Fell

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    The 21st Annual Symposium on Undergraduate Scholarship

    On Wednesday, April 19, 2017, Capital University celebrates its annual Honors Day with a symposium for undergraduate students featuring their original research projects and showcasing their scholarship activities. Capital University is an institutional member of the Council on Undergraduate Research.