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  • Christmas Tree Lighting

    November 29, 6 PM

    This year’s Christmas Tree Lighting will take place Wednesday, November 29, 6 PM, on the Renner lawn. From 4 to 8 PM, there will be an iceless skating rink! Following the tree lighting, enjoy refreshments, cookie decorating and the opportunity to have your picture taken with Santa in Kerns Religious Life Center.

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    Family Feud: Smooth Transitions Reunion

    November 28, 6 PM

    Gather together with former and current smooth transition students to bond and re-connect after a long semester!

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    Tidings of Comfort

    November 30, December 1-3

    The 2017 Capital University Festival, Tidings of Comfort, will feature performances by the internationally known and medal-winning Chapel Choir, along with Choral Union, Women¹s Chorus, the Chordsmen, a cappella group Philomel and a variety of instrumentalists, filling every part of the concert hall, including the aisles and balcony, thus embracing the audience in song during this cherished holiday event.

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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 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 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.