Capella University Partners With USA Cares to Provide Support to Military Families

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Now through July 31, Capella donates $25 to USA Cares for EACH inquiry!

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“Many people talk about supporting military families, but USA Cares puts talk into action. Getting an education changes a life forever, just as supporting military families in need..."

Request information about Capella University at this link: http://capella.zuberance.com/offersV2/index/24349337 and for each inquiry received, Capella will donate $25 to USA Cares. The campaign is live and runs through July 31. Earlier this year Capella partnered with USA Cares, distributing hundreds of care packages to deployed service members: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gp5L4-jCBGE.    

Approximately 12 percent of Capella students are affiliated with the military and Capella offers them a wide range of services and support including tuition discounts, a flexible leave policy and course credits for military training and experience.

Randy Plunkett serves as Capella’s National Manager, Government Education and also happens to be a retired US Air Force SMSgt. When asked “why support USA Cares?” he responded: “Many people talk about supporting military families, but USA Cares puts talk into action. Capella University is proud to be a partner and supporter of the great work of USA Cares because we know their efforts make a difference in the military community every day! Getting an education changes a life forever, just as supporting military families in need has a life changing effect; no one does that better than the folks at USA Cares!”

About USA Cares
USA Cares is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that helps post-9/11 military and their families with basic financial needs, assists veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and traumatic brain injury (TBI) works to prevent home foreclosures and evictions and assists veterans with career placement. USA Cares has received over 30,000 requests for help and responded with more than $8 million in grants. Learn more, donate and apply for assistance at http://usacares.org/.

About Capella University
Capella University (http://www.capella.edu) is an accredited online university* that has built its reputation by providing quality online degree programs for working adults. Nearly 80 percent of Capella students are currently enrolled in master's or doctoral online degree programs in the fields of business, counseling, education, health administration, human services, information technology, nursing, psychology, public administration, public health, public safety, and social work. Capella also offers bachelor's degree programs in business, information technology, nursing, psychology, public administration, and public safety. Within those areas, Capella currently offers 136 graduate and undergraduate specializations and 17 certificate programs. More than 38,000 learners were enrolled as of September 30, 2010, from all 50 states and 52 other countries. Capella is committed to providing high-caliber academic excellence and pursuing balanced business growth. Founded in 1993, Capella University is a wholly owned subsidiary of Capella Education Company, headquartered in Minneapolis. For more information, please visit http://www.capella.edu or call 1.888.CAPELLA (227.3552).

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