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The Capitol Commitment: Undergraduate Students Will Find a Job Post-graduation

February 12, 2020
​​​​​​​The Capitol Commitment is a valuable agreement made between each undergraduate student at Capitol and the University. Students are expected to meet certain criteria to retain the Commitment which guarantees they receive a job after graduation. One such requirement is that students attend each Capitol Career Fair, the next of which is Friday, March 6, 2020. To ensure students are prepared for and succeed during the Career Fair which often leads to job or internship opportunities, Capitol will publish a series of Do’s and Don’ts leading up to the event.

Angela Benton: Entrepreneur and Advocate for Opportunities for All

February 13, 2020
This profile on Angela Benton is the sixth post in a month-long series of profiles on Black STEM innovators in honor of Black History Month. Check back each weekday to read a new profile, the next of which celebrates World Radio Day by focusing on Rufus P. Turner, a radio engineering expert.

Mark Dean: Co-inventor of the Personal Computer

February 11, 2020
Many important inventions were made so long ago in the past that they are taken for granted such as paper in the second century, vaccines in 1796, and refrigeration in the 1850s, to name a few1. With these and many other pivotal inventions as part of human’s normal day, the internet may be the modern equivalent of these life-changing inventions. But how did we get to the internet? We started with the personal computer.

Mechatronics engineering careers in aerospace

February 10, 2020
Mechatronics engineering careers are associated with automation, creating a misconception jobs are only available in certain industries. But, with their varied skills mechatronics engineers get jobs in every industry, including aerospace.

George Washington Carver: Botanist, Inventor, and Savior of the South's Agriculture

February 10, 2020
George Washington Carver may be most well-known for his discovery of the peanuts, but he was much more than the just the “peanut man” as some affectionately called him. Carver was an early proponent of crop-rotation, a botanist, a department leader at Tuskegee Institute (now Tuskegee University), and the inventor of hundreds of everyday products.

Capitol Tech parent Susan Hansen has seen both of her sons thrive on the STEM-focused campus

February 6, 2020
As a mother of two successful young men, Susan Hansen knows that Capitol Tech played a role in their exciting careers. Find out more about how Carl and Joseph explored their STEM interests to drive their personal and professional success.

Dr. Warren M. Washington – One of the World's Most Influential Climate Scientists

February 5, 2020
This profile on Dr. Warren M. Washington is the third post in a month-long series of profiles on Black STEM innovators in honor of Black History Month. Today’s post also celebrates National Weatherperson's Day by focusing on Washington, who is regarded as one of the world's most influential climate scientists for his work on climate modeling.

Dr. Shirley Ann Jackson: A Lifelong Trailblazer and Scientific Leader

February 4, 2020
Dr. Shirley Ann Jackson has paved the way for scientists, women and women of color since she first decided to dedicate her life to STEM fields.

Alan Emtage Creator of Archie, the World’s First Search Engine

February 3, 2020
The internet as we now know it, has an incredible amount of information available to people all over the world via computers, phones, and even gaming consoles—all we have to do is search. But before you could “just Google it,” the search process for information was much more time consuming and rigorous and much less fruitful.

Capitol Responds to the Increasing Demand for Business Analytics and Data Science Professionals

January 31, 2020
Capitol Technology University has paid close attention to the trends of job openings for professionals skilled in business analytics and data science. So, when a new collaborative effort to increase the skilled business analytics and data science professionals across the country was made possible Capitol jumped at the opportunity by entering into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Notre Dame of Maryland University (NDMU), to allow graduates of NDMU’s M.S. in Analytics direct admission to Capitol’s Ph.D. in Business Analytics and Data Science program.