In recognition of her many years of work to help women excel as leaders
in business and higher education, the dean of business in Capella
University's School of Business & Technology, Barbara Butts Williams,
PhD, has received a "Women Helping Women" award from the Minnesota
American Council on Education (ACE) Network. Capella
is a regionally accredited
online university* that offers online
degree programs designed to help working adults advance in their
"Barbara's passion for education is evident in her work with staff and
students as she inspires and challenges others to realize their
potential. Barbara was nominated for the Women Helping Women award
because of her work in helping others identify their pathways and reach
their goals," said Becky Copper-Glenz, Ed.D, co-chair of the Minnesota
ACE Women's Network. "Barbara exemplifies the values and mission of the
Minnesota ACE Women's Network through her dedication to helping others
and providing them with the skills they need to become future leaders."
Butts Williams received the award for providing "motivation,
encouragement and support to other women in achieving their goals, both
educationally and professionally."
"Having been recognized for helping other women achieve their
professional and personal goals is so deeply meaningful for me," Butts
Williams said. "There are so many amazing and talented women out there
making incredible impacts on their professions each and every day. To
have had a small part in helping them achieve their successes is
Butts Williams previously served as the dean of Capella's School of
As of Dec. 31, 2013, approximately 35,000 students were enrolled at
Capella. A snapshot of Capella and what makes it unique is
available through the university's infographic.
The learning and career outcomes of Capella's students and alumni can be
found at www.capellaresults.org.
About Capella UniversityCapella
is a regionally accredited online university* that offers online degree
programs designed to help working adults advance in their careers. Over
70 percent of Capella students are currently enrolled in master's or
doctoral degree programs in business, counseling, education, health
administration, homeland security, human resource management, human
services, information technology, nonprofit management and leadership,
nursing, psychology, public administration, public health, public
safety, and social work. Capella also offers bachelor's degree programs
in business, information technology, nursing, psychology, and public
safety. Within those areas, Capella currently offers 143 graduate and
undergraduate specializations and 21 certificate programs, including two
direct assessment degree delivery programs. Approximately 35,000
learners were enrolled as of Dec. 31, 2013, from all 50 states and 61
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
or call 1.888.CAPELLA (227.3552).
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*Capella University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and
is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
University, Capella Tower, 225 South Sixth Street, Ninth Floor,
Minneapolis, MN 55402, 1.888.CAPELLA (227.3552), www.capella.edu.
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