Capella University, an Accredited Online University, Forms Educational Alliance with AlliedBarton Security Services

Alliance with the online degree provider offers reduced tuition to AlliedBarton employees and immediate family members

MINNEAPOLIS--()--AlliedBarton Security Services, a premier provider of highly trained security personnel, has formed an educational alliance with Capella University ( Capella is an accredited online university** that has built its reputation by providing high quality online degree programs for working adults. Under the alliance, AlliedBarton employees and their immediate family members* are eligible for reduced tuition at Capella. As of June 30, 2011, more than 38,000 students are pursuing an online degree at Capella, with 31 percent enrolled in Capella's doctoral degree programs, and 47 percent enrolled in Capella's master's degree programs.

“Our company strongly embraces employee development and learning,” said Rich Cordivari, AlliedBarton’s vice president of learning and development. “This alliance is important because we are committed to creating a culture of customer-focused leaders, providing strategic learning and development opportunities, and supporting our more than 4,000 employees who are veterans.”

*Family member discounts are not applicable for residents of Florida.

About AlliedBarton Security Services
AlliedBarton Security Services is a premier provider of highly trained, responsive security personnel. Client-focused security officers and managers located across the country are supported by national resources developed from over 50 years of security experience. More than 50,000 employees and 100 offices provide security for several thousand clients in many industries, including approximately 200 Fortune 500 companies. As the most honored security officer services company, AlliedBarton is a leader in award-winning programs. AlliedBarton has been recognized by Training magazine, ASTD, Corporate University Xchange, Leadership Excellence and the American Business Awards, among others. For more information call 1.866.825.5433 or visit

About Capella University
Capella University ( 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, specialist, 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 135 graduate and undergraduate specializations and 17 certificate programs. More than 38,000 students were enrolled as of June 30, 2011, from all 50 states and 59 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 or call 1.888.CAPELLA (227.3552).

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Michael Walsh, 612-977-5661