Kaplan University Launches College of Public Service

Kaplan University Also Announces its First Empowerment Awards Program to Recognize Public Service Teams from the Nonprofit and Government Sectors


Anyone can nominate a team of two or more who work together in a group or department. An advisory board consisting of administrators and faculty from Kaplan University’s College of Public Service will select the winning teams and announce the award recipients in December. Each winning team will be able to designate a charity of their choice that will receive a $1,000 donation from the Kaplan University College of Public Service. Additionally, a maximum of 10 team members will receive a complimentary credit course offered by the College of Public Service.

The winning teams will also be featured on the College of Public Service website and e-newsletter as well as throughout Kaplan University’s social media platforms.

To learn more about Kaplan University’s College of Public Service or the “Empowerment Awards for Public Service Teams,” visit empowerment-awards.kaplanu.edu.

About Kaplan University

Kaplan University offers a different school of thought for higher education. It strives to help adult students unlock their talent by providing a practical, student-centered education that prepares them for careers in some of the fastest-growing industries. The University, which has its main campus in Davenport, Iowa, and its headquarters in Chicago, is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (www.ncahlc.org) and is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. Kaplan University serves nearly 50,000 online and campus-based students. The University has 11 campuses in Iowa, Nebraska, Maryland and Maine, and Kaplan University Learning Center in Maryland, Wisconsin, Indiana, Missouri and Florida.

Kaplan University is one of Kaplan, Inc.’s higher education institutions, which serve more than 75,000 students online and through more than 70 campus-based schools across the United States. Kaplan’s higher education schools offer a spectrum of academic opportunities, from certificates and diplomas to graduate and professional degrees, including a juris doctor degree. Kaplan, Inc. is a leading international provider of educational and career services for individuals, schools and businesses. It is a subsidiary of The Washington Post Company (NYSE: WPO), and its largest division. For more information, visit http://www.kaplanuniversity.edu today.