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Anthony L. Capers Jr.

Alumni Spotlight: Anthony Capers

Adult Education

Anthony earned an MS in educational psychology with a concentration in the Adult Education program (part of EdPsych Online) in 2016. He is originally from Orangeburg, SC and currently lives in Lexington, SC. We asked him to reflect on past experiences with EPC and discuss where he’s at now. Read his responses below.

Current Occupation

Case Manager
Epworth Children’s Home
Columbia, SC

I am currently a case manager for adolescent boys transitioning out of foster care, at Epworth Children’s Home in Columbia, SC. I manage the logistics of my clients’ lives, which includes anything legally, educationally, and/or medically related.

Awards and Accomplishments Earned as a Student
  • Psychology Student of the Year | 4/18/14
    This award represents a psychology undergraduate student that demonstrated extraordinary academic work in the field of psychology.
  • Dean’s & Chancellor’s List | 2010-2014
    These awards were granted to students who obtained either a 3.0 or 3.5 by the end of each semester.
Accomplishments since Graduating

Obtaining my master’s degree and moving into my first apartment.

Personal Interests

Personal hobbies I enjoy are reading, writing, watching Netflix/Hulu, and spending time with my girlfriend, family, and friends. I also enjoy botany, specifically under water (freshwater) plants, I’ve been a fan of aquatic plants for a long time, and am about to acquire some for my apartment.

What sold you on this program?

I was completely sold on this program by the start of my senior year of undergrad, after doing extensive research and learning that it was completely online and had an adult education concentration.

What do you think was the most rewarding/challenging about this program?

For me personally, the most rewarding/challenging aspect of this program, was overcoming my discomfort of vocal participation in class. It’s an issue I’ve struggled with for as long as I can remember, and I’m glad I was encouraged to enact my full potential.

How did your experiences as a student help you in your professional/personal life after graduation?

I used a lot of my professional experiences as the foundation for most of my academic work as a grad student. As I researched core aspects of social science and various factors of my work, it allowed me to expand my perspective as a case manager.

“I am honored to have been accepted by and graduated from a program as engaging and prestigious as the EPC EdPsych Online master’s program. It has graced me with lifelong connections and knowledge that I will forever cherish, both personally and professionally.”