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Free college course and workshop offered by Ancilla College

December 2, 2013
Free college course and workshop offered by Ancilla College

  12/03/13 A life overflowing with work, children, and filled schedules can make going back to school seem too difficult. News of tuition increases can make it seem too expensive. For some it may be the fear of going back to school after years away from classrooms and homework. Ancilla College is offering two...
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Ancilla Student Honored with Realizing the Dream Award

November 13, 2013
Ancilla Student Honored with Realizing the Dream Award

11/14/13 Ancilla student Shelly Day of Knox was honored with the 24th annual “Realizing the Dream” scholarship. Day, a sophomore, is the first in her family to attend college and was selected because of her outstanding achievement during her freshman year.  Day chose Kristin Korcha, chair of the science, math, & technology division at...
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Ancilla College Hosted Inaugural Changing Lives Scholarship Dinner

November 12, 2013
Ancilla College Hosted Inaugural Changing Lives Scholarship Dinner

  11/13/13 Ancilla College hosted its inaugural Changing Lives Scholarship Dinner Friday, November 8th. The new event provided an opportunity for the College to raise money to help fund the scholarships, grants and awards that last year totaled $1 million and was given to 90% of its students.  “We are deeply grateful for the...
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Mindfulness Practiced at Ancilla College Coffee & a Book

October 4, 2013
Mindfulness Practiced at Ancilla College Coffee & a Book

  10/07/13 Rev. Dr. Sam Boys, Professor of Philosophy and Religion at Ancilla College, discussed Mindfulness for Beginners by Jon Kabat-Zinn Tuesday, October 1 at Earthworks Market. In his presentation, Boys discussed the many aspects of the practice of mindfulness, including mindfulness’ use as a way to treat chronic pain and differences between mindfulness...
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Ancilla Hosts Meeting to Discuss New Work Study Internships

September 24, 2013

  09/25/13 Local college administration and staff came to Ancilla Friday, September 20th to discuss Indiana’s Common Core Standards (INCC). INCC holds monthly meetings and this particular gathering included three guest speakers: Janet Boston, the Executive Director of Indiana INTERNnet, Kate Lee, coordinator of Internships for St. Joseph County Chamber of Commerce, and Amanda...
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Ancilla College Awarded 2014 Military Friendly Schools® Designation

September 10, 2013
Ancilla College Awarded 2014 Military Friendly Schools® Designation

  09/11/13 Victory Media, a national media company serving military personnel transitioning into civilian life, has named Ancilla College to the coveted Military Friendly Schools® list. The 2014 Military Friendly Schools® list honors the top 20 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools in the country that are doing the most to embrace America’s...
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Grants announced for 22 Indiana Lake and River Enhancement (LARE) projects

August 29, 2013
Grants announced for 22 Indiana Lake and River Enhancement (LARE) projects

  08/30/13 New grants for the care of Indiana’s water bodies totaling $768,500 have been awarded through the Lake and River Enhancement (LARE) program, part of the DNR Division of Fish & Wildlife. The LARE program funds biological, engineering, construction and watershed land treatment projects throughout the state.        The projects involve 14 counties and...
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Ancilla Faculty, Staff Trained and Ready for New School Year

August 29, 2013
Ancilla Faculty, Staff Trained and Ready for New School Year

  08/30/13 Ancilla faculty and staff gathered the week of August 19-23 to participate in a number of professional development and fellowship activities. Ancilla colleagues met each day in preparation for the new school year.  First day events included speeches from the President Dr. Ron May with the State of the College Address, a...
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Ancilla Alumni Association to Host Blueberry Bicycle Cruise

August 27, 2013
Ancilla Alumni Association to Host Blueberry Bicycle Cruise

  08/28/13 Ancilla Alumni Association is set to hold its 23rd Annual Blueberry Bicycle Cruise (BBC) this coming Saturday, August 31.  This event takes place in association with the annual Marshall County Blueberry Festival. The ride is a hit with participants every year.  There are four routes to choose from including 31, 41, and...
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Ancilla College Hosts Fifth Annual ‘Tri Ancilla’ Sprint Triathlon

May 27, 2013
Ancilla College Hosts Fifth Annual ‘Tri Ancilla’ Sprint Triathlon

   05/28/13 The 5th annual Tri Ancilla event was held on Saturday, May 18th, under sunny skies and warm temperatures. A field of 123 participants from five different states converged upon Ancilla College and The Center at Donaldson for an exciting day of competition. Men and women, ranging in age from 16 to 78,...
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