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Ancilla Hosting Free STEM Workshop for Young Women

April 10, 2014
Ancilla Hosting Free STEM Workshop for Young Women

Too many young women think a career in science is only for young men in lab coats, or solitary programmers hunched over computer keyboards. Today, some of the coolest jobs around require a background in science, technology, engineering and math and women are being encouraged to take a new look at these fields. Young...
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Ancilla Representatives Visit Sojourner Truth House

April 3, 2014
Ancilla Representatives Visit Sojourner Truth House

In response to their mission’s call to serve, Ancilla College faculty, staff and students visited the Sojourner Truth House in Gary on Monday, March 24th volunteering their services for the day. 13 representatives of Ancilla College, including 5 students and 8 staff members worked on several separate projects despite the chilly weather.  Volunteers raked...
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Ancilla Faculty Named Certified Nurse Educator

February 6, 2014
Ancilla Faculty Named Certified Nurse Educator

  02/07/14 Ancilla College Nursing Program faculty member Patricia Bawcum has earned the designation Certified Nurse Educator (CNE) after meeting strict eligibility criteria and successfully completing a rigorous certification examination developed and administered by the National League for Nursing. Ms. Bawcum RN, MSN, CNE, is an Assistant Professor of Nursing at Ancilla College. Bawcum...
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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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