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Ancilla Baseball Tornado Relief Trip

April 22, 2012
Ancilla Baseball Tornado Relief Trip

   04/23/12 Dylan Martin had just returned to his apartment from school when he and some of his fellow Ancilla College baseball teammates heard reports of bad storms heading for Indiana. Martin, who grew up in Borden, IN, near Henryville in southern Indiana, called home to check on his family. No one answered, so...
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Ancilla College Students Visit Knox Golden Living Center

April 20, 2012
Ancilla College Students Visit Knox Golden Living Center

  04/23/12 A group of Ancilla College students put their classroom learning into practice when they visited Knox Golden Living Center on March 29.  The students are part of Ancilla’s Social Gerontology course. Social gerontology focuses on the social aspects of aging in later adulthood.  The students hosted a bingo tournament and distributed small...
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Phi Theta Kappa Inducts 17 Ancilla Students

March 16, 2012
Phi Theta Kappa Inducts 17 Ancilla Students

   03/19/12 Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society of two-year colleges, has inducted 17 new members from Ancilla College for the spring semester. The March 11 ceremony included remarks by Francis Ellert, Secretary of the Ancilla College Board of Trustees and Plant Manager of the Coca-Cola Bottling Co. in Plymouth. Those inducted to...
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“Caring Place Home for Boys” in Kenya Discussed at Ancilla’s Lampen Lecture

March 15, 2012
“Caring Place Home for Boys” in Kenya Discussed at Ancilla’s Lampen Lecture

03/16/12 Sister Germaine Hustedde was the featured presenter for March’s Lampen Lecture at Ancilla College. She spoke about her experiences founding Caring Place, a home for boys in Mitunguu, Kenya. Sr. Germaine is a Poor Handmaid of Jesus Christ. Her service has also included a number of years in Germany and India.   The...
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Ancilla Athletes Learn Of the Need to Help Others – Updated

February 15, 2012
Ancilla Athletes Learn Of the Need to Help Others – Updated

02/16/12 The Ancilla College Men’s and Women’s basketball team uniforms will be going from blue and gold to pink on Saturday and now the players have a good idea why.   On Saturday, February 18th the Chargers will take on Kalamazoo Valley Community College for their annual Ounce of Prevention fundraiser basketball game. They...
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Sojourner Truth Discussed at Ancilla’s Lampen Lecture

February 9, 2012
Sojourner Truth Discussed at Ancilla’s Lampen Lecture

02/10/12 Former slave and women’s rights advocate Sojourner Truth was the subject of February’s Lampen Lecture at Ancilla College. The event corresponded with Ancilla’s Black History Month commemoration. The program consisted of two speakers: Dr. Thomas Buchanan, Professor of History at Ancilla College, and Sister Kathleen Quinn, a volunteer at Sojourner Truth House in...
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Ancilla Athletes Give Back to the Community

February 8, 2012
Ancilla Athletes Give Back to the Community

02/09/12 Ancilla College student-athletes work hard at their sport and in the classroom, but they also take time out to give back to the local community as well. Student-athletes from the Ancilla softball and volleyball programs were on hand as volunteers during the St. Michael’s School “A Night in Italy” fundraiser late last month....
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Ancilla Soccer Coach Moving On

January 31, 2012
Ancilla Soccer Coach Moving On

02/01/12 Ancilla College Athletic Director Gene Reese recently announced the resignation of Charger Soccer coach James Drzewiecki, effective February 1, due to his acceptance of the head coaching job for the newly formed Purdue University Calumet soccer program in Hammond, Indiana. Drzewiecki was hired by Ancilla to reinvent a soccer program that had faded...
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Ancilla Softball Delivers Socks to Homeless

December 25, 2011
Ancilla Softball Delivers Socks to Homeless

12/26/11 Starting with their fall season in 2010, the Ancilla College softball team initiated a new service project. Instead of collecting admission at their games and scrimmages, they would accept a pair of new socks. The idea was the brainchild of Ingrid Reese, wife of Ancilla coach Scott Reese. “We were looking for something...
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Ancilla College Receives Grant from Starke County Community Foundation

December 21, 2011
Ancilla College Receives Grant from Starke County Community Foundation

12/22/11 Ancilla College has received a $3,000 grant from the Starke County Community Foundation, the College announced on Wednesday. The grant will be used to support an outreach program that fosters an interest amongst Starke County junior high and high school girls in the areas of math and science. Tony Booker, Executive Director of...
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