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High school juniors and seniors with a 3.0 grade point average can participate in Ancilla’s Early Bird program. A brief letter of recommendation is needed by a guidance counselor. A selection of courses is available online and students can take afternoon, evening and Saturday courses in the program.
Dr. Ron May, President of Ancilla College, will be the featured speaker during the event scheduled to begin at 6 p.m. CT. Scholarships will be awarded to the students as well as special awards for attendance, performance skills and highest test score average.
While most colleges and universities in Indiana have made headlines with their tuition increases, the Ancilla College Board of Trustees have voted to approve a four percent across-the-board tuition reduction for the 2013-2014 school year.
The new tuition cost will be $6,500 per semester for a full-time student enrolled in 15 credit hours.
This workshop will enable students, parents and adults file prepare to file for state and federal financial aid for college. The Free Application for Free Student Aid, or FAFSA, form will be dissected in detail in order to be sent before the March 10 deadline.
Planning for college can sometimes be overwhelming with such decisions as choice of college and paying for college.
Kelly Manning, Admissions Counselor at Ancilla College in Donaldson, says if you’re looking to go somewhere local, attend the Access Ancilla Day on the campus on Thursday, Feb. 28.
A free college course to first-time students is being offered during the spring semester at Ancilla College.
As part of the “We Believe in You” program, the college is offering adult learners who are 21 years and older and who have never attended college the chance to take a class with up to three credit hours at no cost.
First-time college students now have the opportunity to sample a taste of higher education, as Ancilla College is now offering a free college course as part of the “We Believe in You” program. The program, designed for adult learners ages 21 and up, allows a student to take a class with up to three credit hours at no cost whatsoever.
All students enrolled in the program will meet with an academic advisor who will assist them every step of the way in attending college for their first time, including assistance with the registration process, help with filing a financial aid application, choosing the right educational opportunities and much more.
Ancilla College is proud to welcome two long-time local education professionals as part of their new marketing and admissions efforts.
Kelly Manning and Ericka Taylor-Joseph, both Starke County residents, are now part of Ancilla’s Admission Department as admissions counselors. Both have extensive connections to regional schools and community organizations.
A new partnership has formed between WGU Indiana and Ancilla College.
An articulation agreement was signed Tuesday which allows Ancilla College students to begin classes there and then enter one of WGU Indiana’s online degree programs as a junior.
Todd Zeltwanger, executive director of Institutional Advancement at Ancilla College, has announced the recently-held Tri Ancilla event netted approximately $4600. Zeltwanger said that was significantly up over the past two years.
The event also brought a field of 140 participants from five different states to the college for the fourth annual triathlon. Men and women, ranging in age from 15 to 87, participated in a 500-yard swim, 11-mile bike ride, and 3.1-mile run that toured the Donaldson campus and surrounding areas.
Prizes were awarded to the top male and female finishers as well as the winners of various age groups. On the men’s side, the overall winner was Jim Langfeldt of Plymouth. On the women’s side, the overall winner was Madison Woods of Osceola.
The event was held on May 19.
Ancilla College will hold graduation services on Saturday, May 5 at 11 a.m. ET in the Ancilla Domini Chapel. Over 100 graduation applications have been received and December 2011 graduates will also be included in the proceedings.
The Commencement Speaker will be Sister Virginia Kampwerth, Ancilla College President from 1985 through 1994. Kampwerth graduated from Ancilla Domini High School and Ancilla Domini College before beginning her distinguished career in education that eventually led her to serve as Academic Dean and President of Ancilla College. She is currently Provential Councilor of the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ American Province.
Ancilla College in Donaldson has a new Interim Admissions Director. His name is Eric Wignall, and even though he’s new to the admissions office he is not new to Ancilla. Wignall has been with the college for a year-and-a-half doing market-type research.
We asked Wignall to describe his job.
“The Director of Admissions is the person who is involved in bringing students to Ancilla,” explained Wignall. “I’m part of the funnel, or the system of people who tell you about Ancilla College and how it works.”
The Ancilla Board of Trustees recently approved a decision to freeze tuition for the coming fall semester. Ancilla President, Dr. Ron May, was asked if part of the decision had to do with gasoline prices. He said that it was.
“Its a major challenge for our students,” stated Dr. May. “One of the things we have is an emergency fund and occasionally we have our students who need help with gas. Through a mechanism that we have put in place, we sometimes give them gas cards.”