Ancilla College Schedules Financial Aid Workshop in Knox

Prospective college students and their parents can learn about the financial aid process and get help completing the necessary forms during a free workshop tomorrow in Knox. Ancilla College officials will be at Knox United Methodist Church from 1 until 3 p.m. to answer questions about the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA. They can also assist in the completion of the form. Continue reading

Hardesty Leaves Lasting Legacy at Ancilla College

Jim Hardesty’s nephew, Chuck Hardesty, niece, Joan Hardesty, and SCCF Director of Development, Sarah Origer, stand with an artistic rendering of the sign for Hardesty Hall, which will soon grace the dorm’s entrance.
Jim Hardesty’s nephew, Chuck Hardesty, niece, Joan Hardesty, and SCCF Director of Development, Sarah Origer, stand with an artistic rendering of the sign for Hardesty Hall, which will soon grace the dorm’s entrance.

A longtime supporter of Ancilla College will continue to offer posthumous support to the two-year private school. Starke County Philanthropist Jim Hardesty was an Ancilla College trustee and also founded the Starke County Community Foundation. Continue reading

Starke County Community Foundation Plans Over $100,000 in Grant Funding for Ancilla College

Jim Hardesty’s nephew Chuck Hardesty, niece Joan Hardesty, and SCCF Director of Development Sarah Origer, following the official naming of Hardesty Hall
Jim Hardesty’s nephew Chuck Hardesty, niece Joan Hardesty, and SCCF Director of Development Sarah Origer, following the formal naming of Hardesty Hall

Ancilla College is getting a boost with its efforts to provide on-campus student housing. The Starke County Community Foundation has announced plans to provide a total of $105,000 in grant funding from its Hardesty Memorial Endowment Fund over the next five years. That includes an initial grant of $25,000 for the college’s new dorm building. Continue reading