Hoosiers planning to attend college this fall have another chance to get financial aid from the state. Students were required to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid by March 10 in order to be eligible for state aid, but a problem with the online data retrieval tool means that deadline’s been pushed back to April 15. Continue reading
Admissions officials at Ancilla College say December is prime time for students to begin applying for scholarships to pay their tuition next year. Continue reading
Prospective college students have a chance to visit Ancilla College this week. The school is hosting an open house this Friday starting at noon EDT. Continue reading
Ancilla College is expanding course offerings in its agriculture program. Continue reading
Prospective college students can get an early start on the financial aid process. The Free Application for Federal Student Aid is now available for those planning to attend college next fall. Continue reading
Students interested in attending college will have a few chances this week to learn more about Ancilla College. As part of Indiana College GO! Week, Ancilla enrollment counselors will be visiting several schools around the local area. Continue reading
Ancilla College continues to expand its offerings for students. Vice President of Enrollment Management Eric Wignall says the school will have some new sports teams next school year, and that’s just the beginning. Continue reading
College students and those thinking about going to college this fall have until March 10 to apply for state and federal financial aid. Continue reading
Prospective ITT Technical Institute students have another higher education option close to home. The Carmel-based for-profit college announced earlier this week it is suspending new admissions at its South Bend campus.
Prospective college students and their parents can get their questions about college in general and Ancilla College in particular answered during an upcoming event. The school is hosting an Access Ancilla Day on Thursday, Oct. 23. Vice President for Admissions Eric Wignall says the event gets under way at noon EDT on the Donaldson campus. He says it’s open to all ages but especially encourages high school juniors and seniors and their parents to drop by for a visit. Campus tours will be offered, and officials will be on hand to answer questions about financial aid. Continue reading
Ancilla College officials recently announced plans to build a second residence hall on the Donaldson campus. Vice President of Admissions Eric Wignall says work on it will start as soon as the new student life center is finished.
“It’s going to be part coffee shop, part cafeteria, part kitchen facility, etc. The cool thing about the kitchen facility, the back of the kitchen, the back of the house, as they say, is a large kitchen prep area, and yes, we’re going to start offering culinary classes at some point.” Continue reading
Interested students have the chance to fill out an enrollment application, tour campus, take placement tests, talk to advisers and sample the Ancilla school lunches all for free this Saturday June 19.
Rooms in the new Ancilla College residence hall are still available but Executive Director of Admissions Eric Wignall advises students not to hesitate because there are only a limited number of rooms available. The three story building contains 47 dorms with two beds and a private bathroom in each room. Continue reading
The clock is ticking for prospective college students to complete their Free Application for Federal Student Aid. Ancilla College Executive Director of Admissions Eric Wignall encourages anyone who may be considering college next year to fill out the FAFSA.
“There’s no age limit. There’s no income limit. You may not qualify for aid. You may make more money or your family make more money so you don’t qualify for the need-based scholarships, but the FAFSA is your way to get into the financial aid system,” Wignall said. Continue reading
Get answers to all of your questions about applying for financial aid during an upcoming workshop at Knox High School. Ancilla College Executive Director of Admissions Eric Wignall says filling out a Free Application for Federal Student Aid or FAFSA makes you eligible for need-based assistance, including student loans and state and federal grants. Continue reading
A new program at Ancilla College allows students to earn a degree without setting foot on campus. Behavioral science is the first two year degree offered online by Ancilla. They have had course offerings over the Internet before but have never offered a full degree solely online. Executive Director of Admissions Eric Wignall says instruction and assessment will be online with help from professors and other students to aid individuals in keeping up. Continue reading
Area high school students can get a jump on their higher education at Ancilla College as early as this summer. The school is following the national trend of offering Early Bird Courses. Local high school students who will be juniors or seniors this fall can take college courses during the summer. Executive Director of Admissions Eric Wignall says students get a huge tuition discount and can take fully transferable introductory college courses. “If you’re going off to IU or you’re going off to Harvard, it doesn’t matter. The English writing and literature and the micro-and macro- economics courses are going to transfer,” Wignall says. He notes one Plymouth High School student started taking classes during her junior year of high school, continued taking one or two credits per semester at $125 per credit hour, took a full load of courses during the summer sessions and graduated from Ancilla with an associate’s degree at the end of the summer after her high school graduation. As a result, she was able to start college at IU that fall as a junior. Continue reading
Students looking to get a jump on their college careers or maybe take a course during a less-stressful time of the year may want to see what Ancilla College has to offer. For starters, they offer a hefty discount on per-credit-hour tuition during the summer. Executive Director of Admissions Eric Wignall says a lot of students who struggled with a course during the regular school year use summer school as a do-over.
Ancilla College is urging any and all veterans to take advantage of their education benefits in light of a startling statistic mentioned by Admissions Director Eric Wignall, who said only one out of every 10 veterans use any of their education benefits. Wignall said veterans are welcome to Ancilla College and the admissions staff and counselors will do everything they can to ensure you get the most bang for your buck from your education benefits to ensure you obtain that higher education you deserve.
As we embrace the new year, now is the perfect time to make a resolution to improve your education. Eric Wignall, director of admissions at Ancilla College, said the college is the perfect two-year school to launch you on your path to higher education. He said it helps build a foundation on which to build a strong education, increasing the number of opportunities in your life.