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Welcome to the new online home of the Ancell Pride!  

Jan. 18, 2019 Edition

Students, this is your information site for all things Ancell. Please use and share any and all information.
Submissions can be made to Gerri Kennedy, Editor, at
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The Registrar’s Office can help with TUITION WAIVERS If you are affected by the US Government shut-down and are having trouble paying your tuition.  Contact the registrar’s office for assistance. EXTENDED HOURS are available the first week of classes!

The Ancell Commons is HIRING! We need peer educators to tutor students this Spring 2019 semester! 

Benefits: Work around your schedule, earn good money, learn leadership skills** and help others!

Visit our online application page @

**Dillon, a former Ancell peer educator and Finance graduate (Spr19) said,  “Being a peer educator taught me excellent leadership skills which not only helped me get my internship with RSM, but was a key factor in RSM’s decision to hire me full-time.”

January Events:


TransferMation Program Events:

Event 1:     Ancell Student Advising Info Event

Are you a new or recent business or JLA transfer student? Do you have questions about your schedule? Do you wonder if you are taking the right courses in the right order?

You are invited to meet with the Dr. Donegan, Assistant Dean of the Ancell School of Business, to discuss your schedule and to make sure that you are taking the general education and BBA Core courses you need to graduate . Need information on overrides and prerequisites? Find out what you need to know while you can still add/drop classes!

When: Tuesday, January 22 and Wednesday, January 23, 3 pm – 6 pm

Where: Ancell Commons, Westside Classroom Bldg., Suite 433 (inside the Robert S. Young Library)

Host: Dr. Jim Donegan, Assistant Dean, Ancell School of Business

Snacks will be served. An Ancell Commons staff person will be on hand to answer questions you may have about where to find things, how to get started, etc.

Event 2:      Wish I’d Known!

Wish I’d Known! We hope you never have to say those words. Here is an opportunity to meet and talk to transfer students who’ve been here a little longer than you, have found their way and who are working towards their goals. Here you can ask questions and learn where to go for answers about on-campus jobs, internships, tutoring, food and parking.

When: Tuesday, January 29th, 4 – 5:15 pm

Where: Ancell Commons, Westside Classroom Bldg., Suite 433 (inside the Robert S. Young Library)

Host: Elise Budnick, Coordinator of the Ancell Commons


ATTENTION STUDENTS! Have some free time over the break? Want to up your skills in Excel to prep for your first job or your upcoming FIN, ACC and MIS classes? Try these FREE training resources and add to your skills!  

The Learning Express has basic computer training available, offered by the Young Library. See the links below!

Microsoft offers free training in the Office products. For Excel training click here:

LinkedIn offers FREE training upon signing up for a free trial. Click here FMI:


Now available to students is The Learning Express – an online learning resource program sponsored by the Young Library. Also known as PrepStep, this website offers sessions from math skills development to computer skills, and even grad school preparation exam support. Come visit and brush up on your skills!
Tip for the Day: Excel Basics – Excel is THE program every Ancell student needs to know. Check it out!
Career Services Events 

UPDATED!! The Career Success Center has several excellent internships listed on WestConnWorksInternships for Ancell students include:  

Accounting Interns (2)- Howard Curtis CPA, and Nanavanty, Nanavanty and Davenport LLC; , Management Operations Intern – Scalzo Property Management; Tax Prep Intern – AARP Foundation; Marketing/Social Media Interns – Danbury Westerners, Good Steward, Ridgefield Playhouse and many more! Come log in and see what’s available. Remember, internships are the proven way to get that critical first job after graduation, and is the way most employers hire!
















The Ancell Pride Archive

Ed. Nov 27, 2018