Ancell School of Business

Ancell School of Business

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Jan. 18, 2019 Edition

Attention Faculty and Staff: If you have news of note, events to announce, or other information to share, please contact The Loop editor, Gerri Kennedy, with your news.


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.”

ALL FACULTY are asked to spread the word with students!

Faculty News/Information:
Oracle Academy – Information on how to access this great resource! 

WCSU is an institutional member and here is the link for the instruction page for faculty to register:

Be sure to follow page 1’s instructions to determine which registration process is the most appropriate.

Here’s the link to description of NetSuite for the classroom:

WCSU Community Emergency Response Checklist

The WCSU Police Department has an emergency checklist delineating critical information in the time of an emergency on campus.

Please print, share and post!

Student News and Events:   (Faculty, Please share with Your Students!)
TransferMation Program Events:

Event 1:     Ancell Student Advising Ad Hoc 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:

New Student Resources Available! The Young Library has purchased PrepStep by EBSCO Learning Express, a learning resource platform for students who are preparing for exams like the LSAT and GMAT exams, basic computer skills including Excel or other Office programs, math support, and career information including homeland security or law enforcement. Many resources are available. Please share with your students!


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!
























































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