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By Chad Kebrdle

DONALDSON – It’s all about attitude.

Ancilla College is proud to host a lecture by Plymouth native, Eric Day at 3 p.m. (EST) on Monday, November 30th in Cana Hall. Day will be discussing his “Stay Positive” Wristband program and the life benefits of behaving with a positive attitude.

Day, a two-time brain cancer survivor, found a friend in Allison, a fellow patient being treated at the Indiana University Health Proton Therapy Center in Bloomington, IN. Before leaving, Allison wrote Day a letter with the message “Stay Positive” signed at the bottom in her best handwriting. Soon after, Eric began to spread his message through his wristbands. Embossed with the phrase “Stay Positive,” Day preaches that “You can’t always control what happens in life, but you CAN control your attitude.”

Day’s discussion at Ancilla College is open to the public. He will be selling his wristbands at the event for $1 and all proceeds from the sale of his merchandise are donated to the Stay Positive Scholarship Fund.

Ancilla College (, part of The Center at Donaldson, offers 21 associate degrees, eight one-year certificates, and 20 athletic teams. Since 1937, the college has been a sponsored ministry of the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ. It is a small, private, liberal arts school located two miles south of U.S. 30 on Union Road near Plymouth, Indiana.


Ancilla College is a liberal arts institution of higher learning sponsored by the Poor Handmaids of Jesus Christ and is part of The Center at Donaldson. The college’s religious tradition is Roman Catholic; its climate, ecumenical. In a caring environment, Ancilla serves a diverse population, as we transform and empower students to achieve high academic goals, lifelong learning, successful careers and values-centered lives.


Ancilla College, founded in 1937, is a private, Catholic, not-for-profit, two-year college offering over two dozen associate degree programs. Students from 12 states and 15 countries live and learn at Ancilla.

P.O. Box 1, 9601 Union Road, Donaldson, IN, 46513.

Call toll-free: 1.866.ANCILLA (866) 262-4552 or (574) 936-8898.


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