Due to inclement weather and for the safety of everyone, Ancilla College has approved an early campus dismissal for our faculty and staff on Tuesday, December 12th. Thank you for your patience and understanding!

Nursing Department

Ancilla College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). The Nursing program is approved by the Indiana State Board of Nursing (ISBN) and is recognized by the National League for Nursing (NLN). National accreditation through the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. (ACEN) for the nursing program is in progress.

Welcome to Nursing


Applications for the ASN program and the LPN to RN Bridge Program are being accepted now for Spring 2018.

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Nursing Programs Offered at Ancilla College


Associate of Science in Nursing

Graduates of the Ancilla College Nursing program, accredited by the Indiana State Board of Nursing, are prepared to enter a rapidly expanding field. After graduation you will take the National Council on Licensure Examination (NCLEX-RN) to earn license as a registered nurse.

LPN to RN Bridge Program

The Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) to Registered Nurse (RN) Bridge Program at Ancilla College will prepare you to take the NCLEX licensure exam for licensure as an RN . Students achieving an ASN often continue on to receive a bachelor’s (BSN) or master’s (MSN) for more career advancement opportunities. The ASN program will also prepare you to transfer to a four-year institution to further your studies.

Nursing Application Form


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This form must be printed and mailed in.


Nursing Faculty and Staff

Rhonda Arvesen

Administrative Assistant to the Department of Nursing & Health Sciences

A.S. Ancilla College




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Monday - Friday

8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Patricia Bawcum

Assistant Professor of Nursing

M.S.N. Valparaiso University; B.S.N. Indiana University; Certified Nurse Educator




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11:oo am - 2:00 pm; 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm


11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Dr. Nadine A. Nufer

Instructor of Nursing

Ph.D. Capella University; M.S.N. South University; B.S.N. Valparaiso University




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Monday - Friday

By Appointment

Liz King

Director of Nursing

MSN Ball State University; BS Purdue University; BSN Indiana University




Lori Huffman

Instructor of Nursing

MSN IUK; BSN IUK; ADN Ivy Tech; AS International Business College




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Monday & Wednesday

10:30 am - 2:30 pm

Anna Roe

Instructor of Nursing

LPN IVY Tech, ADN The University of the State of New York, BSN Bethel College, MSN American Sentinel University


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A Video About our Program

Nursing Student Handbook