Shiloh University Partners with ICAN to Increase Access to Higher Education
College and Career Readiness Programming Fuels Economic Growth in Iowa
HIAWATHA, IOWA (February 15, 2017) — Shiloh University is partnering with the Iowa College Access Network (ICAN) to bring comprehensive college and career readiness programming and resources to students and parents in communities across Iowa, and to support initiatives around the state that support economic growth through increased training and education of Iowa’s future workforce.
“We are very excited to partner with ICAN in promoting higher education across the state of Iowa,” said Andy Thompson, administrative manager in the Shiloh University Admissions Office.
Shiloh University has joined to support ICAN’s work in career and college readiness, which offers a suite of programs and services designed to help families better understand college and career planning, how to successfully navigate paying for college, and choosing both a college and major that are the right fit.
The ICAN Partnership Program is open to any business, organization or institution with the desire to support long-term economic growth and success for Iowa communities and citizens. The ICAN College Access Power Plan includes age-appropriate in-person presentations, printed guidebooks , access to a comprehensive website, electronic newsletters containing monthly planning tips and reminders for students and parents as they journey through high school and college, and unlimited access to ICAN staff, via phone or in person, for one-on-one assistance.
“ICAN is proud to partner with Shiloh University in advancing career and college access readiness programming throughout the state of Iowa,” explained Erick Danielson, vice president of program at ICAN. “ICAN’s programs are designed to guide students beginning in middle school and throughout high school with the rights tips and advice for each level, ensuring that every student is prepared for the level they are in, as well as for the future steps they will need to take to be successful both in college and a career. ICAN offers the most complete, step-by-step guide for parents and students preparing for life after high school. With the wonderful support from Shiloh University, ICAN is able to create meaningful resources and programs at no cost students and families.”
ICAN’s programs and services are developed and presented by ICAN’s highly trained representatives on topics such as high school planning, college and career planning, financial literacy, successful college transitions and financial aid. ICAN serves more than 600,000 students and parents annually. Students are encouraged to check with their high school counseling offices for the dates, times and locations of ICAN presentations in their area or visit ICANsucceed.org/calendar. Students can also contact ICAN toll-free at 877-272-4692, emailing ICAN@ICANsucceed.org, or visiting ICANsucceed.org.
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The Iowa College Access Network is a nonprofit, educational organization. ICAN is the College Access Network for Iowa, and a member of the National College Access Network (NCAN). ICAN has locations in Ankeny, Coralville, Council Bluffs, Davenport, Des Moines, Hiawatha, Orange City, Sioux City, and Waterloo. These centers provide information and support to students and their families as they plan their postsecondary education and apply for financial aid. All ICAN programs and services are provided without charge. For more information about ICAN, call (877) 272-4692 or visit ICANsucceed.org
About Shiloh University
Shiloh University is an Iowa-based accredited University and Seminary offering programs 100% online. At just $150.00 per credit for Undergraduate students, it is the University’s mission to provide students with access to affordable Christian education. The University’s quality programs of study not only challenge students to grow academically, but they prepare them for a fruitful Christian life. Even though the University is located in rural South-East Iowa, our 100% online formats allows students in any location to pursue a life changing Christian education while remaining active in their communities.
Undergraduate program offerings include an Associate of Arts degree and three BA degrees in Biblical and Pastoral Studies, Interdisciplinary Studies, and New Testament Studies. The University also offers an MA degree in Theological Studies, a Master of Divinity, and a Doctor of Ministry.