Monday, October 24, 2016

10-Minute Play Auditions, Oct. 24

 The Theatre directing class is hosting auditions for their 10-Minute One-Act Festival on Monday, Oct. 24 at 7 p.m. in CFA Room 101. The performance will be held Dec. 13. The student-directors have chosen eight fantastic 10-minute plays which are funny, serious, thought-provoking. They include many roles for men and women. READ MORE

Dr. Randall-Griffiths Presents Paper

Dr. Deleasa Randall-Griffiths, Associate Professor in the Department of Communication Studies, presented a paper titled "From Menarche to Menopause: Practical Implications for Healthcare Providers" at the Organization for the Study of Communication, Language, and Gender annual conference in Oak Park, IL.

JDM Students Attend Radio Student Scholars Conference

It is not every day that a college media student receives a scholarship to attend a national professional conference. In fact, the chances that two students from the same university academic program garner this honor is very rare. However, Journalism and Digital Media majors Callan Pugh and Sean Honaker are the exceptions to this rule. Callan and Sean received two of only two hundred registration scholarships given to collegiate undergraduates and graduate students for the Student Scholars Program at the 2016 Radio Show conference. READ MORE

Friday, October 21, 2016

Why Study English at AU?

By MarĂ­a Cardona, Creative Writing major

As I start my senior year here at Ashland University, I can’t help but think of my time here and all the great memories that I’ll always treasure. I’ve made great friends, I’ve grown, and changed, and matured and I owe a lot of that to the English Department. I’ll be honest—in my first years here I wasn’t as involved with my Department as I should have been, but I finally began to click with it my junior year and I found a home. FULL STORY

Thursday, October 20, 2016

Theatre & Art Collide on Friday, Oct. 21

Just in time for the holiday season, the first-ever, student-run Art Pop-Up Shop will be held in the Coburn Gallery located in the Center for the Arts building on Friday, Oct. 21, 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. The event will allow customers to browse and purchase the artful handcrafted items created by AU art students and faculty. The Art Pop-Up Shop coincides with AU Theatre’s opening night performance of "The Autumn Garden." Cash or checks are accepted for all purchases.

Criminal Justice Club Tours Indian River Juvenile Correctional Facility

"Going on this trip made me realize that there is more than just the few careers I had in mind.  I decided to major in Criminal Justice because I wanted to be a prosecutor for a long time. Since majoring in this, I've changed my mind several times. I love all the options in Criminal Justice. This was beneficial because the gang investigation and corrections was very interesting to me. Seeing it hands on in person was very special."  --Dominique Ciehanoski, freshman criminal justice major READ MORE

Listening to Veterans

by Emily Wirtz

It’s difficult to overstate how much genuine human connections contribute to our well-being in all facets of life. I am learning that this is especially true of veterans. When people—often very different people—come together to share and to listen, great things can happen. FULL STORY