Monday, May 2, 2016

Dr. Haven Wins 5th Individual Excellence Award

Dr. Stephen Haven, Professor of English and MFA Program Director, won a 2016 Ohio Arts Council Individual Excellence Award in Poetry. This is Haven's 5th Individual Excellence Award from the Ohio Arts Council since his arrival at Ashland University in 1992. The poems that Dr. Haven submitted are all from his new collection, The Flight From Meaning.

Psi Chi Inducts New Members

Congratulations to the following psychology majors/minors who were inducted into Psi Chi, the psychology honorary society: Emily Wirtz, Kimmy Vidika, Dendara Oakleaf, Marissa Lindberg, Jimmy Lentine, Sarah Burdick, Jeremy Hanna, Danielle Bruno, Abbie Brady, Taylor Banks, Dani Czekaj, and Alyssa Edwards.

AU President Dr. Carlos Campo Speaks to Race, Ethnic and Minority Issues Class

During his talk, President Campo brought up his struggles growing up with a Latino name in Miami, Florida, but not having the look or the Spanish language faculty of a Latino to back it up. He said many people had different expectations of him just because of his name, but he felt like he couldn’t live up to these expectations because he didn’t have the look that matched his name. FULL STORY

Spring Honors Recital Tonight

The Spring 2016 Honors Recital is Monday, May 2, 7:30 p.m. in the Elizabeth Pastor Recital Hall. Students who accomplished exceptional musical work during the semester will showcase their talents including: vocalists Jacob Poiner, Elisha Hofer, Sarah Napier, Fatima Imani Smith; and instrumentalists Jaylynn Buchmelter (trombone), Nik Psota (trumpet), Chanel Bluntschly (saxophone), Dominic Febbo (guitar) and Emily Minns (flute). Free & Open to the Public.

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Social Work Students Host Annual Ethnic Potluck

In April, social work seniors hosted an ethnic potluck for their fellow students. The seniors presented their internship experiences to their classmates over a potluck meal. Eight graduating students shared the lessons they learned over the past four months while in the field.

Also, new inductees to the Epsilon Tau Chapter of Phi Alpha Social Work Honor Society were recognized for their outstanding academic achievements in their general and social work coursework. New members are Bailey Fullwiler, Ashley Hoffman, Stephanie Julian, Rena Parma and Jessie Ryder.

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

JDM Internship Spotlight with Allison Glass

Senior digital media production major Allison Glass recently interned for the Raw Travel Television Show.
I loved interning with Robert Rose and the Raw Travel team. They are an exceptional group of wanderers, whose only goal is to share the beauty of the world with others. It was a remarkable experience to watch their work unfold and I cherished my time with them. READ MORE

Jazz at the Nest Tonight at 7:30 p.m.

The Ashland University Jazz Orchestra conducted by Dr. Scott Garlock will perform its final concert of 2015/2016 tonight, April 26 at 7:30 p.m. in the Eagles Nest. At the free/public concert, audience members are welcome to grab a snack, enjoy a beverage and relax to the live music of AUJO at the Nest. The program will include jazz standards such as Duke Ellington's In a Sentimental Mood, Stevie Wonder's Isn't She Lovely and George and Ira Gershwin's Summertime along with more contemporary pieces from Justin Haynes, Rich Shanklin and Paul Ferguson. READ MORE