Tuesday, September 1, 2015

AU Social Work receives Award of Excellence

At the 2014 the Ohio District 5 Area Agency on Aging’s Annual Meeting, Ashland University was recognized with an Award of Excellence. Noted were the University’s Social Work Program and its College of Nursing, both of which partner with the Area Agency on Aging to provide students with field experiences.  This partnership equips students with the experience and skills needed to meet the challenges of working with an aging population. 

AU Psychology Fast Fact

Each year AU psychology students present their research at conferences in places such as Chicago, Philadelphia, and New York City.  In the past ten years, psychology students have made 41 presentations at local conferences, 38 presentations at regional conferences, and 4 presentations at national conferences.

2015 English Grads Start Jobs and Degree Programs

The following spring 2015 English department graduates are working full-time jobs and beginning graduate degrees:
  • Megan Scarberry is teaching English at West Holmes High School
  • These students are pursuing degrees:
      • Courtney Conley,  Ball State University, M.F.A. in Creative Writing
      • Christa Kettlewell, Clemson University, M.A. in Professional Communication
      • Courtney Young, Tiffin University, M.A. in English

Drop-In tutoring Available for Math Courses

Ashland University's Center for Academic Support provides tutors and other tools to help students succeed. Drop-In sessions are available for several Math classes in Kettering 219. Classes and times for tutoring available HERE.

Monday, August 31, 2015

Fall 2015: Religion Speakers and Events

The Religion Department is excited to invite you to hear from a great range of speakers this fall. All of these events are open to students and members of the community. READ MORE...
  • Presenter Rev. Berthe Kalombo Nzeba
    • Brown Bag Lunch: Monday, Sep. 28 at 12 p.m., Ashland Center for Nonviolence, Bixler Hall
    • Peacemaking in the Democratic Republic of Congo: Tuesday, Sep. 29 at 7 p.m., Ridenour Room
  • Presenter: Shane Claiborne
    • Resurrecting Church: Friday, Oct. 2, 7 p.m., Upper Convo
    • Tearing Down Walls: Saturday, Oct. 3, 9 a.m., Upper Convo
  • Presenter: Jana Bennett
    • Pope Francis, the Environment, and Christian Life: Wednesday, Oct. 14 at 7 p.m., Ridenour Room
  • Presenter: Dr. Reggie Williams
    • Bonhoeffer's Black Jesus: Wednesday, Nov. 4 at 7 p.m., Ridenour Room

Meet the Chair of Foreign Languages

Dr. Jennifer Rathbun received her Ph.D. from the University of Arizona in Contemporary Latin American Literature and is currently an Associate Professor of Spanish and Chair of the Department of Foreign Languages where she teaches Spanish language, literature and culture courses.  She is recognized internationally for her creative English translations of poetry written by contemporary Mexican poets, including Alberto Blanco, Juan Armando Rojas Joo, Minerva Margarita Villarreal and Iv├ín Vergara. READ MORE...

Friday, August 28, 2015

Ashland Area Chorus & Community Concert Band Announce Fall Schedules


Two community music ensembles at Ashland University announce their fall schedules including rehearsals, concerts and membership requirements. Ashland Area Chorus rehearsals are held on Monday evenings from 7-8:45 p.m. in Room 242 of the Center for the Arts. The Community Band rehearses on Tuesday evenings beginning September 8 from 7:30-9 p.m. in the Center for the Arts' Elizabeth Pastor Recital Hall. Membership in AAC and AACCB is open to all adults. READ MORE...