Thursday, September 18, 2014

Religion Dept. Hosts Lecture About the American Quiverfull Movement

Ashland University Religion Department to Host Public LectureReligion Department will host a lecture by Emily McGowin titled “Praying for More: Mothers and Motherhood in the American Quiverfull Movement” at 7 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 13, in the Ridenour Room.  As featured in the TLC TV show “19 Kids and Counting, the Quiverfull movement is an evangelical subculture that has emerged within the Christian homeschooling movement over the past 35 years.  MORE...

Philosophy Department Sets Business Ethics Colloquium

Ashland University Philosophy Department Sets Business Ethics ColloquiumThe AU Philosophy Department presents a colloquium featuring Dr. James Stover, assistant professor of philosophy at Wheeling Jesuit University, on Wednesday, Oct.  1, at 4 p.m. in Ronk Lecture Hall. Stover, who specializes in the areas of philosophical ethics, ancient philosophy and business ethics, will deliver a talk titled “Business Ethics: Can Aristotle Save Help Us?”  MORE...

Tresch Passes Exam P

Garrett Tresch (12') has passed the Society of Actuaries' Probability Exam (Exam P). The exam tests the candidate's knowledge of the fundamental probability tools for quantitatively assessing risk.  Exam P is one of the exams required to achieve professional status as an actuary. MORE...

Nicole Austin Interns with Cleveland's City Mission

During the summer of 2013, I completed an internship with The City Mission, a non-profit homeless shelter for men, women, and children located in downtown Cleveland. The purpose of the mission is to not only give immediate shelter, but allow clients to enter a three-phase program that provides them with the skills to live on their own in middle-class America while teaching lessons with a biblical foundation. MORE...

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

English Major Participates in Entrepreneurship Immersion Week

"At first, I was hesitant. I’m not a business major, so why would I compete? However, I reminded myself that I had both an office job on campus and an ongoing marketing internship that I loved. I realized that my English degree may lead me to a fulltime career in business and this could be a valuable experience to both learn and network. So I applied and was chosen."  --Kristen Herrick  MORE...

Dr. Gray releases monograph!

Please congratulate Dr. Richard Gray on his recent publication - he just published his monograph Francophone African Poetry and Drama: A Cultural History since the 1960s. MORE...

Monday, September 15, 2014

Priscilla Roggenkamp in Focus Fiber Exhibition

Works by Associate Professor of Art Priscilla Roggenkamp were selected from over 300 entrees from across the country in the national fiber competition "Focus: Fiber." Mounted biennially by the Textile Art Alliance of the Cleveland Museum of Art, the exhibit is displayed at the Erie Art Museum, September 26 – January 18, 2015 with an opening reception held on Friday, September 26, from 7 to 10 p.m.