Thursday, July 20, 2017

Vuranch Returns as Mother Jones

Ashland University Theatre alumna Karen Vuranch returns to her roots this week as she makes her eighth appearance within the eighteen year history of Ashland Chautauqua. For this year's 5-day event themed Voices of Courage, she is portraying labor activist Mother Jones slated for Thursday, July 20 at 8 p.m. at the Myers Memorial Band Shell in Brookside Park. The event is free and open to the public. MORE DETAILS

Graduates Land Teaching Jobs

Congratulations to the following 2016-17 Integrated Language Arts graduates who have signed teaching contracts for the upcoming school year.
  • Allie (Newhouse) Crossen at Saint Johns, Florida, teaching 9-12th-grade English and directing the theatre department
  • Danielle (Wright) Stansbery at Lima West Middle School, teaching 7th-grade Language Arts  
  • Alyanna Tuttle at Norwalk High School, teaching 10th & 12th-grade English 
  • Marissa Willman at Horizon Middle School in Kissimmee, Florida, teaching 8th-grade Intensive Language Arts

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Lewis Named Director of Bands

Please join Ashland University Music in welcoming Joseph Lewis, Jr., as the Director of Bands at Ashland University. He is already on campus to gear up for the upcoming Ashland University Eagle Marching Band season. He will also direct the Ashland University Symphonic Band. READ MORE

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Reserve Seats NOW for SEUSSICAL School Matinee

Ashland University Theatre is now accepting reservations for a special school performance of Seussical slated for Friday, February 23 at 9 a.m. in Hugo Young Theatre. All seats are offered at a special discounted rate of $2 each. Reservations are assigned on a first-come, first-serve basis as block seating assignments. READ MORE

Thursday, July 13, 2017

AU Alumna Wins Prestigious Writing Prize

AU English and MFA alumna Ashley Bethard for winning the 28th Ohioana Walter Rumsey Marvin Grant, a competitive prize for Ohio writers age 30 or younger who have not yet published a book. Ashley will be honored October 6 at the Ohio Statehouse. READ MORE

Moseman Has Done It AGAIN

Joel Moseman ('15) passed the Actuarial Science Exam S in May 2017. It was his first attempt and his official score was a 7. Congratulations, Joel.

Heironimus Garners Best Reporter in Ohio

Journalism and Digital Media May 2016 graduate Halee Heironimus recently won first place for the 2016 Best Newspaper Reporter in Ohio. Halee, who writes for the Medina Gazette, earned this honor in the Ohio's Best Journalism Contest, which was sponsored by the Society of Professional Journalists---Cleveland Chapter. READ MORE