Monday, February 19, 2018

Saylor Speaks to Sport Psychology Class

Drew Saylor, manager of the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes (Los Angeles Dodgers), recently spoke to Dr. Curt Ickes’ Sport Psychology class. He discussed the role the mental game plays in the peak performance of professional baseball players and how this type of training takes place throughout the minor leagues. Drew grew up in Wadsworth and played at Kent State University before being drafted by the Marlins. He later played for the Lake Erie Crushers where Dr. Ickes was the Player Development Specialist. Following his tenure at the Crushers, Coach Saylor went on to manage in the Colorado Rockies system before being hired by the Dodgers in 2015.

Film Director Screens New Documentary, 2/19

Screenwriter and film director Robby Henson (who has directed films starring Academy Award winners Billy Bob Thornton and Patricia Arquette) will present a public screening of his new documentary "I Come From" on Monday, Feb. 19 at 7:30 p.m. in the Hawkins-Conard Student Center Auditorium. Following the film screening, Henson will speak about the film and lead a Q&A. READ MORE

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

New Faculty and New Genre for Ashland MFA

With the addition of new faculty, the Ashland MFA has become a program that is truly celebrating and promoting diversity. This builds upon the sturdy foundation already in place: a curriculum based on writing and editing a book-length project, our unique single-residency model, and the sense of community engendered by the way we run our non-residential, online semesters. The program is also offering a new track specializing in science-fiction and fantasy writing. READ MORE

Community Band Begins Rehearsals Feb. 13

The Ashland Area Community Concert Band (AACCB) announces their spring schedule for its 25th season including rehearsals, concerts and membership requirements. Beginning February 13, the Community Band rehearsals are held on Tuesday evenings from 7:30-9:00 p.m. in Room 115 of the Center for the Arts. MORE INFO

Monday, February 12, 2018

Public Lecture on Churches and Civil Rights Movement in Cleveland

On Tuesday. Feb. 13 at 10:50 a.m. in Room 138 of the Schar College of Education, Dr. Carolyn Dupont of Eastern Kentucky University will give a free, public lecture, titled "A Disgrace to the White Race: Bruce Klunder, White Clergy and the Civil Rights Movement in Cleveland, Ohio," which is offered in conjunction with Dr. Peter Slade’s REL340: Religion and the Civil Rights Movement.

AUTV 20 News & Sports Break

AUTV 20's NEWS BREAK and SPORTS BREAK is busy producing telecasts this semester w hich can be seen on AUTV 20 or on the JDM AUTV 20 Youtube channel. NEWS BREAK anchors for the semester are Ingrid Schmidt, Renee Borcas, Tom Nesbitt, Rachel Ramsey and Jake Rayman. SPORTS BREAK producer-anchors for this are Noah Cloonan, Bree Gannon, Tyler Lance, Paul Murray, Justin Davis and Samantha Didion.

Win Seussical Tickets!

Enter to win two tickets to see Ashland University Theatre's production of Seussical by submitting a photo caption for images of the Cat in the Hat posing around campus and in the Ashland community. A new photo is posted at every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Good Luck!