Tuesday, August 15, 2017

The "Real Stories" in an English Internship

By Bethany Meadows, English and Integrated Language Arts Education major, Creative Writing and Public Relations minor

...in these short two weeks, I was not only surrounded by people who wrote stories, but also people who became the stories for me. For example, I drove two of our faculty members from the airports to Ashland. In the time with them, they cared about me and my interests and connected them to their own experiences, both personal and professional. FULL STORY

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Choose Ohio First Scholars Complete Summer Internships

One of the strengths of our Choose Ohio First Scholarship (COF) program is the large proportion of our COF scholars involved in mentored undergraduate research projects.  Each summer we provide stipends, room and board for several COF scholars to continue that work through the summer.  Over the past few months we hosted four scholars (Kelly Murray, Corey Turpin, Julia Owens, Maria Kern) along with two other students taking part in research projects with four faculty members. FULL STORY

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Biology Alumna Begins Forensics Career

Ashland Biology alumna Jessica Dunkle completed her Masters of Arts in Forensic Psychology from George Washington University along with an internship in the Washington D.C. Metropolitan Police Department and has returned to Ohio as a Medicolegal Death Investigator for the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner. FULL STORY

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