Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Psychology Majors Perform Well on National Exam

Senior psychology majors scored in the 80th percentile on the PACAT exam while the national average is at the 50th percentile. The exam is taken by nearly 6,000 psychology graduates from across the country, and measures student competency in a variety of different content areas. 

Monday, June 12, 2017

Artist of AU Library Sculpture Remembered

Learn more about John Clague, the artist who created the unique and musical sculpture in front of the Ashland University Library, from this video produced by Charles Mintz.

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Connor Dunwoodie Multimedia Journalist at WYMT

May 2017 Journalism & Digital Media graduate Connor Dunwoodie was recently hired to be a multimedia journalist at WYMT TV Mountain News in Hazard, Kentucky. Connor will also serve as a fill-in anchor for the eastern Kentucky television station. READ MORE

Elenbaum Pursues and Secures the American Dream

At the age of 26, Rossana Elenbaum moved to the U.S.A. from her native country of Peru. After living in Ohio for a few years, she enrolled in Spanish 311 taught by Dr. Barb Schmidt-Rinehart which motivated her to become a full-time student at AU. Now a 2017 graduate with a BSED in Spanish, she has accomplished her dream by securing a position as a Spanish teacher at Horizon Science Academic Middle School in Cleveland. READ MORE

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Guenther Plays Bach-organ in Germany

While on the Ashland University Choir tour in Germany this spring, Dr. Timothy Guenther, Ashland University organist, had the opportunity to play the Bach-organ at St. Thomas Church in Leipzig, Germany. Bach was the choir director at St. Thomas and he is buried there.

PR Campaigns Developed for Local Organizations

Students in the Communication Studies 474: Public Relations Campaigns course, led by Visiting Instructor Amanda Weed, partnered with local Ashland businesses and university organizations in the spring semester. Student agency teams designed and implemented public relations campaigns for their clients to provide positive outcomes for each organization including Associated Charities of Ashland County, No Pawz Left Behind, Ashland University Writing Center, Donate Life Ohio and Ashland University Eagle Wellness. FULL STORY

Local Artists Awards Announced

The Coburn Gallery at Ashland University has announced the awards for the regional juried exhibition featuring 18 members of the Ashland Community Arts League.
  • Best in Show: MP Marion
  • First Place: Mary J Ferretti
  • Second Place: Nancy Pierce
  • Juror Honorable Mentions: Janet Wells, Cynthia Petry, Nancy Dupre, Marty Lee, Bea North, and Barb Morejon
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Monday, June 5, 2017

Shawn Orr Presents at International Conference

​Shawn Orr, director of faculty services for the College of Online and Adult Studies and interim department chairperson for communication studies, recently presented at the International Conference on Teaching and Leadership Excellence sponsored by the National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development.

Ashland Science grads Start Jobs at Charles River

Over thirty Ashland University alumni currently work at Charles River Labs, and around eight science students had paid internships at the facility this past academic year. Five of those students had full-time jobs waiting for them at Charles River when they graduated this spring, and one began a job this summer even though he will not graduate until December.  READ MORE

Thursday, June 1, 2017

Kaiser Wins Outstanding Undergraduate of the Year

Emily Kaiser, an English and Creative Writing major with a minor in Business Administration from New Bremen, Ohio, won the award for Outstanding Undergraduate Female of the Year at the AU Leadership and Service awards ceremony. Erin Mitchell, the Area Coordinator for Clayton Hall and the Senior Apartments, nominated Kaiser for her work as a Resident Assistant and Assistant Resident Director in Clayton Hall. READ MORE