Every four years, under the direction of Dr. Rowland Blackley, the Ashland University Choir elects to spend their spring break on a European tour. For eight days in early March, the 2017 destination was Northern Germany to correlate with the observance of the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation. Read about their journey...
Friday, June 30, 2017
Thursday, June 29, 2017
Ashland University Theatre alumnus Dwier Brown was featured in a recent article in the Akron Beacon Journal which was picked up by the AP wire. Focusing on his book "If You Build It. A Book about Fathers, Fate and Field of Dreams," published in 2014 to coincide with the film's 25th anniversary, Dwier touches on the loss of his father. NEWS ARTICLE
Monday, June 26, 2017
The Coburn Gallery announces the opening of a national juried exhibition titled “Time will Tell: A Show of Artistic Wisdom and Experience,” which will feature 31 artworks that culminate in a collection of works that embody the creativity and innovation of the artists ages 50 years and older at all levels of artistic endeavor. The exhibition will be on display from June 30 until August 13, with a closing reception on August 13 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. MORE DETAILS
Graduates of the Ashland University Criminal Justice program are finding success in the classroom and beyond. From acceptance to pursue their Juris Doctorate, to working as a paralegal, corrections officer, insurance adjustor, mental health specialist, research assistant, juvenile probation officer, patrolman, anti-money laundering investigator, detention administrator, detective and more -- our students are leaders in the field. READ MORE
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
th 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
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
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
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.
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
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
Monday, June 5, 2017
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.
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
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