5/8/13 ASHLAND, Ohio – One of Ashland University’s Ashland Poetry Press books, “The Rigid Body” by Gabriel Spera, has been named as one of three finalists in the 2013 Benjamin Franklin Awards Competition.
Sarah Wells, administrative director of the Master of Fine Arts program at Ashland University, said that Spera’s book, “The Rigid Body,” was selected as one of three finalists in the category of Poetry/Literary Criticism.
5/7/13 ASHLAND, Ohio – A collaboration between Dr. Jeffrey Tiel, associate professor of philosophy at Ashland University, and Ashland University art student Joshua Risner, who graduated in 2012, has resulted in the two working together on two books published by Tiel.
5/7/13 ASHLAND, Ohio - David J. Hersher, a 2012 Ashland University MBA graduate, has been named one of ystark!’s Twenty Under 40! for the year 2013. In addition to being recognized on the ystark!’s website, the list of 20 winners ran in the Canton Repository and the Massillon Independent on March 27. The Repository will run a special section on the nominees later this month.
5/6/13 ASHLAND, Ohio - The Coburn Gallery at Ashland University will host a national juried exhibition titled “Coburn Goes Small,” which will run from May 17 through June 16, 2013. An opening reception will be held on Friday, May 17, from 6 to 7:30 p.m., with $1,000 in awards announced at 6:30 p.m.
The exhibition features 33 artworks that are 20” x 20 “ or less including the frame. This year, 86 artists entered the Coburn Goes Small competition, with a total of 168 works considered for inclusion in the show.
5/6/13 ASHLAND, Ohio – Ashland University will hold a baccalaureate service on Friday, May 10, the evening prior to its commencement exercises on Saturday.
Planned by graduating seniors involved in Ashland University’s Student Senate and Religious Life ministries, the service will be held at 7:30 p.m. on May 10, in the University’s Jack and Deb Miller Chapel. The event is open to all students and their parents, as well as interested members of the public.