Theatre Students and Professor End Their Careers at AU
5/3/13 ASHLAND, Ohio - When the performers and crew on the Hugo Young Theatre stage at Ashland University took their final bows April 14, they knew it was the end of a chapter of their lives. For most, there would always be the next show at Ashland University, but for Aaron Arnold, it was the end of the Ashland University chapter of his life.
Ashland University Nursing Students and Faculty Work at Health Fair
5/2/13 ASHLAND, Ohio - The 16th annual Minority Health Fair was held on April 27 at Ocie Hill Neighborhood Center in Mansfield, Ohio, and Ashland University nursing students assisted at the event.
Approximately 47 local agencies participated in the event, providing the community with free health screenings and educational resources. Various health screenings available to the community included blood pressure, diabetes, cholesterol, breast cancer, vision and hearing.
Ashland University Communication Students and Professors Attend Convention
5/2/13 ASHLAND, OH — Two Ashland University Communication seniors -- Christina Miadich and Megan Wise -- made presentations at the Eastern Communication Association (ECA) convention, while faculty member Dr. Ted Avtgis received an award at the event.
Dr. Avtgis, who is professor of communication studies and chair of the Department of Communication Studies at Ashland University and serves as Editor-in-Chief of the ECA Journal Communication Research Reports, received the Teaching Fellow Award at the ECA Convention.
Ashland University Accounting Students Receive Scholarships
4/30/13 ASHLAND, Ohio - Two Ashland University accounting students -- Jessica Workinger of Orrville, Ohio, and Grace Bowers of Wadsworth, Ohio – have received scholarships from the Ohio Regional Council of the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA).
The scholarships were presented to both students by Jeff Falter of the Babcock and Wilcox Power Generation Group at the Meonske Professional Development Conference at Kent State University on April 25.
Ashland University Nursing Students Take Medical Mission Trip to Dominican Republic
4/29/13 ASHLAND, Ohio – Eight Ashland University nursing students and two staff members traveled to the Dominican Republic in March on a medical mission trip.
Lisa Young, professional instructor and director of simulation for Ashland University’s Schar College of Nursing and Health Sciences, organized the trip through Ashland University’s Religious Life Department and Partner’s in Christ, an organization already serving in the Dominican Republic.
4/26/13 ASHLAND, Ohio - Dr. Kristine Parsons, associate professor of accounting and chair of the Department of Accounting/Information Systems at Ashland University, has been selected to receive the Ursel K. Albers Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) Campus Advocate of the Year Award.
Parsons, who was selected from a large number of applicants, will receive the engraved award at the National IMA Conference in New Orleans on June 23.
4/25/13 ASHLAND, Ohio – The Ashland University Bookstore has been recognized as one of the top collegiate bookstores in the country after being awarded the Collegiate Retailer of the Year (CROY) award.
Margaret Pomfret Named Vice President of Development at Ashland University
4/24/13 ASHLAND, Ohio – Margaret Pomfret has been promoted to vice president of development and institutional advancement at Ashland University, effective June 1.
“We are very excited to announce the selection of Margaret Pomfret as the new vice president to lead our development efforts,” said Ashland University President Dr. Fred Finks. “She has been an integral part of our development team now for more than 15 years and is recognized at Ashland University as a personable leader who serves with passion and commitment for her alma mater.”
4/24/13 ASHLAND, Ohio - The Ashland University Department of Music presents its final choral concert of the year featuring three vocal groups performing an eclectic selection from renaissance madrigals to contemporary gospel to popular hits on Sunday, April 28, at 4 p.m. in the Jack and Deb Miller Chapel.
The concert is free and open to the public and features the Ashland University Chamber Singers, Women’s Chorus and the student-led a cappella ensemble Surround Sound.
Ashland University Honors Professor with Taylor Teaching Award
4/24/13 ASHLAND, Ohio – Ashland University faculty member Fabio Polanco is the recipient of Ashland University’s 2013 Taylor Excellence in Teaching Award. Ashland University Provost Dr. Frank Pettigrew presented the award at Ashland University’s Academic Honors Convocation held on Sunday (April 21) in the Jack and Deb Miller Chapel.
The award, first presented in 1997, was endowed by former Jeromesville residents the late Edward and Louaine Taylor as a way of supporting high quality teaching at Ashland University.