Ashland University Finance Professor Receives Best Paper Award
11/1/2012 ASHLAND, Ohio – A paper written by Dr. Hongxia Wang, assistant professor of finance at Ashland University, and her co-authors was selected as the 2012 Best Paper in Corporate by the Southern Finance Association (SFA). The title of the paper is “Do busy directors and CEOs shirk their responsibilities? Evidence from mergers and acquisitions.”
10/31/12 ASHLAND, Ohio – Ashland University will hold a 30-minute Veterans Day Flag Raising Ceremony on Monday, Nov. 12, at 11 a.m. on the University’s Quad.
Dr. Michael Hudson, associate professor of geology, will speak about "The Value of Service" at this event, which is being sponsored by the new Ashland University Chapter of Student Veterans of America. Ashley Miklas, president of the Ashland University Chapter of Student Veterans of America, will introduce Hudson.
Ashland University Religion Professor Publishes Book
10/30/12 ASHLAND, Ohio - Dr. Craig Hovey, assistant professor of religion at Ashland University, has published a new book titled “Unexpected Jesus: The Gospel as Surprise.”
Published by Cascade Books, the book “offers a theology of hope, waiting and promise from the perspective of the resurrection of Jesus. It asks what kind of knowing is most appropriate if the God Christians worship is a living God and the Christian gospel is a surprise,” Hovey said. “I can't wait to use it in my Christology class in the spring.”
Lecture to Address Role of Communication in Healthcare
10/29/12 ASHLAND, Ohio – Medical communication is one of the fastest growing fields of study and many colleges and universities, including Ashland University, are beginning to introduce health communication to their communication curriculum.
Health communication is helping evolve the medical field as a whole. People’s lives are being saved because health communication can help reduce the amount of time it takes a trained EMS to get from the accident scene to the hospital, thus helping save the life of the victim.
Megan Wise, a senior at Ashland University and resident of North Canton, Ohio, was chosen as the recipient of the 2012 Ohio Communication Association Distinguished Undergraduate Student Award. This award is given to stellar students who excel not only in the classroom but at a state and national level as well. This is the highest student honor offered by the organization.
10/26/12 ASHLAND, Ohio - This winter, a free, two-day poetry workshop will be offered on the campus of Ashland University on Dec. 1 and 2.
Area and regional residents are invited to join Ashland University professors and staff Deborah Fleming, Stephen Haven and Sarah M. Wells as well as featured presenter Lynn Powell for two days filled with workshops, seminars, readings, open-mics and socializing with other poets and writers from across the state of Ohio.
Ashland University Group Attends Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics National Conference
Ashland University’s Dietetics Program was well represented at the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ (AND) National Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo held in Philadelphia, Pa. Oct. 6-9.
Ten dietetics students, including Dietetics Program Director Dr. David Vanata, attended this national conference. The students included (front row from left) Rebecca Hof, Autumn Sweet, Ivana Petrovic, Natalie Hritz; and (back row from left) Kayley Thomas, Heather Bumbalough, Jessica Jurcak, Carly Steed, Krista Youngpeter, Korynn Kelly and Dr. Vanata.
Ashland University Musical Theatre Troupe Now Accepting Bookings
10/23/12 ASHLAND, Ohio - Ashland University Theatre’s Drop of a Hat Players, a traveling musical revue troupe, is accepting bookings for the 2012-2013 season through the beginning of May based on performer availability. Performing classic and contemporary Broadway show tunes with a pianist, the troupe is available to perform at banquets, meetings, parties, civic group engagements or other special events.
Ashland University Alumni Business Chosen As 'Best Chocolatier'
Tre Sorelle Cioccolato, a business operated by two Ashland University alumnae, has been chosen by Lake Erie Living Magazine as “Best Chocolatier.” Tre Sorelle is owned and operated by Jan Beck, who received a bachelor of science in business administration from Ashland University in 1983 and Judith Beck Horchler, who received her doctorate in education degree from Ashland in 2002. The two sisters are certified chocolatiers who began their business in November 2007.
Ashland University Students Receive IMA Scholarships
10/18/12 ASHLAND, Ohio - Ashland University seniors Grace Bowers, an accounting major from Wadsworth, and Bethany Horrell, an accounting major from Canal Fulton, have received a national scholarship from the Institute of Management Accountants.
Bowers, at left in the photo, and Horrell both received a $2,500 national scholarship from the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) for the 2012-13 academic year.