Ashland University Launches New Television Station on Armstrong Cable
Ashland University’s Journalism and Digital Media Department has been transformed in the past two years and the department’s work will be showcased on a new 24-7 television station on the Armstrong Cable system.
The department has launched Ashland University TV-20, which is Channel 20 on the Armstrong Cable system. The new channel is located between C-Span and CNN.
Ashland University Institutes Three-Year Degree Programs
Starting this fall, Ashland University will begin offering a number of three-year degree programs, enabling some students to enter the workforce or pursue a graduate degree more quickly than they would with the traditional four-year degree.
Ashland University President Dr. Fred Finks said Ashland’s faculty and staff have spent the past year developing this program in response to student and family financial concerns.
The Ashland University Center of Religious Life is sponsoring a spring concert that will feature Christian rock band Tenth Avenue North and opening group Rend Collective Experiment. The concert will be held on March 30 at 7 p.m. in Hugo Young Theatre, with doors opening at 6:30 p.m.
Tenth Avenue North has six Dove Award nominations and was named New Artist of the Year in 2009 and had the top Song of the Year in 2010.
Ashland University Student Awarded Third Prize in National Competition
Martina Selker, senior business management major at Ashland University, was recently awarded third prize in the National Association of College Auxiliary Services (NACAS) student author contest.
The contest, titled "How Auxiliary Services Has Influenced My College Experience," was conducted by NACAS and sponsored by Sodexo Education. NACAS is the largest auxiliary services support organization serving higher education. Its members include colleges and universities across the United States, as well as in Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland and Australia.
Ashland University Professors Selected to Attend PathNorth Event
RELEASED Nov. 18, 2011/ASHLAND, Ohio – Two Ashland University professors and a member of the Ashland University board of trustees were selected to attend the first PathNorth Non-Obvious Dinner at the residence of the Swiss Ambassador to the United States in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 7.
Ashland University Professor Serves on State Writing Team
Dr. Crystal Kaiser, associate professor and intervention specialist in Ashland University’s Department of Early Childhood Education, is part of a new state writing team that is revising and expanding the Ohio Birth to K Standards Framework.
Ashland University Professor and Senator Brown Give Progress Report on Safety of Halloween Toys Sold in Ohio
CLEVELAND, OH – In 2007, more than one in seven Halloween and holiday products purchased in Ohio—and tested by Ashland University Professor Jeff Weidenhamer—contained unacceptable levels of lead contamination. Four years later, Dr. Weidenhamer joined U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) to reveal that thanks in part to Brown-sponsored legislation passed in 2008 and new strong regulations implemented by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), no Halloween toys or items purchased in Ohio contained dangerous levels of lead.
Ashland University Coburn Gallery to Host Faculty Exhibition
Ashland University’s Coburn Gallery will host an art exhibition featuring the works from the Ashland University Art Department Faculty. The exhibition opens on Thursday, Jan. 12, and runs through Feb. 10.
The exhibition features the following art faculty: George Kocar, Priscilla Roggenkamp, Dan McDonald, Cynthia Petry, Charles Caldemeyer, Jessica Maloney, Keith McMahon, Larry Schiemann and Keith Dull.
Ashland University Professor Plays Major Role in Journal Publication
Dr. Mark Hamilton, associate professor of philosophy at Ashland University, has played a major role in the most recent issue of the Journal of the Philosophy of Sport published by the International Association of Philosophers of Sport.
Ashland University Schedules Martin Luther King Events
Ashland University will hold its 2012 Martin Luther King Jr. Convocation on Jan. 16. The event, which is free and open to the public, will begin at 7 p.m. in Ashland University’s Jack and Deb Miller Chapel, located at the corner of King Road and College Avenue.