Alumnus Gives Advice to Ashland University Graduates
“Passion will make a rocky road smoother; a love for what you do will make work simpler. When you leave here today, I hope each one of you will go and find and seek out your passion.”
That was the challenge that Ashland University alumnus Jerry Ruyan presented to graduates during his commencement address at Ashland University’s Winter Commencement ceremony held on Saturday, Dec. 17, in the University’s Kates Gymnasium.
Ashland University Activities Board Nets ‘Programming Organization of the Year’ Award
RELEASED Nov. 17, 2011/ASHLAND, Ohio – Ashland University’s Campus Activities Board (CAB) received the prestigious “Programming Organization of the Year” award on Nov. 10-13 at the National Association for Campus Activities’ (NACA) Mid-America Regional Conference held in Covington, Ky.
Ashland University Winter Commencement Ceremony Online
Ashland University’s winter commencement ceremony held on Dec. 17 has been archived on the Ashland University website at www.ashland.edu/commencement.
Ashland University alumnus Jerry Ruyan, a 1968 graduate of Ashland University and founding member of Redwood Holdings LLC, presented the address in Kates Gymnasium inside the Physical Education Center. Ruyan’s address was titled “In Search of Passion.”
Ashland University Posts 2011 Electronic Christmas Card
Millions of people across the globe have captured the Christmas spirit thanks to the electronic Christmas cards that have been distributed by Ashland University since 2001.
“We get thousands of replies from people all over the world who have viewed the cards,” said Steve Hannan, director of public relations at Ashland University. “They vary from a simple ‘thank you’ to some remarkable stories of how the cards have brought back a special Christmas memory.”
Ashland University will officially begin its observance of the holiday season with the 21st annual Festival of Lights on Dec. 11 at 7 p.m. in Ashland University’s Jack and Deb Miller Chapel, located at the intersection of King Road and College Avenue.
Ashland University Institutes 'Four-Year Graduation Guarantee'
RELEASED Nov. 21/ASHLAND, Ohio – As tuition costs continue to rise, many families are trying to figure out how to finance their children’s education. Ashland University, an Ohio private college, is looking to help and is promising students that if they don't finish in four years, it will pay up to an additional year of tuition for the extra time it takes them to finish, as long as they adhere to their graduation plan.
Ashland University alumnus Jerry Ruyan, a 1968 graduate of Ashland University and founding member of Redwood Holdings LLC, will present the address at Ashland University’s winter commencement ceremony set for Dec. 17 at 10 a.m. in Kates Gymnasium inside the Physical Education Center.
Ashland University has been awarded an Ohio Department of Education grant in the amount of nearly $100,000.
Under the leadership of Dr. Crystal Kaiser, associate professor and intervention specialist in the Dwight Schar College of Education’s Department of Early Childhood, the University has received a grant of $99,781 from the Office for Exceptional Children at the Ohio Department of Education.
The grant will fund the second year of Project RISE (Redesigning Intervention Specialist Education), which was started last year as a planning grant.