Ashland University’s commencement ceremony on Saturday, Dec. 11, will be carried live and archived on the Ashland University website at www.ashland.edu/commencement. The ceremony will begin with the processional at 9:45 a.m.
Ashland University Posts 2010 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.”
The Honorable Jeff Payton, retired Mansfield Municipal Court Judge, will present the address at Ashland University’s winter commencement ceremony. The event will be held Dec. 11 at 10 a.m. in Kates Gymnasium in the Physical Education Center. Payton’s address is titled, “I Accept.”
Associate Professor of Psychology Writes Book on Mental Aspects of Athletics
“I believe a great mental game is what separates the elite baseball players from the rest,” according to Dr. Curt Ickes, clinical and sport psychologist and Ashland University associate professor of psychology.
Ashland University Professor Believes Social Work Perception Needs to Change
The director of Ashland University’s Social Work program is doing her best to change the traditional perception of the field of social work as well as society’s stereotype of those working in that field.
Ashland University Education Professor Selected as Distinguished Scholar
Dr. Jane Piirto, trustees’ distinguished professor in the Dwight Schar College of Education at Ashland University, has been selected as the 2010 NAGC Distinguished Scholar by the National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC). The Distinguished Scholar award is the NAGC’s highest honor.
Distinguished Professor Receives National Media Attention
Ashland University Trustees’ Distinguished Professor of Chemistry Dr. Jeffrey Weidenhamer has been featured in the national media for his testing of inexpensive jewelry items for lead and cadmium content. His research, which included work done by Ashland University students under his supervision, has been featured in newspapers and national television news shows across the country and has led to a number of recalls by the Consumer Product Safety Commission.
Ashland University Students Rank High on National Assessment Test
ASHLAND, Ohio – Ashland University claims as one of its aspirations to be one of the leading private comprehensive universities in the Midwest. Now, after receiving scores from the Collegiate Learning Assessment Test (CLA), it can point to measurable evidence for progress in that direction.
Tickets Available for Ashland University's 35th Annual Madrigal Feaste
Area residents are invited to celebrate the holiday season with Ashland University Department of Music's 35th annual Madrigal Feaste. Tickets are now available for the performances, which will run Dec. 1 to 5 at 6:30 p.m. in Redwood Hall.
Ashland University to Celebrate Community Service Week
The Center for Community Service at Ashland University has scheduled a number of events for students as well as faculty and staff members as part of its “Calling All Volunteers” Community Service Week Oct. 23-30.
The week of special events begins on Make-A-Difference Day, Saturday, Oct. 23. Students will be assisting with a variety of projects throughout the community, including leaf raking for senior citizens.