The Ashland University Department of Foreign Languages, the French Club and Sigma Phi Iota are hosting its first Tournées French Film Festival. The festival will feature five recent feature films on five consecutive Thursday evenings at 8 p.m. from Oct. 7 to Nov. 4 in the Hawkins-Conard Student Center Auditorium.
Ashland University Environmental Lecture Series to Focus on Invasive Species
Ashland University’s 2010-2011 Environmental Lecture Series on “Invasive Species” will open on Sept. 30 when Dr. Don Cipollini, professor of biological sciences and director of the environmental sciences Ph.D. program at Wright State University, will speak on “Garlic mustard: Impacts, mechanisms of invasion, and hope for control.”
National Review Online Editor to speak at Ashland University
Jonah Goldberg, editor-at-large for the National Review Online, will speak at Ashland University on Sept. 29. Goldberg will address “Liberalism and the Moral Equivalent of War” as part of the fall 2010 Major Issues Lecture Series presented by the John M. Ashbrook Center for Public Affairs at Ashland University.
Ashland University Begins 2010-2011 Academic Year with Large Incoming Class
While official numbers will not be available from the registrar’s office until later this semester, it appears that Ashland University boasts one of the largest freshman classes in recent years and continues to bring in better academically qualified students.
In response to the growth and success of Ashland University’s Eagle Investment Group, the University’s Investment Committee of the Board of Trustees has granted a third fund for the selected finance majors to manage and alumni and friends have the opportunity to donate to this fund.
Ashland University Box Office Now Open For Event Sales
The Ashland University Central Box Office is now open for campus event sales, Monday through Friday, 12 noon to 6 p.m., and one hour prior to events. In addition to University events, the Box Office sells tickets to all Ashland Symphony Orchestra concerts with the exception of season tickets.
Ashland University’s Margaret Pomfret Selected for National Leadership Development Program
Margaret Pomfret, executive director of Development and Campaigns for Ashland University, is one of only 42 mid-level administrators in higher education nationwide selected by the Council of Independent Colleges and the American Academic Leadership Institute to participate in a year-long Senior Leadership Academy.