Accent on Women, Ashland University’s third annual women’s day on campus, will be held on May 7 in the Dauch College of Business and Economics.
Area residents are invited to join Ashland alumnae, spouses of trustees, mothers of current students and other friends of the University for a day of short educational sessions on a variety of topics, running from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Ashland University Theatre presents: 'Experience/Experiment: The 2010 One-Act Play Festival'
Ashland University Theatre will present its final production of the season, “Experience/Experiment: The 2010 One-Act Play Festival,” Wednesday to Saturday, April 21-24, at 7:30 p.m. in the Studio Theatre in the Center for the Arts. Each night of the festival will include four works produced, directed and performed by Ashland University students.
Social Work Majors Place First in Ashland University Business Concept Competition
Two Ashland University students were awarded first place in the Ashland University ideaLabs Business Concept Competition sponsored by the Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurial Studies at Ashland.
Danielle Liggett of Galion and Saundra Zellner of Twinsburg received the $500 first prize for their concept, “The Fire Safe-T Room: Provided by the Guardian Service.”
Finance Professor Says Market Collapse Has Changed the Way Finance is Taught
“The collapse of the financial markets from 2007 to 2009 has turned the world of finance upside down and changed the way that finance is taught in the University classrooms. Today, professors are turning to behavioral finance literature, which is grounded in psychology and the ways in which people make decisions.”
ASHLAND, Ohio -- A finance professor at Ashland University in Ashland, Ohio, says that the rules for the financial game have changed; turning the world of finance “upside down” and changing the way finance degree students are taught.
Ashland University Names New Dean for Dauch College of Business and Economics
Ashland University has named Dr. Jeffrey Russell as dean of the Dauch College of Business and Economics. He is serving as interim dean at this time and will start his tenure as dean on July 1.
In announcing the appointment, Ashland University Provost Dr. Frank Pettigrew said, “Jeff brings stability and great leadership for the Dauch College to this position and will utilize his past knowledge and experience of the College and the University to guide the future direction for the Dauch College of Business and Economics.”
Ashland University College of Arts and Sciences to Host Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Symposium
Ashland University’s College of Arts and Sciences is hosting an Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Symposium that will feature the works of more than 60 students from 13 departments in the College.
According to Dr. Andrew Greene, assistant professor of biology/toxicology, the April 7 symposium, which is free and open to the public, will be held from 12:45 to 7 p.m. in Myers Convocation Center. A question-and-answer segment will follow each session.
The Ashland University Jazz Orchestra received recognition as an “Outstanding Band” at the 43rd Elmhurst College Jazz Festival, the second oldest and most prestigious collegiate jazz festival in the country held last month in Elmhurst, Ill.
21st Century Learning Skills Summit to be Held in Columbus
Named as a “leadership state” with the national Partnership for 21st Century Skills, the state of Ohio has made a commitment to transform the public education system, improve the college readiness of students and build a globally competitive labor force.
To kick off this commitment, an Ohio Summit on 21st Century Learning Skills will be held on May 4 at the Crown Plaza Hotel Columbus North at 6500 Doubletree Ave. in Columbus. This Summit is co-hosted by Ashland University and the Ohio Department of Education.
President of Communication Solutions for Dell to Present Burton D. Morgan Entrepreneurial Lecture
Ronald G. Garriques, president of Communication Solutions for Dell, will present the sixth annual Burton D. Morgan Entrepreneurial Lecture at an Ashland University luncheon at the John C. Myers Convocation Center on April 12. Garriques will share his insights on entering the job market and making a difference.