Ashland University is currently conducting a test of the e2Campus Emergency Notification System and other notification systems used at Ashland University. If this were an actual emergency, this display would provide details of the emergency and directions on how students and faculty/staff should proceed.
Ashland University’s student-run newspaper, The Collegian, launched its new website at the end of September. The website, which has been in the works since mid-summer, can be found at www.ashlandcollegian.com.
“Meet the Accountant Night offers accounting majors and minors at Ashland University a chance to network with alumni and representatives from a variety of companies as well as an opportunity to meet potential employers,” said Dr. Kristine Parsons, associate professor and chair of accounting and IS. Fifty students attended the event this past fall.
Dr. Sivakumar Venkataramany, associate professor of international business at Ashland University, has been recognized for his 10 years of service as a faculty adviser to the Dauch College of Business and Economics’ chapter of Delta Mu Delta.
A new book written by an Ashland University associate professor of education is being touted as a resource for school districts facing minority teacher recruitment and retention issues. “Minority Teacher Recruitment and Retention Strategies,” published by Eye on Education in Larchmont , N.Y., will be released at the end of October.
Ashland University has reorganized its communication arts department and will now offer the first converged journalism and digital media degree of its kind in Ohio. “Ashland University will have the first converged media curriculum of this type in the state of Ohio and will graduate students prepared to enter this fast changing industry,” said Dr. Dawn Weber, dean of the College of Arts & Sciences.
The newly announced ACCENT on Business Succession initiative will take its first official step on the Ashland University campus Nov. 3 when it holds its one-day intensive workshop for business owners and their spouses. The primary focus of the program is to provide an educational blueprint for business owners to achieve the outcome they most desire for their families and businesses.
Homecoming activities are set to take place Sept. 27 through Oct. 2. Highlights include comedians the Sklar Brothers, the Pizza Pizza Pizza Fan Fest; reunions for Eagle Investment Group, SIFE, band, Phi Kappa Psi, Eagle Emeriti, Class of 1950 & Class of 1970; the annual Purple Eagle Silent Auction, All Alumni Party, Alumni Awards Brunch and the crowning of the Homecoming king and queen.
Ashland University is committed to helping students develop intellectually, and becoming aware of their global responsibilities. Karie Charlton is setting the bar high for her fellow students. Karie’s efforts recently earned her a $3,350 grant from the Ohio EPA’s Environmental Education Fund for outstanding academics, unique contributions to the field, and extracurricular activities.