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Several Student Chamber Ensembles to Perform at Ashland University

11/17/10 ASHLAND, OH -- Several Ashland University student chamber ensembles will present a joint recital this Thursday, November 18, 7:30 p.m. at the University's Elizabeth Pastor Recital Hall.  With direction from Dr. Thomas Reed, Kimberly Hain and Michael Metcalf, the concert is free and open to the public.

Student ensembles directed by Dr. Reed include the saxophone trio, clarinet quartet and Trio D'Anche. They will perform music by Mozart,…

Winter Festival Concert Featuring Four Ashland University Instrumental Ensembles

11/17/10 ASHLAND, OH -- From the percussion and wind ensembles to the University Jazz Orchestra and brass ensemble, Ashland University's first of two Winter Festival concerts will offer a full slate a musical treats. Free and open to the public, the concert is scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 22, at 7:30 p.m. at the University's Hugo Young Theatre.

The concert will begin with the Ashland University Wind Ensemble, directed by Ashland University Director…

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Ashland University Sets Winter Sports and Activities Camp

11/11/10 ASHLAND, OH -- The Ashland University Recreational Services Department has planned a Winter Sports and Activities Camp for children who are ages 5 to 12.

The camp will include two sessions: Session 1 will be Dec. 4-6 from 4 to 6:30 p.m., while Session 2 will be Dec. 7 from 4 to 9 p.m. Drop-off for the camps will be at 3:45 p.m. and pick up will be 6:30 p.m. for session one and 9 p.m. for session 2.

There is an option to attend both…

Ashland University Slates Festival of Lights

11/10/10 ASHLAND, OH -- Ashland University will officially begin its observance of the holiday season with the 20th annual Festival of Lights on Nov. 21 in Ashland University's Jack and Deb Miller  Chapel, located at the intersection of King Road and College Avenue.

The 7 p.m. candlelight service, which is free and open to the public, symbolizes Christ coming into the world. The story is communicated in verse and song. It will include Scripture…

Ashland University to Hold Accounting Career Day

11/9/10 ASHLAND, OH -- The Ohio Society of CPAs and Ashland University will hold an Accounting Career Day for high schools students who are interested in learning more about the field of accounting. The event is set for Friday, Nov. 12, in the Ridenour Room of the Dauch College of Business and Economics Building.

Following the registration and tour of the Dauch College of Business and Economics Building, a 9:15 a.m. welcome and opening remarks will…

Center to Show Video on Christmas Truce of World War I

11/9/10 ASHLAND, OH -- The Ashland Center for Nonviolence (ACN) will be showing a video on the Christmas Truce of World War I on Tuesday, Nov. 16, at 7:30 p.m. in the Hawkins-Conard Student Center auditorium on the Ashland University campus.

Following the video, Dr. Dan Lawson, dean of Religious Life, and Dr. Duncan Jamieson, professor of history, will lead a discussion of one of the most amazing moments in World War I. This event is free and open…

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Program on Understanding Mediation Set for Nov. 13

11/5/10 ASHLAND, OH -- Shelly Whalen, executive director of Community Mediation Services of Central Ohio, will be presenting the program "Understanding Mediation and How It Works" on Saturday, Nov. 13, from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Kroc Center (Salvation Army), 527 E. Liberty, Ashland.

Whalen will explain mediation and demonstrate how mediation works. The program is free and open to anyone interested in learning about mediation.

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Ashland University Professor Receives Lifetime Educator Award

11/4/10 ASHLAND, OH -- Ashland University professor Harold Wilson was recently presented with the Lifetime Educator Award from the Summit County Educators group.

Wilson, who is a former superintendent of the Cuyahoga Falls City Schools, is professor of educational leadership in the doctoral program at Ashland University. Wilson also is a founding member and president of the Buckeye Association of School Administrators and a published author.…

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Community Asked to Help Fight Hunger with Art

11/4/10 ASHLAND, OH -- Ashland University's Coburn Art Gallery, the Art Department and the Center for Community Service are asking community organizations to join Ashland University student organizations in participating in a flag decorating contest to raise money for the Ashland County Food Bank.

"It is time to get creative and raise money for the Ashland County Food Bank by creating a work of art on an 18" x 24" canvas," said Cynthia C. Petry,…

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Environmental Lecture Set for Nov. 18

11/4/10 ASHLAND, OH -- Ashland University's 2010-2011 Environmental Lecture Series on "Invasive Species" will continue on Nov. 18 when Dr. Mary Gardiner, assistant professor of entomology at the Ohio State University - Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center in Wooster, will speak on "Invasive plants, aphids, and lady beetles: an exotic food web impacting Ohio's agricultural landscapes."

The lecture will be held at 7:30 p.m. in the Hawkins…

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