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AU’s Excellence in Scholarship Award goes to Moser

ASHLAND, Ohio – John Moser, a professor of history within the College of Arts and Sciences at Ashland University, was recently selected as this year’s winner of the University’s Excellence in Scholarship Award.

Moser became an AU faculty member in 2001 and currently serves as chair of the Master of American History and Government program. He teaches courses on modern European, American and East Asian history. He has published numerous works,…

Moorman named winner of Taylor Excellence in Teaching Award

ASHLAND, Ohio – Teresa Moorman, a clinical assistant professor at Ashland University’s College of Nursing and Health Sciences, was selected as this year’s winner of the University’s Edward and Louaine Taylor Excellence in Teaching Award.

Moorman joined the AU faculty in 2018. She brought with her 15 years of nursing experience, including experience in coronary and cardiovascular intensive care, progressive care units, geriatric psychology and…

Brown selected dean of AU’s College of Arts and Sciences

ASHLAND, Ohio – Ashland University is pleased to announce Katherine T. Brown will become dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. She will begin her leadership of the college July 1, taking over for Dan McDonald who served as interim dean during the 2021-22 academic year.

“We gladly welcome Dr. Brown to the Ashland University campus. Her experience and expertise as well as her proven collaborative work will strengthen the liberal arts here at…

Seventy-five students, two professors recognized at Academic Honors Convocation

ASHLAND, Ohio – Ashland University held its Academic Honors Convocation, an opportunity to recognize the achievements of many of its students and faculty from academic programs across campus. The annual event was held April 24 at the John C. Myers Convocation Center.

The purpose of the convocation is to celebrate academic achievement, promote community and recognize sophomores, juniors and seniors with Outstanding Student Awards. The criteria…

AU’s annual Spring Choral Concert set for Sunday, May 1

ASHLAND, Ohio – Ashland University will host the annual Spring Choral Concert on Sunday, May 1, at 4 p.m., featuring the AU Choir, the Chamber Singers, the Women’s Chorus and the Ashland Area Chorus. The event, which is free and open to the public, will take place at Jack and Deb Miller Chapel.

Each ensemble will sing 4-to-6 pieces. Rowland Blackley, director of choral activities and professor of music at Ashland, and Abigail Helbling will be…

Ten AU business students selected as 2022-23 Emerson Scholars

ASHLAND, Ohio – Ten students from Ashland University’s Dauch College of Business and Economics received recognition and a scholarship as they were chosen as Emerson Scholars for the 2022-23 academic year. The official announcement was made during a luncheon on April 23.

Each of the Emerson Scholars will receive a $3,500 scholarship, an award in addition to the student’s financial aid package. To be selected for the scholarship, a student must…

Russell, 1996 M.Ed. alumnus, selected as 2022 National Teacher of the Year

ASHLAND, Ohio – Kurt Russell, a veteran history teacher at Oberlin High School who earned a master of education in curriculum and instruction from Ashland University in 1996, was named the 2022 National Teacher of the Year by the Council of Chief State School Officers. The announcement was made live during “CBS Mornings” on April 19.

“I am truly humbled…

AU Symphonic Band, Ashland Area Community Band teaming up for April 29 concert

ASHLAND, Ohio – The Ashland University Symphonic Band and the Ashland Area Community Band are joining forces for their annual Spring Band Concert on Friday evening, April 29, at 7:30 p.m., at Hugo Young Theatre. The concert is free and open to the public.

One of the program’s highlights will be the AU Symphonic Band, led by director Joseph Lewis Jr., performing four of the five movements of Johan DeMeij’s Symphony No. 1 “The Lord of the Rings…

AU’s student-run radio station holding “Vinylthon” April 22-23

ASHLAND, Ohio – Ashland University’s award-winning, student-run radio station, 88.9 FM WRDL, will be participating in the annual “Vinylthon” celebration this Friday and Saturday, April 22-23.

“This year, WRDL will be celebrating its fifth anniversary of ‘Vinylthon’ and will be playing 29 hours of only vinyl records,” explained Derek Wood, faculty advisor and general manager of WRDL. “In years past, WRDL has played 24 consecutive hours of vinyl…

Opening reception for Senior Art + Design Exhibition is April 26

ASHLAND, Ohio – The opening reception for the Senior Art + Design Exhibition, featuring the capstone experiences for graduating Ashland University art students, will be Tuesday, April 26, from 4:30-6:30 p.m., at the Coburn Art Gallery, located inside the Center for the Arts. This year’s exhibition includes graphic design, illustration, digital art, painting and ceramics, and the senior art awards will be announced at the reception at 5 p.m. The exhibition,…

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