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Ashland University graduate named to Crain's Cleveland Business 40 Under 40 list

Even though Kory Clark only saw playing time in eight games for the Ashland University football team for various reasons, including a knee injury, longtime Assistant Coach Tim Rose said he appreciated the speedy wide receiver/defensive back’s positive attitude and saw his potential beyond AU. “He had a great spirit and was upbeat,” Rose said. “You felt the future was going to be bright for him, which it has been as this award shows.” Crain’s Cleveland…

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AU Professor of Religion Slade finds history in family archives

For his study leave, Ashland University Professor of Religion Peter Slade, Ph.D., had all kinds of travel planned. But because it was scheduled in 2021 during the height of the COVID pandemic, he couldn’t do any traveling. “So, I ended up going down the family history rabbit hole and discovered my wife’s great-grandfather had an interesting story,” Slade said. That story worked well in the chapter he was invited to write in June 2021 with several other…

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AU awarded $840,000 in grants through Choose Ohio First program

ASHLAND, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Higher Education (ODHE) recently awarded Ashland University a grant of $840,000 through the Choose Ohio First (COF) program. COF is an initiative to develop and strengthen the state’s workforce in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). “Ashland University has played a vital role in preparing STEM students for successful careers in Ohio, and I am pleased to have Ashland University among…

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Festival of Lights taking place Sunday evening, Dec. 10

ASHLAND, Ohio – Ashland University’s 32nd annual Festival of Lights, a collaboration between the choral music program and the Office of Christian Ministry, is on Sunday, Dec. 10, at Jack and Deb Miller Chapel. The 7 p.m. candlelight service is free and open to the public. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. The Festival of Lights marks Jesus Christ coming into the world and the story is communicated in verse and song. It will include scripture readings, traditional…

Michaela Quintero

New Assistant Psychology Professor Michaela Quintero's love for AU like a Hallmark movie

If you like Hallmark movies, then you will really enjoy this article. It’s a love story between a college, Ashland University, and its new full-time psychology instructor, Michaela Quintero, who, by the way, loves watching Hallmark movies. “That is my Christmas tradition,” Quintero said with a big smile. Instead of watching this Hallmark-like story, Quintero is the star, starting with her first visit to Ashland last spring to interview for her assistant…

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Winter Festival Band Concert set for Friday, Dec. 8

ASHLAND, Ohio – The Ashland University Symphonic Band and Ashland Area Community Concert Band are teaming up for their annual Winter Festival Band Concert, which will take place Friday, Dec. 8, at 7:30 p.m., at Hugo Young Theatre in the Center for the Arts. The concert is free and open to the public. Each band will perform four-to-six pieces, conducted by Joseph Lewis Jr., director of bands at Ashland University.

Ashland University President, Dr. Carlos Campo on Claremont Bridge

President Campo to complete academic year at AU, then become CEO of Museum of the Bible

ASHLAND, Ohio – Carlos Campo, Ph.D., president of Ashland University and Ashland Theological Seminary since 2015, previously announced that he will leave the university in spring 2024. Campo will fulfill his contract at AU that runs through May 31, 2024, and then will become the CEO of the Museum of the Bible in Washington, D.C. on June 17, 2024. “My wife Karen and I are thankful to the Board at the Museum of the Bible for extending this wonderful opportunity…

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AUJO and alumni members will perform annual seasonal concert on Dec. 7

ASHLAND, Ohio – The Ashland University Jazz Orchestra (AUJO), as well as a group of its alumni members, will be presenting its annual seasonal concert Thursday, Dec. 7, at 7:30 p.m., in the Hugo Young Theatre of the Center for the Arts. The event is free and open to the public. The AUJO is preparing for a trip to the Catalan region of Spain during the university’s spring break and will play several selections that it will perform there, along with some…

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18th annual TubaChristmas at AU to take place Dec. 2

ASHLAND, Ohio – Ashland University’s version of TubaChristmas will be taking place this Saturday, Dec. 2, at Hugo Young Theatre. The concert, featuring traditional holiday favorites, is free and open to the public and will start at noon. Hundreds, maybe even thousands, of TubaChristmas events take place throughout the world. The first such concert was held in 1974 and now ensembles everywhere take the opportunity to showcase seasonal melodies from tubas,…

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Ashbrook Classical Theater presenting “Macbeth” Nov. 17-19 and Dec. 1, Dec. 3

ASHLAND, Ohio – The Ashbrook Classical Theater Company is presenting two runs of “Macbeth,” the first taking place this weekend, Nov. 17-19, at Ashland University’s Studio Theatre in the College of Fine Arts and the second at the Ashland Theatre (212 Center St.) on Dec. 1 and Dec. 3. This Friday and Saturday, Nov. 17-18, performances will start at 7:30 p.m., while Sunday, Nov. 19, will be a matinee starting at 1 p.m. The shows at the Ashland Theatre are…

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