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Evansville Couple Donates to Ashland University's "Bringing Spirit to Campus" Campaign

4/11/10 ASHLAND, Ohio --An Evansville couple, Bob and Lisa Jones, have donated $250,000 to Ashland University for the construction of the new Athletic Complex at the University. The "Study Room" located in the end zone facility is named in their honor.

Bob and Lisa Jones are both 1979 graduates of Ashland. Bob has since served as a trustee of the University from 2000 to 2009 and was named Outstanding Alumnus of the Year in 2006.

Wooster Businessman Donates to Ashland University "Bringing Spirit to Campus" Campaign

4/9/10 ASHLAND, Ohio --Wooster businessman Jack Miller has made a naming gift to Ashland University for the construction of the new Athletic Complex at the University and the new football stadium as part of the complex is named in his honor.

Willard Businessman Donates to Ashland University's "Bringing Spirit to Campus"Campaign

4/9/10 ASHLAND, Ohio --Willard businessman Donald M. Graham has made a naming gift to Ashland University for the construction of the new Athletic Complex at the University and the "Eagle Gridiron Room" located in the end zone facility is named in his honor.

Ashland University Alpha Delta Pi Sorority Named Ronald McDonald "House Hero"

4/8/10 ASHLAND, Ohio --Ashland University's Alpha Delta Pi sorority has been named a "House Hero" by the Ronald McDonald House of Cleveland and will have a plaque dedicated in its honor on April 27.

Valerie Zeno, adviser for the Alpha Delta Pi (ADPi) sorority, said the recognition is based on the sorority's longtime relationship with the Ronald McDonald House.
"Each year ADPi holds various fundraisers to support the Ronald McDonald House and…

Wooster Resident Promoted in Ashland University Development Area

4/8/10 ASHLAND, Ohio --Thomas Seddon, vice president for development at Ashland University, has announced a number of promotions in the development area at the University. The promotions take effect immediately.

"The motive for these promotions is two-fold -- recognizing outstanding performance in our development area as well as expanding to meet the needs of future development efforts for Ashland University," Seddon said.

Margaret Pomfret…

Social Work Majors Place First in Ashland University Business Concept Competition

4/8/10 ASHLAND, Ohio --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."

Liggett and Zellner, both of whom are social work…

Tickets Still Available for Paul Young, author of "The Shack"

4/6/10 ASHLAND, Ohio --Tickets are still available to see and hear Paul Young, author of the bestselling book, "The Shack," who is coming to central Ohio as part of an event sponsored by Ashland Theological Seminary. The community-wide lecture will be held on April 14 at 7 p.m. in Myers Convocation Center on the Ashland University campus.

Tickets for the event are $20 per person, and are available online at…

Ashland Theological Seminary Faculty Members Receive Promotions

4/6/10 ASHLAND, Ohio --Two Ashland Theological Seminary faculty members have received promotions following the action of the Ashland University Board of Trustees earlier this year. The promotions are to take effect on July 1, the beginning of the institution's 2010-2011 academic year.

Dr. Mitzi J. Smith and Dr. Rob Douglass were both promoted from assistant professor to associate professor.

Dr. Mitzi J. Smith has been teaching in the…

Maplerock Jazz Festival features Dirty Dozen Brass Band

4/6/10 ASHLAND, Ohio --The Ashland University Jazz Orchestra, Dr. Scott Garlock, musical director, presents the Maplerock Jazz Festival on Friday, April 16, in the Center for the Arts.

The Maplerock Jazz Festival is an educational and entertaining event that features internationally recognized jazz luminaries mixing with local musicians and regional scholastic groups.

This year’s featured guest artist is the Dirty Dozen Brass Band, a group…

Ashland University Theatre presents: "Experience/Experiment:The 2010 One-Act Play Festival"

4/1/10 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.
The first production, "Women in Heat" by Rich Orloff (as part of the three-part play, Incredible…

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