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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.

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Ashbrook Ambassador in West Virginia receives another award for her history teaching

During her more than 20 years of teaching, Adena Barnette-Miller has earned West Virginia History Teacher of the Year (2021), James Madison Foundation Congressional Fellow (2019) and West Virginia DAR Outstanding Teacher of American History (2016) honors – to name just a few.

The Old Hickory Chapter (in Ripley, West Virginia) of the DAR (Daughters of the American Revolution) Women in American History Award in October is the most recent of her many…

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AU names Yvonne Glass as executive dean of Ashland Theological Seminary

ASHLAND, Ohio – Yvonne Glass has been selected to lead the Ashland Theological Seminary, a graduate division of Ashland University, as its executive dean, effective Nov. 15. Glass had been serving as the interim dean of ATS since June 1.

“On behalf of the Board of Trustees, I want to express my excitement to have Dr. Glass move into this important leadership role for the Ashland Theological Seminary. We have been blessed by her leadership as the…

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AU grad appointed to TourismOhio Advisory Board

Logan Rex appreciates how his professors at Ashland University helped guide him into a profession that was right for him.

Since graduating from AU in 2018 with a degree in history/political science, the former Ashbrook Scholar has worked in museums, starting with the Allen County Museum and Historical Society in his hometown of Lima, Ohio.

“I had numerous positions at the Allen County Museum, including working in the education wing and…

President Campo speaks at USA House ribbon-cutting ceremony

Renovated USA House “feels like a home now” for military-connected students at AU

ASHLAND, Ohio – “It really feels like a home now,” Ashland University senior John McCabe said of the thoroughly renovated, 9,000-square foot USA House, following an official dedication and ribbon-cutting ceremony that was one of the highlights of Homecoming weekend.

For McCabe, an Air Force veteran majoring in business management with a minor in entrepreneurship, this marks the third year he’s been living in the USA House, an on-campus residence…

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Faith and Society lecture features philosophy professor on Nov. 15

ASHLAND, Ohio – Kevin Vallier, an associate professor of philosophy and director of the Philosophy, Politics, Economics and Law (PPEL) program at Bowling Green State University, will be the guest at the next edition of Ashland University’s Faith and Society lecture series on Wednesday, Nov. 15. The event, which is free and open to the public, is set to take place at the College of Education’s Ronk Auditorium starting at 7 p.m.

Vallier’s presentation…

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