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Ashland University Master of Science Program Receives Recognition

Ashland University Master of Science Program Receives Recognition

Ashland University’s master of science in applied exercise science degree program has been accepted into the National Strength and Conditioning Association’s (NSCA) Education Recognition Program (ERP).

“This news means that our program is recognized by the National Strength and Conditioning Association as meeting all of the NSCA requirements in strength and conditioning,” said Dr. Randy Gearhart, program director for the undergraduate exercise science program and the Master of Science program at Ashland University. “Most importantly, we are the only MS degree program in the state of Ohio to hold this recognition.”

Christmas Worship at Ashland Seminary

Christmas Worship at Ashland Seminary

The public is invited to join the Ashland Theological Seminary community in a time of worship on Wednesday, Dec. 7, at 9:30 a.m. in Ronk Memorial Chapel located at 910 Center St.

“Recapturing the Wonder” is the theme of the service and Dr. Dale Stoffer, professor of historial theology, will offer the message titled “Rediscovering the Significance of the Incarnation.”

Performances of Eight 10-Minute Plays Slated for Dec. 13

Performances of Eight 10-Minute Plays Slated for Dec. 13

The Ashland University Department of Theatre announces the 10-Minute Play Festival that will be held Tuesday, Dec. 13, at 7:30 p.m. in the Elizabeth Pastor Recital Hall located in the Hugo Young Theatre building. The Festival will include performances of eight 10-minute plays directed by students enrolled in the theatre directing class taught by Robert Sean Parker, assistant professor of Theatre. The performances are free and open to the public. Due to the venue’s layout, patrons are asked to remain seated for the entire run of the eight plays.

AU Concerts to Showcase Exceptional Performances and Celebrate Christmas

AU Concerts to Showcase Exceptional Performances and Celebrate Christmas

The Department of Music at Ashland University concludes the fall semester with multiple performances including the student chamber ensembles recital, fall honors recital and the Winter Festival Band Concert. All of these concerts are free and open to the public.

On Tuesday, Dec. 6, at 7:30 p.m. in the Elizabeth Pastor Recital Hall, several student chamber ensembles perform including the saxophone ensemble under the direction of Dr. Thomas Reed, as well as brass, string and percussion ensembles instructed by Michael Metcalf, Jane Reed and Jeffrey Neitzke, respectively. Neitzke also leads a jazz combo that will perform.

Ashland University Posts 2016 Electronic Christmas Card

Ashland University Posts 2016 Electronic Christmas Card

Millions of people across the globe have captured the Christmas spirit each year thanks to the electronic Christmas cards that have been distributed by Ashland University since 2001.

Each year, Ashland University releases a new holiday ecard to all of its students, faculty and staff, alumni, friends and the larger community around the world. This year’s card was posted on the AU website and YouTube on Nov. 29.

Ashland University Coburn Gallery to Host Holiday Art Pop-Up Shop

Ashland University Coburn Gallery to Host Holiday Art Pop-Up Shop

Just in time for the holiday season, the Ashland University Coburn Gallery will open its doors to a student-run, one-day Holiday Art Pop-Up Shop in the Coburn Gallery located in the Center for the Arts building. The event will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 6, from noon to 6 p.m.

The event will allow customers to browse and purchase the artful handcrafted items created by Ashland University art students and faculty.

Festival of Lights Holiday Services Set for Dec. 11

Festival of Lights Holiday Services Set for Dec. 11

Ashland University will officially begin its observance of the holiday season with the 26th annual Festival of Lights on Dec. 11 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 readings, traditional carols, and seasonal choral music by the Ashland University Choir and Women’s Chorus, and the Ashland Area Chorus. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m.

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