News Releases

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 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.

Sandra Tunnell Tapped as Celebrity Tubist for Ashland's TubaChristmas

Sandra Tunnell Tapped as Celebrity Tubist for Ashland's TubaChristmas

The local holiday favorite TubaChristmas returns to Ashland University's Hugo Young Theatre on Saturday, Dec. 3, at noon with Sandra Tunnell, Ashland City Council person and Ashland Main Street executive director, as the "Celebrity Tubist."

The concert is free and open to the public and invites area tuba, euphonium and baritone players to perform. Musician registration will begin at 10 a.m. followed by a rehearsal at 10:20 a.m.

AU Student Organization to Host Debate on Fighting Terrorism

AU Student Organization to Host Debate on Fighting Terrorism

Ashland University’s Alexander Hamilton Society and the Institute for Humane Studies will host a debate titled “What is the best way to Fight Terrorism?” The event, which is free and open to the public, will be held Thursday, Nov. 17, at 5 p.m. in the Ronk Lecture Hall located in the Dwight Schar College of Education on the AU campus.

According to those organizing the event, this question is pertinent to the next administration and the future of the country. There will be multiple perspectives offered at the debate, including those from a libertarian, a moderate and an interventionist, and these perspectives will be represented by Dr. Will Ruger, Dr. Michael Rubin and Dr. Tom Nichols, respectively.

The Coburn Gallery at Ashland University to Host Exhibitions

The Coburn Gallery at Ashland University to Host Exhibitions

The Coburn Gallery at Ashland University will host simultaneous exhibitions -- a fiber installation titled “Divergence” created by Ohio artists Susan McClelland and Clare Murray Adams and the fall semester Senior Art Exhibition of Kara Mewhinney.

The exhibitions will run from Nov. 17 through Dec. 18, and an opening reception is planned for Thursday, Nov. 17 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. The gallery is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, and noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. The Coburn Gallery is free and open to the public. For more information about the reception or exhibition, call 419.289.5652 or visit the gallery on Facebook.

Ashland University Jazz Concert Presents Three Ensembles Including Alumni Band

Ashland University Jazz Concert Presents Three Ensembles Including Alumni Band

The Ashland University Department of Music will present an Ashland University Jazz Concert on Monday, Nov. 21, at 7:30 p.m. in Hugo Young Theatre. The concert is free and open to the public.

Under the direction of Dr. Scott Garlock, the concert will offer pre-concert music from a jazz combo followed by jazz standards performed by the Ashland University Jazz Orchestra (AUJO) and a newly formed AUJO Alumni Band. For any alumni who are interested and available to participate, a rehearsal will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 16, from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Elizabeth Pastor Recital Hall.

Pages

Upcoming Events

Dec
17

Winter Commencement

PR Office Contact

Steve Hannan
Director of Public Relations
shannan@ashland.edu
office: 419 289 5007
mobile: 419 651 1326