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Ashland University’s Online MBA Program Ranked Second for 2016

Ashland University’s Online MBA Program Ranked Second for 2016

Ashland University’s Online MBA Program is ranked second in the country on the Best Value MBA’s 2016 list of the top 20 most affordable online MBA programs with no GMAT required.

Dr. Elad Granot, dean of Ashland University’s Dauch College of Business and Economics, was thrilled with the ranking of AU’s online MBA program as the second most affordable program on this list.

Ashland University Group Participates in AU’s Business in Taiwan Summer Program

Ashland University Group Participates in AU’s Business in Taiwan Summer Program

Seven Ashland University students and Rebecca Parillo, director of Global Education, are spending part of their summer in Taiwan as part of the University’s Dauch College of Business in Taiwan summer program.

The students participating in this trip are Amanda Jones, international business major from Wadsworth, Ohio; Grace Ecenbarger, information systems major from North Canton, Ohio; Nate Knowlton, finance major from Lexington, Ohio; Margaret Nunley, marketing major from Hilliard, Ohio; Anna Sara, business management major from Marysville, Ohio; David Grim, finance major from Chillicothe, Ohio; and Sophie Brightman, marketing major from Saline, Mich.

AU Students Receive Scholarships from Northeast Chapter of the Institute of Internal Auditors

AU Students Receive Scholarship from Northeast Chapter of the Institute of Internal Auditors

Ashland University senior Taylor Randles, an accounting major from Stow, Ohio, and sophomore Rachel Shock, an accounting major from Loudonville, Ohio, were awarded $250 scholarships from the Northeast Chapter of the Institute of Internal Auditors.

Randles is a 2013 graduate of Canal Winchester High School and the daughter of late mother Angela Boyer and father Timothy Randles. Shock is a 2014 graduate of Triway High School and the daughter of David and Cindy Shock.

AU Announces Appointment of Two New College Deans

Ashland University Announces Appointment of Two New College Deans

Ashland University Provost Dr. Eun-Woo Chang has announced the appointment of two new college deans -- Dr. Elad Granot, dean for the Richard E. and Sandra J. Dauch College of Business and Economics, and Dr. Donna Breault as dean for the Dwight Schar College of Education.

Provost Chang said “We are excited to have the two new deans who not only have significant experience in administration but also possess high quality scholarly achievements in their professional research fields.

“Both new deans will undoubtedly be significant assets to support and grow new and existing programs at our University,” Chang continued. “We are confident that both will lead and advance their respective colleges to national and global level in the near future.”

Ashland University Business Students Receive Awards from Financial Executives International

Ashland University Business Students Receive Awards from Financial Executives International

Ashland University sophomore Mitchell Kelly, an accounting and finance major from Mansfield, Ohio, and sophomore Jessica Syme, an accounting and finance major from Seville, Ohio, received the Outstanding Students award from Financial Executives International (FEI).

Kelly, a 2014 graduate of Madison Comprehensive High School, is the son of Doug and Heather Kelly. Syme, a 2015 graduate of the Ohio Virtual Academy, is the daughter of John and Jennifer Syme of Seville.

Ashland University Students Receive IMA National Scholarships

Ashland University Students Receive IMA National Scholarships

Ashland University sophomore Jessica Syme, an accounting and finance major from Seville, Ohio, and senior Taylor Randles, an accounting major from Stow, Ohio, have received the IMA Memorial Education Fund (MEF) National Scholarship from the Institute of Management Accountants for 2016.

Syme, a 2015 graduate of the Ohio Virtual Academy, is the daughter of John and Jennifer Syme of Seville. Randles is a 2013 graduate of Canal Winchester High School and the daughter of her late mother Angela Boyer and father Timothy Randles.

AU President Dr. Carlos Campo Receives ‘Live United’ Award at Ohio Statehouse

AU President Dr. Carlos Campo Receives ‘Live United’ Award at Ohio Statehouse

Dr. Carlos Campo, president of Ashland University, received the Dr. Richard N. Aft LIVE UNITED Award on behalf of Ashland University at the 2016 Ohio United Way’s Legislative Luncheon held today in the Ohio Statehouse Atrium.

“This award was presented to Ashland University because it has placed a major emphasis on being a strategic community partner with United Way of Ashland County,” said Everett DeVaul, executive director of United Way of Ashland County. “Our very successful impact initiatives in ‘Crunch Out Obesity’ and ‘Talk, Read and Play’ would not have been possible without the expertise and willingness of the AU faculty. They helped design and develop the working models and message of these key programs for our early childhood and healthy lifestyle target areas.”

Ashland University Accounting Professor Receives Award

Ashland University Accounting Professor Receives Award

Dr. Kris Parsons, associate professor of accounting and chair of the Accounting and Information Systems Department at Ashland University, has received the 2016 Outstanding Accounting Contributor Award sponsored by the Ohio Society of CPAs.

Parsons received the award in recognition of her advancement of accounting education. The award was presented to her by Scot Wiley, CEO of the Ohio Society of CPAs, at the American Accounting Association Ohio Regional Meeting held in Beechwood, Ohio.

Grand Opening Set for Café in Dauch College of Business and Economics

Grand Opening Set for Café in Dauch College of Business and Economics

A grand opening for the new café on the Ashland University campus, named “The COBE Café,” will be held on April 12 and 13, with raffles, free samples and a chance to see the hard work of an AU student and the Eagle Entrepreneurs come to life.

The hours of operation for The COBE Café in the Dauch College of Business and Economics are Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and the grand opening will be held during these hours.

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