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Ashland University to Host Talk on Materials for eWriters

Ashland University to Host Talk on Materials for eWriters

Dr. Asad Khan, chief technical officer of Kent Displays, will speak at Ashland University on the development of materials for eWriters, electronic alternatives to paper as well as other computer display technologies.

The talk, titled “eWriters: Flexible Displays & Electronics – Beyond the Hype and onto Commercialization” is free and open to the public. It is set for Thursday, Oct. 11, at 7:30 p.m. in the Ronk Lecture Hall in the Schar College of Education.

Ashland University Alumnus Rich Ferrari Gives AU Lecture

Ashland University Alumnus Rich Ferrari Gives AU Lecture

Ashland University alumnus Rich Ferrari returned to the AU campus Aug. 28 to give a lecture hosted by the Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurial Studies.

Ferrari spoke on the topic of “Moments of Truth” at the event held in the Ridenour Room in the Dauch College of Business and Economics. The lecture by Ferrari can be viewed at --
https://auvideo.mediaspace.kaltura.com/media/Excellence+by+Choice+Lectur...

Ashland University Student Chapter Earns Award

Ashland University Student Chapter Earns Award

Ashland University’s Student Chapter of the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) has earned the highest award for a student chapter – being named to receive the Award of Excellence for Outstanding Student Chapters at the 2018 Student and Academic Awards Luncheon to be held in November.

“We are so excited that our student chapter has been recognized for this award,” said Victoria Kaskey, chair of the Accounting and Management Information Systems Department at Ashland University. “Professor (Sue) Mullen has worked incredibly hard to obtain this award and her commitment to COBE and the university is certainly shown by her efforts in IMA.”

Ashland University Ranked as Fourth Best College in Ohio for Online Education

Ashland University Ranked as Fourth Best College in Ohio for Online Education

Ashland University is ranked as the fourth best college or university in Ohio for its online education program. The 2018 ranking, listed by BestColleges.com, noted that Ashland “stands out as one of the best of the best in Ohio.”

Ashland is listed No. 4 in the state behind top-ranked University of Cincinnati, Ohio State University and Ohio University. The top 25 ranking can be viewed at: https://www.bestcolleges.com/features/best-online-colleges-in-ohio/

Ashland University Sets Annual Ford Lecture and Luncheon

Ashland University Sets Annual Ford Lecture and Luncheon

Karin Klein, founding partner of Bloomberg Beta, will be the featured speaker for the 16th annual Dr. Lucille F. and L.W. Ford Distinguished Business Lecture and Luncheon to be held at 12 noon on Tuesday, Sept. 25, in Ashland University’s Myers Convocation Center.

The luncheon talk by Klein is titled "Some Insights from my Exciting Journey So Far." Reservations for the event are required by Sept. 3 and can be made by going to --
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/16GS83wVbSb3Tq0NIP5yucClxMAmW0ydkXQlGCBJ... or calling 419-289-5219.

Ashland University Alumnus Rich Ferrari to Give AU Lecture

Ashland University alumnus Rich Ferrari will be returning to the AU campus in August to give a lecture hosted by the Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurial Studies in the Dauch College of Business and Economics.

“We are so grateful that one of our most prominent business graduates has agreed to return to campus to make a public presentation for our students and those in the community,” said Dr. Elad Granot, dean of the Dauch College.

On Tuesday, Aug. 28, at 4 p.m. Ferrari will speak on the topic of “Moments of Truth” at an event to be held in the Ridenour Room in the Dauch College of Business and Economics. The event is free and open to the public.

Ashland University Alumnus Rich Ferrari to Give AU Lecture

Ashland Businessmen Establish Endowed Scholarship at Ashland University

Ashland Businessmen Establish Endowed Scholarship at Ashland University

Nate Shultz and Rob Wash, co-owners of Spreng-Smith Insurance Agency in Ashland, have endowed a scholarship that will be presented annually to a student or students attending Ashland University from either Ashland County or Lorain County.

The Nate Shultz and Rob Wash Family Endowed Scholarship in Business at Ashland University was established earlier this summer by Shultz and Wash, who became owners of Spreng-Smith Insurance Agency a couple of years ago.

Ashland University’s Online MBA Program Ranked in Top 10 in Ohio

Ashland University’s Online MBA Program Ranked in Top 10 in Ohio

Ashland University’s Online MBA Program (https://www.ashlandonlinemba.com/) has been ranked as the seventh best program in the state of Ohio by Online MBA Today.

“Online MBA Today is committed to connecting prospective online MBA students to high quality educational opportunities, and we are excited to highlight the Ashland University program,” said Tammie Cagle, editor of Online MBA Today.

National Acclaim Granted to Ashland University’s Professional Programming

National Acclaim Granted to Ashland University’s Professional Programming

Colleges of Distinction has spent nearly two decades advocating for institutions that prioritize the overall undergraduate experience with a hands-on, thorough liberal arts education. Its unique selection process evaluates each school holistically, going beyond typical rankings lists to acknowledge the everyday opportunities for students to engage actively with their peers, professors and respective areas of study. As a trusted, one-of-a-kind resource, Colleges of Distinction is now awarding further accolades to help prospective students find the best-fit school for them.

Already honored as a College of Distinction for its personal approach to education, Ashland University has now received program-specific recognition in business, education and nursing. Today’s job market is growing more complex every day, requiring the modern worker to be not only knowledgeable, but also apt at communication and vigilant in the face of new challenges. Ashland University’s exhaustive curriculum has worked to meet these needs, preparing its students to take on the post-graduate world through an education that reaches far beyond the basics.

The William Emory Trainham Jr. Endowed Scholarship in Business Established at AU

The William Emory Trainham Jr. Endowed Scholarship in Business has been established at Ashland University and AU alumni who knew the former chairman of the Business Administration Department are being asked to support the scholarship that is expected to advance
the business analytics education program at AU.

The scholarship was established by his step-son Dr. Tim Keyes and his wife, Jennifer, on behalf of the Trainham and Keyes families. Keyes is a 1983 graduate of AU with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mathematics.

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