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Ashland University Group Works with Local Business

Ashland University Group Works with Local Business

During the past semester, Ashland University students who are members of Enactus, a group that teaches business techniques, assisted a local business in an effort to help the community and help the local business grow.

In order to do this, the students relied on past experiences as well as the classroom knowledge learned over the years. Hayley Ramser, Gina Tornabene, Hannah Smith, Stefanie McArthur and Casey Neer, along with marketing professor Kris Hovsepian, took on the challenge of making a business plan for Wager’s Way.

Ashland University Accounting Student Receives Scholarship

Ashland University Accounting Student Receives Scholarship

Ashland University’s Joyce Badertscher, a senior from Apple Creek majoring in accounting, has received the Ohio CPA Foundation’s College Scholarship. Badertscher, who is the daughter of Jack and Johanna Badertscher of Apple Creek, is a 2011 graduate of Waynedale High School.

Badertscher is in Ashland University’s Accelerated BS/MBA program with an accounting specialization and is an accounting tutor for the University. She will be completing an accounting internship this summer with The J.M. Smucker Company.

Eagle Investment Group Takes Annual Trip to New York City

Eagle Investment Group Takes Annual Trip to New York City

Nine members of the Eagle Investment Group (EIG) at Ashland University, all senior finance majors, had the opportunity to spend four days in Manhattan, N.Y., networking with business professionals in the finance industry.

In addition to the networking opportunities, the senior Ashland University finance majors spent time on Wall Street, and visited a combination of historic, cultural and business sites. Over the four days, the students visited Battery Park, the New York Stock Exchange, Ground Zero, headquarters of Abel Noser’s brokerage operations, The Federal Reserve Bank of New York, AXA U.S. Headquarters, Bloomberg Corporate headquarters and the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Ashland University Named to the CFA Institute University Recognition Program

Ashland University Named to the CFA Institute University Recognition Program

After a stringent review of program outcomes by the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute, Ashland University has become the latest university to be named to the CFA Institute University Recognition Program.

Dr. James Falter, assistant professor of finance at Ashland University, said Ashland University is now one of only four Ohio colleges or universities recognized in this program by the CFA Institute.

Ashland University Student Awarded The J.M. Smucker Co. Annual Scholarship

Ashland University Student Awarded The J.M. Smucker Co. Annual Scholarship

Leslie Johnson, an Ashland University senior finance major with minors in accounting and mathematics, was named the J.M. Smucker Co. scholarship award winner for the academic year 2013-14 at AU’s Student Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) meeting last month.

The scholarship was presented to Johnson by Nick Workinger, manager of finance and accounting, U.S. Retail Coffee of The J.M. Smucker Co. Johnson, a 2011 graduate of Hilliard Bradley High School, is the daughter of Jay Johnson of Thornville, Ohio.

Ashland University Business Students Receive CMA Scholarships

Ashland University Business Students Receive CMA Scholarships

Two Ashland University students have been recognized for their outstanding work and were named the recipients of the Certified Management Accountant (CMA) scholarships by the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) at Ashland University’s Student IMA meeting on March 26.

Those receiving the CMA scholarships were John Cline of Ravenna and Joyce Badertscher of Apple Creek.

Ashland University Student Recognized as Northeast Ohio’s Best Intern

Ashland University Student Recognized as Northeast Ohio’s “Best Intern”

Ashland University senior Elizabeth Papantonio, a resident of Zelienople, Pa., was recognized March 27 by the Northeast Ohio Council on Higher Education (NOCHE) as Northeast Ohio’s “Best Intern.” She was one of two Ashland University students who were finalists for the award.

Papantonio, a hospitality management and marketing double major, was nominated for her internship at Ecolab, while AU senior Taylor Zorman, an international business major, was nominated for her internship at FlashStarts.

Ashland University Students Volunteer at Fed Cup Event

Six Ashland University sport management students volunteered to work at the United States Tennis Association’s (USTA) Fed Cup event that was held in Cleveland in early February.

The Fed Cup event, which is the women's professional tennis equivalent of the World Cup of soccer, featured the first round tennis match between the United States and Italy played at Public Auditorium in Cleveland.

Ashland University Student Wins Grand Prize Award

Ashland University Student Wins Grand Prize Award

Jessie Perry, a resident of Mentor, Ohio, and a student at Ashland University, has been selected as the American Collegiate Intramural Sports (ACIS) grand prize winner and will receive a trip to San Diego in April.

Perry, the daughter of Patrick and Patricia Perry, is a 2010 graduate of Mentor High School. The senior is double majoring in business management and marketing with a dual minor in entrepreneurship and nutrition at Ashland University.

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